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IIT Roorkee discovers chikungunya medication in tamarind seeds

Chikungunya and other alphaviruses are made of a single strand of RNA that is enveloped in a capsule. 

Published on 13th November 2018
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Born HIV positive, this 26-year-old is now a mother of two healthy children. This is her story

Proper medication and precautions can help HIV positive people have kids who aren't infected by the virus. Chitra's story tells us that

Published on 1st December 2018
Zika virus prevention

IIT-Mandi professor finds innovative method to combat Zika virus

Professor Rajanish Giri recently won the Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award for discovering how to prevent zika virus capsid folding

Published on 13th December 2018
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IIT Mandi researchers find the target protein for action of antimalarial drug against Zika Virus

The Zika virus is a mosquito-borne emerging global pathogen belonging to the flavivirus genus. Other members of this genus include dengue virus

Published on 28th January 2019
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College student in Kochi suspected to have Nipah, Kerala Govt takes precautions

According to the WHO, Nipah virus is a newly emerging disease that can be transmitted from its reservoir (natural wildlife host), the flying foxes (fruit bats), to both animals and humans

Published on 3rd June 2019
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Bengaluru doctors do their bit to spread awareness on Nipah virus, hospitals to have two beds exclusively for patients

The department has also asked the districts to furnish daily outbreak report regarding Nipah virus. It also directed the authorities concerned to sensitise health assistants and ASHA workers.

Published on 9th June 2019
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Medical authority continues vigil as more cases of H1N1 arise in Wayanad

District Medical Officer Dr R Renuka said all precautionary steps have been taken to prevent the spread of the virus infection and situation is now under the control

Published on 24th June 2019
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Medical staff help Ebola patient write exam, answer sheets photographed for evaluation

He is awaiting the results while still in isolation, where he will stay until the virus is gone from his body. He hopes to study political science at the University of Kisangani.

Published on 25th July 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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Maha Shocker: Teenage delivery boy kills roommate after petty quarrel over wet clothes

The accused Suman Paswan (18) and Virush Pawar (19) (the victim) were delivery boys at a local restaurant and were living together in a room provided by their employer

Published on 9th September 2019
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Coronavirus outbreak: All you need to know about the virus and its impact

A novel coronavirus, identified by Chinese authorities on January 7 and currently named 2019-nCoV, is a new strain that had not been previously identified in humans

Published on 24th January 2020
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This Indian student escaped China a few days before the coronavirus outbreak — but his brother is still stuck there

China has reported almost 26 coronavirus deaths. 830 people are admitted in various hospitals, after getting infected

Published on 24th January 2020
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Thousands of miles apart, Indian students in China and parents back home share the same worry  

After the coronavirus outbreak in China, we caught up with a few Indian students and their families in India

Published on 25th January 2020
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Indian student who returned from Wuhan in Ujjain hospital isolation ward for possible coronavirus infection

The student, who was residing in China's Hubei province of Wuhan, reported to be the origin of the dreaded novel Coronavirus, arrived in Ujjain on January 13

Published on 29th January 2020
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Medical students from Karnataka staying near corona outbreak epicentre finally set to return

The Department of Health and Family Welfare stated that eight new passengers are under observation for novel Coronavirus as on January 29

Published on 30th January 2020

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