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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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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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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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Survey finds most Britons reject COVID-1
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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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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India will supply coronavirus vaccines t
03 Sept, 2020

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

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04 Sept, 2020

Editing genes in human embryos could one day prevent some serious genetic disorders from being passed down — but f.....

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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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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study pause
09,Sept, 2020

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

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Scientists Identify New Way to Target So
12 Sept 2020

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

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Scientists relieved as coronavirus vacci
15 Sept, 2020

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

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Stillbirth rate rises dramatically durin
16 Sept, 2020

A slew of studies from around the world has reported a disturbing trend: since the coronavirus pandemic started, there h.....

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16 Sept, 2020

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

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Researchers highlight ‘questionabl
16 Sept, 2020

A group of researchers have expressed concern about repetitive patterns of data in a paper describing early-phase clinic.....

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Rich nations have cornered half of futur
18 Sept, 2020

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

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Oxford covid vaccine: AstraZeneca denies
18 Sept, 2020

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Flu jab 'more important than ever' this
22 Sept, 2020

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

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Novavax initiates late-stage covid-19 va
26 Sept, 2020

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

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30 Sept, 2020

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

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08 Oct, 2020

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

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08 Oct, 2020

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

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08 Oct, 2020

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

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UK to begin trials to test if BCG vaccin
12 Oct, 2020

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

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COVID research updates: Dense cities sho
12 Oct, 2020

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

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Can Vitamin D treat coronavirus? UK scie
16 Oct, 2020

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

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Long COVID 'May Be Four Syndromes'
17 Oct, 2020

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

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Treat coronavirus early to save patients
18 Oct, 2020

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

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Pan-India covid-19 genome studies sugges
18 Oct, 2020

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Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40
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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Pfizer seeks clarity on future of trials
23 Oct, 2020

Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson are seeking input from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on re.....

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Oxford covid vaccine seen effective in e
26 Oct, 2020

- The Oxford covid vaccine is considered a frontrunner in the race to Covid-19 vaccine. - The outcome of the trials is .....

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Exposure to air pollution increases Covi
27 Oct, 2020

Washington: Long-term exposure to air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of dying from COVID-19 and, for the.....

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Down Syndrome Increases COVID Death Risk
27 Oct, 2020

Adults with Down syndrome have a higher risk of being hospitalized with coronavirus and much higher risk of dying from c.....

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Novavax delays U.S. trial of COVID-19 va
28 Oct, 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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Study Shows COVID-19 May Cause Brain Agi
30 Oct, 2020

The coronavirus can affect brain functioning and cause mental decline equivalent to the brain aging by about 10 years, a.....

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New polio vaccine poised to get emergenc
02 Nov, 2020

A vaccine against a type of polio that is spreading in the Southern Hemisphere is expected to receive emergency approval.....

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Indian govt approves MoU with UK for med
05 Nov, 2020

The device can be a first-line screener prior to Carotid Ultrasound and can be operated from a non-professional too N.....

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shows avera
24 Nov, 2020

While two different dosing regimens demonstrated efficacy, no hospitalizations or severe cases of COVID-19 have been rep.....

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26 Nov 2020

The platform is planning to invest in Celon’s development of a new, state-of-the-art oral and injectable manufactu.....

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Dr Reddy’s to acquire select ant
30 Nov 2020

The acquired products will further add to company’s strong presence in the anti-allergy segment in Russia, Kazakhs.....

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Serum Institute denies side effects clai
01 Dec, 2020

After a Chennai-based man claimed that he suffered neurological and psychological side effects taking a shot of Covid-19.....

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AstraZeneca U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial
03 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc will likely get results of its U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial in late-January and could potenti.....

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04 Dec 2020

 Could vaccines play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are looking at that question mo.....

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India biggest buyer of covid-19 vaccine
05 Dec 2020

NEW DELHI : India is the largest buyer of COVID-19 vaccines in the world with 1.6 billion doses, according to a global a.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 African coronavirus variant may es
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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Vaccinated people may still transmit COV
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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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 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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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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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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UK Covid-19 variant present in 82 countr
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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Obesity may exacerbate effects of Alzhei
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Covid surge in Maharashtra and Kerala: R
24 Feb, 2021

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

There is no direct relation between the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and some other states, and the mut.....

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Bharat Biotech to provide efficacy data
24 Feb, 2021

Efficacy data of Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin that is being administered to front-line workers curre.....

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works well in bi
25 Feb, 2021

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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03 March, 2021

University of Queensland researchers have confirmed a link between depression and stomach ulcers, in the world's lar.....

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Covid-19 inoculation drive India update:
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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US export curbs can limit COVID-19 vacci
06 March, 2021

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

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Acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vacc
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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Arthritis drug Tocilizumab may improve s
12 March, 2021

A tried-and-tested drug used to treat arthritis, an inflammatory condition, also increases the survival outcomes of pati.....

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India treading on vaccine diplomacy 58 m
15 March, 2021

India treading on vaccine diplomacy! 58 million doses to 71 countries bolsters Quad vaccine initiative By: FE Online .....

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AstraZeneca vaccine: EU regulator firmly
17 March, 2021

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

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Faster spread of some Covid variants cou
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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Nasal spray to fight covid: Two countrie
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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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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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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Is Covid-19 second wave in India due to
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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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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Those discharged from hospital after Cov
01 April 2021

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

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Covid-19 waves will recur, treatment opt
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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More sunlight linked with lower COVID-19
10 April 2021

Increased exposure to the sun’s rays — specifically UVA — is associated with fewer deaths from COVID-1.....

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COVID-19 surge: Mutant strains, sluggish
12 April 2021

New Delhi: Why areIndia'sCOVID-19 cases flaring up so sharply? There are no clear answers but top scientists say the.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 80 per cent e
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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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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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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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shot f
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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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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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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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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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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No need to panic on need for immediate c
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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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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UK trial finds Regeneron anti-viral ther
17 June, 2021

A new, experimental anti-viral treatment used for some worst-affected COVID-19 patients has been found to save lives, ac.....

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Delta variant on its way to becoming dom
19 June, 2021

The COVID-19 Delta variant, which was first identified in India, is becoming the dominant variant globally because of it.....

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Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liv
19 June, 2021

Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), in collaboration with colleagues in Si.....

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Study evaluates reason behind increased
21 June, 2021

WASHINGTON : Recently a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study found that although two SARS-CoV-2 variants are associate.....

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As crowds swell, AIIMS chief warns of ea
21 June, 2021

New Delhi: A third wave of Covid-19 is inevitable and could hit the country earlier than expected, AIIMS director Dr Ran.....

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Delta variant ‘greatest threat&rsq
23 June, 2021

Speaking at a White House briefing on COVID-19 on Tuesday, Fauci said the variant, which was first identified in India, .....

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Pfizer in final stages of getting approv
24 June, 2021

New Delhi: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the "final stages" of getting approval for .....

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24 June, 2021

The Delta variant of the COVID-19, which now makes up 90 per cent of all new cases, is significantly more transmissible .....

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Novel method to accurately, quickly dete
25 June, 2021

Researchers have developed a non-invasive and low-cost method that can accurately and rapidly detect COVID-19 using samp.....

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Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine prod
29 June, 2021

A third shot of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produces a strong immune response, researchers said on Monday, a.....

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WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least
03 July 2021

Ghebreyesus called for a global effort to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September.....

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Recent evidence points to natural origin
07 July, 2021

There is no scientifically validated evidence to support the theory that the coronavirus leaked from a laboratory in Chi.....

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Covid-19 Variants AY.1 nor AY.2 is likel
15 July, 2021

Delta variant sub-lineages — AY.1 and AY.2 — are unlikely to be more transmissible than Delta said INSACOG, .....

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Alcohol drinking linked to over 62,000 n
16 July, 2021

Alcohol consumption was associated with 62,100 or five per cent of newly diagnosed cancer cases last year in India, acco.....

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Longer gap in Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vacc
26 July, 2021

The study of 503 healthcare workers published on Friday found that longer dosing intervals resulted in higher neutralisi.....

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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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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults
06 Aug, 2021

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Friday said he is hopeful that Covovax, another COVID-19 vaccine being m.....

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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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India posts 26k Covid-19 cases, lowest s
10 Aug, 2021

India reported 26,070 cases and 300 deaths on Monday, with the numbers from Assam, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh still awa.....

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COVID-19: Delta Plus variant detected in
11 Aug, 2021

The Delta Plus variant of SARS-CoV2 has been detected in 86 samples in the country so far and it has not led to any expo.....

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Clotting linked with COVID-19 vaccine ve
13 Aug, 2021

The very rare blood clots that can be caused by the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine can be aggressive and deadly .....

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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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Will focus on dealing with pandemic here
07/09/2021

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, Vikram Nath and Hima Kohli said the petitioner NGO 'Abhinav Bharat Congress'.....

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Percentage of Delta variant found in Del
10/09/2021

In the same month, the Alpha variant (B.1.1.7) constituted 2.3 per cent and rest of the variants in toto, comprised 6.8 .....

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G20 health ministers agree on vaccine co
10/09/2021

The G20 health ministers' meeting in Italy this week is focused on building on strong cooperation and collaboration .....

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UK begins trial of multivariant COVID-19
22/09/2021

The trial, involving GRT-R910, has been launched by US pharmaceutical company Gritstone in collaboration with the Univer.....

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Tiny antibodies from llamas can potentia
23/09/2021

Human antibodies have been a key treatment for serious COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, but typically need to be admi.....

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Scientists call for global targets to be
25/09/2021

Hitting targets also would reduce deaths over the coming 10 years in all world regions, but the benefits are larger in s.....

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Smoking may increase risk of COVID-19 se
29/09/2021

Studies carried out early on in the pandemic reported a lower prevalence of active smokers among people admitted to hosp.....

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Plasma therapy ‘futile’ as t
06/10/2021

Convalescent plasma therapy is “futile” as a treatment for most critically ill COVID-19 patients, according .....

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One in seven patients globally missed ca
08/10/2021

London: One in seven cancer patients around the world missed out on potentially life-saving operations during COVID-19 l.....

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High COVID-19 rate in 0-19 age group in
09/10/2021

A cross-sectional study conducted in India among COVID-19 cases has found an increased number of infections among the yo.....

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Alzheimer’s and COVID-19 share a g
09/10/2021

Scientists have identified a gene that impacts the risk of both Alzheimer’s disease and severe COVID-19, a finding.....

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Pandemic triggered 35% rise in anxiety,
11/10/2021

The first-ever global estimate of Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on mental health showed that cases of two ailments&md.....

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WHO nod boosts voices for a third Covid
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World Health Organization has recommended that all immune-compromised patients should get a third dose or booster shot o.....

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Delta subvariant will not change COVID p
20/10/2021

A subvariant of Delta that is growing in England is being monitored but is not likely to change the COVID-19 picture, Ox.....

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Agreements signed with 11 countries for
21/10/2021

The health ministry on Wednesday said India has signed agreements for mutual recognition of nationally or WHO recognised.....

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U.S. FDA clears Moderna, J&J COVID-19 bo
21/10/2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna Inc (M.....

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Engineers Grow Pancreatic Organoids That
22/10/2021

MIT engineers, in collaboration with scientists at Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, have developed a new way to .....

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COVID-19 vaccines not linked to pregnanc
23/10/2021

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corr.....

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Big new Covid wave unlikely but too earl
23/10/2021

India is unlikely to see a Covid wave like the devastating second one unless there is a new immune escaping variant but .....

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U.S. FDA advisers back Pfizer/BioNTech C
27/10/2021

An expert panel on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to recommend the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorize the Pfizer .....

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Serum Institute seeks DCGI nod for Covid
30/10/2021

The Serum Institute of India on Friday sought permission from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to manufactur.....

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UK to add Indias Covaxin to approved lis
09/11/2021

The UK government has said that India’s Covaxin will be added to its list of approved COVID-19 vaccines for intern.....

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Analysis: COVID-19 pills are coming, but
09/11/2021

Oral antiviral pills from Merck & Co (MRK.N) and Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)/BioNTech SE have been shown to significantly blu.....

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Covid-19: Why is Europe witnessing a res
24/11/2021

Covid-19 cases are ringing alarm bells in Europe yet again calling for the authorities to re-impose restrictions nationw.....

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South African scientists detect new viru
26/11/2021

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number .....

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UK raises alarm over new COVID variant w
26/11/2021

Britain on Thursday said it was concerned by a newly identified coronavirus variant spreading in South Africa that might.....

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Nepal sends 750 samples to UK for gene s
29/11/2021

Nepal on Sunday sent some 750 samples for gene sequencing to the UK to find out whether the new omicron variant of the c.....

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Omicron India: Punjab govt strict monito
30/11/2021

Amid a worldwide scare against the latest coronavirus variant Omicron, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister O P Soni on Monday o.....

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Serum Institute seeks DCGIs approval for
02/12/2021

Serum Institute of India has sought from India’s drug regulator approval for Covishield as a booster dose citing a.....

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UK PM Boris Johnson moves to Plan B COVI
09/12/2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday announced tougher measures such as work from home where possible, expa.....

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COVID-19: Booster dose effective against
11/12/2021

A third booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine provides 70-75 per cent protection against symptomatic infection from the Omicr.....

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UK could face major Omicron wave from Ja
11/12/2021

The UK could face a “large wave” of Omicron infections from January next year if restrictions on social gath.....

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Booster increases antibodies, improves p
12/12/2021

A booster dose against COVID-19 increases the amount of circulating antibodies and is shown to increase protection from .....

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COVID-19: Omicron could cause up to 75,0
14/12/2021

The Omicron variant of coronavirus could cause between 25,000 and 75,000 COVID-19 related deaths in the UK by April next.....

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Covid-19: Eight new Omicron cases take M
15/12/2021

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported eight new cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, taking the state’s tally to 28.....

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Omicron cases doubling in 1.5 to 3 days
19/12/2021

The Omicron coronavirus variant has been reported in 89 countries and the number of cases is doubling in 1.5 to 3 days i.....

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UK researchers developing new COVID-19 v
20/12/2021

Researchers in the UK are using new ways to rapidly develop and mass manufacture mRNA vaccines and therapeutics at low c.....

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Daily Omicron cases in the UK triple to
20/12/2021

More than 10,000 new Omicron cases have been reported in the UK in the highest daily surge so far, as the number of over.....

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No clear evidence yet on Omicron’s
21/12/2021

There is no clear evidence yet on the transmissibility, immune evasion or severity of Omicron in India, said Indian SARS.....

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Madhya Pradesh: Night curfew imposed ami
24/12/2021

Amid growing concern over the new coronavirus variant Omicron, the Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday imposed a night.....

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Of 183 Omicron cases analysed, 87 were f
25/12/2021

Of the 358 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus reported in India so far, 183 were analysed and it was found that.....

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Omicron ICU pattern better than Delta va
04/01/2022

Omicron is producing a more hopeful pattern to the previously dominant Delta variant of COVID-19 in terms of numbers of .....

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India witnessing exponential rise in no.
06/01/2022

India is seeing an exponential rise in the number of coronavirus cases, which is believed to be driven by its Omicron va.....

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Molnupiravir not to be included in COVID
12/01/2022

The ICMR’s National Task Force for COVID-19 has decided against including antiviral drug Molnupiravir in the Clini.....

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Omicron sub-lineage BA.2 variant under i
22/01/2022

The UK health authorities on Friday said they will be conducting further analysis into a sub-lineage of the Omicron vari.....

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Immune response induced by Omicron effec
27/01/2022

An ICMR study has demonstrated that individuals infected with Omicron have significant immune response which could neutr.....

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Explained-Scientists on alert over risin
31/01/2022

The highly transmissible Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – the most common form of which is known as BA.1 .....

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UK expands COVID vaccines to at-risk 5 t
31/01/2022

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) on Sunday expanded its COVID-19 vaccination programme to cover vulnerable c.....

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Explained-Scientists on alert over risin
01/02/2022

The highly transmissible Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – the most common form of which is known as BA.1 .....

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COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to chi
03/02/2022

Reluctance or refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19 infection may be associated with traumatic events in childhood, suc.....

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Low-cost blood thinning drug may potenti
08/02/2022

A widely available and affordable blood thinning drug, heparin, limits lung damage when inhaled by COVID-19 patients, an.....

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Omicron subvariant BA.2 may cause severe
19/02/2022

The BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus variant is not only faster at spreading, but may also cause more severe d.....

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Can Omicron sub-variant BA.2 cause sever
23/02/2022

Even when Covid cases from the Omicron variant are declining in India, experts are closely monitoring its BA.2 lineage a.....

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Govt allows some exemptions in Covid-19
01/03/2022

Indians being evacuated from Ukraine have been exempted from pre-boarding RT-PCR test, providing Covid vaccination certi.....

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Covid infected people may have different
03/03/2022

People suffering from COVID-19 may have several variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus hidden away from the immune system in d.....

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Almost a third of people report lingerin
05/03/2022

Almost a third of people report at least one ongoing symptom between 6 and 12 months after their coronavirus infection, .....

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UK scientists identify genetic factors b
08/03/2022

Scientists in the UK have identified some genetic factors that make certain people suffer severe symptoms from COVID-19 .....

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Even mild Covid infection can cause brai
09/03/2022

Even mild infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can lead to shrinkage in brain areas related to sme.....

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Covid-19 is impacting your brain! Study
09/03/2022

According to a study published in the journal Nature that is believed to be the largest of its kind. It is found that th.....

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WHO says it advised Ukraine to destroy p
11//03/2022

The World Health Organization advised Ukraine to destroy high-threat pathogens housed in the country's public health.....

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Factbox: Bird flu spreads on U.S. poultr
11/03/2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported outbreaks of a highly lethal type of bird flu in commercial flocks in Maryla.....

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Destroy pathogens in health labs to prev
12/03/2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised Ukraine to destroy all high-threat pathogens housed in public health lab.....

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Severe COVID-19 linked with long-term me
16/03/2022

Serious COVID-19 illness is associated with an increased risk of long-term adverse mental health outcomes, according to .....

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Neurological problems no higher after va
19/03/2022

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corr.....

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Fourth Covid wave? US-based epidemiologi
24/03/2022

As state authorities are scaling down the pandemic by taking back restrictions and allowing free movement, a US-based ep.....

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Explainer: Omicron 'stealth' COVID varia
30/03/2022

A sub-variant of the highly transmissible Omicron version of coronavirus known as BA.2 is now dominant worldwide, prompt.....

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Shanghai asks entire city to self-test f
04/04/2022

Shanghai on Sunday ordered its 26 million residents to undergo two more rounds of tests for COVID-19 as public anger gro.....

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Scientific evidence so far does not indi
07/04/2022

INSACOG experts are conducting genomic analysis of a coronavirus case reported as that of the highly transmissible XE va.....

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COVID case rates hit new high for Englan
08/04/2022

Coronavirus infections in England climbed to a new record high with one in 16 or 6.37 per cent testing positive for COVI.....

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Latest Omicron strain unlikely to cause
09/04/2022

The latest coronavirus variant dubbed Omicron XE is more contagious than previous ones, but it is unlikely to cause a ne.....

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One lakh excess premature deaths linked
12/04/2022

Exposure to air pollution has been linked to 100,000 excess premature deaths in the Indian cities of Mumbai, Bangalore, .....

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WHO says it is analysing two new Omicron
12/04/2022

The World Health Organization said on Monday it is tracking a few dozen cases of two new sub-variants of the highly tran.....

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No one safe until all vaccinated for Cov
22/04/2022

Vaccine inequity remains an issue both within India, where less than 2 per cent of the population has received a Covid b.....

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‘Eliminator’ countries with
28/04/2022

Countries that attempted to control COVID-19 transmission with stricter public restrictions had worse mental health outc.....

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AstraZeneca Covid booster shot effective
06/05/2022

The third dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is effective against symptomatic disease and hospitalisation, offering pr.....

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Diabetes almost doubles risk of death fr
12/05/2022

People with diabetes were almost twice as likely to die with COVID-19 and nearly three times as likely to be critically .....

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Fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose provides st
12/05/2022

A fourth dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is safe and boosts antibody levels, even higher than that of a t.....

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Covid-19: Estrogen treatment linked with
18/05/2022

Receiving hormone replacement therapy within six months of a recorded diagnosis of COVID-19 was associated with a reduct.....

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Monkeypox Outbreak Highlights: Israel re
23/05/2022

The world is in the third year of the pandemic and the World Health Organisation has already predicted an outbreak of an.....

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WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to
25/05/2022

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to be confirmed by the U.N. health agency’s member cou.....

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Monkeypox not as contagious as COVID-19:
27/05/2022

Amid the Monkeypox outbreak which has been reported in nearly 20 countries, no suspected cases of the disease have been .....

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Monkeypox presents moderate risk to publ
30/05/2022

The World Health Organization said on Sunday that monkey pox constitutes a "moderate risk" to overall public h.....

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Monkeypox detected in 23 countries, over
31/05/2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed on Sunday that Monkeypox has been detected in 23 countries so far and epid.....

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Researchers: Breast cancer drug could he
06/06/2022

For the first time, a drug targeting a protein that drives breast cancer growth has been shown to work against tumours w.....

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Venezuela confirms first case of monkeyp
13/06/2022

The Venezuelan government said on Sunday it had recorded its first case of monkeypox in a man who entered the country th.....

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Monkeypox DNA found in semen in handful
14/06/2022

Fragments of the monkeypox virus have been detected in semen in a handful of patients in Italy, raising questions over w.....

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Omicron less likely to cause long COVID
17/6/2022

The Omicron variant of coronavirus is less likely to cause long COVID than previous variants, according to the first pee.....

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Long COVID risk less with Omicron than D
18/06/2022

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is less likely to cause long COVID risk than the Delta variant, new research in the UK h.....

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Omicron less likely to cause Long COVID
22/06/2022

The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is less likely to cause long COVID than the Delta strain, according to a stu.....

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Typhoid-causing bacteria have become inc
23/06/2022

Bacteria causing Typhoid fever are becoming increasingly resistant to some of the most important antibiotics for human h.....

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Over 42 lakh deaths in India prevented b
24/06/2022

COVID-19 vaccines prevented over 42 lakh potential deaths in India in 2021, according to a modelling study published in .....

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COVID-19 vaccine protects people of all
02/07/2022

COVID-19 vaccines greatly reduced the number of cases of severe COVID-19 for everyone regardless of their body size, acc.....

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Japan warns of swiftly rising COVID case
14/07/2022

Japan warned on Tuesday that a new wave of coronavirus cases appears to be rapidly spreading through the nation, calling.....

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Vitamin B6 supplements may reduce anxiet
20/07/2022

Taking high-dose Vitamin B6 supplements may reduce the feelings of anxiety and depression, according to a study. Scient.....

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AstraZeneca, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines of
22/07/2022

Two doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines provide high protection against severe COVID-19 up to six months after the .....

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WHO again considers declaring monkeypox
22/07/2022

As the World Health Organisation’s emergency committee convenes Thursday to consider for the second time within we.....

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Covid-19: Only 11% of 69 crore beneficia
27/07/2022

Only 11 per cent of the nearly 69 crore eligible beneficiaries aged 18 years and above taking the precaution dose of COV.....

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Current monkeypox symptoms different fro
02/08/2022

People infected with monkeypox during the ongoing global outbreak are displaying symptoms not typically associated with .....

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1 in 8 COVID-19 patients develop long-te
06/08/2022

One in eight adults who are infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience long term symptoms due to COVID-19, according to one of .....

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New Covid-like rapid test to spot cancer
08/08/2022

A team of international researchers from the UK, US and Germany, has built a new easy-to-use test that could diagnose no.....

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UK approves first COVID booster vaccine
16/08/2022

The UK has become the first country to approve a so-called “bivalent” COVID vaccine that targets both the or.....

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Britain first to approve Omicron COVID s
16/08/2022

Britain, the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine in late 2020, has now also given the first green light to a .....

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Covid patients at higher risk of psychia
19/08/2022

COVID-19 patients have an increased risk of developing some neurological and psychiatric conditions, including psychosis.....

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WHO: Monkeypox cases drop 21%, reversing
26/08/2022

The number of monkeypox cases reported globally dropped by 21% in the last week, reversing a month-long trend of rising .....

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High folic acid supplementation linked w
03/09/2022

People in the UK with folic acid prescriptions were 1.5 times more likely to get COVID-19 and 2.6 times more likely to d.....

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UK approves second bivalent booster for
05/09/2022

The UK health authorities on Saturday approved a second "bivalent" vaccine to be used as a booster vaccine to .....

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If there was SDG on COVID-19 management,
14/09/2022

India is a test case and a model for smartly using digital tools to improve development and if there was an UN-mandated .....

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Novel plastic film can kill Covid virus
15/09/2022

Scientists in the UK have developed a plastic film that can kill the SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which land on its surfac.....

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Another new COVID variant is spreading -
15/09/2022

BA.4.6, a subvariant of the omicron COVID variant which has been quickly gaining traction in the US, is now confirmed to.....

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Covid-19 infection increases risk of blo
22/09/2022

Infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus increases the risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots for at least 49 weeks.....

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New cases of severe long COVID appear to
22/09/2022

The term "long COVID" is used to describe symptoms or illness that continue for more than four weeks after a p.....

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Scientists engineer mosquitoes that can'
24/09/2022

Scientists have genetically modified mosquitoes with the ability to slow the growth of malaria-causing parasites in thei.....

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New cutting-edge tech diagnoses heart fa
26/09/2022

Scientists have developed an innovative technology that can halve the time taken to detect patients with heart failure, .....

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COVID shots linked with temporary increa
29/09/2022

COVID-19 vaccination is associated with an average increase in menstrual cycle length of less than one day, a study publ.....

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DCGI allows Serum Institute to export ma
30/09/2022

India's drug regulator has allowed the export of the first produced-in-India vaccine against malaria, developed by s.....

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Vedanta's medical arm ties up with Anuva
07/10/2022

Vedanta's BALCO Medical Centre (BMC), one of India's leading cancer hospitals, and Anuva, a genomics biotech com.....

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Symptomatic Covid infection linked with
15/10/2022

Having symptoms of COVID-19 infection is associated with poorer mental health and lower life satisfaction, according to .....

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India ranks 107 on Global Hunger Index 2
17/10/2022

 India ranked 107 out of 121 countries in the Global Hunger Index 2022 with its child wasting rate at 19.3 per cent.....

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Less than 5 hours of night sleep linked
20/10/2022

Sleeping for less than five hours in mid-to-late life is associated with the risk of developing at least two chronic dis.....

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New polio cases found in nations due to
28/10/2022

Washington: A pause in the immunisation programme at the beginning of the Covid pandemic has led to the finding of fresh.....

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Evidence updated on blood clotting side
28/10/2022

Scientists have uncovered more knowledge about the risk of developing a very rare blood clotting condition following vac.....

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Pancreatic cancer is a silent disease bu
03/11/2022

Every year, more than 10,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Unfortunately, for most of those peo.....

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India aims for greater market access for
05/11/2022

India is looking at greater market access for its pharmaceutical products in the UK as part of the proposed free trade a.....

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Lab-grown blood given to people in world
09/11/2022

Scientists in the UK have infused blood cells grown in a laboratory into people in the first such clinical trial in the .....

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High blood pressure linked to 22 per cen
12/11/2022

From early on in the pandemic it was apparent that older adults and those with underlying health problems were more like.....

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Over 1.5 million people had missed or de
15/11/2022

Over 1.5 million people in 45 high-burden countries, including India, are estimated to have had a missed or delayed tube.....

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BP drug found ineffective in 'real world
19/11/2022

 A drug used to treat high blood pressure was found to be ineffective in treating even mild COVID-19 cases, accordi.....

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Long COVID stigma may encourage people t
24/11/2022

An estimated 2.1 million people are living with long COVID in the UK alone. We recently asked 888 people in the UK with .....

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G20 Neuros want mandatory folic suppleme
30/11/2022

The Neuroscience20 or N20 Summit held along with the G20 meeting of global leaders at Bali earlier this month, wants mem.....

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India, UK scientists develop ‘smar
02/12/2022

An international team of scientists from India and the UK have developed a pioneering “smart contact lens” t.....

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Up to 11 pc of Covid cases that needed h
05/12/2022

Up to 11 per cent of Covid cases that needed hospitalisation had lung scarring which may be irreversible and could get w.....

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DCGI gives nod to SII-manufactured Ebola
09/12/2022

 India's first Ebola vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute has been approved by the Drugs Controller General .....

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AI-derived digital marker to measure cha
22/12/2022

Scientists have constructed an in silico, or computer-derived, marker for coronary artery disease (CAD) to better measur.....

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Molnupiravir does not cut deaths in high
24/12/2022

Using the antiviral drug molnupiravir does not decrease deaths or hospital admissions among Covid-19 patients who are va.....

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Fourth Covid vaccine dose unwarranted ri
29/12/2022

Several countries are administering a third and even fourth COVID booster shot but India, where many fully vaccinated in.....

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Physical activity linked with reduced de
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Scientists have found that physical activity interventions were associated with significant reductions in depressive sym.....

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Does COVID really damage your immune sys
23/01/2023

Manchester: Over the past month or two, many northern hemisphere countries including the US and the UK have seen a large.....

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Structure of 'live' virus successfully r
24/01/2023

A researcher has created the first ever computer reconstruction of a virus, including its complete native genome, accord.....

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