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National Centre for Disease Control is an institute under the Indian Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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Of 15,000 virus sequences, 11pc comprise of UK, SA and Brazil VOCs; B.1.1.7 dominates in India
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Of 15,000 virus sequences, 11pc comprise of UK, SA and Brazil VOCs; B.1.1.7 dominates in India

With six variants of concern (VOC) of coronavirus that is dominating global topography currently, India is grappling with three particular variants, i.e. the UK, Brazil, and South Africa, since the second COVID-19 wave struck the country.

UK, mutant COVID-19 strains found in samples tested in U'khand
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UK, mutant COVID-19 strains found in samples tested in U'khand

Two UK strains and a mutant strain of coronavirus were found in three samples which were sent for testing to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Delhi from Dehradun.

COVID-19: 70 pc samples mostly from Chandigarh sent to NCDC for testing in March had UK variant, says PGIMER Director
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COVID-19: 70 pc samples mostly from Chandigarh sent to NCDC for testing in March had UK variant, says PGIMER Director

Amid the surge of coronavirus cases across the country, 70 per cent of Covid-19 samples sent to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, in March had the UK variant of coronavirus, the hospital administration said on Friday.

Not enough COVID-19 vaccines, have urged Centre for 40 lakh more doses per week: Maha Health Min
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Not enough COVID-19 vaccines, have urged Centre for 40 lakh more doses per week: Maha Health Min

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Wednesday said the state is facing a COVID-19 vaccine shortage and demanded 40 lakh doses every week from the Centre.

Don't have enough vaccines, urge Centre for 40 lakh more doses per week: Maharashtra Health Min
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Don't have enough vaccines, urge Centre for 40 lakh more doses per week: Maharashtra Health Min

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Wednesday said the state is facing a vaccine shortage and demanded 40 lakh doses every week from the Centre.

771 cases of COVID-19 variants detected across 18 states
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771 cases of COVID-19 variants detected across 18 states

Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases in India, the Health Ministry on Wednesday informed that a total of 771 cases of coronavirus variants detected across 18 states in the country.

Central team to review medical care arrangements for Kumbh Mela
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Central team to review medical care arrangements for Kumbh Mela

A high-level central team on Monday has been deployed to Haridwar to review medical care and public health arrangements for the Kumbh Mela, scheduled to begin from April 1.

Rise in Covid-19 cases due to 'casual and careless' behaviour of people: Indore health official
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Rise in Covid-19 cases due to 'casual and careless' behaviour of people: Indore health official

As many as 96 samples of coronavirus patients have been sent to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), New Delhi and 4 samples have been sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune to identify the strain of COVID-19, amid the recent surge in the number of coronavirus cases in Indore, an official said on Monday.

Centre rushes high-level team to Kerala to help combat COVID-19
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Centre rushes high-level team to Kerala to help combat COVID-19

The Union Government has deployed a high-level central team headed by Dr S K Singh, Director, National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to Kerala, to help the state combat the pandemic, the Government of India said on Wednesday.

73 detected to have new UK Covid mutant strain: Health Ministry
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73 detected to have new UK Covid mutant strain: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Jan 6 The Central government on Wednesday said that a total of 73 persons have been ...

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