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New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): India's COVID genome sequencing facility, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) on Friday has reviewed the genomic surveillance data, where they have found that Omicron sub-lineages majorly BA.2, BA.2.38 and in some parts of the country BA.4
Updated : 3 weeks, 2 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): Amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country, the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya today said it is 'important to be alert' and follow COVID appropriate behaviour.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI): As India reported its biggest jump in three months on Monday - an increase of 1,730 active COVID cases in a span of 24 hours - the Director of Tata Institute of Genetics and Society (TIGS) Dr Rakesh Mishra called for increasing genome sequencing, despite the
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 4 (ANI): Clarifying the state's stance on the letter sent by the Centre to five states to closely monitor emerging clusters of COVID-19 cases and maintain an adequate number of tests, and send samples from infected individuals for genome sequencing, Maharas
New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written a letter to the officials of five states including Kerala, Karanataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu to closely monitor emerging clusters of COVID-19 cases and maintain an adequate number of te
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 16 (ANI): Amid rising COVID cases in South East Asia and European countries, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya chaired a high-level meeting on Wednesday and directed officials to maintain a high level of alertness and surveillance, and carry out genomic sequenc
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 28 (ANI): Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Thursday said that most of the positive COVID-19 samples, sent for the genome sequencing, are being tested positive for the Omicron variant of the virus while there are fewer Delta variant samples.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Stanford (California) [US], January 19 (ANI): A new ultra-rapid genome sequencing approach developed by Stanford Medicine scientists and their collaborators was used to diagnose rare genetic diseases in an average of eight hours -- a feat that's nearly unheard of in standard clinical care.
Updated : 5 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Panaji (Goa) [India], January 8 (ANI): The genome sequencing device will be installed in the State-run Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Bambolim on January 15, said state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], January 6 (ANI): In view of a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, Chhattisgarh Health Minister TS Singh Deo on Wednesday urged Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to give permission to start a genome sequencing facility in the state soon.
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], January 2 (ANI): The Jharkhand government had asked the Central government to provide a genome sequencing machine for state-run Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Hospital over which assurance has been given by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, s
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], January 2 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday emphasised caution against COVID-19 and said the state government will have to impose restrictions if there is a rise in cases of Omicron variant.