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There was no evidence of SARS-CoV-2 transmission from humans to ferrets based on viral and antibody assays.(Unsplash)

Study shows Ferret resistance to SARS-CoV-2 infection

ANI | , New York [us]
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2021 01:39 PM IST
According to the study, 29 ferrets in one home had prolonged, direct contact and constant environmental exposure to two humans with symptomatic disease, one of whom was confirmed positive for SARS-CoV-2.
The University of Oxford study analyzed health records of 236,379 Covid-19 patients infected last year. (Unsplash)
The University of Oxford study analyzed health records of 236,379 Covid-19 patients infected last year. (Unsplash)

Covid boosts risks for mental, neurological disorders in study

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 06:20 PM IST
A third of Covid-19 survivors were diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric condition in the six months after being infected, according to the first large-scale research to compare the risks to other illnesses, including influenza.
The action comes as the European Union’s medicines regulator prepares to provide an updated assessment of the shot’s safety at about 4 p.m. Amsterdam time.(Unsplash)
The action comes as the European Union’s medicines regulator prepares to provide an updated assessment of the shot’s safety at about 4 p.m. Amsterdam time.(Unsplash)

Study of Astra vaccinations in children is paused, Oxford says

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 05:54 PM IST
Vaccinations of children in a study of the Covid-19 shot developed by AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford have been paused while the UK’s drug regulator investigates rare cases of blood clots in adults.
The new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, analyzed the electronic health records (EHRs) from 14 hospitals in the midwestern US and from 60 primary care clinics in the state of Minnesota.(Unsplash)
The new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, analyzed the electronic health records (EHRs) from 14 hospitals in the midwestern US and from 60 primary care clinics in the state of Minnesota.(Unsplash)

Covid-19 patients can be categorised into three groups, say scientists

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Covid-19 patients can be categorised into three groups, say scientists
One of these neglected diseases is Chagas disease, the leading cause of heart failure in Latin America, which is spread by "kissing bugs" carrying the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi.(Pixabay)
One of these neglected diseases is Chagas disease, the leading cause of heart failure in Latin America, which is spread by "kissing bugs" carrying the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi.(Pixabay)

Experimental therapy for parasitic heart disease may help stop Covid-19: Study

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Researchers at the University of California San Diego found that the chemical inhibitor K777 reduces the coronavirus' ability to infect cell lines by blocking human enzyme cathepsin L. Clinical trials are underway.
The study measured the filtration efficiency of submicron particles passing through a variety of different materials.(Unsplash)
The study measured the filtration efficiency of submicron particles passing through a variety of different materials.(Unsplash)

Study on Covid-19 mask finds layering, material choice matter

ANI | , Atlanta (georgia) [us]
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 01:31 PM IST
Wearing a face mask can protect yourself and others from Covid-19, but the type of material and how many fabric layers used can significantly affect exposure risk, found a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
When patients with Covid-19 arrive in emergency rooms, there are relatively few ways for doctors to predict which ones are more likely to become critically ill and require intensive care and which ones are more likely to enjoy a quick recovery.(Pixabay)
When patients with Covid-19 arrive in emergency rooms, there are relatively few ways for doctors to predict which ones are more likely to become critically ill and require intensive care and which ones are more likely to enjoy a quick recovery.(Pixabay)

Blood tests can act as early indicator of extreme Covid-19: Study

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 05:31 PM IST
A clinical report drove by the journal 'Blood Advances' has claimed that a progression of biomarkers, or organic signs, related to white platelet initiation and obesity can anticipate extreme outcomes in Covid-19 patients.
According to the researchers, including those from the University of Pittsburgh in the US, the coronavirus undergoes selective deletions in parts of its genetic sequence that encode for the shape of its spike protein.(Pixabay)
According to the researchers, including those from the University of Pittsburgh in the US, the coronavirus undergoes selective deletions in parts of its genetic sequence that encode for the shape of its spike protein.(Pixabay)

Scientists decode how coronavirus mutates, escapes antibodies

PTI | , New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 05:00 PM IST
Scientists have identified a pattern of mutations in the novel coronavirus which enable it to evade the immune system's antibodies, findings that shed light on how the virus may possibly escape existing vaccines and therapeutics.
Of the five who had delivered their babies by the time the study was published, all had antibodies, according to the Singapore Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research Network.(Pixabay)
Of the five who had delivered their babies by the time the study was published, all had antibodies, according to the Singapore Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research Network.(Pixabay)

Babies born to Covid-19 mothers have antibodies, Singapore study finds

Singapore | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2020 10:23 AM IST
All five babies born to women with Covid-19 infection during a study in Singapore have had antibodies against the virus, although the researchers said it is not yet clear what level of protection this may offer.
A separate Sanofi-led trial of Kevzara outside of the United States in hospitalized patients with severe and critical Covid-19 using a different dosing regimen is ongoing, the companies said.(REUTERS)
A separate Sanofi-led trial of Kevzara outside of the United States in hospitalized patients with severe and critical Covid-19 using a different dosing regimen is ongoing, the companies said.(REUTERS)

Regeneron, Sanofi arthritis drug fails Covid-19 study

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2020 07:51 AM IST
Other drugs in the same class, including Roche Holding AG’s Actemra, are also being studied as treatments for Covid-19.
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