Scientists develop new method to block c
17 Oct, 2020

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

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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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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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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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UK variant linked to high viral loads,
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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Delays in Genetic Sequencing Slow COVID
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Covid variant with more severity det
09 June, 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists at Pune’s National Institute of Virology have isolated and characterised a coronavirus vari.....

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Delta coronavirus variant believed to ha
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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India should brace for third Covid-19 wa
18 June, 2021

A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than.....

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Scale up health infra, speed up vaccinat
21 June, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called upon countries in its south-east Asia region to scale up public hea.....

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INSACOG sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2
28 July, 2021

New Delhi: An Indian genomics consortium has sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2 genomes out of which nearly 45,000 samples.....

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English study finds 50-60% reduced risk
04 Aug, 2021

Fully-vaccinated people have an around 50 to 60% reduced risk of infection from the Delta coronavirus variant, including.....

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Covid-19: Beyond Delta, scientists are w
09 Aug, 2021

The continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spawned a Greek alphabet of variants – a naming system used by th.....

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COVID-19: Pfizer, Moderna seen reaping b
14 Aug, 2021

Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, BioNTech and Moderna Inc are expected to reap billions of dollars from COVID-19 booster shots in .....

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UK to begin offering COVID antibody test
23 Aug, 2021

The United Kingdom will begin offering COVID-19 antibody testing to the general public in the coming week for the first .....

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