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Mysuru on alert as 72 nursing students test positive for Covid-19

Bengaluru | A high alert has been sounded in Mysuru district after 72 students from Kerala, undergoing nursing courses in the city, tested positive for Covid-19, health department officials said on Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner Bagadi Gautham has ordered conducting of as many as 5,000 Covid tests in Mysuru to detect the cases early and prevent spreading […]

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Mysore University research team develops affordable Covid testing kit

Mysuru | The University of Mysore (UoM) has jointly developed a self Covid detection kit in collaboration with Hyderabad-based Lorven Biologics Private Limited. Mysore University’s former Vice Chancellor and a member of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), K.S. Rangappa, who led the team of researchers, told reporters that the new Covid detection kit […]