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Sep 13, 2020 20:58
Amid the rising Covid-19 cases, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray warned on Sunday that the situation is likely to become more severe in the coming days. read more
Sep 12, 2020 21:37
Good news, tweets Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla, after Astrazeneca announced it has got a go-ahead from British regulators. read more
Sep 11, 2020 05:48
Eduardo Pazuello said the decision was still under consideration, speaking by videoconference at a meeting of ACT, the global alliance to accelerate development, production and equitable access to Covid-19 tests, treatments and vaccines. read more
Sep 10, 2020 22:38
AstraZeneca’s pause of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus after the illness of a participant is a “wake-up call” but should not discourage researchers, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) chief scientist said on Thursday. read more
Sep 10, 2020 17:54
More quiet zones in high-risk indoor spaces, such as hospitals and restaurants, could help to cut coronavirus contagion risks, researchers have said, after a study showed that lowering speaking volume can reduce the spread of the disease. read more
Sep 08, 2020 11:32
SARS-CoV-2 spreads mainly through respiratory droplets -- spatters of virus-laden discharge from the mouth and nose, according to the World Health Organization. read more
Sep 07, 2020 21:00
Researchers find that after clearing in the airways, coronavirus may continue to infect and replicate in the digestive tract which may lead Covid-19 patients to have prolonged gut infection read more
Sep 07, 2020 14:42
While India develops its post-Covid-19 economic recovery plans, it must include measures to reduce air pollution. E-mobility and public transit solutions will have important roles to play read more
Sep 05, 2020 14:10
While researchers across the world are maximising efforts to come up with a vaccine for curing COVID-19, WHO’s chief scientist revealed that a global distribution for the same will not begin before the second half of 2021. read more
Sep 05, 2020 09:21
Coronavirus disease outbreak has killed nearly 870,000 people and infected more than 26 million others worldwide as well as upended hundreds of millions of lives and wreaked havoc on the global economy. read more
Sep 05, 2020 06:21
This timeline is based on the fact that Phase 3 trials of many candidate vaccines are not expected to be concluded until the end of the current year, the WHO’s chief scientist added. read more
Sep 04, 2020 15:47
“We are not expecting to see widespread vaccination until the middle of next year,” spokeswoman Margaret Harris told journalists at a briefing in Geneva. read more
Sep 04, 2020 15:37
Thursday’s report comes nearly two years after a Chinese scientist shocked the world by revealing he’d helped make the first gene-edited babies using a tool called CRISPR, which enables DNA changes or “edits” that can pass to future generations. read more
Sep 04, 2020 05:48
UNICEF’s role is part of a Covid-19 vaccine allocation plan - known as COVAX and co-led by the World Health Organization - that aims to buy and provide equitable access to the shots. So far, 76 wealthy nations committed to joining the COVAX effort. read more
Sep 03, 2020 16:56
The World Health Organization on Monday cautioned against approving a vaccine before its full risks and benefits are clear. But with the virus resurgent in Europe and continuing to spread in India and the Americas, the initial numbers will be an important early indicator. read more