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Mohali district awaits rapid testing kits

DC Girish Dayalan said that rapid testing kits help in getting faster results and are a good tool for testing suspected people. “With rapid testing kits, we get the results in ten minutes,” said the DC. The district, which is among the two hot spots of COVID-19, is yet to get the rapid testing kits. […]

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Introducing phage therapy to India

Phage therapy is a treatment for people suffering from chronic or antibiotic-resistant infections. Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, organised a guest lecture by Pranav and Apurva Johri, founders of Vitalis Phage therapy, here, on Friday. Pranav Johri is the first Indian who underwent the phage therapy from Nov 2016- March 2018. Phage therapy is a […]

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Chandigarh cancer survivors vow to battle on

The lamp lighting ceremony was conducted by chief guest Raja Malvinder Singh along with Gayatri M M Singh, Beenu Dosra, Renu Sharma and Rashmi Bindra, cancer survivors. Written by Sheema Zehra IT WAS an evening full of inspiration. There was singing, dancing and laughter as cancer survivors joined hands under the aegis of Sahayta, an […]

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Coronavirus threat: Chandigarh activists request UT administration to suspend use of breath analysers

Speaking to Chandigarh Newsline, SSP Traffic Shashank Anand said, “Even though we have contactless breath analysers which helps in prima facie detection of alcohol and our operators use new pipes everytime, we are consulting medical experts regarding the request.” Activists and members of the Resident Welfare Associations wrote a letter to the UT Administration to […]