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Pandemic

Hi, Robot: Japan's android pets ease virus isolation

Tech firms in Japan are reporting huge demand for more humanlike alternatives, as people seek solace during coronavirus isolation

26 Feb 2021 11:45 AM

Ranjona Banerji | Concrete threat, but there's bignonia, and birdsong

Dehradun has no buzz. It has higgledy-piggledy growth. Almost none of it is organic

21 Feb 2021 4:37 AM

Sunanda K Datta Ray | Hope in the new dawn after ravages of 2020?

India’s rich became richer amidst the pain and penury, death and disease that marked 2020 as a year of suffering

01 Jan 2021 4:18 AM

New swine flu with 'pandemic potential' identified by China researchers

According to scientists these G4 viruses bind to receptor molecules in human cells and can replicate in outer layer of respiratory system

30 Jun 2020 2:01 PM

Poor, war-torn countries are the worst affected in this pandemic

While COVID-19 overwhelms the wealthiest nations, one could imagine its effects on countries that were struggling even without a pandemic

29 Jun 2020 4:01 PM

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India's drug regulator grants Gilead Sciences marketing authorisation for remdesivir

The approval process for remdesivir was accelerated in view of emergency situation and unmet need for medicines in light of covid19 outbreak

03 Jun 2020 11:57 AM

Merkel gives a firm 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit

US president Donald Trump had earlier suggested he will host an in-person summit of G7 leaders despite concerns over coronavirus pandemic

30 May 2020 10:33 AM

Japan to approve its first coronavirus antigen test kits

Antigen tests scan for proteins that can be found on or inside a virus

12 May 2020 1:42 PM

Panel recommends Lockdown 2.0

Report says ease curbs from April 17 before closure from May 18-31

29 Mar 2020 10:56 AM

AI could be key to containing pandemics like the novel coronavirus outbreak in the future

Several AI systems identified the first signs of the outbreak on December 30 but the extent of the severity of the disease was not known

26 Mar 2020 12:20 PM

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Signs of hope: Cell biologists report discovery of first antibody to combat Covid-19

Team of 10 researchers say: “In conclusion, this is the first report on a (human) monoclonal antibody that neutralizes SARS CoV-2.

16 Mar 2020 7:48 PM

Covid-19: Is the world ready to tackle a pandemic?

Public health officials are turning to guidelines for pandemic flu and considering school closures, telecommuting and cancelling events

26 Feb 2020 9:51 AM

Obesity increases risk of cancer in adolescents

Obesity has shifted certain cancers to younger age groups, and intensified cellular mechanisms promoting the diseases.

27 Mar 2018 12:18 PM

Global pandemic unstoppable, warn experts at Davos summit

Experts say pandemic will happen due to international travel as world marks 100 years of Spanish flu that killed 50 million.

27 Jan 2018 4:01 PM

Wikileaks Vault 7: CIA’s “Pandemic” tool now replaces files with malware

The tool is called “Pandemic,” which is capable of installing a file system filter driver on a network.

04 Jun 2017 3:32 PM

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