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Dr. Gangakhedkar, the face of ICMR at COVID-19 briefings, retires


Dr. Raman R. Gangakhedkar, who had become the face of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) during government briefings to media on the coronavirus pandemic, retired as the head of epidemiology and communicable diseases at the apex health research body on Tuesday.

He will now join the prestigious Dr. CG Pandit National Chair at ICMR and will assist the research body from Pune, an ICMR official said.

Dr. Gangakhedkar represented ICMR in national press briefings and updated journalists on research developments related to COVID-19 in India by breaking down complex scientific data to make them easier for the general public ...


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