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Pfizer confirms COVID pill's results, potency versus omicron

The updates come as COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalization are all rising again

15 Dec 2021 9:11 AM

Vaccines, previous infection offer 'stronger than basic' protection against Omicron

The researchers looked at 28 serum samples from patients recovering from the original strain of SARS-CoV-2

13 Dec 2021 1:10 PM

Booster increases antibodies, improves protection against Omicron: Scientists

Eminent virologist Dr Shahid Jameel said a booster shot after two doses increases the amount of circulating antibodies

12 Dec 2021 3:40 PM

Two unmanned missions to be launched before flying Gaganyaan by end of 2022: Minister

Chandrayana got delayed due to the pandemic and maybe it will be launched by next year, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said

09 Dec 2021 4:12 PM

Pfizer Covid vaccine provides partial protection against Omicron: Study

The research finding indicated that ACE2 is required for Omicron entry

08 Dec 2021 12:39 PM

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Mixing other vaccines with AstraZeneca, Pfizer jabs generates robust immune response

The Lancet study found that no safety concerns were raised in the study of 1,070 participants

07 Dec 2021 3:45 PM

NASA announces 10 latest astronaut trainees

The 2021 class was whittled down from a field of more than 12,000 applicants

07 Dec 2021 9:05 AM

Researchers develop chewing gum to reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission

If clinical trials prove that the gum is safe and effective, it could be given to patients whose infection status is unknown

06 Dec 2021 1:55 PM

Booster dose of six Covid vaccines safe, increases immunity: Lancet study

Two doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines have shown 79 per cent and 90 per cent protection

03 Dec 2021 11:53 AM

Trigger of rare blood clots linked with AstraZeneca Covid vaccine found

Researchers worked with AstraZeneca to analyse whether the ultra-rare side effect could be linked to the viral vector

02 Dec 2021 3:59 PM

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Covid long-haulers may experience abnormal breathing, chronic fatigue: Study

The researchers noted that many COVID-19 patients have reported persistent symptoms after they recover

30 Nov 2021 12:59 PM

Not yet clear if Omicron more transmissible, causes severe disease, says WHO

The WHO said all variants of COVID-19, including the Delta variant, can cause severe disease or death

29 Nov 2021 8:00 AM

Indian astronomers discover a new exoplanet and rare stars hotter than Sun

The first discovery was made by a team from Ahembdabad's Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) recently

26 Nov 2021 10:23 AM

COVID-19 vaccine gets weak antibody response in people on immunosuppressants

The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Med'

22 Nov 2021 4:39 PM

Research finds how to increase life span

The study was conducted under Professor Seung-Jae V. Lee from the Department of Biological Sciences

21 Nov 2021 2:28 PM

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Delta remains main Covid variant of concern, others negligible in sequencing data

Delta, which was first detected in India in October last year, led to the devastating second wave

11 Nov 2021 4:44 PM

COVID-19 pandemic generated 8 million tonnes of plastic waste: Study

Research found a portion of this ocean plastic debris is expected to make its way onto either beaches or the seabed within 3-4 years

10 Nov 2021 12:15 PM

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

COVID-19 AY.4.2 variant frequency too low to be of concern, says INSACOG

The INSACOG said that AY.4.2 variant of COVID-19 is less than 0.1 percent of all of all variants of concern and variant of interest

07 Nov 2021 3:25 PM

Covid vaccinated people with prior infection may have more antibodies: Study

The antibody levels were also compared at one and three months following the second dose

02 Nov 2021 12:57 PM

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