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Young kids could spread COVID-19 as much as older children, adults: Study 

The findings, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, shed light on the possibility that the youngest children transmit the virus as much as other age groups

Published on 31st July 2020
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This technique could speed up COVID-19 testing, say scientists from Germany

The researchers noted that quantitative RT-PCR can successfully detect viral RNA but requires expensive machinery and chemical reagents that can sometimes be in short supply

Published on 28th July 2020
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Moderna begins phase-3 clinical trial of COVID vaccine in the US

The phase-3 trial, which will be conducted at the US clinical research sites, will include 30,000 participants who do not have Covid-19

Published on 28th July 2020
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COVID-19 patients who smoke, vape are at higher risk than others: Study

"COVID-19 seems to have this ability to increase the risk for blood coagulation, as does smoke," Luca Cucullo, lead researcher, said. "This may ultimately translate in higher risk for stroke."

Published on 26th July 2020
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What will it take to make an effective COVID-19 vaccine?

Both types of methods can be time-consuming, and traditional approaches are potentially dangerous because companies need to grow large amounts of virus

Published on 24th July 2020
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Researchers develop new tools to rapidly test COVID-19 antibodies

According to the study, the research team developed a number of safer, surrogate viruses that can be used in place of COVID-19 to test the neutralising activity of antibodies

Published on 22nd July 2020
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COVID-19 vaccine likely by end of this year or early next year: AIIMS Doctor

AIIMS Ethics Committee on Saturday gave its approval for conducting the human clinical trial of the indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin

Published on 21st July 2020
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Draw up immunisation strategy right now for COVID-19 vaccine: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

If the Bharat Biotech vaccine, or Zydus Cadila vaccine starts showing good, promising results, we could also have it (vaccine) by the end of the year, Mazumdar-Shaw said

Published on 20th July 2020
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This Australia university just developed a 20-minute COVID-19 blood test

The test requires 25 microliters of plasma from blood samples and positive COVID-19 cases will cause agglutination or clustering of the red blood cells, which is easily identifiable to the naked eye

Published on 20th July 2020
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Usable COVID-19 vaccine only after 2020: IMA Board of Hospitals Chairman

Dr Monga further added that for developing a vaccine there are multiple stages and steps. "Developing a vaccine is not a political decision, it involves a lot of steps and procedures," he said

Published on 19th July 2020
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Turmeric compound could kill alpha-level coronavirus TGEV found in piglets

TGEV is highly infectious and is invariably fatal in piglets younger than two weeks, thus posing a major threat to the global swine industry

Published on 19th July 2020
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India cross 10.77 lakh mark, close to 39k people test positive for Coronavirus in 24 hours

For 17 of the last 20 days, including 11 in a row now, the number of people recovering from Covid in Delhi has remained higher than newly detected infections

Published on 19th July 2020
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Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for severe influenza, COVID-19

Multiple studies have shown that obesity is associated with increased severity of influenza A, higher viral titers in exhaled breath and prolonged transmission of the virus

Published on 16th July 2020
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Learning English: What do words like 'fast-track', 'backtrack', 'back-pedal' mean?

To ‘fast-track’ means to accelerate or speed up the progress of something. The other words that can be used instead of ‘fast-track’ include hasten, quicken, rush and expedite

Published on 11th July 2020
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EU adopts regulation to allow quick development of COVID-19 vaccine

The regulation that allows temporary derogation from certain rules for clinical trials was approved on Friday by 505 votes in favour, 67 against and 109 abstentions following an urgent debate 

Published on 11th July 2020

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