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SARS CoV-2

Scientists find new drug target to treat coronavirus, fight future pandemic

The latest study provides critical information that could aid drug development against future coronaviruses as well as SARS-CoV-2

08 Jul 2021 1:19 PM

Exposure to common cold virus may protect from COVID-19: Study

They found evidence of rapid growth of SARS-CoV-2 in the first few days of infection, followed by activation of the body's defences

16 Jun 2021 1:37 PM

Delta plus: New Covid variant identified, experts say no cause of concern for now

Delta plus is resistant to the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment for COVID-19 recently authorised in India

14 Jun 2021 6:11 PM

Drug that blocks multiple coronavirus variants in mice identified

The team tested a newly-developed drug molecule called diABZI, which is currently being tested in clinical trials to treat some cancers

31 May 2021 1:14 PM

New DNA vaccine for COVID-19 effective in mice, hamsters: Study

Some currently available COVID-19 vaccines rely on messenger RNA or mRNA strands

28 May 2021 1:21 PM

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India asks social media firms to remove reference to 'Indian variant' of coronavirus

Around the world, coronvirus variants have generically been referred to by doctors, health experts on the basis of where the are identified

22 May 2021 12:04 PM

AA Edit | Covid-19 Vaccine is the only silver lining

There is a silver lining in the form of expedited vaccine trials, some of which have reported progress

21 Jul 2020 5:48 PM

Genetic variation in immune system may affect COVID-19 severity: Study

Poor recognition of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, could cause a person to be more vulnerable to the virus

19 Apr 2020 1:25 PM

Six Indian pharma companies researching to develop corona vaccine

Numerous other vaccine developers have indicated plans to initiate human testing in 2020

16 Apr 2020 1:45 PM

Scientists discover six new coronaviruses in bats

Experts estimate that thousands of coronaviruses many of which have yet to be discovered are present in bats

15 Apr 2020 4:28 PM

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Frontline health workers attending to virus patients battle insomnia

The medical staff also had to wear a full array of personal protective equipment (PPE) for more than 12 hours at a time

14 Apr 2020 12:29 PM

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

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