Harsh Vardhan reviewed measures taken by NCDC against Coronavirus

Date: 2020-03-25 16:52:43

Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan visited the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Control Room and the Testing Laboratories, against COVID-19, in New Delhi on 24 March.

NCDC has taken a lead role in undertaking investigations of disease outbreaks all over the country. It also employs epidemiological and diagnostic tools. NCDC provides several other measures, including public health surveillance and response management, technical guidance, laboratory support, and addressing public concerns through a 24x7 helpline for COVID-19.