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This quiet period, likely caused by the total global effect of social distancing measures, closure of services and indus.....

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

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

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

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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 Resu
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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Billion Covid Vaccine Doses Could Be Ava
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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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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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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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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Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Live Unlock Lockdown news: Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala,.....

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14 Aug, 2020

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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PM Modi announces launch of National Dig
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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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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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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Mexico needs 200 million COVID-19 vaccin
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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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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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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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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17 Aug, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, any fevers, aches, and pains can be scary. Do you have the virus? Should you be getting test.....

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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 26,47,663 today with a single-day spike of 57,981 infection.....

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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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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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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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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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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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19 Aug, 2020

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

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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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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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19 Aug, 2020

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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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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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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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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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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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20 Aug, 2020

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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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20 Aug, 2020

In his seventh Independence Day speech from the Red Fort last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of.....

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

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

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21 Aug, 2020

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

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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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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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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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23 Aug, 2020

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COVID-19: India adds nearly 70,000 cases
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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23 Aug, 2020

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

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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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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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COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-la
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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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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COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 74.69 per
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 vaccine update: Cuba, N Korea,
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 vaccine update: Pfizer, BioNTec
24 Aug, 2020

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

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24 Aug, 2020

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U.S. FDA authorizes use of blood plasma
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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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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Takeda to sell Japan consumer health uni
25 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co's logo is seen at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim K.....

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Serum Institute clarifies on report of c
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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Scientists decode how lungs are damaged
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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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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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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26 Aug, 2020

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

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Russia In Touch With India To Manufactur
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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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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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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21 Aug, 2020

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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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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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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New reckoning for WHO vaccine plan as go
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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Japan plans to secure enough coronavirus vaccines to inoculate its population four times over, while German Chancellor A.....

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J&J to start mid-stage coronavir
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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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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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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Moderna in talks with Japan to supply 40
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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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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Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 mill
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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India sets global record with single-day
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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Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed
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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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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Mutated coronavirus strain found in Indo
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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FDA commissioner says willing to fast-tr
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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1 Sep, 2020

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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1 Sep, 2020

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

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As humans diminish biodiversity by cutting down forests and building more infrastructure, they’re increasing the r.....

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The modified common cold viruses behind high-profile COVID-19 vaccine candidates from China’s CanSino Biologics (6.....

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1 Sep, 2020

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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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GSK, partner Vir join race to find COVID
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(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology have started testing their experimental antibody on early-stag.....

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

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

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

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Even octogenarians develop potent antibodies As the new coronavirus ripped through several care homes in England, mor.....

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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 38-lakh m
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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Researchers have long sought to explain precisely how the most common genetic mutation linked to both amyotrophic latera.....

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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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There have been reports regarding suspension of about 200 oncology trials in March and April, reflecting the concerns re.....

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Advisory Group Outlines COVID-19 Vaccine
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September 2, 2020 -- A preliminary report released Tuesday outlines which groups may receive priority when a c.....

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As scientists edge closer to creating a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Indian pharmaceutical companies are .....

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Tiny Biological Package Gets Drug Right
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For patients who receive a heart transplant in the near future, the old adage, “Good things come in small packages.....

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04 Sept, 2020

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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Study: COVID-19 Antibodies May Last 4 Mo
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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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Editing genes in human embryos could one day prevent some serious genetic disorders from being passed down — but f.....

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This process is similar to what's believed to occur in type 1 diabetes. The immune system mistakenly turns.....

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05 Sept, 2020

4 September — Powerful new evidence links steroid treatment to lower deaths People severely ill with COVID-19 a.....

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Study Backs Use of Saliva COVID-19 Test
05 Sept, 2020

A COVID-19 saliva test developed by researchers at Yale University appeared to perform at least as well as nasal swabs i.....

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Asthma May Not Boost Odds of Severe COVI
05 Sept, 2020

New research may have people with asthma breathing a little easier: Doctors found the airway disease doesn't raise t.....

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People with lupus aren't at increased risk of hospitalization from COVID-19 due to steroidal medications they take t.....

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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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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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05 Sept, 2020

Obesity is the main cause of type 2 diabetes and related chronic illnesses that together will kill more people around th.....

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UN: No vaccine to be endorsed before it&
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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UNICEF to lead global procurement, suppl
08 Sept, 2020

United Nations: In what could possibly be the world's largest and fastest ever operation of its kind, the UNICEF wil.....

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The Latest: Australia OKs funding for tw
08 Sept, 2020

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

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Health-Care Startup Ro Raises $200 Milli
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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08 Sept, 2020

SINGAPORE : Government researchers wheeled containers teeming with penned-up mosquitoes through a dense apartment comple.....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses
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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FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new clinical trial will try to determine whether the measles,.....

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The Indian government is considering the request of Russian government for holding phase 3 trials of the Sputnik V .....

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

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

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

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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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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe disease.....

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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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Last winter, infectious disease specialists hoped the transmission rates of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus behind COVID-19.....

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Scientists Identify New Way to Target Some Rapidly Dividing Cancer Cells, Leaving Healthy Cells Unharmed 09/09/2020 Es.....

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Surprise! A host of tantalizing new SARS-CoV-2 proteins is unveiled Researchers have discovered nearly two dozen prev.....

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

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

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

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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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China starts testing world's first nasal
13 Sept, 2020

The newest Covid-19 vaccine candidate to start human testing is the first where volunteers won’t get a painful inj.....

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

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15 Sept, 2020

Business leaders have called on nations to be more inclusive when thinking about how they can reboot their economies fol.....

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

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(Reuters) - China’s coronavirus vaccine may be ready for the public as early as November, an official said, while .....

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

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

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A global push is on to develop a vaccine to slow the spread of Covid-19, and experts hope several will be ready in 2021......

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

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

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

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

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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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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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16 Oct, 2020

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

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

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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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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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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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Novartis to pursue SMA drug branaplam in
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In a multi-group collaborative involving the National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories (NEIDL), the Center for R.....

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Sputnik V Russia rolls out its COVID-19
07 Dec, 2020

Russia has started its COVID-19 vaccination programme, with the first jabs going to workers at high risk of becoming inf.....

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07 Dec, 2020

Amaravati: The mysterious disease that began spreading in Eluru city in Andhra Pradesh claimed one life on Sunday even a.....

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07 Dec, 2020

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New CDC Quarantine Recommendations for C
07 Dec, 2020

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Sinovac secures $515 million funding to
07 Dec, 2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Sinovac Biotech has secured $515 million in funding from a local firm to double the p.....

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COVID-19 Active caseload falls below 4 l
08 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 8 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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Serum likely to supply COVID-19 vaccine
08 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer by volume, is close to signin.....

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WHO against mandatory Covid-19 vaccines
08 Dec, 2020

The WHO said it would be down to individual countries as to how they want to conduct their vaccination campaigns against.....

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Some Covid-19 patients face skin problem
08 Dec, 2020

The team evaluated almost 1,000 cases of patients with skin manifestations of COVID-19 Boston: A new study suggests t.....

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CRISPR-edited CAR T cells enhance fight
08 Dec, 2020

Knocking out a protein known to stifle T cell activation on CAR T cells using the CRISPR/Cas9 technology enhanced the en.....

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COVID19 Active caseload falls below 4 la
09 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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Detecting Covid19 in less than 5 minutes
09 Dec, 2020

Illinois [US]: The researchers of University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering claimed to have developed an ul.....

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FDA Pfizer COVID Vaccine Effective After
09 Dec, 2020

HealthDay News - New data released Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Vaccines and Related Biolo.....

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Novel form of Alzheimer protein found in
09 Dec, 2020

A novel form of an Alzheimer's protein found in the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord indicates what st.....

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Co-WIN Health Ministry develops mobile a
09 Dec, 2020

The Union Health Ministry has developed a digital platform, including a mobile application, for real-time monitoring of .....

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India COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.35 l
10 Dec, 2020

New Delhi (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 97.35 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recup.....

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UK medicine regulator says people with a
10 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK’s medicine regulator said anyone with a history of anaphylaxis to a medicine or food sho.....

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Covaxin to be available in the first qua
10 Dec, 2020

Covaxin, a vaccine for COVID-19, will be available in the first quarter of next year, said Suchitra Ella, joint managing.....

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CDSCO expert panel seeks more data on co
10 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: An expert committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Wednesday sought additional.....

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Researchers develop rapid genomics strat
10 Dec, 2020

Thanks to cutting-edge 'Nanopore' genome sequencing technology, researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical R.....

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Not without India. Pharma sector to play
11 Dec 2020

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pan.....

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Indian scientists identify new potenti
11 Dec 2020

 Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronav.....

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Evolution may be to blame for high risk
11 Dec 2020

Compared to chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary cousins, humans are particularly prone to developing advanced carcinom.....

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WTO delays decision on waiver on COVID
11 Dec 2020

World Trade Organization members on Thursday delayed a decision on a proposal to waive intellectual property rules for C.....

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IMA to strike across the nation today
11 Dec 2020

Mumbai/Nagpur: Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for closure of non-emergency medical services nationwide on F.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.
12 Dec 2020

India recorded less than 30,000 fresh COVID-19 infections on Friday, the second time this month, which pushed its caselo.....

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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vacc
12 Dec 2020

The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculatio.....

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India readies for 600 million COVID va
12 Dec 2020

India will deploy its vast election machinery to deliver 600 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable p.....

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Indian scientists identify new potential
12 DEC 2020

Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronavirus, .....

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Better diabetes treatment: New insulin
12 DEc 2020

Everyday life for the more than 46 million people around the world who suffer from type 1 diabetes could become much eas.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 98.5
14 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 14 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 98.57 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperate.....

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Bahrain approves registration for Sinoph
14 Dec, 2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Sunday it had approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical G.....

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14 Dec, 2020

One in four health centres worldwide lacks access to water, putting around 1.8 billion people at increased risk of contr.....

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14 Dec, 2020

As per a new research, a larger study of patients in America has revealed that individuals who contracted coronavirus su.....

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How kids immune systems can evade COVID
14 Dec, 2020

Young children account for only a small percentage of COVID-19 infections1 — a trend that has puzzled scientists. .....

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COVID-19 Daily new infections dip below
15 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 15 (PTI) The daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 for the third time this month taking India&#.....

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WHO says authorities investigating new C
15 Dec, 2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization is aware of a new variant of COVID-19 that has emerged in Britain, but .....

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Immune system can cause broad damage in
15 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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Russia repeats 91.4% efficacy rate in ne
15 Dec, 2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian developers published fresh trial results for their Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine on Monday ba.....

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COVID Tied to Rare But Severe Eye Infect
15 Dec, 2020

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) - A rare, sight-stealing infection might be triggered by COVID-19, a new stu.....

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New coronavirus strain spreading in UK h
16 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists are trying to establish whether the rapid spread in southern England of a new vari.....

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EU planning to buy 180 million additiona
16 Dec, 2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Commission is planning to exercise options to buy 180 million additional doses of corona.....

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WHO to sift Chinese samples, data in hun
16 Dec, 2020

FALKENSEE: A German scientist who is part of a small team of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to inves.....

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16 Dec, 2020

High blood pressure can begin to take a toll on memory and thinking skills as early as middle age, new Brazilian researc.....

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16 Dec, 2020

Obesity has been linked to increased risk for over a dozen different types of cancer, as well as worse prognosis and sur.....

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Novavax enters deal with New Zealand for
17 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Biotechnology company Novavax Inc said it had entered an agreement with the government of New Zealand for 10.....

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India may need to spend $1.8 billion on
17 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India will have to spend $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion in the first phase of a coronavirus vaccination program.....

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Covid19- Pfizer to price vaccine at litt
17 Dec, 2020

New Delhi: Pfizer said that its mRNA vaccine will be priced in a way that will help the Indian government to ensure supp.....

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Covid-19 vaccines: India proposed WTO pa
17 Dec, 2020

Covid-19 vaccines look set to protect millions of citizens of the world’s richest countries in the coming months. .....

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AEFI reporting to be done through Co-WIN
17 Dec, 2020

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With 22,890 fresh cases, India COVID-19
18 dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 99.79 lakh with 22,890 new infections being reported in a day, while total recover.....

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Babies born to COVID-19 mothers have ant
18 Dec, 2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - All five babies born to women with COVID-19 infection during a study in Singapore have had antibod.....

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Covid recovery rate in India among highe
18 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India's Covid-19 recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Thu.....

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18 Dec, 2020

More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog a.....

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Covid-19 vaccinations in European Union
18 Dec, 2020

The EU is to start Covid-19 inoculations on December 27, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thur.....

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India says ready to soon start volunta
19 Dec 2020

 India’s government said on Friday it could soon start voluntary inoculation against the COVID-19 disease as .....

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Covid-19 vaccine delivery to poor coun
19 Dec 2020

'The light at the end of the tunnel has grown a little bit brighter,' WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told .....

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19 Dec 2020

In the current research, the scientists tested the virus-like particles on glass surfaces under both dry and humid condi.....

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Researchers develop rapid genomics strat
19 Dec 2020

Thanks to cutting-edge 'Nanopore' genome sequencing technology, researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical R.....

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Cipla launches rapid antigen detection
19 Dec 2020

CIPtest is a rapid point-of-care nasopharyngeal swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus a.....

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Govt must indemnify vaccine makers again
21 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Vaccine manufacturers need to have protection against all lawsuits for their vaccines especially during a pan.....

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Qatar approves Pfizer and BioNTech COVID
21 Dec, 2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health approved on Sunday the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine fo.....

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Researchers find how Covid-19 infection
21 Dec, 2020

A recent study led by researchers from University of California- Los Angeles Health Sciences (UCLA) determined the runni.....

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Italy has patient with new strain of vir
21 Dec, 2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy has detected a patient infected with the new strain of the coronavirus also found in Britain, th.....

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India records lowest daily coronavirus t
22 Dec, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has recorded 19,556 new cases of the coronavirus, according to health ministry data on Tuesday,.....

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22 Dec, 2020

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Coronavirus: EU regulator gives conditio
22 Dec, 2020

Following a closed-door expert meeting Monday, the EU drug regulator said it was recommending the shot be licensed for u.....

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22 Dec, 2020

Research has shown that gut microbes can influence several aspects of the host's life, including ageing. Given the c.....

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22 Dec, 2020

As the world is still battling the novel coronavirus, a rare serious fungal infection has come up which is affecting cov.....

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Scientists say UK strain unlikely to aff
23 Dec, 2020

The faster-spreading coronavirus strain first detected in the UK is unlikely to make vaccines less effective as of now b.....

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Supernus drug meets main goal of study i
23 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its experimental drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disor.....

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AstraZeneca says its vaccine should be e
23 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc told Reuters on Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine should be effective against t.....

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New Covid-19 strain not detected in samp
23 Dec, 2020

Pune: Mutant strain of coronavirus found in the United Kingdom was not seen in the samples tested from various parts of .....

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Russia will jointly produce Sputnik V va
23 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Russian envoy to India Nikolay Kudashev on Monday said Moscow will jointly produce the Sputnik V vaccine for .....

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Moderna expects its COVID-19 vaccine to
24 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it expects that the immunity induced by its COVID-19 vaccine would be protecti.....

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Covaxin found to be safe, effective in p
24 Dec, 2020

Bharat Biotech’s indigenous vaccine Covaxin induced immunity against covid-19 through antibodies as well as T-cell.....

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First indigenous vaccine against pneumon
24 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: The first indigenous vaccine against pneumonia, developed by Serum Institute of India (SII), is slated to be .....

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Covid-19 immunity lasts at least 8 month
24 Dec, 2020

Melbourne: People who have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection have immune memory to protect against reinfect.....

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COVID-19 Vaccination- BioNTech confident
24 Dec, 2020

A new strain of the COVID-19 virus which has emerged in the United Kingdom is a major concern for most nations around th.....

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Indian Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has draw
25 Dec 2020

The ICMR said: 'Encouraging phase-1 and phase-2 Covaxin trial results have paved the path for phase-3 clinical trial.....

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Zydus Cadila seeks nod to start phase II
25 Dec 2020

The Phase II study of the vaccine ZyCoV-D had been conducted in over 1000 healthy adult volunteers as part of the adapti.....

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Mutated Covid-19 strain’s transm
25 Dec 2020

The mutated coronavirus strain that’s been spreading in the UK appears to be more contagious and will likely lead .....

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Chinese Sinovac covid vaccine more tha
25 Dec 2020

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech was found to be more than 50% effective in a.....

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Aurobindo Pharma signs pact with Covaxx
25 Dec 2020

Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Covaxx, a US-based company, have entered into an exclusive license agreement to develop, commer.....

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New strain of coronavirus detected in 8
26 Dec 2020

 The new strain of the coronavirus has been detected in eight European countries, the regional director of WHO Euro.....

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CoronaVac efficacy at 50-90% in Brazilia
26 Dec 2020

 The CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd showed efficacy between 50% and 90% .....

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India, get ready for Covid vaccines! M
26 Dec 2020

The dry run will include testing of cold storage and transportation arrangements for COVID-19 vaccine, management of cro.....

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Researchers identify potential new class
26 Dec 2020

The research team designed TETi76 to replicate and amplify the effects of a natural molecule called 2HG (2-hydroxyglutar.....

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Antibodies target different part of co
26 Dec 2020

According to the scientists, including those from Stanford University in the US, the findings shed new light on the link.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine gives 100% protectio
28 Dec, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by the British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford has achieved a ".....

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National Task Force recommends enhanced
28 Dec, 2020

Whole Genome Sequencing for 5 per cent of positive cases, more than 50 samples of UK returnees are currently under seque.....

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COVID-19 - Over 20,000 new infections re
28 Dec, 2020

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 97,82,669, pushing the national recovery rate to?95.....

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Co-Rakshak App- Now a safety training ap
28 Dec, 2020

Co-Rakshak is a multilingual chat-based app to build awareness about the coronavirus It is critical that these worker.....

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The beginning of the end: Europe rolls o
28 Dec, 2020

Europe launched a massive vaccination drive on Sunday with pensioners and medics lining up to take the first shots to se.....

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MHA issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines,
29 Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) The Centre on Monday said there has been a continuous decline in the number of active COVID.....

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29 Dec 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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Efficacy of Oxford jabs at 95% if give
29 Dec 2020

AstraZeneca Plc will soon release data showing that the effectiveness of its covid-19 vaccine rises to as much as 95% if.....

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Serum Institute of India to make 300 m
29 Dec 2020

Adar Poonawalla, COO, SII, said they have a stockpile of 40-50 million doses already and more are being produced every w.....

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Covid-19 vaccination mock drill in fou
29 Dec 2020

Covid-19 vaccination mock drill: The two-day end-to-end dry run was being carried out in Krishna district in Andhra Prad.....

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COVID-19: India records 20,549 fresh cas
30 Dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,02,44,852 with 20,549 new infections being reported in a day, while the number o.....

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Regeneron COVID-19 antibody therapy show
30 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday initial data from an ongoing study of its experimental antibod.....

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Non-judicious use of therapies leads to
30 Dec, 2020

Non-judicious use of medicines and other therapies to treat covid-19 may make the virus resistant to them, which in turn.....

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Health group CEPI to help fund Indian dr
30 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will help fund the production of a COVID-19 vaccin.....

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New Covid-19 strain in India: 20 returne
30 Dec, 2020

Covid new strain in India: As many as 20 returnees from the United Kingdom (UK) so far have been found to be carrying th.....

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COVID: India registers 21,822 new case
31 Dec 2020

 India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,02,66,674 with 21,822 new infections being reported in a day, while t.....

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India will have Covid-19 vaccine withi
31 Dec 2020

We should get approval for the vaccine in the county within a few days. I would say days rather than weeks or months,.....

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China gives conditional approval to
31 Dec 2020

Chen Shifei, the deputy commissioner of China's Medical Production Administration, said at a news conference Thursda.....

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Study sheds light on explanation for lac
31 Dec, 2020

One of the physiopathological characteristics of Covid-19 that has most baffled the scientific and medical community is .....

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Study reveals single gene ‘invente
31 Dec, 2020

Thanks to the marine worm Platynereis dumerilii, an animal whose genes have evolved very slowly, a team of scientists ha.....

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India braces for COVID-19 vaccination dr
01 Jan, 2021

Corona Vaccines in India: The Union Health Ministry is leaving no stone unturned to make the COVID-19 vaccination proces.....

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Budget 2021: Ayurvedic medication makes
01 Jan, 2021

Indian Union Budget 2021-22: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented health crisis worldwide. Researchers.....

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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shows 94 per ce
01 Jan, 2021

Results from the primary analysis of the ongoing phase 3 clinical trial of US biotechnology company Moderna’s COVI.....

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WHO emergency COVID-19 vaccine listing a
01 Jan, 2021

ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Thursday listed Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for eme.....

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Exclusive- Drugmakers to hike prices for
01 Jan, 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc, Sanofi SA, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc plan to raise U.S. prices on mo.....

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New COVID-19 strain: Total 29 people in
02 Jan, 2021

A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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India drug regulator approves AstraZenec
02 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and.....

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How IIT-Bombay professors studied coughs
02 Jan, 2021

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck the world, IIT-Bombay Professor Rajneesh Bhardwaj was studying how droplets evaporated.....

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Different efficacy data for Chinese COVI
02 Jan, 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) - Different efficacy results for a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine released separately in China and in United.....

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India records less than 20,000 fresh COV
04 Jan, 2021

The number of fresh COVID-19 cases was recorded below 20,000 in India on Saturday, taking the country's caseload to .....

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A great milestone in India scientific ca
04 Jan, 2021

Expressing delight over the approval on restricted emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Bharat Biotech on Sund.....

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India approves AstraZeneca and local COV
04 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drugs regulator on Sunday approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one d.....

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Pivotal moment as Britain set to roll ou
04 Jan, 2021

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will become the first country to roll out the low cost and easily transportable AstraZeneca a.....

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Brazil private clinics seek deal for Ind
04 Jan, 2021

A Brazilian association of private health clinics said Sunday it was negotiating with Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat .....

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India records 16,504 new COVID-19 cases,
05 Jan, 2021

Daily new COVID-19 cases in the country remained below 20,000 for the third consecutive day taking the virus caseload to.....

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Pediatric use of COVID-19 antibody drugs
05 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) -The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to f.....

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EU drugs agency still undecided on Moder
05 Jan, 2021

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has not been able to reach a decision on the approval of Moder.....

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Inovio expects to begin late-stage COVID
05 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc expects to start a late-stage U.S. study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine can.....

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Coronavirus vaccine to cost Rs 219-292 t
05 Jan, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost USD 3-4 per shot ( ?219-292) to the .....

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COVID-19: India records lowest daily cas
06 Jan 2021

India recorded 16,375 new cases of coronavirus, the lowest in over six months,?taking the country's COVID-19 caseloa.....

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06 Jan, 2021

In a pandemic situation, restricted emergency use of vaccines is considered based on safety and immunogenicity data whil.....

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Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech call
06 Jan, 2021

After publicly trading barbs over the efficacy of their respective vaccines, Serum Institute of India chief executive of.....

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WHO recommends two doses of Pfizer COVID
06 Jan, 2021

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) - People should get two doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine within 21-28 days, the World He.....

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New class of antibiotics active against
06 Jan, 2021

Wistar Institute scientists have discovered a new class of compounds that uniquely combine direct antibiotic killing of .....

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CureVac strikes COVID-19 vaccine allianc
07 Jan 2021

German biotech firm CureVac has agreed to an alliance with drugmaker Bayer to get global support in seeking approval for.....

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Russia says Bolivia has registered Sputn
07 Jan 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bolivia has granted emergency approval for use of Russia’s Sputnik vaccine against COVID-19, Ru.....

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Covid-19 in India: Big positive trends
07 Jan 2021

Covid-19 cases in India, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai: Delhi, which had recorded the highest single-day coron.....

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07 Jan 2021

Delhi COVID-19 vaccine plan: The city government is creating a massive storage facility at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specia.....

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Bird flu outbreak in four states, Centre
07 Jan 2021

The Centre on Wednesday said that Avian Influenza, or the bird flu outbreak, had so far been reported at 12 epicentres a.....

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South Africa to get 1.5 million vaccin
08 Jan 2021

South Africa health ministry said it was working with the country's health regulator SAHPRA to ensure there were no .....

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08 Jan 2021

Turkish officials last month said that a smaller, companion study in that country of the same vaccine candidate found an.....

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08 Jan 2021

Sizeable is seen in access to drinking water and coverage of improved sanitation facility at the household level. Rec.....

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Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel says vacci
08 Jan 2021

The US biotech company received approval for its shot from the European Commission on January 6. Moderna’s COVI.....

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09 Jan 2021

The government has urged that the general public and farmers should be careful and avoid misinformation in consumption o.....

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China to provide COVID-19 vaccines fre
09 Jan 2021

Three vaccines had already been given to limited groups at high risk of infection, including medical workers, through an.....

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PM Modi stated India’s Covid-19
09 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: India sees international cooperation in this field, particularly with its neighbours, as its duty, Min.....

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WHO tells rich countries: stop cutting
09 Jan 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a “clear problem” that low- and middle-inc.....

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The findings, based on analyses of blood samples from 188 COVID-19 patients, suggest that responses to the novel coronav.....

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11 Jan 2021

India will begin the first phase of vaccination against coronavirus Saturday. In order of priority, an estimated 3 crore.....

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India gears up for worlds biggest vaccin
12 Jan 2021

Indian carrier Spicejet carried a large consignment of COVID-19 vaccines from the city of Pune to the capital New Delhi .....

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BeiGene, Novartis partner to develop can
12 Jan 2021

China-based biotechnology company BeiGene Ltd said on Monday it will partner with Swiss firm Novartis AG to develop, man.....

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Russia says 1.5 million vaccinated globa
12 Jan 2021

Russia became the first country last August to register a vaccine, months ahead of Western competitors, and Moscow has b.....

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Enemy is down but not out, cautions CCMB
12 Jan 2021

Despite experts pointing out repeatedly that masks and social distancing is the only hope, many are willing to let their.....

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India's Serum to sell AstraZeneca vacc
12 Jan 2021

The pricing for Bangladesh, the world's eighth-most populous country, provides a first glimpse of what it will cost .....

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03 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,04,95,147 with 15,968 infections being reported in a day, while the recover.....

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03 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-.....

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03 Jan, 2021

Washington: Researchers from Northwestern University claims that COVID-19 pneumonia spreads like multiple wildfires, lea.....

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India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare
03 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: Indian airlines started delivering batches of Covid-19 vaccines nationwide on Tuesday, preparing fo.....

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03 Jan, 2021

The United States is very slow in collecting and analyzing genetic sequences from COVID-19 patients, putting it at a dis.....

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COVID-19: India records 16,946 new cas
14 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,05,12,093 with 16,946 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries .....

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Bolivia signs contract with India Serum
14 Jan, 2021

LA PAZ (Reuters) - The Bolivian government said on Wednesday it had signed a contract with India’s Serum Institute.....

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14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Any vaccine maker, including Pfizer Inc that has sought emergency-use authorisation for its COVID-.....

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All states have got vaccines for the fir
14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Putting rest to apprehensions that covid-19 vaccines will be supplied to selected states in the first phase o.....

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15 Jan, 2021

Depression, stress, loneliness and poor health can weaken the body’s immune system and lower the efficacy of covid.....

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15 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: The National Polio immunisation programme, as part of which children in the age group of 0-5 years are admini.....

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15 Jan, 2021

The Serum Institute of India expects WHO emergency-use authorization soon for the Oxford University/AstraZeneca coronavi.....

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Covid-19 Vaccination in India: PMO revea
15 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of the COVID vaccination drive on January 16 and all prep.....

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15 Jan, 2021

Pneumonia that is induced by the novel Coronavirus infection is different from the bacteria that causes pneumonia in gen.....

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16 Jan, 2021

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India's COVID-19 vaccination drive and ass.....

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Nepal approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vacc
16 Jan, 2021

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nepal on Friday granted approval for AstraZeneca’s COVISHIELD vaccine against the .....

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Russian algorithm claims to detect signs
16 Jan, 2021

At the Sberbank’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Laboratory the voice files are then converted into a spectrogram di.....

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18 Jan, 2021

A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse event.....

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Smokers, vegetarians at lesser risk of c
18 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Smokers and vegetarians were found to have lower seropositivity indicating that they may be at a lesser risk .....

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Bird Flu in India Latest Updates: Confir
18 Jan, 2021

The Centre on Sunday said culling of poultry birds is underway in Maharashtra and Haryana, while fresh cases of bird flu.....

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Study identifies exposure to common food
18 Jan, 2021

A new study suggests a link between Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) infection and the risk of glioma, a type of brain canc.....

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18 Jan, 2021

UK Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Brazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccine.....

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19 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 Vaccination in India Day 4 Live Updates: Coronavirus vaccination in India today enters its fourth day and so fa.....

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19 Jan, 2021

India’s total COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed the active caseload by more than one crore, the Union Health Mini.....

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WHO hints at signs of "vaccine nationali
19 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Signs of ‘vaccine nationalism’ are apparent during the covid-19 pandemic with countries attemptin.....

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India, China set to lead vaccine distrib
19 Jan, 2021

Moody’s Analytics on Monday said India, along with China, would take lead in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in .....

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New evidence of health threat from chemi
19 Jan, 2021

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have uncovered new evidenc.....

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COVID-19: India records 10,064 new cases
20 Jan, 2021

New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI) India reported the lowest number of daily coronavirus infections in over seven months with 10,06.....

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COVID-19: Of those vaccinated, 0.18 pc w
20 Jan, 2021

Paul said the concerns about adverse effects and serious problems as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, insignific.....

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Bird flu in India update: Avian Influenz
20 Jan, 2021

Bird flu in India update: Avian Influenza has been confirmed in samples of the dead heron from Tis Hazari in New Delhi a.....

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‘Once COVID-19 vaccine vial opened
20 Jan, 2021

The Delhi government has received 2.74 lakh doses of the vaccine so far from the Centre, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal .....

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Coronavirus vaccine: Cambodia joins the
20 Jan, 2021

According to reports published in the Cambodian media, the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is seeking help from India t.....

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Covid 19 vaccination in India LIVE: 7.86
21 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India update: India has so far vaccinated over 7.86 lakh frontline workers against Coronavirus a.....

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Bird flue: Over 1,200 bird deaths report
21 Jan, 2021

Over 1,200 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi in the last 15 days amid the avian influenza situation here, official.....

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Nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to g
21 Jan, 2021

A nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to be give to school-going children who bear a “very mild” load of the.....

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India Bharat Biotech seeks emergency use
21 Jan, 2021

MANILA (Reuters) - India’s Bharat Biotech submitted on Thursday an application for the emergency use of its COVID-.....

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Ukraine in talks with India on COVID-19
21 Jan, 2021

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine is in talks with Indian medical firm Serum Institute on supplying COVID-19 vaccines, Interfax U.....

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Exclusive: India to begin commercial vac
22 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s government has cleared commercial exports of COVID-19 vaccines, with the first consi.....

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South Africa to pay $5.25 a dose for Ast
22 Jan, 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will pay $5.25 per dose for 1.5 million shots of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus v.....

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Bird flu: FSSAI advises consumers not to
22 Jan, 2021

In view of the bird flu scare, regulator FSSAI on Thursday advised consumers not to eat half-boiled eggs and undercooked.....

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Covid 19 vaccine in India: Zydus Cadila
22 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 vaccine in India: In a major step towards having another Covid-19 vaccine after Serum Institute of India’.....

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22 Jan, 2021

A lineage of the novel coronavirus, first reported to have emerged in South Africa, escapes neutralisation by antibodies.....

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Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers rece
23 Jan, 2021

Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the seventh day.....

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India undertaking contractual supplies
23 Jan, 2021

India is undertaking contractual supplies of coronavirus vaccines to Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Morocco, Bangla.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech success
23 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech has successfully administered second dose of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to 13,000 volunteers as part of.....

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Bird flu in India: Avian Influenza confi
23 Jan, 2021

The Central Government on Friday said bird flu in poultry birds has been confirmed so far in nine states -- Kerala, Hary.....

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Immune system mounts a lasting defense a
23 Jan, 2021

As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: .....

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COVID-19 vaccination in India till now:
25 Jan, 2021

Over 16 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till the evening of the ninth day.....

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25 Jan, 2021

One of England’s leading medical officers on Sunday urged the public to continue to follow the strict lockdown rul.....

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25 Jan, 2021

People who recover from COVID-19 are protected against the novel coronavirus for at least six months, and likely much lo.....

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Tata in talks to launch Moderna COVID-19
25 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Tata Group’s healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a par.....

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25 Jan, 2021

A growing body of research has shown that misshapen and misfolded alpha-synuclein, the protein culprit behind Parkinson&.....

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Exclusive: Saudi Arabia to get three mil
27 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Serum Institute of India (SII) will supply Saudi Arabia with 3 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 va.....

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WHO issues new clinical advice on treati
27 Jan, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued fresh clinical advice on Tuesday for treating COVID-19 patients, including th.....

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COVID-19: India active cases drop below
27 Jan, 2021

The number of active coronavirus cases in the country dropped to 1,77,266 on Tuesday, constituting just over 1.60 per ce.....

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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 20 l
27 Jan, 2021

Over 20 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till Tuesday evening, as per prov.....

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World on verge of defeating Covid-19 pan
27 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: The world is on verge of defeating the coronavirus pandemic by adopting preemptive, proactive and collaborati.....

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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 l
28 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country so far.....

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GSK, PATH, Bharat Biotech sign pact for
28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech (BBIL) has tied up with pharma major GSK, and PATH, a global team of innovators working to accelerate hea.....

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Covid 19 vaccine update: Bharat Biotech
28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is effective against the new variant of Covid-19 that was traced in the United Kingdom, t.....

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Research Story Tip: Obesity Weakens Hear
28 Jan, 2021

For decades, physicians have known that about half of all patients with heart failure appear to have hearts that contrac.....

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Dr. Reddy - India ends study of COVID-19
28 Jan, 2021

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories said on Wednesday it had terminated its clinical st.....

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Novavax vaccine seems effective against
29 Jan, 2021

Novavax Inc said Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears 89 per cent effective based on early findings from a British.....

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Bharat Biotech, SII approach DCGI for us
29 Jan, 2021

ICMR chief Balram Bhargava on Thursday said COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers–Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute&ndas.....

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Davos address: Many more Covid-19 vaccin
29 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India will soon make available many more Covid-19 vaccines, on top of the .....

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Bahrain takes delivery of AstraZeneca va
29 Jan, 2021

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain has received its first delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produced by the Ser.....

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Serum seeks regulatory nod for second Co
30 Jan, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought regulatory approval for carrying out trials in India for its sec.....

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Dr Reddys eyes to launch Sputnik V vacci
30 Jan, 2021

Dr Reddys Laboratories, which is conducting Phase 3 trials of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, believes the ja.....

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Vaccine Maitri Diplomacy: India fulfils
30 Jan, 2021

Over the next few days, India is planning to give more vaccines to countries across the globe. Oman will get one lakh, C.....

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J&J vaccine adds to COVID-19 arm
30 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson said on Friday that its single-dose vaccine was 66% effective in preventing COVID-19 i.....

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Messe Frankfurt India ties up with AMTZ
30 Jan, 2021

Slated from October 7-8, 2021 in Visakhapatnam, the joint effort aims to provide further impetus to indigenous manufactu.....

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01 Feb, 2021

Vardhan expressed his deep gratitude to the scientific community for their contribution in developing and testing COVID-.....

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Covid-19: Serum Institute of India to la
01 Feb, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) will be launching its second Covid-19 vaccine in June 2021. Adar Poonawalla.....

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China says 16 Chinese COVID-19 vaccines
01 Feb, 2021

As the demand for the COVID-19 vaccine intensified around the world, China said that it has increased the number of vacc.....

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New maintenance treatment for acute myel
01 Feb, 2021

Patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the most common form of acute leukemia in adults, that has gone into remissi.....

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01 Feb, 2021

Boston: Following months of interdisciplinary research assessing tens of thousands of lung cells infected with the novel.....

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Union Budget 2021: PM Atmanirbhar Swasth
02 Feb, 2021

Union Budget 2021 India: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while announcing the Union budget has announced a new healt.....

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02 Feb, 2021

Geneva: The UK COVID-19 variant has now spread to 82 countries and the South African strain to nearly 40, Maria Van Kerk.....

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02 Feb, 2021

Obesity is an additional burden on brain health and it may exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new stud.....

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Gastrointestinal surgery can be a cure f
02 Feb, 2021

The results of a randomised clinical trial with the longest follow up to date show that metabolic surgery is more effect.....

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CRISPR technology to cure sickle cell di
02 Feb, 2021

University of Illinois Chicago is one of the U.S. sites participating in clinical trials to cure severe red blood congen.....

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No data generated with Covishield, Covax
03 Feb, 2021

To a question on whether the Covishield and Covaxin are able to provide protection from the new coronavirus variant that.....

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Hematopoietic stem cell transplants may
03 Feb, 2021

A new study shows that intense immunosuppression followed by a hematopoietic stem cell transplant may prevent disability.....

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Fifth Sero Survey: More than 56% people
03 Feb, 2021

The fifth round of Sero Survey’s findings shows 56% of Delhi’s population have formed antibodies against Cov.....

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Covid-19 vaccine India update: PM-CARES
03 Feb, 2021

With the Budget for the current fiscal, which was presented before the onset of the pandemic, making no separate allocat.....

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Coronavirus vaccination India update: Ov
03 Feb, 2021

Two states, Gujarat and West Bengal, initiated vaccination of frontline workers on Tuesday and 19,902 frontline workers .....

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New TB treatment to cut pill intake by t
04 Feb, 2021

JOHANNESBURG : A new tuberculosis treatment that slashes costs and the pill burden for patients will be rolled out in fi.....

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Russia Sputnik V vaccine to seek India a
04 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd will seek emergency-use authorisation for Russia&.....

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WHO-led COVAX vaccine scheme agrees new
04 Feb, 2021

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - India’s Serum Institute will supply 1.1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines developed by .....

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India fastest country to reach 4 million
04 Feb, 2021

Five states and UTs account for 66.36 per cent of these. Maharashtra reported maximum casualties with 30 new fatalities......

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Coronavirus vaccination drive: 7,365 peo
04 Feb, 2021

Coronavirus vaccination drive: As many as 6,377 health care workers got Covishield jabs at 150 centres of the Delhi gove.....

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Sero survey: A fifth of Indians infected
05 Feb, 2021

A little over a fifth of India’s population is infected with Covid-19, the latest sero survey released by ICMR rev.....

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India sent 56 lakh COVID-19 vaccine dose
05 Feb, 2021

India provided 56 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines under grants assistance to a number of countries while 100 lakh dos.....

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India’s COVID positivity rate dips
05 Feb, 2021

India’s cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate has declined to 5.42 per cent while the weekly positivity rate (last w.....

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Changing diets -- not less physical acti
05 Feb, 2021

Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet -- but not in total calories burned da.....

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Fecal microbiota transplants help patien
05 Feb, 2021

For patients with cancers that do not respond to immunotherapy drugs, adjusting the composition of microorganisms in the.....

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Pfizer drops India vaccine application a
06 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Friday it had withdrawn an application for emergency-use authorisation of its C.....

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No permission given for use of vaccine a
06 Feb, 2021

India has not given permission for use of any vaccine against bird flu nor other countries like the US, UK and the Europ.....

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COVID-19 in Delhi: 154 fresh cases, two
06 Feb, 2021

Delhi recorded 154 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, while the death toll rose to 10,873 with two new fatalities. The f.....

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Scientists decode how coronavirus mutate
06 Feb, 2021

NEW YORK : Scientists have identified a pattern of mutations in the novel coronavirus which enable it to evade the immun.....

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Fungi in the gut prime immunity against
06 Feb, 2021

Common fungi, often present in the gut, teach the immune system how to respond to their more dangerous relatives, accord.....

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COVID-19: India now 3rd topmost country
08 Feb, 2021

New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) India has become the third topmost country in the world in terms of the number of COVID-19 vaccin.....

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Climate change may have driven the emerg
08 Feb, 2021

Global greenhouse gas emissions over the last century have made southern China a hotspot for bat-borne coronaviruses, by.....

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AI tools can predict mortality from Covi
08 Feb, 2021

Artificial intelligence tools can make a 90% accurate prediction of whether a person will die from coronavirus or not, r.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine being tweaked to fig
08 Feb, 2021

Developers of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine expect to have a modified jab to cope with the South Africa coronavirus var.....

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More than 58 lakh healthcare, frontline
08 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against coronavirus crossed the 58 lakh-mark on the twenty thi.....

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India records 11,831 new COVID-19 cases,
09 Feb, 2021

India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,08,38,194, with 11,831 new infections being reported in a day, while the.....

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Brain changed by caffeine in utero
09 Feb, 2021

New research finds caffeine consumed during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral .....

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09 Feb, 2021

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine: As coronavirus vaccination programmes have begun in many countries across the world.....

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India achieves 60 lakh COVID-19 vaccinat
09 Feb, 2021

The total number of people who have received anti-coronavirus vaccine shots till Monday evening has crossed 60 lakh, the.....

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Expert panel to submit report soon on pr
10 Feb, 2021

An expert committee set up to develop the criteria for identifying significant comorbidities present in a person, which .....

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WHO RECOGNISES CONCERNING NEWS OF COVID-
10 Feb, 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the emergence of new COVID-19 variants has raised questions about .....

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WHO wraps up politically-sensitive China
10 Feb, 2021

A much-anticipated inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic wrapped up its mission in China on Tuesday with .....

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Overall COVID-19 seropositivity among he
10 Feb, 2021

The overall COVID-19 seropositivity among healthcare workers is assessed to be 25.7 per cent as per the third seropreval.....

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Govt places orders for 1.45 cr doses of
10 Feb, 2021

The government has placed orders for 1 crore additional doses of Covishield from Serum Institute of India and 45 lakh mo.....

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Covid-19 vaccine India: 68.26 lakh healt
11 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 68.26 lakh on Wednesday, the 26th day.....

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Coronavirus treatment: Israeli scientist
11 Feb, 2021

While vaccination drives pick up pace, newer hope for fighting COVID and fastening recovery timelines has emerged in the.....

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COVID-19 in India: Less than 5,000 activ
11 Feb, 2021

Active COVID-19 cases in the country have dropped to 1.41 lakh comprising just 1.30 per cent of the total infections, wh.....

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Two masks, snug fit reduces COVID-19 spr
11 Feb, 2021

The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January conducted experiments to see how well wearing a clot.....

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Wockhardt COVID-19 vaccines supply deal
11 Feb, 2021

Drug firm Wockhardt on Wednesday said it has been awarded a six-month extension of its agreement with the UK government .....

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Fully vaccinated people will no longer b
12 Feb, 2021

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday people who have been given full doses of the.....

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Biden says there will not be enough COVI
12 Feb, 2021

BETHESDA, Md. (Reuters) - President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States would not have enough coronavirus vacci.....

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Britain’s Kent coronavirus variant
12 Feb, 2021

The coronavirus variant first found in the British region of Kent is a concern because it could undermine the protection.....

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Vaccine Maitri Diplomacy: India gives su
12 Feb, 2021

Keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment that the country’s vaccine production capacit.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Over 73.30 lakh health
12 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 74.30 lakh on Thursday, the 27th day .....

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Covishield vaccine being procured by gov
13 Feb, 2021

The Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, is being procured by t.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Japan expected
13 Feb, 2021

Japan’s health minister says the efficacy of Pfizer vaccine was endorsed by a ministry panel, paving the way for a.....

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Covid virus could have come through froz
13 Feb, 2021

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes covid-19 could have come through the food chain, as frozen products can provide a surfa.....

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Panacea Biotec RDIF in advanced talks to
13 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI : Delhi-based vaccine maker Panacea Biotec Ltd is in advanced talks with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).....

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Indias Biological E aims to produce 60 c
13 Feb, 2021

Hyderabad-based Biological E is looking at contract-manufacturing 60 crore doses of Johnson & Johnson covid vaccine .....

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Covid-19: India’s daily case count
15 Feb, 2021

Last Friday, the number of new Covid-19 infections dipped below 10,000 for the fourth time in the past month. While infe.....

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Covid-19: Virus may never go away but co
15 Feb, 2021

What if COVID-19 never goes away? Experts say it’s likely that some version of the disease will linger for years. .....

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Two suspected Ebola cases in Guinea capi
15 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organization said today two suspected cases of Ebola had been reported in Guinea's capital Conakry......

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15 Feb, 2021

As a professor of pediatrics and cellular and molecular medicine at University of California San Diego School of Medicin.....

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Gamechanger drug for treating obesity cu
15 Feb, 2021

One third (35%) of people who took a new drug for treating obesity lost more than one-fifth (greater than or equal to 20.....

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AYUSH Ministry, WHO SEARO ink agreement
16 Feb, 2021

The AYUSH Ministry and the World Health Organization’s South East Asia Regional Office has signed a Letter of Exch.....

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WHO authorises AstraZeneca’s COVID
16 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organisation has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, a move .....

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Serum will fly out Covishield to Canada
16 Feb, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday said it will send COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and O.....

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Commuters are inhaling unacceptably high
16 Feb, 2021

A new study finds that California's commuters are likely inhaling chemicals at levels that increase the risk for can.....

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Prediabetes may be linked to worse brain
16 Feb, 2021

For the study, published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, researchers analysed data from the UK Biobank .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: SII to supply 20 milli
17 Feb, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) has received approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) to supply the AstraZeneca-.....

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Govt confirms presence of South African,
17 Feb, 2021

After the UK variants, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday confirmed that two other variants – South African a.....

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Covid-19: ICMR testing efficacy of vacci
17 Feb, 2021

The ICMR is making efforts to test the efficacy of the vaccine against the South African and Brazilian strains of the Co.....

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Covid-19: ICMR testing efficacy of vacci
17 Feb, 2021

Over 60% of the country's healthcare workers have been vaccinated since India began vaccination drive on 16 January......

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Only 0.0004% required hospitalisation ag
17 Feb, 2021

The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 85 lakhs today. 85,16,7.....

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18 Feb, 2021

Covid-19 vaccines are likely to be available by the “year-end or before that” in the open markets, Director .....

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90 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administe
18 Feb, 2021

Union minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said 90 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the count.....

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18 Feb, 2021

Half of all people outside Africa carry a gene variant inherited from Neanderthals that reduces the risk of needing inte.....

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Autopsies May Explain Brain Fog From COV
18 Feb, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- One of the least understood effects of COVID-19 infection is "brain fo.....

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Prediabetes May Harm Your Brain
18 Feb, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- "Prediabetes" -- where blood sugar levels are high but not yet ti.....

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India stands on threshold of vaccinating
19 Feb, 2021

India stands on the threshold of vaccinating each and every Indian against COVID-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.....

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WHO says more than 11,000 Ebola vaccines
19 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organization says it will be sending more than 11,000 Ebola vaccinations to the West African nation of .....

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India to gift 2,00,000 doses of coronavi
19 Feb, 2021

India on Wednesday announced that it will gift 2,00,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to United Nations peacekeepers. Ext.....

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Two new COVID-19 mutations found in samp
19 Feb, 2021

Researchers have found two new mutations in coronavirus samples from Amravati and Yavatmal districtsof eastern Maharasht.....

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Mutation in spike protein makes coronavi
19 Feb, 2021

New York: The D614G mutation in the spike protein of the novel coronavirus renders it up to eight times more infectious .....

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From February 5-18, COVID positivity rat
20 Feb, 2021

The COVID-19 positivity rate was recorded at zero per cent on Thursday in North East district while the highest percenta.....

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COVID-19 in Delhi: 158 new cases, one de
20 Feb, 2021

Delhi recorded 158 fresh COVID-19 cases and one fatality on Friday, even as the positivity rate stood at 0.26 per cent, .....

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Novavax to provide 1.1 billion COVID-19
20 Feb, 2021

Novavax on Friday has agreed to supply 1.1 billion doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine in nearly 200 low and m.....

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WHO asks countries to expedite genomic s
20 Feb, 2021

New Delhi:Given the pandemic resurgence fears on account of new mutant coronavirus strains, WHO has asked all countries .....

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trial f
20 Feb, 2021

Drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech are due to start trials for their messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine in 4,0.....

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Upsurge in daily new COVID-19 cases in K
22 Feb, 2021

New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have recorded an "upsurge".....

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Covishield: Asked to prioritise for Indi
22 Feb, 2021

The Indian government has directed vaccine maker, Serum Institute of India (SII) to prioritise for meeting the Covid-19 .....

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Herd immunity difficult to achieve: AIIM
22 Feb, 2021

Herd immunity is “very difficult” to achieve and one should not think of it in “practical terms”.....

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Need to increase pace of COVID-19 vaccin
22 Feb, 2021

The Union Health Ministry has written to all states and UTs highlighting the need to significantly enhance the pace of C.....

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Breathing a new life: India should try b
22 Feb, 2021

Quality of care is directly proportional to the quality of devices used for dispensing care in tandem with skill sets an.....

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India home to 7,000 coronavirus mutation
23 Feb, 2021

There are more than 7,000 coronavirus mutations in India of which some could pose a serious risk, a senior scientist sai.....

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Worlds Pharmacy India! Bolivia airlifts
13 Feb, 2021

Last week, India once again dispatched 15 tonnes of five different medicines to combat COVID-19 pandemic to South Americ.....

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Kochi firm PNB Vesper Life completes pha
23 Feb, 2021

The city-based PNB Vesper Life Sciences has successfully completed phase 2 clinical trials of PNB-001 (GPP-Baladol), its.....

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WHO inks pact with ESIS for no-fault com
23 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) and US-based risk management services provider ESIS Inc signed an agreement on behal.....

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Government integrates non-alcoholic fatt
23 Feb, 2021

Government on Monday integrated the Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the National Programme for Prevention a.....

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While 187 cases of the UK strain, six of the South African (SA) and one of the Brazilian one — all contain the E48.....

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24 Feb, 2021

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24 Feb, 2021

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India warns of worsening COVID-19 situat
25 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India announced an expansion of its COVID-19 vaccination programme on Wednesday but warned that br.....

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25 Feb, 2021

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The EU will launch a programme to study COVID-19 variants and produce "second generation" vaccines against fut.....

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A real-world test of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in more than half a million people confirms that it’s very ef.....

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India dispatches first batch of six lakh
25 Feb, 2021

India on Wednesday dispatched the first batch of six lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to the African country of Ghana under t.....

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27 Feb, 2021

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine e.....

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27 Feb, 2021

The government is transforming the entire medical education and healthcare sector in the country and as part of the init.....

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27 Feb, 2021

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine e.....

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US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19
27 Feb, 2021

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27 Feb, 2021

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Study finds vitamin B6 may help keep Cov
27 Feb, 2021

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01 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 1.11 crore on Monday with 15,510 new infections, while the active cases registere.....

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PM Modi takes Covaxin shot at AIIMS as p
01 March, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin shot at the AIIMS, Delhi as the second phase of the.....

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J & J COVID-19 Vaccine Wins Backing of F
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Chinese hackers target Indian vaccine ma
02 March, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A Chinese state-backed hacking group has in recent weeks targeted the IT systems of two Indian vac.....

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Bharat Biotech hails PM for taking COVID
02 March, 2021

The personal example set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in taking the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine would give a huge .....

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Over 10 lakh citizens registered themsel
02 March, 2021

Over one million citizens have registered themselves on the Co-WIN portal till 1 pm on Monday, the Union Health Ministry.....

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02 March, 2021

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2nd phase of COVID vaccination drive beg
02 March 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination drive for people above 60 years and those aged 45 and above with comorbidities began in Delhi o.....

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Covid-19: Vaccine manufacturers to meet
03 March, 2021

Top executives of vaccine manufacturers, including Serum Institute (SII) and Bharat Biotech, will meet Prime Minister Na.....

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Covid-19 vaccination drive India update:
03 March, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination drive India update: The Union government on Tuesday urged states and Union Territories (UTs) to uti.....

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03 March, 2021

On Tuesday, the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana started COVID-19 vaccination campaigns which are focu.....

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03 March, 2021

A novel targeted immunotherapy approach developed by researchers at the Ludwig Center, the Lustgarten Laboratory, and Bl.....

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04 March, 2021

The World Health Organization has warned that one in four people in the world – nearly 2.5 billion people – .....

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04 March, 2021

The government on Wednesday permitted round-the-clock COVID-19 vaccination as part of efforts to speed-up the immunisati.....

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Clinical trials underway to test jab eff
04 March, 2021

Clinical trials are now underway to test the safety and efficacy of covid-19 vaccines for children, the Union health min.....

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Researchers identify cause and potential
04 March, 2021

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Indian scientists reveal new mutations,
05 March, 2021

A studyfrom the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has identified multiple mutations and unique proteins in isolates of .....

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COVID-19: India records 16,838 fresh cas
05 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,11,73,761 with 16,838 fresh cases reported in a day, while the number of p.....

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India grappling with shortage of ENT spe
05 March, 2021

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Doses of AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine pi
05 March, 2021

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IIT Guwahati researchers design AI-based
05 March, 2021

A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG), along with scientists from renowned research.....

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Nearly 14 lakh inoculated against COVID-
06 March, 2021

Nearly 14 lakh people were inoculated against COVID-19 on March 4, the highest in a day so far, taking the total number .....

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06 March, 2021

The Delhi High Court Friday said it expects that the AAP government will put things in order and comply with a judicial .....

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06 March, 2021

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The production of coronavirus vaccines and scaling up global availability could be seriously limited due to ban on expor.....

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said coronavirus was nearing an “endemic” phase in the nation.....

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08 March, 2021

New cases of coronavirus infection in India were recorded above 18,000 for the third consecutive day taking the total ta.....

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IMF’s Gita Gopinath praises India
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India has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and “really stands out” in terms of its.....

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A new type of CAR T-cell therapy more than triples the expected length of remission for multiple myeloma patients who ha.....

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A new study of the U.K. and South Africa variants of SARS-CoV-2 predicts that current vaccines and certain monoclonal an.....

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09 March, 2021

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10 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,12,62,707 with 17,921 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the recoveries s.....

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10 March, 2021

A total of 81.59 lakh healthcare workers and 1.01 crore frontline workers were registered on Co-WIN portal for anti-coro.....

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10 March, 2021

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The 'most expensive drug in the world' has been approved by the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NH.....

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UN chief Antonio Guterres blasts vaccine
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The United Nations chief criticised the “many examples of vaccine nationalism and vaccine hoarding” as well .....

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12 March, 2021

The Centre on Thursday said the acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vaccine shots has been achieved in collaboration wit.....

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The Centre on Thursday said Bharat Biotech’s indigenously developed Covaxin is out of the “clinical trial mo.....

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The US will provide financial assistance to support Indian drug-maker Biological E’s effort to produce at least 1 .....

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Noting that people are realising the benefits of Ayurveda and its role in boosting immunity, Prime Minister Narendra Mod.....

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Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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13 March, 2021

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15 March, 2021

Irish health officials on Sunday recommended the temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of seriou.....

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15 March, 2021

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15 March, 2021

The central government decided to conduct a deeper review of post-vaccination side-effects from the Oxford-AstraZeneca c.....

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15 March, 2021

Researchers have developed a new tool to study 'undruggable' proteins through the sugars they depend on. Almost .....

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Major European nations suspend use of As
16 March, 2021

Germany, France, Italy and Spain became the latest countries Monday to suspend use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vacci.....

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16 March, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination dr.....

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16 March, 2021

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16 March, 2021

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17 March, 2021

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17 March, 2021

A central team has warned that Maharashtra is at the “beginning” of a second COVID-19 wave prompting the Uni.....

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Govt places new purchase order with SII
17 March, 2021

The Centre has placed a new purchase order with the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the supply of 10 crore doses of t.....

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The EU's medicines regulator has said it remains "firmly convinced" that the benefits of the Oxford-AstraZ.....

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Centre says COVID vaccine wastage in Ind
18 March, 2021

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18 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.64 crore, the Union Health Min.....

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WHO vaccine expert calls blood clots ver
18 March, 2021

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18 March, 2021

Covid-19 appears likely to develop into a seasonal disease, the United Nations said Thursday, cautioning though against .....

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18 March, 2021

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19 March, 2021

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the suo motu proceedings initiated by the Delhi High Court that posed various quest.....

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19 March, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.89 crore with 17,83,303 of them bei.....

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19 March, 2021

Less than 10 lakh children in the country have been identified with Severe Acute Malnutrition, the Women and Child Devel.....

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19 March, 2021

Coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, may be vulnerable to ultrasound vibrations, within the frequencies used in medical .....

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19 March, 2021

New York: Pediatricians have reported the first known case of a woman, who was given the first dose of the COVID-19 vacc.....

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22 March, 2021

More than 6 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been sent to 76 nations, while 4.5 crore doses have been administered t.....

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22 March, 2021

Unregistered but eligible people in Delhi will be able to take COVID-19 vaccine jabs between 3 pm and 9 pm, Health Minis.....

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22 March, 2021

BOSTON : The spike protein of the novel coronavirus, which enables it to infect human cells, is more stable in faster sp.....

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Serum Institute to delay further vaccine
22 March, 2021

NEW DELHI : The Serum Institute of India (SII) has told Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Morocco that further supplies of t.....

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22 March, 2021

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at University of California San Diego School o.....

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Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live Updates:
23 March, 2021

Lockdown news today Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: India is experiencing not only a forceful second wave of the co.....

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Global coronavirus deaths rise for first
23 March, 2021

A top World Health Organisation expert on the coronavirus pandemic said the weekly global count of deaths from COVID-19 .....

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Over 4.72 crore coronavirus vaccine dose
23 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 4.72 crore with 19,65,635 doses .....

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23 March, 2021

Israel and New Zealand have given interim approval for the sale of biotech firm SaNOtize Research and Development's .....

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24 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,101 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, highest in over three months, while four people succumbed to the virus, .....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: SII seeks Govt
24 March, 2021

The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has sought permission from the Centr.....

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China Sinovac claims its covid vaccine C
24 March, 2021

BEIJING : Sinovac said on Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac is safe and effective in children ages 3-17. The.....

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IISER, UNMC scientists explore Rapamycin
24 March, 2021

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal and the University of Nebraska Medi.....

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The secret to successful ageing may lie in part in your gut, according to a new report. The study found that it may be p.....

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India wont expand export of corona vacci
25 March, 2021

India will focus on meeting the domestic demand for coronavirus vaccines in view of a spike in COVID-19 infections in se.....

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Covid-19: Rate of increase in coronaviru
25 March, 2021

The rate of increase in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra between February 14 and March 23 was three times that recorded .....

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Haryana to eradicate TB from state by 20
25 March, 2021

Haryana has more than 60,000 TB patients and the state government has set a deadline of 2025 to eradicate the disease fr.....

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India detects a new variant of Covid-19:
25 March, 2021

India has detected a new "double mutant variant" of the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Th.....

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Covid-19: Delhi reports 1,254 new cases,
25 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,254 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest in over three months, while six more people succumbed t.....

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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begin
27 March, 2021

The clinical trial for the second Covid-19 vaccine being manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII), developed by US.....

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27 March, 2021

Not the new variants, but people stopping to adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour is the reason for the surge of cases .....

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Govt planning to bring more population g
27 March, 2021

The Centre is planning to widen the scope of the COVID-19 immunisation drive by bringing more population groups under it.....

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Combination of AI with X-rays offer fast
27 March, 2021

Brazil: During a recent study, a team of researchers in Brazil through various machine learning methods taught a compute.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine shows 76% efficacy
27 March, 2021

AstraZeneca Plc on Thursday said results from phase-3 trials of its coronavirus vaccine show a 76% efficacy, marginally .....

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3D bio-printing technique to benefit dia
30 March, 2021

Bone defect is a serious problem for people with diabetes after fractures, but a new technique involving 3D bioprinting .....

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Bharat Biotech ropes in its related firm
30 March, 2021

Bharat Biotech International, the company that in collaboration with select government organisations developed Covaxin, .....

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WHO report says animals likely source of
30 March, 2021

A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through anoth.....

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Coronavirus variants from Brazil, South
30 March, 2021

Variant forms of the novel coronavirus which were first reported in South Africa and Brazil are less efficiently inhibit.....

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AI used in battle against asbestos-linke
30 March, 2021

International genomics research led by the University of Leicester has used artificial intelligence (AI) to study an agg.....

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31 March, 2021

2021 Coronavirus Cases in India Live Updates: As India prepares to go for the third phase of the Covid vaccination drive.....

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Covid-19: Maharashtra reports countrys h
31 March, 2021

Maharashtra has reported the highest positivity rate of 23.44% in the country in the last one week. The average positivi.....

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31 March, 2021

Healthcare has become one of the largest sectors of the Indian economy and is expected to reach USD 372 billion in 2022,.....

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Over 6.24 crore coronavirus vaccine dose
31 March, 2021

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 6.24 crore with 12,94,979 jabs b.....

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31 March, 2021

Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the country, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday assured, "Th.....

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Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protect
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One key question is the dosage: Pfizer gave the 12-and-older participants the same dose adults receive, while testing di.....

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Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 do
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A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airpor.....

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People discharged from hospital after Covid-19 appear to have increased rates of organ damage ("multiorgan dysfunct.....

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220 ICU beds to be added in 33 private h
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the city government has issued orders to add 220 more ICU beds fo.....

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Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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03 April 2021

Since “we have to live with Covid-19”, research for developing more treatment options for infected people sh.....

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03 April 2021

Over 52,000 beneficiaries received shots on the second day of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive which wi.....

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Dutch govt temporarily halt AstraZeneca
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The Dutch government said Friday it is temporarily halting AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccinations for people under 60 foll.....

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COVID-19 second wave in India may peak b
03 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic acros.....

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05 April 2021

As many as 34,304 vaccine doses were administered across Haryana on Sunday, taking the total number of shots given so fa.....

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05 April 2021

Pune: Lockdown helps in containing the spread of coronavirus, but affects the economy adversely and hence there is a nee.....

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A possible explanation for why many cancer drugs that kill tumor cells in mouse models won't work in human trials ha.....

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Understanding itch: New insights at the
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Eczema, or atopic dermatitis (AD), is sometimes called "the itch that rashes." Often, the itch begins before t.....

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The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund), and Panacea Biotec today announced to pro.....

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Coronavirus Covid-19 second wave in India: The Covid-19 situation in India has turned grim with the country’s dail.....

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The state of Maharashtra is facing an acute crisis with a massive hike in double mutated strain of Coronavirus L452R and.....

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Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has sought approval from the domestic drug regulator Drugs Controller General o.....

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The ministry of health and family welfare on Wednesday permitted vaccination at both government and private workplaces f.....

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The United Kingdom’s drug regulator says the AstraZeneca vaccine has huge benefits but people under 30 will be off.....

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A team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside, has developed a new RNA-sequencing meth.....

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Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday said the state is working with a vision to develop basic health inf.....

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Indonesia is in talks with China to secure as many as 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to plug a gap in deliveries aft.....

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Serum Institute of India refunds South A
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  The Serum Institute of India has fully refunded South Africa for the 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, wh.....

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9 April 2021

India should have reported 320 cases of blood clot associated with administering of Covishield vaccine by now if the Eur.....

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Damage to the autism-associated gene Dyrk1a, sets off a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains, resulting in abn.....

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Johnson & Johnson is in touch with the central government to start clinical trial of its much awaited single-dose CO.....

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Following the surge in cases of Covid-19, pharma major Cadila Healthcare (Zydus Cadila) is scaling up production capacit.....

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No fresh COVID-19 case has been reported in 149 districts in a week, while eight have not registered any new infection i.....

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In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the.....

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12 April 2021

Beijing: China is considering the mixing of different COVID-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low eff.....

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Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine — this time, shots tweaked t.....

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DCGI authorises Sputnik V vaccine
13 April 2021

NEW DELHI: The Drugs Controller General of India V.G. Somani late on Monday gave emergency use license to Covid-19 vacci.....

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Vaccinated people better protected again
13 April 2021

NEW DELHI : COVID-19 vaccines protect against serious illness but transmissibility can still continue and inoculated peo.....

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Companies set to double Remdesivir outpu
13 April 2021

Even as the Centre announced a slew of measures to improve access of Covid-19 therapy, Remdesivir, major players includi.....

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RDIF expects 50 Mn doses a month of Sput
14 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said it expects over 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to be ma.....

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Co-Win portal can handle vaccination for
14 April 2021

The Co-Win vaccine registration portal can handle more users when the vaccination drive is opened to citizens under 45 y.....

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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine
14 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would work towards bringing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany'.....

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Dr Reddy to start supply of imported Spu
14 April 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories will start supplying Sputnik V vaccines imported from Russia in May and tap locally source.....

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COVID-19 pandemic a long way from over,
14 April 2021

Even though more than 780 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered globally, the pandemic is “.....

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Covid-19: Tika Utsav does not do the tri
15 April 2021

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s call for a four-day Tika Utsav where an all-out effort was to be made to vaccinate .....

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Serum - new Covid-19 vaccines yet to ge
15 April 2021

The new vaccine approval norms in the country are unlikely to speed up the launch of new Covid-19 vaccines from Serum In.....

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Russia says Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine d
15 April 2021

The developer of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine said Wednesday its jab did not cause blood clots, a potentia.....

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Coronavirus: Remdesivir no life-saving d
14 April 2021

Expressing concern over the panic created by the shortage of Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug, Maharashtra’s COVID-1.....

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With unprecedented COVID surge, Delhi su
16 April 2021

Battling the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Delhi recorded over 17,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday to becom.....

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15 April 2021

Compared to newborns conceived traditionally, newborns conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) are more likely to.....

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Virus variants inciting India 2nd surge,
16 April 2021

NEW DELHI : The second surge of COVID-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because muta.....

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Scientists identify severe asthma specie
16 April 2021

Asthma afflicts more than 300 million people worldwide. The most severe manifestation, known as non-Th2, or non-atopic c.....

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Covid-19: Delhi CM Kejriwal asks officia
16 April 2021

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked officials to prepare a plan to ensure that there is no shortage of Remd.....

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Foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines: Deci
16 April 2021

India’s drug regulator will take a decision on applications seeking approval for restricted emergency use of forei.....

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Zydus Cadila to double remdesivir produc
17 April 2021

In view of surging demand for antiviral drug Remdesivir, Ahmedabad-based pharma major Cadila Healthcare has decided to d.....

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Haffkine Biopharma gets nod to produce B
17 April 2021

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that the department of science and technology, government of .....

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Coronavirus: Delhi govt orders linking o
17 April 2021

The Delhi government has issued an order for linking of public and private sector diagnostic labs to ensure timely proce.....

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COVID-19: EU has not initiated discussio
17 April 2021

The European Union has not decided yet whether to sign new contracts for COVID-19 vaccines with AstraZeneca and Johnson .....

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1,189 samples have tested Covid positive
17 April 2021

A total of 1,189 samples have so far tested positive for variants of concern of SARS COV-2 in India, the health ministry.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin production to
19 April 2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by Septem.....

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Private sector to play vital role in COV
19 April 2021

The role of private sector would be vital as India scales up its COVID 19 vaccination drive, RS Sharma, the CEO of Natio.....

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Drugmakers slash prices of covid-19 drug
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Seven pharmaceutical companies which manufacture remdesivir in India have slashed the prices of the drug, gi.....

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COVID-19: Recommendation of 3rd booster
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : More data is needed to establish if a third anti-COVID-19 booster dose will be more effective in fighting th.....

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COVID-19: Scientists identify human gene
19 April 2021

"We wanted to gain a better understanding of the cellular response to SARS-CoV-2, including what drives a strong or.....

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Everyone above 18 can get Covid vaccine
20 April 2021

The government on Monday announced a ‘liberalised and accelerated’ Covid-19 vaccination programme beginning .....

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Second wave sees rise in oxygen usage, R
20 April 2021

Indian Council of Medical Research director general Dr Balram Bhargava said on Monday the second wave had seen oxygen us.....

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COVID-19: White House refuses to comment
20 April 2021

The White House on Monday did not respond to questions on the request by Serum Institute of India to lift export ban on .....

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New CRISPR technology offers unrivaled c
20 April 2021

In a paper published April 9, 2021, in the journal Cell, researchers at UC San Francisco and the Whitehead Institute des.....

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IOC, BPCL supply oxygen to hospitals
20 April 2021

MUMBAI : State-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has started free supply of 150 metric tonnes of oxygen to hospitals in Delhi, .....

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Govt aid will help vaccine production, s
21 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister .....

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Vaccine ramp-up: Advance of Rs 4,500 cro
21 April 2021

The Centre will release Rs 3,000 crore as advance payment to Covid-19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) and a.....

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COVID: Govt waives import duty on Remdes
21 April 2021

Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the government on Tuesday waived customs duty on Remdesivir, its raw materia.....

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Sleeping six hours or less linked to hig
21 April 2021

Middle-age adults who sleep six or fewer hours a night may be at higher risk of developing dementia in later life, a new.....

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Multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics may c
21 April 2021

Taking multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics or vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of testing positive for the novel.....

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As hospitals gasp for Oxygen amid Covid
22 April 2021

Amid reports of oxygen shortage in the country, the Centre on Wednesday said of the total 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin shows 78 perce
22 April 2021

The interim results of the Phase-3 trials for Covaxin have shown a clinical efficacy of 78% against mild, moderate and s.....

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Biological E may launch vaccine by Augus
22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Biological E Ltd is about to complete phase 1 and 2 trials of its covid-19 vaccine and is expected to launch.....

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22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd’s request for exemption from price caps for its first locally-made biodeg.....

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COVID-19: CSIR lab develops technology t
23 April 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR) Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI).....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Centre has not contrac
23 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday clarified that Serum Institute of India (SII) has not cont.....

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Undruggable cancer protein becomes drugg
23 April 2021

Inspired by a rare compound found in a shrub native to North America, Mingji Dai, professor of chemistry and a scientist.....

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Taking oxygen intermittently does not he
23 April 2021

Stating that "oxygen is like a drug" and taking it intermittently does not help, top doctors in the country hi.....

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SARS-CoV genome sequencing to be ramped
24 April 2021

The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic consortium (INSACOG) has sequenced 15,133 SARS-CoV genome from Covid positive internationa.....

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24 April 2021

The double and triple mutant strains detected in India are one and the same variant of the coronavirus, and the availabl.....

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Zydus Cadila - Virafin gets emergency us
24 April 2021

Amid a continuous spike in the number of coronavirus cases in India, Zydus Cadila’s Virafin has been granted emerg.....

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Centre installs DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen ge
24 April 2021

The Centre has decided to immediately install DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen generation plants at various state-run hospitals lik.....

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India must reduce mobility and mixing to
24 April 2021

India must control mobility and mixing to reduce a surge in infections, the World Health Organization emergencies direct.....

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UK to fly out ventilators, oxygen concen
25 April 2021

More than 600 pieces of vital medical equipment including ventilators and oxygen concentrators will be on their way to I.....

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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to ship 80 metric
26 April 2021

Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an .....

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Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI nod to extend
26 April 2021

Bharat Biotech has written to the India’s drug regulator seeking extension of the shelf-life of its indigenously d.....

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Throat spray, oral drug for malaria-arth
26 April 2021

Singapore: An antiseptic throat spray and an oral drug usually prescribed to treat malaria and arthritis have been found.....

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Molnupiravir approval sought to target e
27 April 2021

After an outcry for remdesivir, there is now yet another experimental anti-viral drug – Molnupiravir to deal with .....

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat B
27 April 2021

The central government on Monday asked the Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech to lower price of their COVID-19 vaccines .....

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Oxycon: Amid Covid-19 second wave, IISER
26 April 2021

At a time when India is witnessing an unprecedented surge in medical oxygen demand due to the deadly second wave of Covi.....

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From Remdesivir to use of oxygen to vacc
27 April 2021

India has seen a staggering rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, which has wreaked havoc on India’s healthcare in.....

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Delayed RT-PCR reports triggering Covid
27 April 2021

Lucknow: Satvik Pandey of Aliganj and his family members gave their samples for RT-PCR test but when they did not receiv.....

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Covishield, Covaxin effective against In
28 April 2021

New Delhi: Covishield and Covaxin -- the two coronavirus vaccines currently in use in India -- have efficacy against the.....

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Vital medical supplies reach India as CO
28 April 2021

Vital medical supplies began to reach India on Tuesday as hospitals starved of life-saving oxygen and beds turned away c.....

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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrator
28 April 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) will provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India which is experiencing a surge in Co.....

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India to receive first batch of Russia C
28 April 2021

MOSCOW: India will receive a first batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 on May 1, the head of the Ru.....

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Sanofi to produce Moderna coronavirus va
28 April 2021

The French pharmaceutical company Sanofi will help manufacture the Moderna coronavirus vaccine beginning in September, j.....

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Covid-19: First consignments of medical
29 April 2021

The first consignments of medical supplies from the US and Russia are expected to reach India by Thursday and the govern.....

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Serum Institute cuts vaccine price for s
29 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday a.....

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Covid testing is down by nearly 27 perce
29 April 2021

NEW DELHI: Daily testing for Covid-19 in Delhi has reduced by nearly 27% over the past two weeks. This, even as the posi.....

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Pfizer - at-home pill to cure Covid in t
29 April 2021

London: The first human trials of a single pill cure for Covid-19 are underway which, if successful, would mean Covid-19.....

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One in four people experience mild syste
29 April 2021

One in four people experience mild, short-lived systemic side effects after receiving either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca v.....

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Centre to direct states to utilise Rs 24
30 April 2021

The Centre will soon direct states to better utilise the staggering Rs 24,500 crore, lying unspent with district mineral.....

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Global community rushes medical supplies
30 April 2021

The international community on Thursday rushed much-needed medical supplies, relief materials, life-saving drugs as well.....

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AYUSH-64 drug useful in treating mild to
30 April 2021

NEW DELHI : AYUSH-64, a drug developed for curing malaria in 1980, can be useful for the treatment of asymptomatic, mild.....

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BioNTech expects Covid vaccine trial res
30 April 2021

BERLIN: BioNTech expects results by September from trials testing the COVID-19 vaccine that it and Pfizer have developed.....

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Bharat Biotech Covaxin found to neutrali
30 April 2021

The made-in India Covaxin vaccine, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, can neutralise the B1617 variant of coro.....

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Novel smell test may help diagnose COVID
01 May, 2021

A new capsule-based smell test may help in the rapid diagnosis of various diseases linked to the loss of smell such as C.....

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Anti-Covid drug Remdesivir to be strictl
01 May, 2021

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria today in a press conference said that the decision to administer Remdesivir must be taken.....

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UK finds 2 further strands of Indian var
01 May, 2021

London: UK health authorities have said that two further strands with the same “parent lineage” as the so-ca.....

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Antiviral drug Clevira repurposed for tr
01 May, 2021

Clevira, a drug primarily developed to treat dengue, has been repurposed as supportive treatment for mild to moderate Co.....

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India records over 66 lakh COVID cases i
01 May, 2021

India reported more than 66 lakh coronavirus cases in April, making it the worst month of the pandemic, and the total nu.....

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ICMR: Covaxin found to be effective agai
03 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The indigenously developed Covaxin is capable of fighting the Brazilian variant too, acco.....

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Tech Mahindra, Reagene to file patent fo
03 May, 2021

IT company Tech Mahindra is in the process of filing a patent, along with Reagene Biosciences, for a drug molecule that .....

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Could not predict exact nature of corona
01 May, 2021

A group of scientists working on mathematical models to forecast the surge of coronavirus cases said Sunday they could n.....

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Covid-19: India gets first batch of 1.5
03 May, 2021

India on Saturday received the first batch of 1,50,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine even as the country is .....

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Merck Pharma to sign licensing pacts wit
03 May, 2021

New Delhi: Drug firm MSD has decided to enter into voluntary licensing agreements for investigational oral antiviral dru.....

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UNICEF sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators t
04 May, 2021

The UN children’s agency has sent critical life-saving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic .....

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India - biggest Serum Vaccine order cove
04 May, 2021

The Narendra Modi-led federal government hasn’t placed an order larger than 110 million doses from the biggest loc.....

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SII to invest Rs 2,400 crore in Britain
04 May, 2021

LONDON: The UK and Indian governments will announce their first enhanced trade partnership on Tuesday as a precursor to .....

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Health Body Chief On Status Of Covid Var
06 May, 2021

New Delhi: The UK strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while the double mutant variant is .....

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Rational use of steroids for Covid must
06 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: While the state grapples with the unprecedented spike in Covid-19 complications, experts have warned that ram.....

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Covid-19: Canada authorizes Pfizer vacci
06 May, 2021

Canada’s health regulator has authorised Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 16, a person familiar with.....

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Department of Space has gone beyond its
07 May, 2021

The Department of Space has gone beyond its call to provide COVID-related support mainly liquid oxygen to Tamil Nadu, Ke.....

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Coronavirus: Russia authorises single-do
07 May, 2021

Russia has authorised the one-shot Sputnik Light version of its COVID-19 vaccine for use, the Russian Direct Investment .....

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Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increas
07 May, 2021

The study, published online May 6 in the journal Gut, provides more support for public health efforts that encourage peo.....

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Covid third wave inevitable in India, sa
07 May, 2021

Health experts have warned that a Covid-19 third wave is “inevitable” in India, as evidence grows that new v.....

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India to buy medical oxygen from Gulf co
08 May, 2021

NEW DELHI: India will commercially import liquid medical oxygen from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar, oil minister Dharmendr.....

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Dr Reddy - may distribute Sputnik Light
08 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The single-shot Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light, which was approved for use by Russia on Thursday, wi.....

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Covid-19: WHO approves emergency use of
08 May, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving .....

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US govt doing everything it can to help
08 May, 2021

The US government is making all the efforts to help India in this hour of crisis, a senior State Department official has.....

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WHO says rush to hospitals worsens India
08 May, 2021

India’s new coronavirus cases have stayed above 300,000 for a sixth consecutive day on Tuesday, while its armed fo.....

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Foreign aid of 6,738 O2 concentrators, 1
10 May, 2021

New Delhi: The Centre has dispatched and delivered to various states and Union Territories 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3.....

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At Rs 700-Rs 1,500, price of Covid vacci
10 May, 2021

MUMBAI: From Rs 250, the cost of vaccines in the private sector has shot up by up to six times. It now ranges from Rs 70.....

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Tech transfers, supply of materials must
10 May, 2021

Partnerships, technology transfers and supply of various critical equipment and materials which go into the production o.....

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Process for eliminating unneeded cells m
10 May, 2021

One way that organisms get rid of unneeded cells is through a process called extrusion, which allows cells to be squeeze.....

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Centre issues advisory on management of
10 May, 2021

Mucormycosis, a fungal infection being found in COVID-19 patients with uncontrolled diabetes and prolonged intensive car.....

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Novavax combined influenza/COVID-19 vacc
11 May, 2021

Novavax Inc said on Monday its combined flu and COVID-19 vaccine produced functional antibodies against influenza and th.....

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Pfizer Covid shot expanded to US childre
11 May, 2021

U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way t.....

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WHO says virus strain in India a variant
11 May, 2021

Geneva, May 10, 2021 -Schools and stores reopened in parts of Europe on Monday, easing out of months of Covid-19 lockdow.....

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Govt relaxes procurement norms for healt
11 May, 2021

With the world’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 severely straining the health system in the country, the government ha.....

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IP waiver will not lead to increased pro
11 May, 2021

Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) on Monday said waiving intellectual property rights will not le.....

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WHO warns of drug India recommends to fi
12 May, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday cautioned against the indiscriminate use of ivermectin, an anti-parasitic.....

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Covid-19: ICMR liberalises import of tes
12 May, 2021

Faced with the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the second wave and to meet the urgent need to ramp up testing, the Indian C.....

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WHO classifies triple-mutant Covid varia
12 May, 2021

A World Health Organization official said Monday it is reclassifying the highly contagious triple-mutant Covid variant s.....

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BioNTech to build mRNA manufacturing sit
12 May, 2021

BioNTech said on Monday it plans to set up a regional headquarters and build a new manufacturing site for its vaccines b.....

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Dr Reddy - inks licensing pact with Eli
12 May, 2021

Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Tuesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company to produce Bariciti.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Serum says will raise
13 May, 2021

Amid multiple states reporting a shortage of COVID-19 vaccine, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech have submitted to the .....

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Covaxin gets approval for phase II/III t
13 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Even as Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has become the first vaccine globally to get approval from US drug regulator .....

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Pharmaceutical market reports strong gro
13 May, 2021

Mumbai: India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has said that the 51.5 percent year-on-year growth in India's pharmaceut.....

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Covid-19: India fastest nation globally
13 May, 2021

India is the fastest country globally to reach the landmark of administering 17 crore doses in 114 days, Union Health Mi.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Uttarakhand to import
13 May, 2021

Uttarakhand will import 20 lakh doses of Sputnik vaccine over the next two months, officials said on Wednesday. Givin.....

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Covid-19: Peak will come, virus can agai
14 May, 2021

As the country battles the second wave of COVID-19, the government Thursday said the virus may emerge again and so prepa.....

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216 cr vaccine doses to be available in
14 May, 2021

As states grapple with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, the Centre Thursday said that over two billion doses will be .....

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Sputnik V could be available in India fr
14 May, 2021

Amid reports of the shortage of Covid-19 vaccine in various states, Sputnik vaccine has arrived in India, and "hope.....

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Megalab gets Rs 300-cr seed fund to deve
14 May, 2021

The IIT Alumni Council-founded Megalab has secured a Rs 300-crore seed funding and is developing a two-dose Ayurveda-bas.....

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Plateauing in daily new Covid cases, sli
14 May, 2021

A plateauing in daily new Covid-19 cases and a slight decline in positivity rate have been recorded in the country over .....

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Variant first detected in India is forci
15 May, 2021

British authorities said on Friday that they are considering changing vaccination protocols and rein.....

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Genetek Lifesciences to manufacture Amph
15 May, 2021

On the initiative of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Genetek Lifesciences of Wardha has received FDA approval to make Amph.....

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Will antibody cocktail help, HC asks Cen
15 May, 2021

New Delhi: One of the largest pharma companies has told the Delhi high court that a new “antibody cocktail” .....

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DRDO developed 2-DG drug could be game-c
15 May, 2021

The 2-DG drug developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) could be a game-changer in the fight.....

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Insufficient data to recommend widesprea
15 May, 2021

There isn’t enough data to back the widespread use of Ivermectin in Covid patients and it can be recommended only .....

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First batch of DRDO anti-Covid drug to b
17 May, 2021

The first batch of anti-Covid drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on Monday by defence minister Rajnath S.....

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Hester in talks with Bharat Biotech for
17 May, 2021

Hester Biosciences on Sunday said it has tied up with the Gujarat government to explore production of Covid-19 vaccine t.....

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India COVID-19 active caseload decreases
17 May, 2021

India’s COVID-19 active cases count has decreased to 36,18,458 with a net decline of 55,344 cases being recorded i.....

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Covaxin effectively neutralises all key
17 May, 2021

Indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin has been able to neutralise all key emerging variants, including the double mutant .....

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Second batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccine
17 May, 2021

The second batch of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V on Sunday landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, Sputnik V of.....

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China says it will support India, SA pro
18 May, 2021

BEIJING : China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is "supportive" of India.....

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Proteins that predict future dementia, A
18 May, 2021

The findings are based on new analyses of blood samples of over ten thousand middle-aged and elderly people -- samples t.....

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Bharat Biotech Karnataka facility will h
18 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin manufacturing facility that is under construction in Kolar district in Karnataka would have.....

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Very little of 25 percent vax quota for
18 May, 2021

The central government’s current vaccination strategy allocates 25% of doses produced in India to the private sect.....

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Miniscule bleeding, clotting events post
18 May, 2021

India has reported 26 potential cases of bleeding and clotting after administration of Covishield vaccine, a government .....

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India - Biological E. to produce Johnson
19 May, 2021

India's Biological E. will produce the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine alongside its own candidate, its manag.....

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum I.....

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Will examine data of 2-DG drug for addin
18 May, 2021

The government will consider including India’s first indigenous anti-COVID drug 2-DG in the national COVID-19 trea.....

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Rare COVID-19 response in children expla
17 May, 2021

While many children infected with the virus are asymptomatic or go undiagnosed, about one in 1,000 children experience m.....

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States given 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vials,
19 May, 2021

Nineteen oxygen generation plants, 11,325 oxygen concentrators, 15,801 oxygen cylinders and about 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vi.....

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Scientists slam WHO report, calls for fu
20 May, 2021

Geneva: A group of scientists have slammed the World Health Organisation (WHO) for their report into the origins of COVI.....

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Black fungus cases rising in Delhi, doct
20 May, 2021

NEW DELHI : Hospitals in Delhi have reported a rise in the number of black fungus cases or mucormycosis among people rec.....

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5.86 cr Covid vaccine doses to be provid
20 May, 2021

According to the advance visibility provided by the Centre to states and UTs, a total of 5.86 crore Covid vaccine doses .....

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BDR Pharma inks licensing pact with Eli
20 May, 2021

Drug firm, BDR Pharma on Wednesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company for the manufacturing a.....

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Booster effect even at six months, do no
20 May, 2021

Four to six weeks, six to eight or eight to 12? The increasing gap between two Covishield doses in India while the UK re.....

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Aerosols from Covid-19 infected person c
21 May, 2021

New Delhi, May 20 : Nasal droplets fall within 2 metres from a Covid-19 infected person and the aerosols can travel in a.....

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Gujarat declares mucormycosis an epidemi
21 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: After over 1,500 cases of mucormycosis, also identified as black fugus, across the state, Gujarat on Thursday.....

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Govt makes RAT key tool to track Covid i
21 May, 2021

New Delhi: In the wake of a second wave of Covid and the need to track the disease in rural areas with a sparser dispers.....

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New research optimizes body own immune s
21 May, 2021

A groundbreaking study led by engineering and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities shows how e.....

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US civil rights leader to urge Joe Biden
21 May, 2021

Eminent American civil rights leader Rev. Jesse L. Jackson is urging President Joe Biden to release 60 million doses of .....

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Natco initiates phase-3 clinical trials
22 May, 2021

Natco Pharma on Friday said it has initiated phase-III clinical trials of Molnupiravir capsules to evaluate its efficacy.....

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Pfizer-BioNTech pledge 2 billion doses o
22 May, 2021

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German company BioNTech pledged Friday to deliver 2 billion doses of their CO.....

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Ayurvedic medicine touted as miracle cur
22 May, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to send the Ayurvedic medicine, being touted as a miracle cure for COVID.....

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Record 20.61 lakh COVID tests done in a
22 May, 2021

More than 20.61 lakh tests for detection of COVID-19 were conducted in a span of 24 hours in the country, the highest-ev.....

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DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detectio
22 May, 2021

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit that offers res.....

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Covid-19: WHO provides over 340 MT of es
24 May, 2021

To support countries across the South-East Asia region's response to the surge in Covid-19 cases, the World Health O.....

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The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday directed authorised dealers and pharmacies selling COVID-19 medicine.....

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24 May, 2021

Two doses from either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer vaccine are over 80 per cent effective in preventing infectio.....

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25 May, 2021

Moscow: Indian biotech firm Panacea Biotec Ltd on Monday began production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covi.....

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25 May, 2021

India's Cadila Healthcare is aiming to triple monthly production of Covid-19 vaccine candidate to as many as 30 mill.....

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25 May, 2021

Drug major Glenmark Pharma on Monday said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for Icatibant Inje.....

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25 April 2021

Experts in Karnataka will study whether the rise in the Mucormycosis cases is linked to use of industrial oxygen and its.....

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25 May, 2021

After black fungus, the Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is the next cause of concern for the medi.....

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26 May, 2021

New Delhi: Trials for the third booster dose of Covaxin has begun at AIIMS. The booster shot will be administered to tho.....

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26 May, 2021

In a significant landmark, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 20 crore, the U.....

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Bharat Biotech expects EUA from WHO for
26 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said it expects approval for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin from the World Health Organisation f.....

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26 May, 2021

The Centre Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that pricing authority NPPA has initiated the process to fix a formula .....

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26 May, 2021

Moderna on Tuesday announced that various studies have shown its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 per cent effective at preventi.....

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27 May, 2021

Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in India by Biological E cannot be directly channelled to .....

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Our vaccine highly effective on COVID-19
27 May, 2021

Seeking a fast-track approval for its COVID-19 vaccine, US major Pfizer has told Indian authorities that its jab has sho.....

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UK study finds long-term lung damage aft
27 May, 2021

Researchers in the UK have identified persistent damage to lungs in COVID-19 patients at least three months after they w.....

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27 May, 2021

The United States and other countries called Tuesday for a more in-depth investigation of the pandemic origins, after an.....

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28 May, 2021

Mumbai, 27 May 2021: BDR Pharmaceutical launched BDPARIB (RUCAPARIB) to treat advanced ovarian and prostate cancers toda.....

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As soon as Pfizer indicated vaccine availability, the central government and the company started working together for th.....

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28 May, 2021

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28 May, 2021

Any significant adverse effect is unlikely if the second dose of a different COVID-19 vaccine is administered, but reach.....

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28 May, 2021

Prevention is better than cure -- but when it comes to Covid, what happens when people can't get the vaccine, don.....

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29 May, 2021

Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) anti-Covid-19 drug will be sold at Rs 990 per sachet by Dr Re.....

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29 May, 2021

AstraZeneca's top-selling Tagrisso drug has been approved for use in the European Union to treat patients with a typ.....

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29 May, 2021

The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has developed a simple and fast method of swab collect.....

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29 May, 2021

The United States and Britain are stepping up calls for the World Health Organisation to take a deeper look into the pos.....

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29 May, 2021

Singapore’s position as an important trading and logistics hub turned out to be useful for the Indian High Commiss.....

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31 May, 2021

After covering adults and children aged between 12 and 18 years under the ongoing clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccin.....

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31 May, 2021

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad has developed nanofibre-based, controlled-release oral tablets of amphoteri.....

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31 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Indian Immunologicals Ltd, a city-based facility under the National Dairy Development Board, has announced it.....

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New tool activates deep brain neurons by
31 May, 2021

Neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease and epilepsy have had some treatment success with deep brain stim.....

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31 May, 2021

New Delhi: Monoclonal antibody cocktail, used for the treatment of COVID-19, is unlikely to lead to further mutation of .....

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Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manu
01 June, 2021

The Madhya Pradesh government has given permission to the Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manufacture Amphotericin B.....

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Pune: Recovered Covid patients opting for non-urgent or elective surgeries are being asked by surgeons to go for repeat .....

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Price capping waiver to exemption from b
01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States already had been sick with a coronavirus, albeit a f.....

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Glenmark Pharma on Tuesday announced the launch of anti-epileptic drug Rufinamide tablets in the US market. Glenmark Pha.....

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Government approves four firms under PLI
02 June, 2021

The government has given approval to four waitlisted firms under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for domest.....

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Israel claims likely link between Pfizer
02 June, 2021

JERUSALEM: Israel's Health Ministry said on Tuesday it found the small number of heart inflammation cases observed m.....

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02 June, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday that it has approved China’s second COVID-19 vaccine ‘Si.....

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Eli Lilly India gets nod for emergency u
02 June, 2021

Eli Lilly and Company India on Tuesday said it has received permission for emergency use of its antibody drugs combinati.....

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Sun Pharma, Ferring Pharmaceuticals ink
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Drug major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Wednesday said it has entered into a licensing agreement with Ferring Pharma.....

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IIT MegaLab to manufacture, deliver indi
03 June, 2021

New Delhi: The IIT Alumni Council-funded Megalab on Tuesday announced plans to manufacture 200 million doses per month o.....

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03 June, 2021

BEIJING : A 41-year-old man in China's eastern province of Jiangsu has been confirmed as the first human case of inf.....

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Zydus Cadila gets tentative USFDA nod to
04 June, 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market Osimer.....

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04 June, 2021

Moscow: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) on Wednesday announced that the Ru.....

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India signs deal with domestic vaccine m
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Bengaluru: India's government said on Thursday it has inked a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 .....

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New Delhi: Some people who take the drug methotrexate to treat common immune system disorders like rheumatoid arthritis .....

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Reliance submits proposal for potential
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Reliance Industries Ltd’s R&D arm has proposed the use of Niclosamide – the drug used to treat tapeworm .....

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05 June, 2021

London: Britain's medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and Bi.....

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05 June, 2021

Confident of the availability of Covid-19 vaccines in the country, the Biden Administration has removed Defense Producti.....

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05 June, 2021

America's top infectious disease specialist, Dr Anthony Fauci on Thursday said his country is eager to involve India.....

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05 June, 2021

The surge of COVID-19 cases in the country in the last two months shows a correlation with the rise in B.1.617 variant o.....

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Serum Institute to make 3 types of Covid
07 June, 2021

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), which has been the largest producer of vaccines in India, making the Oxford-A.....

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AIIMS Delhi to start screening children
07 June, 2021

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, will start screening children for clinical trials of indigen.....

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Dr Reddys recalls 2,980 bottles of chole
07 June, 2021

New Delhi: Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories is recalling 2,980 bottles of Atorvastatin Calcium tablets in the US d.....

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07 June, 2021

A new study published in the journal Stem Cell Reports by University of Alberta researchers is shedding light on why man.....

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US to donate 750K Covid vax doses to Tai
07 June, 2021

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08 June, 2021

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday pushed guidance for doctors not to use the blood thinner heparin to treat .....

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China authorises CoronaVac Covid-19 vacc
08 June, 2021

BEIJING : China has authorised the emergency use of CoronaVac, a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, .....

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08 June, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the central government will provide free coronavirus vaccine to st.....

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08 June, 2021

A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed t.....

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08 June, 2021

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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Centre to facilitate vaccine supply to s
09 June, 2021

States and union territories would aggregate the demand of private hospitals for Covid vaccines based on which the Centr.....

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09 June, 2021

India is a strategic ally and it needs the United State’s help in its ongoing fight against COVID-19, top lawmaker.....

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09 June, 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists at Pune’s National Institute of Virology have isolated and characterised a coronavirus vari.....

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DRDO drug to cost 990/sachet
09 June, 2021

Contrary to promises that the indigenously developed Covid-19 drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) would be priced affordably t.....

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09 June, 2021

Washington: Taking two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna's mRNA-based vaccines, authorised by the Food and Dr.....

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09 June, 2021

Ocugen Inc, the US partner for Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine, has announced the payment of USD 15 million upfron.....

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WTO members to discuss patent waiver for
10 June, 2021

New Delhi: Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday agreed to hold discussions on patent waiver for Co.....

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10 June, 2021

The government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children in which Remdesi.....

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10 June, 2021

LONDON : The Delta coronavirus variant of concern, first identified in India, is believed to be 60% more transmissible t.....

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Clinical parameters of two COVID-19 patients improved significantly within 12 hours of administering monoclonal antibody.....

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11 June, 2021

American biotech company Moderna said Thursday it was asking the US Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use au.....

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11 June, 2021

Mumbai: India’s largest conglomerate Tata Group will acquire a majority stake in e-pharmacy retailer 1MG, broadeni.....

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11 June, 2021

Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has launched Posaconazole Gastro resistant tablets, used to treat black fungus, in th.....

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11 June, 2021

A group of public health experts, including doctors from AIIMS and members from the national taskforce on COVID-19, have.....

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11 June, 2021

Medtech firm Meril on Thursday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its .....

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Thailand books 20 million doses of Pfize
12 June, 2021

Bangkok: Thailand has signed a purchase order for 20 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNT.....

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12 June, 2021

Hyderabad: After licencing the process knowhow for synthesis of Covid-19 wonder drug 2-DG (2-Deoxy-D-Glucose) to Lee Pha.....

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12 June, 2021

The government Friday said there is no need to panic on the need for an immediate change in the dosage interval of Covis.....

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12 June, 2021

In the view of the US FDA rejecting emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the government Friday.....

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G7 leaders discuss Wuhan lab leak theory
14 June, 2021

World leaders gathered at the G7 Summit in Cornwall discussed the possibility that a laboratory leak in central China&rs.....

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14 June, 2021

Underlining that there is a direct link between malnutrition and diseases, India country director of UN World Food Progr.....

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14 June, 2021

Pairing sky-mapping algorithms with advanced immunofluorescence imaging of cancer biopsies, researchers at The Mark Foun.....

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India holds vaccination drive for people
14 June, 2021

Ahmedabad: Authorities in an Indian city have organised a special drive-through vaccination camp for disabled people in .....

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AstraZeneca shots should be halted for o
14 June, 2021

Countries should also avoid giving the Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine to people over 60, the head of the EU drug regula.....

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15 June, 2021

A single dose of COVID-19 vaccine is sufficient for an infected person as there was a greater antibody response when com.....

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15 June, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in .....

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15 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market epileps.....

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15 June, 2021

More than 1.40 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories to be administered.....

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India plans USD 6.8 billion program to b
17 June, 2021

India is considering offering as much as 500 billion rupees ($6.8 billion) of credit incentives to boost health care inf.....

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17 June, 2021

Pune: Forty-five-year-old Avinash was taken aback when his Covid antibody test came negative despite taking both vaccine.....

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Sputnik V pilot in final leg: Scaled up
17 June, 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories which has soft-launched Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V here has expanded the pi.....

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17 June, 2021

Cells contain machinery that duplicates DNA into a new set that goes into a newly formed cell. That same class of machin.....

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