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New post-infection treatment for COVID-19 identified

The research team modified GC376 using a tool called deuteration to test its efficacy against SARS-CoV-2

05 Jul 2021 12:58 PM

Large-scale drug analysis reveals potential new COVID-19 antivirals

While COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out, there are still few drug options that can be used to treat patients with the virus

04 Jul 2021 9:16 AM

Delta variant is dangerous and is continuing to evolve and mutate: WHO chief

Delta variant is expected to rapidly outcompete other variants and become the dominant variant over the coming months

03 Jul 2021 11:07 AM

Final analysis of Covaxin efficacy out; 65.2 per cent effective against Delta

The efficacy analysis demonstrates Covaxin to be 93.4 per cent effective against severe symptomatic COVID-19 cases

03 Jul 2021 10:50 AM

Will one dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine protect me?

There’s a concern the shots eventually might lose their effectiveness if variants evolve enough

02 Jul 2021 1:02 PM

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Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine shows promising signs against Delta variant

According to the company report, the vaccine generated strong, persistent activity against the Delta variant

02 Jul 2021 9:17 AM

Novel face mask developed by MIT, Harvard can detect COVID-19 infection

The mask design has embedded tiny, disposable sensors that can be fitted into other face masks

01 Jul 2021 8:02 AM

Covaxin neutralises both Alpha, Delta variants of Covid-19: US top health institute

COVAXIN comprises a disabled form of SARS-CoV-2 that cannot replicate but still stimulates the immune system to make antibodies

30 Jun 2021 8:01 AM

Oxford study says mixing COVID-19 vaccines gives good protection

The University of Oxford is leading the Com-COV study, run by the National Immunisation Schedule Evaluation Consortium

29 Jun 2021 8:55 AM

Current Covid vaccines may be less effective against Beta variant: Study

Spike proteins enable the virus to attach to and enter our cells, and all current vaccines are directed against them

28 Jun 2021 1:06 PM

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Scientists use NASA satellite data to track ocean microplastics from space

These small flecks of plastic are harmful to marine organisms and ecosystems

27 Jun 2021 10:18 AM

Delta the 'most transmissible' of variants identified so far, spreading rapidly among unvaccinated populations: WHO chief

Delta, now reported in 85 countries globally, continues to be reported in new countries across all WHO Regions

26 Jun 2021 11:45 AM

Sputnik V is safest among all Covid vaccines, no deaths recorded: Buenos Aires study

The study showed that the Events Supposedly Attributable to Vaccination or Immunization (ESAVI) were mostly mild

25 Jun 2021 1:11 PM

What should I know about the delta variant?

Experts say the delta variant spreads more easily because of mutations

24 Jun 2021 11:30 AM

US warns Pfizer, Moderna vaccine recipients to watch for enlarged heart symptoms

The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to add similar warnings accompanying both vaccines

24 Jun 2021 7:53 AM

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Pfizer, Moderna covid vaccines don't lower sperm count, study says

The participants were pre-screened to ensure they had no underlying fertility issues

18 Jun 2021 4:07 PM

Covishield produced more antibodies than Covaxin, says preliminary study

The study is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed

07 Jun 2021 1:14 PM

Origins of SARS-CoV-2: Why the lab-leak idea is being considered again

Although there may be benefits to gain-of-function experiments, there are also risks

07 Jun 2021 12:57 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

Black fungus patients do not require treatment for Covid-19

Those who are testing positive for Covid-19 with black fungus infection are sent to Gandhi Hospital

25 May 2021 9:34 AM

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