Coronavirus and diabetes: What you need to know ..
Staff Writer - 20 Oct, 2020

28-year-old Mario Buelna caught fever and started having trouble breathing in June. He soon tested positive for the nove.....

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India records 46,790 new COVID-19 cases ..
PTI - 20 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 20 (PTI) The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 nearly aft.....

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50% Indians are likely to have Covid by Feb 2021, says govt-appointed ..
Reuters - 20 Oct, 2020

At least half of India's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next Februa.....

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Living coronavirus found on frozen food packaging for first time: Chin ..
PTI - 19 Oct, 2020

BEIJING : China's health authority has confirmed the detection and isolation of living novel coronavirus on the oute.....

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Getting vaccine doubters to roll up their sleeves won’t be easy ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

Eddie Rice is a believer in vaccines. The Melbourne locksmith has received jabs in the past and understands that they go.....

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Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

The Australian state of Victoria on Monday eased some coronavirus-led restrictions after months, while much of Europe en.....

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AstraZeneca wins two approval recommendations from EU agency ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

The European medicines watchdog has recommended approving AstraZeneca Plc's AZN.L treatments for a form of heart fai.....

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With dip in air quality in Delhi, health experts witness 15% rise in C ..
ANI - 19 Oct, 2020

Health experts have been witnessing an almost 15 per cent rise in the number of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (C.....

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Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the no.....

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Pan-India covid-19 genome studies suggest virus genetically stable, no ..
PTI - 18 Oct, 2020

- Mutation typically refers to the property of a virus to undergo changes when it multiplies and the virus may develop s.....

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Health expert asserts on N95 mask without valve this winter. ..
Joymala Bagchi , ANI. - 18 Oct, 2020

- With the onset of winter, the weather condition aggravates as pollution level in the air varies between poor to severe.....

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Coronavirus survives on skin five times longer than flu: Study ..
AFP - 18 Oct, 2020

- 'The longer survival of SARS-CoV-2 on the skin increases contact-transmission risk,' the study said. - The pa.....

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Treat coronavirus early to save patients’ lives, SARS veteran ur ..
Jason Gale , Bloomberg - 18 Oct, 2020

- Yuen Kwok-Yung, Hong Kong’s top pandemic doctor, is advocating early, aggressive hospitalization and treatment t.....

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Long COVID 'May Be Four Syndromes' ..
Peter Russell - 17 Oct, 2020

The condition commonly called 'long COVID' may not be one syndrome but possibly up to four, according to a new r.....

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WHO trial to assess other antibody, antiviral drugs after remdesivir d ..
Reuters - 17 Oct, 2020

- WHO Solidarity Trial would continue will continue, its chief said. - Gilead had known about the results of Solidarity.....

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Scientists develop new method to block coronavirus replication. ..
PTI - 17 Oct, 2020

- According to the study, published in the journal Science, SARS-CoV-2-PLpro promotes infection by sensing and processin.....

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Sinovac coronavirus vaccine offered by Chinese city for emergency use ..
Reuters - 17 Oct, 2020

- China has said that while reasonable profits for companies are permitted, covid-19 vaccines should be priced close to .....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62,212 new cases ..
PTI - 17 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 17 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload went past 74 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated.....

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SARS-CoV-2 may use key carbohydrate to infect cells. ..
Erin Bryant - 16 Oct, 2020

More than one million people have died worldwide from SARS-CoV-2 infection, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Resear.....

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20% Rise In Death Rate Mostly Because of Pandemic. ..
Kathleen Doheny - 16 Oct, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of unexpected or ''excess" deaths over the typical number has.....

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COVID-19 Doesn’t Seem Seasonal, Study Says. ..
Carolyn Crist - 16 Oct, 2020

 Respiratory viruses tend to be seasonal, including the two most common flu viruses, but the coronavirus that cause.....

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Can Vitamin D treat coronavirus? UK scientists to test if 'sunshine vi ..
Meghna Sen - 16 Oct, 2020

-Residents of UK have been asked to take supplements over the winter months when Vitamin D levels can go down. - This w.....

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WHO trial results show remdesivir has little or no effect for covid-19 ..
Leroy Leo - 16 Oct, 2020

- Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon regimens appeared to have little or no effect on hospitalized.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 73,70,468. ..
PTI - 16 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a d.....

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A healthy young person might have to wait until 2022 for covid vaccine ..
Staff Writer - 15 Oct, 2020

- The World Health Organization has warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the.....

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Important that Russia's Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik-V cleared by WHO: UN. ..
ANI - 15 Oct, 2020

- Any vaccine for the coronavirus disease, including Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine, must be cleared by WHO, UN spokespe.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 72,39,389 ..
PTI - 14 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 72,39,389 with 63,509 infections being reported in a day, while the number of peop.....

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Aarogya Setu app helped identify coronavirus clusters, expand testing: ..
Meghna Sen - 14 Oct, 2020

World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded India’s Aarogya Setu app, saying .....

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World Bank approves $12 billion for covid-19 vaccines ..
AFP - 14 Oct, 2020

The World Bank said Tuesday that it approved $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase and distributi.....

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Eli Lilly pauses Covid-19 antibody treatment trial over safety concern ..
AFP - 14 Oct, 2020

US pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly on Tuesday paused a late-stage trial of its experimental lab-produced antibody treatmen.....

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New Zealand signs deal with Pfizer, BioNTech for COVID-19 vaccine ..
Reuters - 12 Oct, 2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The New Zealand government signed a deal on Monday to buy 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer I.....

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Less than 1000 coronavirus deaths recorded for 8 consecutive days in ..
PTI - 12 Oct, 2020

 India's COVID-19 recoveries crossed the 60-lakh mark, while less than 1000 coronavirus deaths have been record.....

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Covid-19 vaccines under different trial stages in India: Harsh Vardhan ..
Sangeeta Ojha - 12 Oct, 2020

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that coronavirus vaccines currently are in various trial phases. .....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 kits: Health experts ..
ANI - 12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 kits: Health experts ..
ANI - 12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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COVID research updates: Dense cities should brace for long coronavirus ..
Anonymous - 12 Oct, 2020

Dense cities should brace for long coronavirus outbreaks The new coronavirus tears through areas where residents gene.....

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Coronavirus risk may go up on exposure to urban air pollutants: Study ..
ANI - 12 Oct, 2020

WASHINGTON : The risk of Coronavirus may enhance on exposure to urban air pollutants, suggests a research study. &quo.....

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UK to begin trials to test if BCG vaccine works against Covid-19 ..
PTI - 12 Oct, 2020

LONDON: Scientists in the UK will begin recruiting frontline healthcare workers to test if an old vaccine used to combat.....

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Inhaled vaccines aim to fight coronavirus at its point of attack ..
Bloomberg - 12 Oct, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccines closest to the finish line are designed to be injected into the arm. Researchers are looking at wh.....

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U.S., AstraZeneca strike deal for COVID-19 antibody treatment touted b ..
Heidi Ledford & Ewen Callaway - 10 Oct, 2020

The U.S. government has awarded $486 million to AstraZeneca Plc to develop and secure supplies of up to 100,000 doses of.....

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Covid-19 Story Tip: Biomedical Engineers Lead Efforts to Make PPE ..
Elizabeth Logsdon, Ph.D., and Warren Grayson, Ph.D./Johns Hopkins Medicine - 10 Oct, 2020

Covid-19 Story Tip: Biomedical Engineers Lead Efforts to Make PPE 10/06/2020 Covid tip shield A 3D printed face shiel.....

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India reports 73,272 new coronavirus cases, 926 fresh fatalities. ..
PTI - 10 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) India reported 73,272 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 69,79,423, while 59,.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Russia all set to approve second vaccine next week. ..
Anulekha Ray - 10 Oct, 2020

- Developed by Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, the experimental vaccine has recently complet.....

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COVID-19 treatment: Regeneron's antibody therapy to approved quickly, ..
Mint Agencies - 10 Oct, 2020

- Trump said he may not have recovered without the treatments he received to combat his own coronavirus illness - Eli L.....

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Gilead's remdesivir shaved five days off COVID-19 recovery time, reduc ..
Reuters - 09 Oct, 2020

CHICAGO: Final data from Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir showed the treatment cut COVID-19 recovery .....

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COVID-19 treatment: After Lilly, Fosun unit to begin US trial soon ..
Reuters - 09 Oct, 2020

China's Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group said on Thursday an experimental antibody treatment for COVID-19 being d.....

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COVID + flu nasal spray vaccine set to start trial soon ..
Bloomberg - 09 Oct, 2020

An experimental dual vaccine for both influenza and the new coronavirus delivered via a nasal spray will enter human stu.....

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Moderna to apply for EU's rolling approval for COVID-19 vaccine ..
Staff Writer - 09 Oct, 2020

Vaccine-maker Moderna Inc will soon apply for real-time reviews of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in Europe, days aft.....

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Virologists who discovered hepatitis C win medicine Nobel ..
Ewen Callaway & Heidi Ledford - 08 Oct, 2020

A trio of scientists who identified and characterized the virus responsible for many cases of hepatitis and liver diseas.....

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Pioneers of revolutionary CRISPR gene editing win chemistry Nobel ..
Heidi Ledford & Ewen Callaway - 08 Oct, 2020

It’s CRISPR. Two scientists who pioneered the revolutionary gene-editing technology are the winners of this year&r.....

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COVID-19 cases in India cross 68-lakh mark ..
PTI - 08 Oct, 2020

India saw a single-day rise of 78,524 COVID-19 cases taking the virus caseload to over 68 lakh, while the number of peop.....

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COVID-19 treatment: Lilly seeks emergency use of its antibody-drug ..
Staff Writer - 08 Oct, 2020

Eli Lilly and Company on Wednesday said that it has asked the US government to allow emergency use of an experimental an.....

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India declines proposal to test Russia Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik-V in l ..
Reuters - 08 Oct, 2020

India's drug regulator has knocked back a proposal from Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd to conduct a large study in .....

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Asthma patients less likely to die from coronavirus: Study ..
Reuters - 08 Oct, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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Government to launch Ayurveda and Yoga protocols for management of Cov ..
Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times New Delhi - 07 Oct, 2020

The National Clinical Management Protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for the management of coronavirus disease (Covid-19.....

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COVID-Linked Syndrome Seen in Kids Found in Adults ..
Anonymous - 07 Oct, 2020

Adults can develop a coronavirus-linked syndrome that's similar to one seen in children, researchers report. Mult.....

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Single-day spike of 61,267 COVID-19 infections, 884 fatalities: Health ..
PTI - 07 Oct, 2020

The daily spike in coronavirus infections dropped below 65,000 on Tuesday and the total recoveries surpassed 56 lakh pus.....

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HIV treatment has no benefit for hospitalised Covid-19 patients - repo ..
Reuters - 07 Oct, 2020

A combination of antiviral drugs usually used to treat HIV has no beneficial effect in patients hospitalised with COVID-.....

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Doctors consider anti-cancer drugs as a stopgap weapon in covid battle ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 07 Oct, 2020

In the absence of a safe and effective medicine for covid-19, drugs used to treat cancer are being considered. Globally,.....

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CDC issues latest guidance on covid-19 spread. Read here ..
LiveMint - 07 Oct, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an updated guidance on Monday said COVID-19 can spread thro.....

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Covid-19 to place greater demand on mental health programmes: WHO ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 07 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Mental health programmes, both national and international, will see greater demand as coronavirus pandemic co.....

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COVID research updates: Massive contact-tracing effort in India reveal ..
Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times/Getty - 05 Sept,2020

The patterns of infections and deaths caused by the new coronavirus differ starkly between resource-poor settings and we.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 66-lakh mark ..
PTI - 05 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 66 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged.....

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Can cancer drugs prove helpful in treating Covid-19? ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 05 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: In the absence of a safe and effective medicine against Covid-19, several drugs used in cancer therapy have b.....

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Researchers develop new Covid-19 test that doesn't use scarce reagents ..
PTI - 05 Oct, 2020

Washington: Scientists have developed a new method of testing for COVID-19 that doesn't make use of key reagents but.....

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MHFI and AIIMS doctors launch web portal for mental healthcare amid CO ..
ANI - 05 Oct, 2020

To address the growing issue of mental health illness during the Covid-19 pandemic across the country, the Mental Health.....

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Pandemic, new platforms prompt surge in new therapists ..
Anne Steele , The Wall Street Journal - 05 Oct, 2020

More than a decade into an advertising career, Fernando Barcelona was a midlevel creative in his mid 30s. He had moved f.....

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How long could I be contagious before a positive coronavirus test? ..
AP News - 04 Oct, 2020

Studies have shown that people may be contagious for about two days before developing COVID-19 symptoms. In fact, rig.....

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Single-day COVID-19 cases in India below 75,000, recovery rate rises t ..
PTI - 04 Oct, 2020

Daily COVID-19 cases in India dropped below 75,000 and less than 1,000 deaths were reported in a day after nearly a mont.....

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Research Story Tip: Study Finds Obesity Medicine Specialists Are Using ..
Newsroom - 04 Oct, 2020

The United States obesity rate is now more than 40%, and physicians are looking for new and more effective ways to treat.....

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Research Story Tip: Temperature-Sensitive, Longer-Lasting Eyedrops May ..
Newsroom - 04 Oct, 2020

Research Story Tip: Temperature-Sensitive, Longer-Lasting Eyedrops May Mean Less Applications, Better Therapy 09/29/202.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 65-lakh mark ..
PTI - 04 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 65 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crosse.....

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Covid-19 vaccines should first go to health workers, first responders, ..
The Wall Street Journal - 04 Oct, 2020

Certain health workers and first responders should be the first to receive a Covid-19 vaccine when one becomes available.....

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Why A Negative Test Doesn't Rule Out COVID ..
Brenda Goodman, MA - 04 Oct, 2020

Since the recent presidential debate, at least 11 people involved in the event have tested positive for COVID-19, raisin.....

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Pain relief caused by coronavirus may help explain COVID-19 spread: Sc ..
PTI - 03 Oct, 2020

Houston: The novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 may relieve pain, according to a new study which could explain why .....

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Dr Reddy's seeks DCGI nod to conduct phase-3 clinical trial of Russian ..
PTI - 03 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI : The Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has applied to the Drugs Controller General of India for per.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: Canada launches real-time review of data ..
Reuters - 03 Oct, 2020

OTTAWA : Canada launched a real-time review of data from AstraZeneca and Oxford University's potential COVID-19 vacc.....

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How long a person could contagious before testing positive for covid ..
AP News - 03 Oct, 2020

How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test? Studies have shown that people may be contagious for abo.....

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'Superspreaders' Are Driving the COVID-19 Pandemic ..
Ralph Ellis - 03 Oct, 2020

A small number of infected people are the main cause of the coronavirus’s spread, according to a massive contact t.....

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Neanderthal genes linked with severe COVID-19 ..
Reuters - 02 Oct, 2020

A group of genes passed down from extinct human cousins is linked with a higher risk for severe COVID-19, researchers sa.....

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Gene mutation behind difference in COVID death rates among Indian stat ..
PTI - 02 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Variation in a genetic mutation among Indians may be the main reason behind the difference in the death rates.....

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Startup bets on new coronavirus testing alternative: COVID-sniffing ro ..
Bloomberg - 02 Oct, 2020

A biotechnology startup called Koniku is trying to develop robots that could sniff out Covid-19 infections faster than c.....

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Mosquitoes cannot transmit the coronavirus: Study ..
Reuters - 02 Oct, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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India's COVID-19 tally comes close to 64 lakh-mark; recoveries cross 5 ..
PTI - 02 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload inched closer to 64 lakh-mark with 81,484 infections reported in a day, while the number o.....

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The race for COVID-19 vaccine: Why this month is critical ..
Bloomberg - 02 Oct, 2020

October is a critical month in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, with developments that could lead to some Americans gett.....

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Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus ..
Reuters - 30 Sept, 2020

(Reuters) - Jordan, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands reported record daily increases in COVID-19 cases, while the Sl.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload races past 62 lakh, recoveries surge to 51,8 ..
PTI - 30 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 62 lakh on Wednesday with 80,472 infections being reported in a day, while the .....

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COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Shows Promise for Elderly ..
Brenda Goodman, MA - 30 Sept, 2020

An experimental vaccine against the virus that causes COVID-19 appears to generate more antibodies in people over the ag.....

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Coronavirus may deplete testosterone levels in men, say scientists ..
PTI - 30 Sept, 2020

DUBAI : COVID-19 disease might deteriorate men's testosterone levels, according to a new study which says low levels.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covid vaccines to Nepal ..
Agencies - 30 Sept, 2020

Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Tuesday it had agreed to supply 25 million doses of its potential COVID-19 va.....

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Moderna COVID vaccine: Early study shows it working in older adults ..
Reuters - 30 Sept, 2020

Results from an early safety study of Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine candidate in older adults showed that it pro.....

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Tests reveal silent reinfections in hospital workers ..
Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty - 29 Sept, 2020

Two staff members at a hospital in India who tested positive for the new coronavirus became reinfected several months la.....

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Can the coronavirus spread through the air? ..
AP - 29 Sept, 2020

Yes, it’s possible. The WHO has acknowledged the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certai.....

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Covid vaccine: Russia may be the first to announce data from final tri ..
Polina Nikolskaya , Polina Ivanova , Reuters - 29 Sept, 2020

-Russia has pushed ahead with its potential COVID-19 vaccine at top speed with mass public vaccinations alongside the ma.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covid vaccines to Nepal. ..
livemint - 29 Sept, 2020

- Russia will supply covid vaccines to Nepal via Trinity Pharmaceuticals, which it described as a private healthcare fir.....

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COVID tally crosses 60 lakh; 1,039 more deaths ..
PTI - 28 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally galloped past 60 lakh on Monday with 82,170 new cases, while the recoveries have surged.....

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Covid-19: A cheaper, faster, accurate testing for coronavirus develope ..
ANI - 28 Sept, 2020

Stockholm: A method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection has been developed by a team of researc.....

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Phase III trials of Sputnik V critical to know safety and efficacy: La ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 28 Sept, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic is spreading globally like a wild fire in dry leaves. Vaccine offers the only hope for its containment.....

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Researchers combine heat and humidity to disinfect N95 masks for reuse ..
PTI - 26 Sept, 2020

HOUSTON : Healthcare workers, facing the shortage of protective equipment such as N95 masks, are left with no other opti.....

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FDA Authorizes Point-of-Care COVID Antibody Test ..
Carolyn Crist - 26 Sept, 2020

first deployed in certain labs in July. The new authorization allows doctor’s offices, hospitals, urgent care cent.....

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Novavax initiates late-stage covid-19 vaccine trial in UK ..
Reuters - 26 Sept, 2020

Novavax Inc on Thursday started a late-stage trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in the United Kingdom in partner.....

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India's COVID vaccine: Phase-3 trial of Covaxin to soon begin in UP's ..
Staff Writer - 26 Sept, 2020

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced that phase-3 trial of the coronavirus vaccine 'COVAXIN' will .....

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WHO backed China for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine next year ..
PTI - 26 Sept, 2020

Beijing: China secured the WHO’s backing for the emergency use of COVID-19 experimental vaccines as early as in Ju.....

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Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine shows strong immune response in earl ..
ANI - 26 Sept, 2020

WASHINGTON : The US pharmaceutical and medical device company Johnson and Johnson has developed a vaccine that in the ea.....

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Covid vaccine: Pfizer urged to wait for November to seek authorization ..
Bloomberg - 26 Sept, 2020

Pfizer Inc. should wait until at least late November before seeking FDA authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine to meet ri.....

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COVID-19 May Damage Blood Marrow Immune Cells ..
Carolyn Crist - 25 Sept, 2020

The coronavirus may damage blood marrow cells in patients with severe COVID-19, according to a new study published in th.....

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How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? ..
AP News - 25 Sept, 2020

It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tes.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: UP govt allows Covaxin trial of Covaxin in Lucknow, ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government on Wednesday allowed the phase-3 trial of anti-COVID-19 vaccine ''Covaxin&.....

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Some Covid-19 patients show signs of heart damage months later ..
Sarah Toy , The Wall Street Journal - 25 Sept, 2020

The new coronavirus can leave some patients with signs of heart inflammation and injury months after they get sick with .....

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Can I use a face shield instead of a mask? ..
AP News - 25 Sept, 2020

No. Health officials don’t recommend the clear plastic barriers as a substitute for masks because of the lack of r.....

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Dengue vaccine: Panacea Biotec seeks review for launch after Phase II ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

Panacea Biotec today announced that its "successful completion of its Phase 1/11 study to evaluate the safety and i.....

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Covid-19: Daily recoveries exceed daily cases for 5th day ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

Daily Covid-19 recoveries have exceeded the new cases for the fifth consecutive day, the Union Health Ministry said Wedn.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 57-lakh mark, recovery rate at 81.55 pe ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 57 lakh, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease pushing the .....

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COVID-19 tally in India crosses 56-lakh mark ..
PTI - 24 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 56 lakh with 83,347 infections being reported in a day, while over 45 lakh peopl.....

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U.S. FDA to tighten coronavirus vaccine authorization standards ahead ..
Reuters - 24 Sept, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to soon announce new, more stringent standards for an emergency author.....

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Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best? ..
Christine Lehmann, MA - 24 Sept, 2020

You’ve seen the debates, on television or on social media, or even in your own conversations. They go something.....

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DCGI issues guidelines for pharma giants manufacturing Covid-19 vaccin ..
ANI - 23 Sept, 2020

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has issued a new set of guidelines, focusing on safety, immunoge.....

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EPA Adds to List of Coronavirus-Fighting Cleaners ..
Jay Croft - 22 Sept, 2020

The number of common household cleaning products certified to kill the coronavirus continues to expand as the Environmen.....

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Coronavirus vaccine makers see EU shield against side-effect claims. ..
Francesco Guarascio - 22 Sept, 2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Vaccine makers will be indemnified in Europe if their COVID-19 shots cause unexpected side-effects,.....

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Flu jab 'more important than ever' this winter ..
Michelle Roberts - 22 Sept, 2020

People are being advised to get a flu jab to help protect against the "double danger" of flu and coronavirus. .....

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Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater. ..
David A. Larsen & Krista R. Wigginton - 22 Sept, 2020

Wastewater testing captures the rise and fall of novel coronavirus cases in a mid-sized metropolitan region. Understa.....

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Coronavirus vaccine likely to be ready for India by early 2021, says s ..
Bloomberg - 22 Sept, 2020

-India is hosting clinical trials for all the major vaccine contenders. -The timing of the vaccine is a contentious sub.....

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Influenza vaccine does not increase Covid-19 risk: Study. ..
Reuters - 22 Sept, 2020

It is even more important to receive the flu vaccination this year to help prevent a 'twindemic' of flu and COVI.....

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Coronavirus grows less deadly as doctors gain practice, drugs improve ..
Bloomberg - 21 Sept, 2020

Covid-19 continues to kill close to 1,000 Americans a day. But for those who develop dangerous cases of the infection, a.....

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86,961 new COVID-19 cases in India, tally reaches 54,87,580 ..
PTI - 21 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally reached 54.88 lakh with 86,961 people being infected in the past 24 hours, while 43,96,.....

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WHO endorses protocol for coronavirus herbal medicine trials ..
AFP - 21 Sept, 2020

The World Health Organization endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments .....

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TCS sets up 11 coronavirus isolation centres for employees, their depe ..
PTI - 21 Sept, 2020

India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has set up 11 first-line COVID-19 isolation c.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: AstraZeneca denies trial subject had nerve ailme ..
Bloomberg - 18 Sept, 2020

-Trials of the Oxford-Astra vaccine resumed in the UK over the weekend, after a pause to investigate the adverse event, .....

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Government to use immunisation program mechanism for covid-19 vaccine ..
Leroy Leo - 18 Sept, 2020

-Currently, there are three covid-19 vaccine candidates that are in human trials in India -Russia’s Sputnik V vac.....

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute to start final phase of trial ..
Anulekha Ray - 19 Sept, 2020

-The phase III trial of 'Covishield' vaccine will begin at Sassoon hospital from next week, said Dr Muralidhar T.....

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WHO endorses protocol for coronavirus herbal medicine trials. ..
REUTERS - 20 Sept, 2020

-Covid-19 has raised the issue of using traditional medicines to battle contemporary diseases -The endorsement clearly .....

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When will COVID-19 vaccines be generally available? ..
Reuters - 18 Sept, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump and the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday disagreed .....

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COVID Conflicts Are Straining Relationships ..
Serena Gordon - 18 Sept, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, it's clear that not everyone's on the same page when it comes to preventin.....

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COVID Prevention May Mean Record Low Flu Rates ..
Dennis Thompson - 18 Sept, 2020

The final statistics are in for America's last flu season, and the news is good: Record low rates of influenza&.....

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Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer ..
Alan Mozes - 18 Sept, 2020

Just a few cups of coffee a day may help slow down the deadly progression of advanced colon cancer, new research finds. .....

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Rich nations have cornered half of future Covid-19 vaccine supply: Oxf ..
AFP - 18 Sept, 2020

A group of wealthy nations representing 13 percent of the global population have already bought up more than half of the.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: AstraZeneca denies trial subject had nerve ailme ..
Bloomberg - 18 Sept, 2020

AstraZeneca Plc, the drugmaker working with the University of Oxford on a Covid-19 vaccine, contradicted a report that a.....

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to treat COVID-19 patients, says ..
PTI - 17 Sept, 2020

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A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while the number of.....

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US emergency approval broadens use of Gilead's COVID-19 drug remdesivi ..
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WASHINGTON : Gilead Science Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir was granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food.....

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The lung scans were the first sign of trouble. In the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, clinical radiologist Ali .....

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Carolyn Crist - 16 Sept, 2020

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Anonymous - 15 Sept, 2020

September 14, 2020 -- Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine could be distributed in the U.S. and administered to people bef.....

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David Cyranoski & Smriti Mallapaty - 15 Sept, 2020

The UK trial of a leading coronavirus vaccine, which was abruptly halted because of safety concerns, restarted on Saturd.....

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Reuters - 15 Sept, 2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Coronavirus vaccines being developed in China may be ready for use by the general public as early as.....

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Reuters - 15 Sept, 2020

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Bill Gates expressed confidence that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021. But he remains concerned that dose.....

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Gilead CEO: We’re studying new ways to treat coronavirus with re ..
Kevin Stankiewicz - 15 Sept, 2020

Gilead Sciences CEO Daniel O’Day told CNBC on Monday that the company is continuing to study new ways to use its c.....

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Business leaders push for inclusivity after warning of localization an ..
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Scientists publish images of coronavirus infected cells in the respira ..
PTI - 14 Sept, 2020

WASHINGTON: Scientists have produced images of the novel coronavirus infecting lab-grown respiratory tract cells, findin.....

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Anonymous - 13 Sept, 2020

NEW YORK: As questions mount over whether the United States will authorize a coronavirus vaccine ahead of November elect.....

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China starts testing world's first nasal spray Covid vaccine ..
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Anonymous - 13 Sept, 2020

NEW DELHI: Over one lakh unique health IDs have been created under the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), which was.....

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Anonymous - 13 Sept, 2020

Internet searches on gastrointestinal symptoms predicted a rise in Covid-19 cases weeks later, researchers at Massachuse.....

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Oxford covid-19 vaccine: AstraZeneca must explain spinal ailment to re ..
Anonymous - 12 Sept 2020

A day after pausing its Covid-19 vaccine trials due to a possible serious neurological problem in one patient, AstraZene.....

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Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine trials halted: 10 updates ..
Anonymous - 12 Sept 2020

Clinical trials of one of the covid vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University,.....

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Russia Begins Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccine ..
Ralph Ellis - 12 Sept 2020

The Russian Health Ministry said Tuesday that a coronavirus vaccine is now being circulated into the population, apparen.....

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Anonymous - 12 Sept 2020

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Newsroom - 12 Sept 2020

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Oxford covid-19 vaccine: AstraZeneca must explain spinal ailment to ..
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A day after pausing its Covid-19 vaccine trials due to a possible serious neurological problem in one patient, AstraZene.....

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Sept. 8, 2020 -- When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic in mid-March, the management .....

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Companies testing vaccines pledge safety, high standards. ..
Linda A. Johnson - 08 Sept 2020

The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an unprece.....

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Nature - 09 Sept 2020

Immune cells called neutrophils are more likely to be primed for action in people who will eventually develop severe COV.....

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study paused after one illness. ..
Lauran Neergaard - 09,Sept, 2020

Late-stage studies of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate are on temporary hold while the company investigate.....

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Surajit Dasgupta - 08, Sept, 2020

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FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new clinical trial will try to determine whether the measles,.....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 42 lakh ..
PTI - 08 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day, while 3.....

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How to fight the deadly dengue virus? Make your own mosquitoes ..
Jon Emont , The Wall Street Journal - 08 Sept, 2020

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John McCormick - 08 Sept, 2020

Ro, an online health-care startup, said Monday that it raised $200 million in a new funding round, bringing its total ra.....

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The Latest: Australia OKs funding for two potential vaccines ..
The Associated Press - 08 Sept, 2020

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia announced on Monday it had struck supply and production agreements with pharmaceut.....

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UNICEF to lead global procurement, supply of Covid-19 vaccines ..
PTI - 08 Sept, 2020

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UN: No vaccine to be endorsed before it’s safe and effective ..
AP News - 08 Sept, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said the U.N. health agency will not recommend any COVID-1.....

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Suzi Ring , Bloomberg - 05 Sept, 2020

Russia’s proposed Covid-19 vaccine induced an antibody response in all participants in early trials and found no s.....

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Covid-19 vaccine developers prepare joint pledge on safety, standards ..
Peter Loftus - 05 Sept, 2020

Several drug makers developing Covid-19 vaccines plan to issue a public pledge not to seek government approval until the.....

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Robert Preidt - 05 Sept, 2020

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Asthma May Not Boost Odds of Severe COVID-19 ..
Serena Gordon - 05 Sept, 2020

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Study Backs Use of Saliva COVID-19 Test ..
Kerry Dooley Young - 05 Sept, 2020

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Anonymous - 05 Sept, 2020

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Anonymous - 04 Sept, 2020

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‘CRISPR babies’ are still too risky, says influential pane ..
Heidi Ledford - 04 Sept, 2020

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Coronavirus antibodies may last for at least 4 months and decline at a slower rate than previously thought, according to.....

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The effort is so critical, the U.S. government is spending billions to make doses of vaccine that may be wasted if clini.....

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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 38-lakh mark with record single-day jum ..
PTI - 3 Sept, 2020

New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) India's COVID-19 tally raced past the 38-lakh mark on Thursday with the sharpest single-.....

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Steroids can save lives of critically ill Covid-19 patients: Study. ..
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The WHO's clinical care lead, Janet Diaz, said the agency had updated its advice to include a 'strong recommenda.....

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Gayathri Vaidyanathan - 03 Sept, 2020

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Newsroom - 2 Sept, 2020

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Anonymous - 2 Sept, 2020

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Effective Cancer Immunotherapy Further Linked to Regulating a Cell &ls ..
Newsroom - 2 Sept, 2020

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a gene responsible for turning off a cell’s natural.....

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Study reveals immune-system deviations in severe COVID-19 cases ..
BRUCE GOLDMAN - 2 Sept, 2020

A Stanford study shows that in severely ill COVID-19 patients, “first-responder” immune cells, which should .....

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Newsroom - 2 Sept, 2020

To better understand how motor skills are learned, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine reviewed data from previously d.....

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GSK, partner Vir join race to find COVID-19 antibody treatment ..
Reuters - 1 Sep, 2020

(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology have started testing their experimental antibody on early-stag.....

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Reuters - 1 Sep, 2020

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Reuters - 1 Sep, 2020

High-profile COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia and China share a potential shortcoming: They are based on a common c.....

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Reuters - 1 Sep, 2020

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Reuters - 1 Sep, 2020

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Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Russia and Chinese vaccines raise doubts Doc.....

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As the race to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 rages on, some researchers are focused on a short-term way to treat pe.....

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FDA commissioner says willing to fast-track COVID-19 vaccine - FT ..
Reuters - 30 Aug, 2020

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is willing to fast-track a COVID-19 vaccine as quickly as possib.....

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Mutated coronavirus strain found in Indonesia as cases jump. ..
Reuters - 30 Aug, 2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A more infectious mutation of the new coronavirus has been found in Indonesia, the Jakarta-based Eij.....

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Research Story Tip: Addition by Division: Ratio of Two Proteins May Ad ..
Reuters - 18 Aug, 2020

Earlier this year, a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine provided strong evidence that hundreds of deceas.....

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Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic. ..
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar - 30 Aug, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavir.....

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India sets global record with single-day rise in coronavirus cases. ..
Reuters - 30 Aug, 2020

 India on Sunday reported the biggest single-day jump in coronavirus infections of any nation in the COVID-19 pande.....

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Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 million - Reuters tally. ..
Reuters - 30 Aug, 2020

 Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwi.....

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Exclusive: WHO sweetens terms to join struggling global COVAX vaccine ..
Reuters - 29 Aug, 2020

GENEVA - Wealthier countries that join the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 vaccine plan are being offered a n.....

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Moderna in talks with Japan to supply 40 million doses of COVID-19 vac ..
Reuters - 29 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Therapeutics, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus.....

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Smriti Mallapaty - 29 Aug, 2020

For every 1,000 people infected with the coronavirus who are under the age of 50, almost none will die. For people in th.....

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Got Fatigue? Study Further Pinpoints Brain Regions That May Control It ..
Newsroom - 29 Aug, 2020

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine using MRI scans and computer modeling say they have further pinpointed areas of the.....

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J&J to start mid-stage coronavirus vaccine trials in three Eur ..
Reuters - 29 Aug, 2020

Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) Janssen unit will begin mid-stage trials for its coronavirus vaccine in Spain, the.....

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Reuters - 29 Aug, 2020

Japan plans to secure enough coronavirus vaccines to inoculate its population four times over, while German Chancellor A.....

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New reckoning for WHO vaccine plan as governments go it alone ..
Reuters - 29 Aug, 2020

LONDON/BRUSSELS/GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will next week receive a raft of pledges of support for.....

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How India's Silicon Valley saw its COVID-19 success come undone. ..
Sachin Ravikumar, Derek Francis, Nivedita Bhattacharjee - 26 Aug, 2020

BENGALURU, India (Reuters) - On June 9, an Indian health education minister posted an infographic on Twitter showing COV.....

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Coronavirus research updates: Sex differences in the COVID-19 immune r ..
Reuters - 26 Aug, 2020

Variations in the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 could explain why men are more likely to be hospitalized and die of COVI.....

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The use of acronyms in biomedical research papers has increased steadily over the past 70 years, a study of millions of .....

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COVID-19 Story Tip: Patient Previously Diagnosed with COVID-19 Now Cop ..
Reuters - 25 Aug, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world, health care professionals are finding more patients who were diagnosed with t.....

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Why IIT Alumni Council withdraws from developing COVID-19 vaccine. ..
Anulekha Ray - 24 Aug, 2020

Developing a vaccine in six months was part of IIT Alumni Council’s C19 task force On the other hand, for vac.....

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Russia In Touch With India To Manufacture COVID Vaccine Sputnik V: Hea ..
All India | ANI - 26 Aug, 2020

New Delhi:  In a significant development related to the COVID-19 vaccine, Russia has expressed its willingness t.....

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COVID-19 lockdowns blocked flu in some places but fall looms. ..
Andrew Meldrum, Mogomotsi Magome and Lauran Neergaard - 26 Aug, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Winter is ending in the Southern Hemisphere and country after country -- South Africa, Austral.....

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Cambridge university aims for autumn trials of coronavirus vaccine aft ..
LONDON (Reuters) - 26 Aug, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The University of Cambridge is aiming to start clinical trials of its possible coronavirus vaccine in.....

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Treating Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Why Earlier Is Better ..
Dr. Eric Nudleman - 25 Aug, 2020

Wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) is an eye condition that causes blurred vision or blind spots in your cen.....

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Scientists decode how lungs are damaged in severe COVID-19 using imagi ..
PTI - 25 Aug, 2020

BERLIN : Using a novel technique which enables high resolution imaging of damaged lung tissues, scientists have found th.....

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Serum Institute clarifies on report of covid vaccine launch in India i ..
LiveMint - 25 Aug, 2020

Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with Oxford University to produce covid vaccine, has clarified that Indian.....

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Takeda to sell Japan consumer health unit valued at $2.3 billion to Bl ..
Junko Fujita - 25 Aug, 2020

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Survey finds most Britons reject COVID-19 'vaccine nationalism' ..
Reuters - 25 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in th.....

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U.S. FDA authorizes use of blood plasma to treat coronavirus ..
Nandita Bose, Aram Roston - 25 Aug, 2020

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday said it authorized the use of blood plasma from patients who hav.....

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Coronavirus Updates: Manohar Lal Khattar tests COVID-19 positive, asks ..
FP Staff - 25 Aug, 2020

Aug 24, 2020 - 22:13 (IST) Coronavirus in India Latest Updates Centre may allow metro to restart from 1 Sept The Ce.....

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Study Adds to Evidence That Odor-Sensing Cells in the Nose Are the Key ..
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Covid-19 vaccine update: Pfizer, BioNTech release data on phase 1 tria ..
FE Online - 24 Aug, 2020

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine: Pfizer, a US-based pharma giant, and BioNTech, a German biotechnology company, have together.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Cuba, N Korea, Taiwan join the Coronavirus va ..
FE Online - 24 Aug, 2020

In addition to the Covid-19 vaccines being developed by the leading pharma companies of the developed world, many small .....

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COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 74.69 per cent, case fatality dips to 1 ..
PTI - 24 Aug, 2020

NEW DELHI: A record 63,631 patients have recuperated from COVID-19 in a day pushing the recovery rate to 74.69 per cent,.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-lakh mark ..
PTI - 24 Aug, 2020

New Delhi, Aug 23 (PTI) India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh.....

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Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus ..
Reuters - 24 Aug, 2020

The global coronavirus death toll surpassed 800,000 on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, B.....

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India crosses crucial milestone of testing over 10 lakh people in a da ..
PTI - 23 Aug, 2020

India has crossed a significant milestone of testing more than 10 lakh samples for COVID-19 in a day, taking the cumulat.....

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COVID-19 diagnostic test: Saliva-based tests could be a better alterna ..
FE Online - 23 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus testing: Scientists have suggested an alternative testing method to detect COVID-19! Scientists have said th.....

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COVID-19: India adds nearly 70,000 cases in 24 hours; tally nears 30-l ..
FE Online - 23 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus in India: India’s coronavirus tally continues to increase, with the country seeing a record daily surg.....

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Novartis immuno-oncology drug candidate fails skin cancer trial ..
Reuters - 23 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is pictured at the French company's headquarters in Rueil-Malmaison.....

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US FDA-approved ointment found to treat, kill viral infections includi ..
PTI - 23 Aug, 2020

A US pharma company has successfully tested a Food and Drug Administration-approved over the counter ointment as the fir.....

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Trump says without proof that FDA 'deep state' slowing COVID trials ..
Reuters - 23 Aug, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday accused members of the “deep state” at the Fo.....

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Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 14,492 new COVID-19 cases, 32 ..
FP Staff - 21 Aug, 2020

23:27 (IST) Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh Latest Updates UP reports 4,991 new COVID-19 cases Uttar Pradesh registere.....

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Russia's 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine to be tested on 40,000 people: T ..
Reuters - 21 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A handout photo provided by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) shows samples of a vaccine against the.....

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Asia Today: India has record high of 69,000 more infections ..
AP - 21 Aug, 2020

  India counted another record high of new coronavirus infections Thursday as it ramped up testing to more than .....

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Endless first wave: how Indonesia failed to control coronavirus ..
Reuters - 21 Aug, 2020

Only last week Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s maritime minister and close confidant of the country’s presiden.....

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livemint - 21 Aug, 2020

The diagnostics industry in India could see rapid moves toward consolidation and formalization, executives at major chai.....

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Associated Press - 21 Aug, 2020

Potential accuracy issues with a widely used coronavirus test could lead to false results for patients, U.S. health offi.....

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Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin and has several functions within our body. It is needed to produce collagen - the p.....

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Savio Shetty - 20 Aug, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - At least one in four people in India may have been infected with the coronavirus - a much higher numb.....

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Roche, Regeneron link up on COVID-19 antibody cocktail ..
Reuters - 19 Aug, 2020

Regeneron and Roche are teaming up on an investigational antibody cocktail against COVID-19, with the U.S. company to se.....

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Reuters - 19 Aug, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged countries to join a global pact aimed at ensuring less wealthy coun.....

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Australia hails vaccine deal as virus surge abates ..
Reuters - 19 Aug, 2020

A fresh outbreak of infections in Australia’s coronavirus hot zone of Victoria eased further on Wednesday, while t.....

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FE Online - 19 Aug, 2020

The daily new cases of COVID-19 and deaths due to the disease have shown a declining trend from August 13, Union Health .....

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Coronavirus vaccine update: India begins Phase 3 human trials of COVID ..
FE Online - 19 Aug, 2020

India has two indigenous vaccines which are undergoing human trials. These are COVXIN and ZyCoV-D. Coronavirus vaccin.....

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Reuters - 19 Aug, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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livemint - 19 Aug, 2020

Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said currently recovered cases are 2.93 times the number of active cases of coronavirus.....

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Study links COVID-19 to rise in childhood type 1 diabetes ..
Reuters - 19 Aug, 2020

Cases of type 1 diabetes among children in a small UK study almost doubled during the peak of Britain’s COVID-19 e.....

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WHO blasts 'vaccine nationalism' in last-ditch push against hoarding ..
Reuters - 19 Aug, 2020

Nations that hoard possible COVID-19 vaccines while excluding others will deepen the pandemic, World Health Organization.....

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Novavax begins mid-stage study of COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa ..
Reuters - 18 Aug, 2020

U.S. drug developer Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) said on Monday it started a mid-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccin.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Do vaccines need to be 100% effective? Fauci says ot ..
FE Online - 18 Aug, 2020

Are COVID-19 vaccines developed 100 per cent effective? With COVID-10 pandemic at peak in some countries, having less.....

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Russia to roll out vaccine by end of August, 1 in 2 Russian medics dis ..
Financial Express - 18 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus Russia vaccine update: Russian vaccine underwent phase-I and phase-II human trials testing in less than two .....

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Testing of CanSino's COVID-19 candidate vaccine begins in Russia ..
Reuters - 18 Aug, 2020

Russia’s Petrovax has started a late-stage trial of a COVID-19 candidate vaccine from CanSino Biologics Inc in the.....

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COVID-19 warriors will be first to get vaccine post development, says ..
PTI - 18 Aug, 2020

The ministry said three vaccine candidates are in different stages of trials in the country, and a roadmap is also ready.....

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Covid-19, Cold, Flu or Allergy: Know the symptoms ..
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Eat Right, Smile Bright - Acidic Food and Beverages: Impact on teeth ..
FP Studio - 17 Aug, 2020

Eating highly acidic foods can damage the tooth’s outer protective cover called the tooth enamel and recede the gu.....

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Coronavirus Updates: Karnataka reports 7,040 new cases; health ministe ..
FP Staff - 17 Aug, 2020

Aug 16, 2020 - 23:50 (IST) Coronavirus in Meghalaya LATEST Updates Four-day complete lockdown in Mizoram   Th.....

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Health ID pilot programme to start with 6 Union Territories ..
FE Online - 17 Aug, 2020

The National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) will be launched on a pilot mode in the six Union Territories including Puduc.....

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Mexico needs 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses; shots could start in ..
Reuters - 17 Aug, 2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico will need up to 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses, according to a senior government o.....

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Factbox: Latest on worldwide coronavirus spread ..
Reuters - 17 Aug, 2020

(Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said all indications were that South Africa had reached the peak of .....

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The Latest: S. Korea reports largest virus jump since March ..
The Associated Press - 16 Aug, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 279 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus, it’s highest dai.....

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PM Modi announces launch of National Digital Health Mission ..
By EH News Bureau - 16 Aug, 2020

PM Modi, during his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort, said that the mission will bring a "re.....

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Russian doctors wary of rapidly approved Covid-19 vaccine, survey show ..
Reuters - 16 Aug, 2020

A majority of Russian doctors would not feel comfortable being injected with Russia's new Covid-19 vaccine due to th.....

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Need to wage war against NCDs, not just COVID-19: Dr Prathap C Reddy ..
By EH News Bureau - 16 Aug, 2020

On the eve of our 73rd Independence Day, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group reminds us that just as we.....

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COVID-19 during pregnancy shows no affect on placental structure and p ..
Dr. Liji Thomas - 15 Aug, 2020

A new study published on the preprint server medRxiv* in August 2020 shows that the placenta in pregnant women infe.....

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Has Delhi flattened COVID-19 curve? Widespread testing, improved healt ..
CitizeMatters.in - 15 Aug, 2020

Delhi had become the centre of attention in the fight against COVID-19 when on 9 June, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siso.....

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Acupuncture may help with inflammation and sepsis, a life-threatening ..
Myupchar - 15 Aug, 2020

A previous study published in the journal Nature Medicine had indicated that acupuncture can reduce inflammation in mice.....

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PM Modi to launch National Digital Health Mission and a unique identit ..
ET Bureau - 15 Aug, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to launch the National Digital Health Mission and a unique identit.....

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WHO says food safe from coronavirus ..
AFP - 15 Aug, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged people not to fear catching the novel coronavirus from f.....

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Why flu vaccines do not protect people for long ..
ScienceMag.org - 15 Aug, 2020

The annual influenza vaccine saves lives and spares many people from severe disease, which is why governments and employ.....

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Amid Covid-19 fear, Delhi hospital conducts 10 liver transplants in tw ..
ANI - 14 Aug, 2020

"In the last 2 months, we have conducted over 10 emergency liver transplants at the institution. Due to fear of Cov.....

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A new way to monitor skin cancer: Scientists suggest a urine test coul ..
Myupchar - 14 Aug, 2020

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, United Kingdom and worldwide. The success rate of th.....

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Covid-19: Human trials of Oxford vaccine set to begin in 2 weeks, Seru ..
FE Online - 14 Aug, 2020

Apart from the representatives from the pharma company, some members from regulator Indian Council of Medical Research (.....

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Coronavirus India Live: Recovery rate in India best in world, fatality ..
FE Online - 14 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Live Unlock Lockdown news: Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala,.....

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Zydus Cadila launches Indias cheapest remdesivir version Remdac ..
FE Bureau - 14 Aug, 2020

“Remdac is the most affordable drug as we would like to enable patients to have access to this critical drug in th.....

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NHA governing board gives nod to the integration of central health sch ..
PTI - 14 Aug, 2020

The Governing Board of NHA, which implements the AB-PMJAY, met on Thursday to review the implementation of the scheme un.....

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ePharmacies to tap approx 70 million Indian households by FY 25: FICCI ..
EH News Bureau - 14 Aug, 2020

According to the report, approx 2.5x growth in households using ePharmacy services during COVID-19 lockdown The Feder.....

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Novavax Reports Encouraging Vaccine Results ..
Carolyn Crist - 05 Aug, 2020

Novavax, a biotechnology company that received $1.6 billion from the federal government to test its coronavirus vaccine .....

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"Patients From Outside": Delhi Health Minister On Covid Tally Surge. ..
DelhiPress Trust of India - 09 Aug, 2020

While 1,130 people recovered from the infection on Saturday, there are 10,668 active cases. The number of deaths linked .....

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Billion Covid Vaccine Doses Could Be Available By End Of 2021: US Top ..
WorldReuters - 06 Aug, 2020

Anthony Fauci said there could be a billion vaccine doses available by the end of 2021, and that he is hopeful the world.....

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New drug RLF-100 shows dramatic recovery in Covid-19 patients sufferin ..
PTI - 06 Aug, 2020

HOUSTON: Doctors at a hospital here have used a new drug called RLF-100, also known as aviptadil, that has led.....

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Biz of this immunity food not in the best of health. ..
Mayilvaganan - 06 Aug, 2020

Chennai: The spice that brings goodness of health to Indian curries and is better known as the key ingredient of ‘.....

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