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SARS-CoV-2 virus

COVID-19 genetic risk variant protects against HIV, says study

The study was published in 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' (PNAS)

27 Feb 2022 1:08 PM

Drug that may treat serious COVID-19 complication in children identified

The drug larazotide acetate was administered to four extremely ill children ages 3 to 17

24 Feb 2022 12:18 PM

SARS-CoV-2 can damage heart blood vessels without infecting them: Study

The research indicates blocking antibodies could represent a new treatment to alleviate cardiovascular complications

22 Feb 2022 3:52 PM

New antibody helps block Covid transmission in cells: Study

The antibody, FuG1, targets the enzyme furin, which the virus uses for its efficient chain of infections in human cells

14 Feb 2022 3:45 PM

New low-cost coating for fabrics can kill Covid virus: Study

The coating may be used in future to develop an antiviral spray for fabrics

11 Feb 2022 12:49 PM

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Vaccine protection better maintained against severe COVID-19: Lancet study

Researchers noted that the protection wanes at different speeds depending on the type of vaccine used

08 Feb 2022 2:26 PM

Rosemary compound may block COVID-19 infection, early study suggests

The research found that the compound can block the interaction between the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and the receptor protein ACE2

02 Feb 2022 12:58 PM

Covid may remain active, transmissible for longer than recommended quarantine period

The researchers wanted to know if a period of 14 days was really long enough for the virus to stop being detectable

31 Jan 2022 12:43 PM

Nano bubbles could treat, prevent current and future strains of SARS-CoV-2: Study

The study is the first to show evACE2 proteins are capable of fighting the new SARS-CoV-2 variants

24 Jan 2022 12:24 PM

Likely order of Covid symptoms depends on coronavirus variant: Study

The study used modelling approach to predict symptom order in a set of 373,883 cases in the US

21 Dec 2021 11:43 AM

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The older you are, the more Covid antibodies you have, study finds

Researchers observed that those who received Pfizer BioNTech or AstraZeneca vaccine had antibody levels higher than infected individuals

09 Nov 2021 2:09 PM

New drug combination found effective against coronavirus infection: Study

Early test results found that the combined use of nafamostat and Pegasys meets all availability and efficacy requirements

01 Oct 2021 12:17 PM

New Covid variant, C.1.2, may be more infectious, evade vaccine protection: Study

The new variant has more mutations than other variants of concern (VOCs) or variants of interest (VOIs)

30 Aug 2021 2:53 PM

Old people more susceptible to Covid variants, even if vaccinated, says study

The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

22 Jul 2021 9:22 AM

AA Edit | With crores vulnerable, vaccines key to safety

The survey was held among 28,975 people in 70 districts in 20 states in June and July this year

22 Jul 2021 1:03 AM

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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

How bats carry coronavirus without getting sick

Stresses on bats, such as wet markets, other diseases, and habitat loss, may have a role in coronavirus spilling over to other species

07 May 2020 4:12 PM

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