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India crosses 3 crore COVID recoveries; reports 37K new cases

This is the 34th consecutive day when India reported less than one lakh new coronavirus cases. Active cases are below 5 lakh

Published on 12th July 2021

IIT Gandhinagar develops anti-viral coating material that can be applied to any surface 

This unique material is only a few nanometres thick for which an Indian patent has also been registered. However, this coating has not yet been tested against Coronavirus

Published on 11th July 2021

What the FAQ: What are the symptoms of Zika virus, when was the first case found?

While India battles one pandemic, another virus seems to have taken people into its grasp — Zika virus. Here we explain what the symptoms are, when was the first case and more

Published on 10th July 2021

China hosted global project to look at Coronavirus in bat populations

These details are under the spotlight as a debate is emerging over the role of Wuhan Institute of Technology in the spread of Coronavirus

Published on 10th July 2021

Study suggests COVID-19 had a natural origin, was not leaked from laboratory

Amid a global debate around the origins of the deadly virus, 21 eminent scientists from universities and research institutes around the world reviewed the current scientific evidence

Published on 9th July 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Union Health Minister, Dr Bharati Pravin as MoS Health

Mandaviya's portfolio assumes utmost significance as the country is battling the coronavirus pandemic. He will also lead the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Published on 8th July 2021

With COVID restrictions relaxed, life is almost normal in Tamil Nadu

The months of May and June saw a surge in coronavirus infections after the Assembly polls in April this year and the DMK government imposed the lockdown

Published on 5th July 2021

Around 94 per cent of patients with cancer respond well to COVID vaccines, finds new study

The study, published in the journal Cancer Cell, indicated that among the 131 patients studied, 94 per cent developed antibodies to the Coronavirus

Published on 3rd July 2021

All US-authorised COVID-19 vaccines effective against Delta variant: Dr Anthony Fauci

Stressing that the science is clear, Fauci said that the best way to protect an individual against the virus and the variants is to be fully vaccinated

Published on 2nd July 2021

Delta variant threat forces US to reconsider mask mandate

Spikes in coronavirus cases are "entirely avoidable, entirely preventable" with vaccination, said Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor

Published on 1st July 2021

Why COVID infection in your pet dogs, cats may be common than thought

With pets in 40/196 households (20.4 per cent) having antibodies for the virus, the study reveals that COVID-19 is highly prevalent in pets of people who have had the disease

Published on 1st July 2021

Central government denies Dr Reddy's to conduct Phase-3 trials of Sputnik Light in India

The Russian Direct Investment Fund had earlier said that the Russian Sputnik Light Coronavirus vaccine demonstrates 78.6 per cent to 83.7 per cent efficacy among the elderly

Published on 1st July 2021

India reports less than 40,000 daily COVID cases for the first time in 102 days, recovery rate jumps to 96.87 pc

Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 47th consecutive day as 56,994 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours

Published on 29th June 2021

Now, swab samples from mobile phone screens can detect the COVID-19 virus

The new method, known as Phone Screen Testing (PoST), detected the COVID-19 virus on the phones of 81 to 100 per cent of contagious people with a high viral load

Published on 24th June 2021

Yoga Day: Grand Master Akshar's masterclass on yoga for a post-COVID situation  

Yoga’s role has become more important than ever in protecting the individual from the virus. Grand Master Akshar, Founder, Akshar Yoga tells us about the asanas that can serve us best in these times 

Published on 21st June 2021

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