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Virus strain that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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UK children's hospital study reports surge in domestic child abuse during pandemic
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UK minister says watch Premier League from home as games resume
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COVID-19 may infect brain cells: study
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Researchers analyse genomic determinants of coronavirus pathogenicity
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Researchers identify targets for COVID-19 vaccine using cancer immunotherapy tools
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Novel coronavirus could be a hybrid of bat and pangolin viruses: study
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Seemingly recovered COVID-19 patients still have viral RNA in fecal matter: new study
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Study Reveals The Toll On Mental Health Pandemic Took On Italian Healthcare Workers
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JandK Police launches 'Corona Rath' in Pulwama to create awareness
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Study: As COVID-19 Progresses, 40% May Not Show Any Symptoms At All
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New Study Supports Theory COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus Jumped From Bats To Humans
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Speech-generated droplets and COVID-19 transmission
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57 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nepal, bringing total to 191
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Explainer: Why is the coronavirus so deadly?
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What do studies on new coronavirus mutations tell us?
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Are asymptomatic people safe?World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that people infected with the virus — SARS-Cov-2 — but not showing any symptoms, described as asymptomatic, may not pose a risk to others in transmitting..
Did WHO fail the world on COVID-19?DUBAI: In April 2004, the SARS-CoV virus escaped not once, but twice from a Chinese lab. Back then, the WHO unabashedly criticised the lab’s safeguards, or the lack of it. At that time, a 26-year-old..
Immunity to coronavirus may be far more widespread than thoughtTwo weeks ago I wrote here about a study by the La Jolla Institute for Immunology in California, which found that between 40 and 60 per cent of people who had never been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 – the..
China gets 'promising' early results from COVID-19 vaccine trialWithin two weeks of getting the vaccine, some developed so-called neutralizing antibodies, which can kill SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
NRI’s disinfectant tech gets US-FDA nod for medical useThe device — Molekule Air Pro RX — built by US firm Molekule based on technology developed by Yogi Goswami, has now been approved by the US Food and Drugs Administration (US-FDA) for medical use..
SARS antibody found to neutralise COVID-19 virusSan Francisco, May 20 (IANS) An antibody first identified in a blood sample from a patient who recovered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 has demonstrated ability to prevent..
La Gripe Española de 1918 vs COVID-19El mundo actualmente está luchando contra una pandemia global de SARS-CoV-2, el nuevo coronavirus que causa COVID-19. A día 10 de mayo de 2020, hay más de 4,000.000 de casos confirmados de COVID-19..
Government OKs indigenous antibody test to help map corona spreadThe National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune has developed and validated the indigenous IgG Elisa test ‘Covid Kavach Elisa’ for antibody detection for Covid-19. While real-time RT-PCR is the..
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What do studies on new coronavirus mutations tell us?A series of studies of the genomes of thousands of samples of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 show that it is mutating and evolving as it adapts to its human hosts.
Scientists Create Synthetic Clones Of The Novel Coronavirus In A High-Security LabScientists have created synthetic clones of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the highly infectious virus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, within the space of just one week. The synthetic clones..
Vietnam masters two Covid-19 test methodsHCMC – Vietnam has not only mastered the test that looks for genes present in the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2, but it has also succeeded in developing quick tests, heard attendees at a meeting of..
Gene therapy, select antivirals most promising for defeating COVID-19: StudyWashington, Apr 24 () Gene therapy and selected antivirals such as remdesivir are the most promising approaches in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, according to a review of studies. The study,..
Coronavirus man-made in Wuhan lab: Nobel laureateCreating a scientific firestorm across the world, French virologist and medicine Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier has claimed that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that led to the global pandemic, is “man-made”..
3,35,123 tests conducted for coronavirus; 14,098 found COVID-19 positive till April 17: ICMRThe council also said that a total of 31,083 samples were reported on Friday for testing, out of which 1,443 tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.
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Coronavirus has spread to 30% of India's districtsManaging Covid-19 will be more challenging for authorities as SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing it, has spread to 30% of the country’s districts. Union ministry of health data shows that the government..
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China asks India to review measures taken in backdrop of Coronavirus outbreakIn a revised travel advisory regarding the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, India's health ministry had advised citizens to refrain from travelling to China.
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Indians evacuated from Wuhan to be discharged from quarantine camps after final coronavirus test: Harsh VardhanDr Harsh Vardhan said political commitment at the highest levels of the Government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading the government's response against Novel Coronavirus.
Chipmaker Nvidia withdraws from Mobile World Congress 2020Chipmaker Nvidia Corp has now withdrawn from Mobile World Congress 2020 (MWC 2020), the telecom industry’s biggest trade show, citing the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (nCov). Nvidia joins the..
Top News of the Day | Feb 3, 2020: PM Modi targets Shaheen Bagh protests, India reports third case of coronavirus & moreIn top news of the day on Monday, February 3, 2020, PM Modi alleged that there is a political conspiracy behind the anti-CAA-NRC protests at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh. India also reported its third..
India reports third positive case of Novel Coronavirus infection, once again from KeralaThe number of deaths from the coronavirus in China has risen to 361 as of Sunday (February 2)
Wuhan Coronavirus Looks Increasingly Like a Pandemic, Experts SayRapidly rising caseloads alarm researchers, who fear the virus may make its way across the globe. But scientists cannot yet predict how many deaths may result.
Top News of the Day | Feb 2, 2020: Second Air India flight rescue 330 from China, Djokovic wins Australian Open & moreIn top news of the day on Sunday, February 2, 2020, the Novel Coronavirus outbreak scare continues to dominate headlines. Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic lifted Australian Open for the record eighth..
India's first coronavirus case confirmed in KeralaThe Union ministry of health and family welfare on Thursday said one positive case of Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) from Kerala has come to light. The patient is a student studying at Wuhan University and..
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