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

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

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

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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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26 Aug, 2020

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

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

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2 Sept, 2020

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

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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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Coronavirus research updates: Surprise!
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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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Scientists publish images of coronavirus
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WASHINGTON: Scientists have produced images of the novel coronavirus infecting lab-grown respiratory tract cells, findin.....

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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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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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The lasting misery of coronavirus long-h
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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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22 Sept, 2020

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

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Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater.
22 Sept, 2020

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

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EPA Adds to List of Coronavirus-Fighting
22 Sept, 2020

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

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Researchers combine heat and humidity to
26 Sept, 2020

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

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Phase III trials of Sputnik V critical t
28 Sept, 2020

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

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Tests reveal silent reinfections in hosp
29 Sept, 2020

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

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30 Sept, 2020

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

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Mosquitoes cannot transmit the coronavir
02 Oct, 2020

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

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Startup bets on new coronavirus testing
02 Oct, 2020

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

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Gene mutation behind difference in COVID
02 Oct, 2020

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

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Pain relief caused by coronavirus may he
03 Oct, 2020

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

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Can cancer drugs prove helpful in treati
05 Oct, 2020

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

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07 Oct, 2020

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

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Doctors consider anti-cancer drugs as a
07 Oct, 2020

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

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COVID-19 treatment: Lilly seeks emergenc
08 Oct, 2020

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

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Virologists who discovered hepatitis C w
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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COVID + flu nasal spray vaccine set to s
09 Oct, 2020

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

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10 Oct, 2020

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12 Oct, 2020

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

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12 Oct, 2020

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

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16 Oct, 2020

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

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Scientists develop new method to block c
17 Oct, 2020

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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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18 Oct, 2020

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

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

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24 Oct, 2020

Winter is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and researchers warn that COVID-19 outbreaks are likely to get wo.....

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2 Nov, 2020

 A new study conducted by researchers at Imperial College London found the COVID-19 infection fatality ratio is abo.....

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03 Nov, 2020

Zydus’ development candidate ‘ZYIL1’ is efficacious in non-clinical animal models of inflammation, wit.....

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UK-wide study shows antibodies persist f
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A joint research team at Queen’s University Belfast studied the symptomatology of infection and the kinetics of th.....

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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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Koru Lifescience identifies drug compoun
26 Nov 2020

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Australia to undertake clinical studie
27 Nov 2020

With a $1.12 million funding, clinical studies at the University of Sydney to look at the potential of needle-free deliv.....

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How SARS-CoV-2 reaches the brain
02 Dec, 2020

Using post-mortem tissue samples, a team of researchers from Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin have stud.....

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Kidney ailment leading risk factor for c
05 Dec 2020

 An analysis of Geisinger's electronic health records has revealed chronic kidney disease to be the leading ris.....

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Researchers determine how the SARS-CoV-2
05 Dec, 2020

In a multi-group collaborative involving the National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories (NEIDL), the Center for R.....

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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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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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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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12 DEC 2020

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

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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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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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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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COVID-19 virus enters the brain, researc
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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As temperatures drop, coronavirus part
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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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
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CIPtest is a rapid point-of-care nasopharyngeal swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus a.....

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Oxygen level while walking identifies at
22 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shows 94 per ce
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Results from the primary analysis of the ongoing phase 3 clinical trial of US biotechnology company Moderna’s COVI.....

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

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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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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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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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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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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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01 Feb, 2021

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

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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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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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09 Feb, 2021

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

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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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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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Gene variant inherited from Neanderthals
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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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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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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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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Scientists identify more than 140,000 vi
24 Feb, 2021

Viruses are the most numerous biological entities on the planet. Now researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EM.....

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25 Feb, 2021

en years ago, a deadly infectious disease killed more than 36,000 Americans. The next year, it killed another 12,000. Ov.....

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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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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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08 March, 2021

Washington: People who have had major sinus surgery should consult their ENT (ear, nose, throat) doctor before undergoin.....

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09 March, 2021

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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10 March, 2021

Researchers have reported an association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and airborne pollen concentrations. The global spr.....

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13 March, 2021

Patients without COVID-19 symptoms are far less likely to test positive, and unknowingly spread COVID-19 ten days after .....

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Better covid vaccines are coming, WHO&rs
16 March, 2021

New Covid-19 vaccines, including ones that don’t require needles and can be stored at room temperature, may be rea.....

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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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Ultrasound has potential to damage novel
19 March, 2021

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

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First known case of an infant with antib
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

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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Novel coronavirus circulated undetected
22 March, 2021

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Covid in Maharashtra: New strains might
06 April 2021

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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine 100 pe
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

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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28 May, 2021

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

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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DRDO anti-Covid drug priced at Rs 990 pe
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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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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US eager to involve Indian investigators
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America's top infectious disease specialist, Dr Anthony Fauci on Thursday said his country is eager to involve India.....

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B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2 drove surge
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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New study may help explain low oxygen le
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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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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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut infection r
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Washington: Taking two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna's mRNA-based vaccines, authorised by the Food and Dr.....

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Covid-19: Moderna seeks US authorization
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American biotech company Moderna said Thursday it was asking the US Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use au.....

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A group of public health experts, including doctors from AIIMS and members from the national taskforce on COVID-19, have.....

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Suven Pharma inks non-exclusive licencin
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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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Antibody test post-vax not recommended:
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Pune: Forty-five-year-old Avinash was taken aback when his Covid antibody test came negative despite taking both vaccine.....

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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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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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AHMEDABAD: Rajesh Bhatt, Ahmedabad chief fire officer, bucked the general perception that if you get infected with Covid.....

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Signs of brain inflammation found in peo
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Scientists have found signs of inflammation and neurodegeneration in the brains of individuals who died of COVID-19, sim.....

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New device can accurately distinguish SA
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Researchers have developed a tablet-sized device that can distinguish between antibodies produced in response to SARS-Co.....

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Zydus seeks nod for world-first plasmid
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Study ties milder COVID-19 symptoms to p
02 July 2021

A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder sy.....

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Prior vaccination results in less severe disease against subsequent infection provide evidence that both humoral and cel.....

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Ignite Life Science Foundation has awarded its first grant award for "pandemic preparedness" research to a tea.....

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A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder sy.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut Covid-19 ri
07 July, 2021

WASHINGTON: People who receive Covid-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna are up to 91 per cent less likely to develop the .....

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Single Dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may
15 July, 2021

A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may be enough to elicit strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus th.....

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UCL finds over 200 symptoms of long COVI
19 July, 2021

Of the diverse range of symptoms, others included: visual hallucinations, tremors, itchy skin, changes to the menstrual .....

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Azithromycin no more effective against C
20 July, 2021

LOS ANGELES: The commonly prescribed antibiotic for Covid-19, azithromycin, is no more effective than a placebo in preve.....

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67.6 pc people have COVID antibodies but
21 July, 2021

On the way forward, Bhargava highlighted the need to ensure full vaccination of all healthcare workers as soon as possib.....

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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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Early antiviral response in nose may det
27 July, 2021

The course of severe COVID-19 may be determined by the body’s antiviral response to initial infection, according t.....

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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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Hard-won gains at risk as Delta variant
31 July, 2021

The world is at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads, bu.....

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin effective again
03 Aug, 2021

Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin (BBV152) is effective against Delta Plus (AY.1) variant of the coronavirus.....

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Ministry of S&T allocated over R
04 Aug, 2021

The Ministry of Science and Technology has allocated over Rs 1,600 crore for COVID-19 related research and product devel.....

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SARS-CoV-2 antibodies remain stable or i
07 Aug, 2021

The levels of IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 remain stable, or even increase, seven months after infection, according.....

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COVID SCIENCE: Heart attack, stroke risk
07 Aug, 2021

Heart attack, stroke risks rise in COVID-19 patients COVID-19 increases patients' risks for heart attack and st.....

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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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Bharat Biotech Covid nasal vaccine gets
14 Aug, 2021

The first nasal vaccine against COVID-19, developed by Bharat Biotech, has received regulator’s nod for conducting.....

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India has done better than any country a
16 Aug, 2021

India has done better than any country in the world as regards to affordability and the reach to the people of COVID-19 .....

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Covid-19: Three strains of Delta-plus no
17 Aug, 2021

MUMBAI: Three sub-lineages of the Delta-plus variant of the Sars-Cov-2 virus are currently in circulation in the state, .....

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Vaccine nationalism could lead to increa
19 Aug, 2021

Vaccine stockpiling by nations may strongly impact global trajectories of COVID-19 case numbers, and increase the potent.....

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Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D ge
21 Aug, 2021

Indigenously developed Zydus Cadila COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D has received approval for Emergency Use Authorisation from .....

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Covid antibody that protects against bro
24 Aug, 2021

Researchers have identified an antibody that is highly protective at low doses against a wide range of variants of the S.....

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NTAGI to soon chalk out roadmap to intro
26 Aug, 2021

NTAGI Chairman Dr N K Arora said it is estimated that there are around 12 crore adolescents in the age group of 12-18 ye.....

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Half of hospitalised Covid patients have
28 Aug, 2021

Around half the people hospitalised with COVID-19 experience at least one persistent symptom up to 12 months after the i.....

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New Covid variant, C.1.2, may be more in
31 Aug, 2021

Scientists from National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequen.....

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DCGI nod to phase-I clinical trial of CO
04/09/2021

The firm is required to submit the revised clinical trial protocol for immunogenicity to be assessed on Day 42, instead .....

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu calls fo
06/09/2021

Naidu further emphasised that both medical education and treatment should be affordable and within the reach of the comm.....

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Genome sequencing lab to be set up in An
15/09/2021

The lab will also help sequence other emerging or re-emerging pathogens to understand the nature or origin of microbes a.....

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Novel coronavirus may infect a higher pr
17/09/2021

Comorbidities such as anaemia, tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus were associated with an increased risk of maternal dea.....

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Pfizer, BioNTech say trials find COVID v
21/09/2021

Children aged five to 11 years were given a two-dose regimen of 10 microgrammes (µg) administered 21 days apart, a.....

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Covid origins probe: The Lancet does U-t
21/09/2021

After facing backlash for its coverage of origins of the Covid pandemic, the much acclaimed scientific journal -- The La.....

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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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India first to develop DNA vaccine, can
27/09/2021

The "plug-and-play" technology on which the plasmid DNA platform is based can be easily adapted to deal with m.....

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