Has Covid variant hit Tamilnadu?

Amid doubts over the Covid-19 variant driving the surge in Tamilnadu, INSACOG — India’s consortium of top scientific institutions engaged in Covid-19 genome sequencing — has reportedly sought more sampling data from the state. Continue Reading

Top virologist quits Covid panel after criticising govt

Senior virologist Shahid Jameel has resigned from a forum of scientific advisers set up by the government to detect variants of the coronavirus, days after questioning the authorities’ handling of the pandemic. Continue Reading