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With such a rapid means of tackling the SARS-Cov-2 virus transmission, anti-Covid drug Molnupiravir can be a complete gamechanger in India's fight against the coronavirus disease pandemic, said the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology. (Photo via kaan_levin on Twitter)

CSIR-IICT ties up with Suven Pharma for new anti-Covid drug Molnupiravir

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 10:14 AM IST
CSIR-IICT said Molnupiravir can completely suppress Covid-19 virus transmission within 24 hours, citing a study published in the journal 'Nature Microbiology'. CSIR-NIIST is also collaborating with Suven Pharma for process technology transfer, a press release detailed.
After remdesivir, other sought-after items sold in the black market for profit are oxygen cylinders, concentrators, and flowmeters.(MINT_PRINT)
After remdesivir, other sought-after items sold in the black market for profit are oxygen cylinders, concentrators, and flowmeters.(MINT_PRINT)

Antivirals, oxygen biggest draw in Delhi's Covid black market

By Prawesh Lama, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 04:48 AM IST
  • In the last three weeks, the police have busted at least 75 cases and arrested more than 90 people who were either hoarding these items or selling them at exorbitant rates.
Potential antiviral drug identified to fight Covid-19 and future virus outbreaks(Yahoo)
Potential antiviral drug identified to fight Covid-19 and future virus outbreaks(Yahoo)

Potential antiviral drug identified to fight Covid-19 and future virus outbreaks

PTI |
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 02:07 PM IST
Given that future pandemics can be of animal origin, where animal to human and reverse spread can take place, scientists have discovered a new generation of antivirals that could play a key role in the control and treatment of important viral infections in both humans and animals
Study sheds light on how vitamins, steroids and potential antivirals might affect SARS-CoV-2 (representative image)(Unsplash)
Study sheds light on how vitamins, steroids and potential antivirals might affect SARS-CoV-2 (representative image)(Unsplash)

Vitamins and potential antivirals might be able to fight SARS-CoV-2, says study

ANI | , Bristol
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 07:48 AM IST
  • A new study done in Bristol shows how dietary supplements and compounds might be able to bind to the virus and, as a result, make it less infective.
Both Ayurveda and modern studies have proved that neem holds the cure for several diseases and health issues(Shutterstock)
Both Ayurveda and modern studies have proved that neem holds the cure for several diseases and health issues(Shutterstock)

What makes neem the all-in-one herb

Hindustan Times | By Shikha Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2018 10:54 PM IST
For anything from infection to inflammation, turn to neem
The study found that in people who suffered from severe herpes infection and were treated aggressively with antiviral drugs, the relative risk of dementia was reduced by a factor of 10.(Shutterstock)
The study found that in people who suffered from severe herpes infection and were treated aggressively with antiviral drugs, the relative risk of dementia was reduced by a factor of 10.(Shutterstock)

Herpes virus is linked to Alzheimer’s disease, here’s what can reduce dementia risk

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2018 10:59 AM IST
Herpes virus and Alzheimer’s Disease have a common link, say scientists, who also found that antivirals can reduce the risk of the neurodegenerative disease.
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