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CSIR Intensifies Fight Against COVID-19, Rolls Out Key Initiatives to Combat Coronavirus Spread

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its deadly run by infecting more than a million people and causing the death of more than 82,000 people across the world, the laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) intensified their efforts at combating the pandemic.

#CSIRFightsCovid19 – A Snapshot

Surveillance at the level of the virus, humans, and geographical origins and distributions is a critical step in combating Covid-19.


Ever since the Coronavirus pandemic broke out, CSIR has mounted a strategic, well-coordinated and integrated approach towards mitigating the Coronavirus outbreak.

CSIR Combating Coronavirus

CSIR has been leading the fight against COVID-19 and contributing extensively to overcome the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

CSIR to Create Megalabs for Boosting COVID-19 Testing

Higher testing capacity is essential to mitigate the continued spread of the virus.

A Rapid and Sensitive Method to detect SARS-CoV-2

A simple, sensitive and rapid method to detect the virus using a targeted mass spectrometric approach.

CSIR-CLRI Provides Training to Chennai Hospital Staff

Ten doctors and technicians from the ESI Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, were provided training in COVID 19 diagnosis.

India’s first CRISPR Covid-19 test, developed by CSIR & Tata Sons, gets approval

The CRISPR-Cas9-based test developed by CSIR-IGIB in collaboration with Tata Sons recently received regulatory approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for commercial launch, as per ICMR guidelines.

Sero Survey by CSIR-IGIB Finds Persistence of Antibodies for 60-80 Days

The study is a step towards a better understanding of the infection recovery and re-infection pattern.

CSIR-IGIB and Ayush Ministry to study the potential of Vasa Guduchi in management of COVID-19

The study would look into the efficacy/action of mono-herbal formulations of whole extracts of Vasa and Guduchi respectively, and polyherbal formulation of Vasa-Guduchi whole extract.

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