Articles by Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)

Trust In The Time Of A Pandemic

Amidst the confusing clutter of misinformation on nutrition and COVID-19, this is one resource you can rely on

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To Beat COVID, Eating Enough Is Not Enough

While ensuring food and economic security for the poor is obviously a high priority, we cannot ignore the clear linkage between unhealthy diets and the severity of the pandemic.

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‘No Underreporting, All The Missing Links Will Be Answered’

ICMR dir­ector general Prof Balram Bhargava dismisses the allegation of under-reporting on coronavirus testing and says all the missing links would be soon explained.

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What is ICMR? The History And Geography of Disease Control

Coronavirus has put ICMR in the driver’s seat, getting both bouquets and brickbats as it guides India’s epidemic response

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Quarantine Over, Is It Safe To Meet Family? To Test Or Not To Test For Coronaovirus Is The Question

India has one of the lowest COVID-19 testing rates in the world. Experts reckon testing will have to be ramped up to know the success of lockdown. Will locally made kits help?

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Goliath The Germ: Where Does India Stand In Humankind's War Against Corona

Are we really at Stage 2, where only the initial incoming cases from abroad and their contacts are infected, or have we crossed the frightening threshold to Stage 3, ‘community transmission’?

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Protein - A Key ‘Building Block’ Of Life

Government surveys reveal that consumption of this macronutrient has been on a gradual decline, leading to protein deficiencies in approximately 73% of Indians today

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How Big Data Takes A Reality Check

Two Years After Poshan Abhiyaan Got Cabinet Nod, A New Lancet Study Probes The Progress Of States

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