Corona Mobile Lab in Action - Covid-19 Warriors – Inside Look at India’s only fully equipped mobile testing lab

10 Feb 2021

India's first mobile infectious disease diagnostic lab (I-lab) managed by the bioasssay laboratory of THSTI was featured in the "Life of Science" documentary commissioned by Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous institute of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

Life of Science with Pallava Bagla: COVID-19 Warriors (E)

An inside look into India’s and possibly the world’s only fully-equipped mobile COVID-19 testing laboratory. The mobile lab can travel to rural and far-away places carry out the novel COVID-19 testing. In this show, Dr Guruprasad Medigeshi a well-known Indian virologist explains the complexities of the diagnostic testing for you. We bring never seen before drone footage of the mobile lab travelling to villages. Pallava Bagla, a highly regarded science communicator, wears a full PPE suit to give you a feel of how tough it is for India’s COVID-19 warriors to fight the COVID-19 disease that continues to torment the world. Also a close look at the various diagnostic tests for the COVID-19 disease!