Coronavirus Test

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This robot can swab your nose for COVID-19 testing

25 Aug 2020

This robot can swab your nose for COVID-19 testing

In the fight against COVID-19, a number of countries have deployed robots capable of disinfecting surfaces, triaging patients, and maintaining social distance at public places.

With over 90,000 cases, Mumbai expects a spike in cases

11 Jul 2020

With over 90,000 cases, Mumbai expects a spike in cases

As of Friday, Maharashtra's Mumbai had reported over 90,000 cases of the coronavirus disease. Mumbai is India's second worst-hit city in the outbreak after Delhi.

Coronavirus: Testing negative probably isn't the free pass you think

22 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Testing negative probably isn't the free pass you think

Over the past six months, the novel coronavirus pandemic has infected nearly ninety lakh people and killed over 4.6 lakh worldwide.

Doctors should watch out for COVID-19 'false negatives', researchers warn

27 May 2020

Doctors should watch out for COVID-19 'false negatives', researchers warn

From India to the US, countries are trying extremely hard to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic.

US approves 5-minute 'rapid' test for coronavirus disease

28 Mar 2020

US approves 5-minute 'rapid' test for coronavirus disease

In a major development, a US-based medical device manufacturer has won Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval for a new 'rapid' coronavirus test.

Siri can do preliminary screening for coronavirus (not for India)

23 Mar 2020

Siri can do preliminary screening for coronavirus (not for India)

As coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc around the world, Apple is doing its bit to help those in need.

IIT-Delhi researchers develop affordable way to test for COVID-19

23 Mar 2020

IIT-Delhi researchers develop affordable way to test for COVID-19

In a bid to help India brace for the looming threat of coronavirus outbreak, researchers at IIT Delhi have come up with an affordable new way of testing for the disease.