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White House is fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccine development: Here's how

Despite the speedier process, the likely timeline of vaccine delivery is still being pegged at 12-18 months

Published on 27th March 2020
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Meet the team of IIT Guwahati students, researchers who are developing a COVID-19 vaccine

The lab at IIT Guwahati is exploring the possibilities round cloning the immunogenic proteins of SARS-CoV-2 to be used in diagnostics and possible vaccine candidates, the institute said

Published on 26th March 2020
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International team finds almost 70 drugs that could potentially be used to treat COVID-19

Around 332 human proteins were found to interact with the SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins, the researchers, including Advait Subramanian, Srivats Venkataramanan, and Jyoti Batra, all from UCSF, said

Published on 26th March 2020
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COVID-19: Engineering student creates device that glows if user is not maintaining 'social-distance'

The device which can be worn as a pendant comes equipped with a 'hand wash reminder' feature that beeps every 30 minutes to remind the user to wash his/her hands

Published on 25th March 2020
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Battling COVID-19: IIT Roorkee students create over 1K bottles of herbal sanitiser to distribute free on campus

The herbal hand sanitiser is made of 80 per cent isopropanol/ethanol and comprises of antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory herbal ingredients

Published on 24th March 2020
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What India needs to do to deal with COVID-19: CDDEP Director Ramanan Laxminarayan gives us a fast round-up

Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer at Princeton Environmental Institute, Ramanan Laxminarayan's research deals with integration of economics and epidemiology to address global health problems

Published on 23rd March 2020
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Why children are vital to slowing the Coronavirus pandemic, explains new study

The commentary from researchers Steven L Zeichner and Andrea T Cruz, published in the journal Pediatrics, revealed a small percentage of infected children become seriously ill

Published on 20th March 2020
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Researchers in the US give first shot to person in experimental COVID-19 vaccine test

The said 'vaccine', codenamed mRNA-1273, was developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Moderna Inc

Published on 17th March 2020
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Closed colleges, online classes and Corona: What life is like for an Indian student in Italy

Varsha Kanth tells us how she has been attending webinars since the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy. Italy has the second most number of COVID-19 cases

Published on 6th March 2020
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Meet the University of Queensland researchers who're hustling hard to find a vaccine for Coronavirus

The researchers at the University of Queensland have already started working towards this. The vaccine will probably be ready for human trials in six months, if their plans work out

Published on 6th February 2020
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Public health education needs to serve the purpose: Gagandeep Kang, Scientist and Researcher

Widely known as India's 'vaccine godmother', Gagandeep feels that our education system needs to become more purposeful 

Published on 9th January 2020
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Vaccine on wheels: IIT Hyderabad launches India’s first mobile vaccination clinic in Pune 

The clinic is the brainchild of Jignesh Patel, IIT Hyderabad fellow, and has been set up together with the Gates Foundation. It aims to create awareness on immunisation and provide low-cost vaccines

Published on 20th December 2019
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Delhi BJP leader's image on school bags; Municipal Corporation issues show cause notice

The BJP leader, who has also been a former standing committee chairperson of the SDMC, however, said that he has been distributing the bags among school children for the last 10 years

Published on 24th September 2019
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Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: United Nations

Almost half of those deaths occurred during the first month of life, meaning that around 7,000 newborns still died every single day last year

Published on 19th September 2019
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Chikungunya virus linked to joint pain that persists for years after initial infection, finds US study

The disease has now been reported in more than 40 countries, and approximately 30 to 60 per cent of the people infected with the virus continue to experience joint pain for months to years

Published on 30th August 2019

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