Missing ‘S’ gene in RT-PCR test can point to Omicron

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on November 29, 2021
With the emergence of the Omicron variant, public health experts want laboratories to conduct RT-PCR tests in whole for all the three genes, particularly on international travellers, to help detect the absence of the ‘S’ gene. Maharashtra state task force member Dr Shashank Joshi on Monday told TOI that a complete RT-PCR...

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Maharashtra

State in the western and central peninsular region of India
Out of the total 20 ministers in CM Eknath Shinde's cabinet, as many as 75% of them have criminal cases lodged against them.
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Jalna: The department has seized Benami property worth Rs 100 crore.
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered clubbing of all FIRs lodged against former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma in connection with her controversial remarks..
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Handwoven cushioned carpets of Mirzapur and stones from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are being used in the new Parliament building. Teakwood furniture from..
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COVID-19

Contagious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2
India logged 16,299 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of cases to 4,42,06,996 while the active cases declined to 1,25,076, according to the Union..
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared victory over COVID-19, while his sister has admitted he suffered "a fever" during the outbreak.
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The Covid-19 cases in Delhi are on the rise, with upwards of 2000 cases being reported in the national capital over the last 24 hours.
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In its single highest daily spike since July 1, Mumbai witnessed 852 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, a nearly 80 percent rise in the past 24 hours.
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The Times of India

Indian English-language daily newspaper
The teacher told TOI the university had asked her to quit after a guardian complained about the photos which were not meant for public viewing. To her legal..
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Acknowledging that technical glitches in some centres led to the postponement of CUET-UG, the University Grants Commission chief told TOI on Sunday that some of..
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