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HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal: Encourage India's institutions to take research further to turn COVID crisis into an opportunity

From the IITs to the smallest institutions, almost everyone has innovated in some way to help the fight against COVID. This is why we need to foster research and use it indigenously for development

Published on 28th May 2020
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Confident that COVID-19 vaccine will be available by next year, says Harvard Professor

Three vaccines are showing promising results. These are from America, China and Oxford. For now, they all seem promising — may be one of them or all turn out to be effective, said the professor

Published on 27th May 2020
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WHO warns of COVID-19 'second peak' as lockdowns ease in countries around the world

The stark warning comes as countries around the world start to gradually ease lockdown restrictions, allowing shops to reopen and larger groups of people to gather

Published on 26th May 2020
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How Singapore and India are contributing to a COVID-19 vaccine race

Without a vaccine and an effective treatment, we may never get back to life as it used to be. With new cases in the US and Europe declining, they are starting to gradually re-open their economies

Published on 25th May 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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More research on lungs of deceased COVID patients may help develop vaccine: Study

There were distinctive features related to blood vessels seen in the lungs of patients who had died of COVID-19, the researchers observed

Published on 24th May 2020
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Indian Immunologicals developing COVID-19 vaccine in cross-continental collaboration

It is leading the cross-continental research collaboration in association with the Griffith University of Australia to develop a live SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine

Published on 23rd May 2020
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First COVID-19 vaccine human trial finds it is safe, induces immune response

However, the scientists, including those from the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology in China said further research is needed to confirm whether the vaccine protects against SARS-COV-2 infection

Published on 23rd May 2020
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Emergency Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by Jan-Feb 2021: Former ICMR chief

RNA is the genetic material of the viruses and messenger RNA or mRNA vaccines are fully synthetic. After knowing the target antigen's sequence, the production of a vaccine can be accelerated

Published on 21st May 2020
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Chinese government will provide $2 billion to help tackle COVID-19, says Xi Jinping

He made the announcement from Beijing on Monday via video-conference at the annual meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO)

Published on 19th May 2020
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We may never find a successful coronavirus vaccine: UK Business Secretary Alok Sharma

However, he also added that "two of the world's frontrunners to develop a vaccine is right here in the UK, at the University of Oxford and Imperial College London."

Published on 18th May 2020
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India could avoid 72 per cent of COVID-19 cases after lockdown by closing red light areas: Yale and Harvard study 

India can add 17 days of additional delay to the peak increasing hard-earned gains from the lockdown. Closing red light areas could reduce COVID-19 deaths by 63 per cent

Published on 16th May 2020
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Cats can transmit coronavirus to each other, won't show symptoms: Study

There is no evidence that cats readily transmit the virus to humans, nor are there documented cases in which humans have become ill with COVID-19 because of contact with cats

Published on 14th May 2020
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Microsoft offers grant to Shoolini University scientists for research on drugs to cure, prevent COVID-19

The team will perform much-needed screening of phytochemical constituents for anti-viral activity through interaction with COVID19 specific targets using molecular modeling studies

Published on 13th May 2020
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No guarantee of COVID-19 vaccine: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

At a press conference on Monday night, Boris Johnson referred to the part Britain was playing in looking for a valid COVID-19 vaccine

Published on 12th May 2020

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