India’s Covid tally tops 3cr, last 1cr in record 50 days. ..
Amit Bhattacharya, TNN - 23 June, 2021

India has become the second country in the world after the US to record more than 3 crore Covid-19 cases since the begin.....

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Delta variant ‘greatest threat’ to US’ COVID-19 effo ..
PTI - 23 June, 2021

Speaking at a White House briefing on COVID-19 on Tuesday, Fauci said the variant, which was first identified in India, .....

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US announces to allocate 5.5 cr doses of Covid vaccines globally; Indi ..
PTI - 23 June, 2021

Washington: The US has announced its plan to allocate 5.5 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccines to the rest of the world .....

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Authentication technology to prevent counterfeit pharma drugs : Honeyw ..
PTI - 22 June, 2021

Honeywell on Monday announced digital authentication technology for the pharmaceutical industry in response to the growi.....

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JV partnership extended for 3 years by Cadila & Bayer ..
PTI - 22 June, 2021

Cadila Healthcare and Bayer (South East Asia) have decided to extend the operations of their joint venture by three year.....

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In Uttarakhand: Ayurvedic medical doctors to prescribe allopathic medi ..
TNN - 22 June, 2021

Dehradun: Chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat and ayush minister Harak Singh Rawat, on the occasion of International Day f.....

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Record 69 lakh COVID vaccine doses administered on day one of revised ..
PTI - 22 June, 2021

More than 69 lakh vaccine doses were administered across the country till Monday evening on the first day of the revised.....

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No scientific evidence of Covid vaccination causing infertility in men ..
PTI - 22 June, 2021

The Union health ministry on Monday reiterated there is no scientific evidence of COVID-19 vaccination causing infertili.....

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Scale up health infra, speed up vaccination to prevent another Covid s ..
PTI - 21 June, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called upon countries in its south-east Asia region to scale up public hea.....

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Delta variant ability to evade antibodies could be the cause of some C ..
Parth Shastri - TNN - 21 June, 2021

AHMEDABAD: Rajesh Bhatt, Ahmedabad chief fire officer, bucked the general perception that if you get infected with Covid.....

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As crowds swell, AIIMS chief warns of early 3rd Covid wave ..
Durgesh Nandan Jha - TNN - 21 June, 2021

New Delhi: A third wave of Covid-19 is inevitable and could hit the country earlier than expected, AIIMS director Dr Ran.....

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Study evaluates reason behind increased transmission in SARS-CoV-2 var ..
ANI - 21 June, 2021

WASHINGTON : Recently a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study found that although two SARS-CoV-2 variants are associate.....

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Salt loading can help doctors use cheaper anti-mucormycosis drug ..
Umesh Isalkar - TNN - 21 June, 2021

Pune: The Joint National Task Force for Covid-19 has advised 'salt loading' as a key intervention to prevent or .....

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Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paraceta ..
Duke-NUS Medical School - 19 June, 2021

Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), in collaboration with colleagues in Si.....

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India should brace for third Covid-19 wave by October, say health expe ..
Reuters - 18 June, 2021

A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than.....

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Delta variant on its way to becoming dominant variant globally because ..
PTI - 19 June, 2021

The COVID-19 Delta variant, which was first identified in India, is becoming the dominant variant globally because of it.....

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Zydus Cadila likely to seek emergency use authorisation for its Covid ..
PTI - 19 June, 2021

Indian pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila is likely to apply to the central drugs regulator seeking emergency use authori.....

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Top government officials, leaders from industry, academicians to take ..
PTI - 19 June, 2021

Top government officials, leaders from the industry and academicians from India and the US would take part in the annual.....

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Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to be available in 9 more cities ac ..
ANI - 18 June, 2021

Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V vaccine will be available in nine more cities across India, including Bengaluru, Mumb.....

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Bharat Biotech, WHO pre-submission meeting on June 23: WHO ..
ANI - 18 June, 2021

New Delhi: Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's pre-submission meeting has been scheduled on June 23 for evaluation of t.....

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Novavax Covid-19 vaccine Covavax to launch in India by September: Sour ..
ANI - 18 June, 2021

The Serum Institute of India (SII) hopes to introduce US firm Novavax's Indian version of the Covid-19 vaccine - .....

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Pfizer, Moderna preferred 2nd dose after AstraZeneca in Canada ..
Associated Press - 18 June, 2021

Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization said Thursday people who got the AstraZeneca vaccine as their.....

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Delta Plus variant of coronavirus found in MP: officials ..
PTI - 18 June, 2021

A 65-year-old woman has tested positive for the new ‘Delta Plus’ variant of coronavirus  here, official.....

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UK trial finds Regeneron anti-viral therapy saves lives from COVID-19 ..
PTI - 17 June, 2021

A new, experimental anti-viral treatment used for some worst-affected COVID-19 patients has been found to save lives, ac.....

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New discovery shows human cells can write RNA sequences into DNA ..
Thomas Jefferson University - 17 June, 2021

Cells contain machinery that duplicates DNA into a new set that goes into a newly formed cell. That same class of machin.....

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Sputnik V pilot in final leg: Scaled up to other cities-Dr Reddy ..
PTI - 17 June, 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories which has soft-launched Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V here has expanded the pi.....

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Antibody test post-vax not recommended: ICMR-NIV ..
Umesh Isalkar - TNN - 17 June, 2021

Pune: Forty-five-year-old Avinash was taken aback when his Covid antibody test came negative despite taking both vaccine.....

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India plans USD 6.8 billion program to boost health infrastructure ..
Bloomberg - 17 June, 2021

India is considering offering as much as 500 billion rupees ($6.8 billion) of credit incentives to boost health care inf.....

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Centre to provide over 96,490 Covid vaccine doses to states, UTs in ne ..
PTI - 15 June, 2021

More than 1.40 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories to be administered.....

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Zydus Cadila gets USFDA tentative nod for epilepsy treatment drug ..
PTI - 15 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market epileps.....

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Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90% effective ..
Associated Press - 15 June, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in .....

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Single dose of COVID-19 vaccine sufficient for already infected people ..
PTI - 15 June, 2021

A single dose of COVID-19 vaccine is sufficient for an infected person as there was a greater antibody response when com.....

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AstraZeneca shots should be halted for over-60s too: EMA official ..
Reuters - 14 June, 2021

Countries should also avoid giving the Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine to people over 60, the head of the EU drug regula.....

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India holds vaccination drive for people with disabilities ..
Reuters - 14 June, 2021

Ahmedabad: Authorities in an Indian city have organised a special drive-through vaccination camp for disabled people in .....

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Astronomy meets pathology to identify predictive biomarkers for cancer ..
Johns Hopkins Medicine - 14 June, 2021

Pairing sky-mapping algorithms with advanced immunofluorescence imaging of cancer biopsies, researchers at The Mark Foun.....

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Direct link between malnutrition and diseases: UN WFP India country di ..
PTI - 14 June, 2021

Underlining that there is a direct link between malnutrition and diseases, India country director of UN World Food Progr.....

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G7 leaders discuss Wuhan lab leak theory behind COVID-19 pandemic ..
PTI - 14 June, 2021

World leaders gathered at the G7 Summit in Cornwall discussed the possibility that a laboratory leak in central China&rs.....

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US denying emergency approval to Covaxin will have no impact on our va ..
PTI - 12 June, 2021

In the view of the US FDA rejecting emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the government Friday.....

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No need to panic on need for immediate change in dosage interval of Co ..
PTI - 12 June, 2021

The government Friday said there is no need to panic on the need for an immediate change in the dosage interval of Covis.....

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Suven Pharma inks non-exclusive licencing pact with IICT, NIIST for 2- ..
Swati Bharadwaj - TNN - 12 June, 2021

Hyderabad: After licencing the process knowhow for synthesis of Covid-19 wonder drug 2-DG (2-Deoxy-D-Glucose) to Lee Pha.....

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Thailand books 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines ..
Reuters - 12 June, 2021

Bangkok: Thailand has signed a purchase order for 20 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNT.....

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Meril receives nod from ICMR for its indigenous COVID-19 self-test kit ..
PTI - 11 June, 2021

Medtech firm Meril on Thursday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its .....

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Unplanned vaccination can promote mutant strains: Health experts in re ..
PTI - 11 June, 2021

A group of public health experts, including doctors from AIIMS and members from the national taskforce on COVID-19, have.....

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Mankind Pharma launches drug to treat black fungus ..
PTI - 11 June, 2021

Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has launched Posaconazole Gastro resistant tablets, used to treat black fungus, in th.....

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Tatas to buy 51percent in 1MG for USD 230mn ..
Reeba Zachariah, TNN - 11 June, 2021

Mumbai: India’s largest conglomerate Tata Group will acquire a majority stake in e-pharmacy retailer 1MG, broadeni.....

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Covid-19: Moderna seeks US authorization for vaccine in teens ..
AFP - 11 June, 2021

American biotech company Moderna said Thursday it was asking the US Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use au.....

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Monoclonal antibody therapy improved parameters in 2 Covid patients wi ..
PTI - 10 June, 2021

Clinical parameters of two COVID-19 patients improved significantly within 12 hours of administering monoclonal antibody.....

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Delta coronavirus variant believed to have 60 Percent transmission adv ..
Reuters - 10 June, 2021

LONDON : The Delta coronavirus variant of concern, first identified in India, is believed to be 60% more transmissible t.....

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Govt issues guidelines on COVID in children; suggests rational use of ..
PTI - 10 June, 2021

The government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children in which Remdesi.....

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WTO members to discuss patent waiver for Covid drugs, vax ..
TNN - 10 June, 2021

New Delhi: Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday agreed to hold discussions on patent waiver for Co.....

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Ocugen pays USD 15 mn upfront to Bharat Biotech for Covaxin rights in ..
PTI - 09 June, 2021

Ocugen Inc, the US partner for Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine, has announced the payment of USD 15 million upfron.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut infection risk by 91%: US CDC ..
IANS - 09 June, 2021

Washington: Taking two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna's mRNA-based vaccines, authorised by the Food and Dr.....

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DRDO drug to cost 990/sachet ..
Swati Bharadwaj - TNN - 09 June, 2021

Contrary to promises that the indigenously developed Covid-19 drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) would be priced affordably t.....

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New Covid variant with more severity detected by NIV Pune scientists ..
PTI - 09 June, 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists at Pune’s National Institute of Virology have isolated and characterised a coronavirus vari.....

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India strategic ally, needs US help in fighting COVID-19: Lawmakers ..
PTI - 09 June, 2021

India is a strategic ally and it needs the United State’s help in its ongoing fight against COVID-19, top lawmaker.....

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Centre to facilitate vaccine supply to states, UTs for timely, equitab ..
PTI - 09 June, 2021

States and union territories would aggregate the demand of private hospitals for Covid vaccines based on which the Centr.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new drug for Alzheimer in 20 years ..
Deena Beasley,Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters - 08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new drug for Alzheimer in 20 years ..
Deena Beasley,Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters - 08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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High vaccination rates can help reduce risk of variants, says WHO ..
PTI - 08 June, 2021

A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed t.....

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Vaccination drive: Centre to provide free Covid vaccine to states for ..
PTI - 08 June, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the central government will provide free coronavirus vaccine to st.....

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China authorises CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccine for children above 3 years ..
PTI - 08 June, 2021

BEIJING : China has authorised the emergency use of CoronaVac, a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, .....

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EMA highlights guidance not to use heparin for Covid-19 vaccine-linked ..
Reuters - 08 June, 2021

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday pushed guidance for doctors not to use the blood thinner heparin to treat .....

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US to donate 750K Covid vax doses to Taiwan ..
IANS - 07 June, 2021

Taipei: The US will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, Senator Ladda Tammy Duckworth said here on Sunday. .....

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New study may help explain low oxygen levels in COVID-19 patients ..
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - 07 June, 2021

A new study published in the journal Stem Cell Reports by University of Alberta researchers is shedding light on why man.....

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Dr Reddys recalls 2,980 bottles of cholesterol lowering drug in US ..
PTI - 07 June, 2021

New Delhi: Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories is recalling 2,980 bottles of Atorvastatin Calcium tablets in the US d.....

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AIIMS Delhi to start screening children for Covaxin trials from Monday ..
ANI - 07 June, 2021

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, will start screening children for clinical trials of indigen.....

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Serum Institute to make 3 types of Covid-19 vaccines, hit 250 million ..
FE Online - 07 June, 2021

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), which has been the largest producer of vaccines in India, making the Oxford-A.....

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B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2 drove surge in the COVID-19 cases in last ..
PTI - 05 June, 2021

The surge of COVID-19 cases in the country in the last two months shows a correlation with the rise in B.1.617 variant o.....

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US eager to involve Indian investigators in clinical trials on Covid-1 ..
PTI - 05 June, 2021

America's top infectious disease specialist, Dr Anthony Fauci on Thursday said his country is eager to involve India.....

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US removes DPA ratings on AstraZeneca, Novavax, Sanofi vaccines ..
PTI - 05 June, 2021

Confident of the availability of Covid-19 vaccines in the country, the Biden Administration has removed Defense Producti.....

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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds ..
Reuters - 05 June, 2021

London: Britain's medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and Bi.....

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Reliance submits proposal for potential COVID drug ..
PTI - 04 June, 2021

Reliance Industries Ltd’s R&D arm has proposed the use of Niclosamide – the drug used to treat tapeworm .....

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Anti-inflammatory drugs may cause weaker immune response to Covid vacc ..
PTI - 04 June, 2021

New Delhi: Some people who take the drug methotrexate to treat common immune system disorders like rheumatoid arthritis .....

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India signs deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 mill ..
Reuters - 04 June, 2021

Bengaluru: India's government said on Thursday it has inked a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 .....

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Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine shows 78.6-83.7 pc efficacy among el ..
ANI - 04 June, 2021

Moscow: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) on Wednesday announced that the Ru.....

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Zydus Cadila gets tentative USFDA nod to market lung cancer treatment ..
PTI - 04 June, 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market Osimer.....

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H10N3 bird flu: So far, low risk of human spread of, says WHO ..
Dominique Patton, Reuters - 03 June, 2021

BEIJING : A 41-year-old man in China's eastern province of Jiangsu has been confirmed as the first human case of inf.....

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IIT MegaLab to manufacture, deliver indigenous 4th gen Covid shot ..
IANS - 03 June, 2021

New Delhi: The IIT Alumni Council-funded Megalab on Tuesday announced plans to manufacture 200 million doses per month o.....

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Sun Pharma, Ferring Pharmaceuticals ink pact to introduce obstetric dr ..
PTI - 03 June, 2021

Drug major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Wednesday said it has entered into a licensing agreement with Ferring Pharma.....

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Eli Lilly India gets nod for emergency use of antibody drugs combinati ..
PTI - 02 June, 2021

Eli Lilly and Company India on Tuesday said it has received permission for emergency use of its antibody drugs combinati.....

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WHO approves 2nd Chinese vaccine for emergency use ..
PTI - 02 June, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday that it has approved China’s second COVID-19 vaccine ‘Si.....

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Israel claims likely link between Pfizer vaccine and this heart diseas ..
Reuters - 02 June, 2021

JERUSALEM: Israel's Health Ministry said on Tuesday it found the small number of heart inflammation cases observed m.....

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Government approves four firms under PLI scheme for bulk drugs ..
PTI - 02 June, 2021

The government has given approval to four waitlisted firms under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for domest.....

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Glenmark Pharma launches anti-epileptic drug, Rufinamide, in the US ..
PTI - 02 June, 2021

Glenmark Pharma on Tuesday announced the launch of anti-epileptic drug Rufinamide tablets in the US market. Glenmark Pha.....

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Versatile coronavirus antibody may be starting point for broader-actin ..
Scripps Research Institute - 01 June, 2021

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States already had been sick with a coronavirus, albeit a f.....

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AIIMS RDA urge Harsh Vardhan to implement gargle lavage method in dete ..
PTI - 01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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Price capping waiver to exemption from bridging trials On Moderna en ..
PTI - 01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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Wait six weeks for surgery after Covid, says ICMR ..
TNN - 01 June, 2021

Pune: Recovered Covid patients opting for non-urgent or elective surgeries are being asked by surgeons to go for repeat .....

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Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manufacture Black Fungus drug Amph ..
ANI - 01 June, 2021

The Madhya Pradesh government has given permission to the Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manufacture Amphotericin B.....

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Monoclonal antibody cocktail unlikely to cause further mutations of Co ..
ANI - 31 May, 2021

New Delhi: Monoclonal antibody cocktail, used for the treatment of COVID-19, is unlikely to lead to further mutation of .....

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New tool activates deep brain neurons by combining ultrasound, genetic ..
Washington University in St. Louis - 31 May, 2021

Neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease and epilepsy have had some treatment success with deep brain stim.....

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Indian Immunologiclas to start drug substance production for Covaxin f ..
PTI - 31 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Indian Immunologicals Ltd, a city-based facility under the National Dairy Development Board, has announced it.....

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IIT Hyderabad develops oral amphotericin B to treat black fungus ..
Hemali Chhapia - TNN - 31 May, 2021

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad has developed nanofibre-based, controlled-release oral tablets of amphoteri.....

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Gujarat: Zydus Cadila now plans to test its Covid-19 vaccine for 5-12 ..
Kalpesh Damor - TNN - 31 May, 2021

After covering adults and children aged between 12 and 18 years under the ongoing clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccin.....

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Singapore has been supporting India in sourcing supplies for fighting ..
PTI - 29 May, 2021

Singapore’s position as an important trading and logistics hub turned out to be useful for the Indian High Commiss.....

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New twist in coronavirus origin saga: Now, US, Britain urge WHO to loo ..
Associated Press - 29 May, 2021

The United States and Britain are stepping up calls for the World Health Organisation to take a deeper look into the pos.....

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RT-PCR test: NEERI develops simple, fast method of swab collection and ..
PTI - 29 May, 2021

The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has developed a simple and fast method of swab collect.....

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AstraZeneca drug Tagrisso gets EU nod for early lung cancer treatment ..
Reuters - 29 May, 2021

AstraZeneca's top-selling Tagrisso drug has been approved for use in the European Union to treat patients with a typ.....

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DRDO anti-Covid drug priced at Rs 990 per sachet; Centre, states to ge ..
ANI - 29 May, 2021

Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) anti-Covid-19 drug will be sold at Rs 990 per sachet by Dr Re.....

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Seeking a pill to cure Covid: drugmakers eye alternative to vaccines ..
AFP - 28 May, 2021

Prevention is better than cure -- but when it comes to Covid, what happens when people can't get the vaccine, don.....

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No adverse effect if second dose of different COVID-19 vaccine taken, ..
PTI - 28 May, 2021

Any significant adverse effect is unlikely if the second dose of a different COVID-19 vaccine is administered, but reach.....

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Next covid wave may come in November, could be a worry for India, warn ..
PTI - 28 May, 2021

BENGALURU : Like the flu, COVID-19 is here to stay for generations, according to the Director of the Indian Institute of.....

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Govt, Pfizer working together for earliest possible import of vaccine: ..
PTI - 28 May, 2021

As soon as Pfizer indicated vaccine availability, the central government and the company started working together for th.....

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BDR Pharma launches the first generic RUCAPARIB to treat advanced ovar ..
ETHealthWorld - 28 May, 2021

Mumbai, 27 May 2021: BDR Pharmaceutical launched BDPARIB (RUCAPARIB) to treat advanced ovarian and prostate cancers toda.....

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Countries urge deeper probe of Covid origins at WHO meet ..
AFP - 27 May, 2021

The United States and other countries called Tuesday for a more in-depth investigation of the pandemic origins, after an.....

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UK study finds long-term lung damage after COVID-19 ..
PTI - 27 May, 2021

Researchers in the UK have identified persistent damage to lungs in COVID-19 patients at least three months after they w.....

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Our vaccine highly effective on COVID-19 variant prevalent in India, s ..
PTI - 27 May, 2021

Seeking a fast-track approval for its COVID-19 vaccine, US major Pfizer has told Indian authorities that its jab has sho.....

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Govt looking into securing part of J&J vaccines for Indian mar ..
PTI - 27 May, 2021

Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in India by Biological E cannot be directly channelled to .....

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Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine 100 per cent effective in 12-17 age ..
ANI - 26 May, 2021

Moderna on Tuesday announced that various studies have shown its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 per cent effective at preventi.....

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Process on to fix formula for MRP of oxygen concentrators, Centre tell ..
PTI - 26 May, 2021

The Centre Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that pricing authority NPPA has initiated the process to fix a formula .....

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Bharat Biotech expects EUA from WHO for Covaxin in July- September ..
PTI - 26 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said it expects approval for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin from the World Health Organisation f.....

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Total Covid vaccine doses administered in country crosses 20 crore ..
PTI - 26 May, 2021

In a significant landmark, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 20 crore, the U.....

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Trials for 3rd booster dose of Covaxin at AIIMS ..
TNN - 26 May, 2021

New Delhi: Trials for the third booster dose of Covaxin has begun at AIIMS. The booster shot will be administered to tho.....

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Post COVID complication among children a new cause of worry for pediat ..
PTI - 25 May, 2021

After black fungus, the Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is the next cause of concern for the medi.....

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Black fungus: Experts to study possible causes including industrial ox ..
PTI - 25 April 2021

Experts in Karnataka will study whether the rise in the Mucormycosis cases is linked to use of industrial oxygen and its.....

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Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA nod for Icatibant Injection ..
PTI - 25 May, 2021

Drug major Glenmark Pharma on Monday said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for Icatibant Inje.....

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India - Cadila to produce up to 30 million Covid-19 vaccine doses a mo ..
Reuters - 25 May, 2021

India's Cadila Healthcare is aiming to triple monthly production of Covid-19 vaccine candidate to as many as 30 mill.....

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India - Panacea Biotec begins producing Russia - Sputnik V vaccine: RD ..
Reuters - 25 May, 2021

Moscow: Indian biotech firm Panacea Biotec Ltd on Monday began production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covi.....

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Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 80 per cent effective against B1.617.2 vari ..
PTI - 24 May, 2021

Two doses from either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer vaccine are over 80 per cent effective in preventing infectio.....

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DDMA asks pharmacies to display available stock, cost of COVID-19 drug ..
PTI - 24 May, 2021

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday directed authorised dealers and pharmacies selling COVID-19 medicine.....

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Dr Reddy - developing new treatment options for Covid-19, says MD ..
PTI - 24 May, 2021

Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories is working on the development of new treatment options for Covid-19 patients whic.....

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Covid-19: WHO provides over 340 MT of essential supplies to countries ..
ANI - 24 May, 2021

To support countries across the South-East Asia region's response to the surge in Covid-19 cases, the World Health O.....

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DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detection kit ..
PTI - 22 May, 2021

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit that offers res.....

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Record 20.61 lakh COVID tests done in a day in India; daily positivity ..
PTI - 22 May, 2021

More than 20.61 lakh tests for detection of COVID-19 were conducted in a span of 24 hours in the country, the highest-ev.....

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Ayurvedic medicine touted as miracle cure for COVID-19 to be sent to I ..
PTI - 22 May, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to send the Ayurvedic medicine, being touted as a miracle cure for COVID.....

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Pfizer-BioNTech pledge 2 billion doses of corona vaccine to less wealt ..
Associated Press - 22 May, 2021

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German company BioNTech pledged Friday to deliver 2 billion doses of their CO.....

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Natco initiates phase-3 clinical trials of Molnupiravir capsules for C ..
PTI - 22 May, 2021

Natco Pharma on Friday said it has initiated phase-III clinical trials of Molnupiravir capsules to evaluate its efficacy.....

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US civil rights leader to urge Joe Biden to release 60 million COVID v ..
PTI - 21 May, 2021

Eminent American civil rights leader Rev. Jesse L. Jackson is urging President Joe Biden to release 60 million doses of .....

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New research optimizes body own immune system to fight cancer ..
University of Minnesota - 21 May, 2021

A groundbreaking study led by engineering and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities shows how e.....

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Govt makes RAT key tool to track Covid in rural areas ..
Sushmi Dey - TNN - 21 May, 2021

New Delhi: In the wake of a second wave of Covid and the need to track the disease in rural areas with a sparser dispers.....

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Gujarat declares mucormycosis an epidemic ..
TNN - 21 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: After over 1,500 cases of mucormycosis, also identified as black fugus, across the state, Gujarat on Thursday.....

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Aerosols from Covid-19 infected person can travel in air up to 10 metr ..
PTI - 21 May, 2021

New Delhi, May 20 : Nasal droplets fall within 2 metres from a Covid-19 infected person and the aerosols can travel in a.....

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Booster effect even at six months, do not worry: Experts on Covishield ..
PTI - 20 May, 2021

Four to six weeks, six to eight or eight to 12? The increasing gap between two Covishield doses in India while the UK re.....

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BDR Pharma inks licensing pact with Eli Lilly for Covid-19 treatment d ..
PTI - 20 May, 2021

Drug firm, BDR Pharma on Wednesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company for the manufacturing a.....

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5.86 cr Covid vaccine doses to be provided for free to states, UTs fro ..
PTI - 20 May, 2021

According to the advance visibility provided by the Centre to states and UTs, a total of 5.86 crore Covid vaccine doses .....

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Black fungus cases rising in Delhi, doctors flag irrational use of ste ..
Saloni Bhatia,Gaurav Saini, PTI - 20 May, 2021

NEW DELHI : Hospitals in Delhi have reported a rise in the number of black fungus cases or mucormycosis among people rec.....

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Scientists slam WHO report, calls for further investigation into Covid ..
ANI - 20 May, 2021

Geneva: A group of scientists have slammed the World Health Organisation (WHO) for their report into the origins of COVI.....

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States given 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vials, 15,801 oxygen cylinders, over ..
PTI - 19 May, 2021

Nineteen oxygen generation plants, 11,325 oxygen concentrators, 15,801 oxygen cylinders and about 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vi.....

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Rare COVID-19 response in children explained ..
Yale University - 17 May, 2021

While many children infected with the virus are asymptomatic or go undiagnosed, about one in 1,000 children experience m.....

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Will examine data of 2-DG drug for adding it to national COVID treatme ..
PTI - 18 May, 2021

The government will consider including India’s first indigenous anti-COVID drug 2-DG in the national COVID-19 trea.....

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX commitments amidst devastatin ..
PTI - 19 May, 2021

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum I.....

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India - Biological E. to produce Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 va ..
Reuters - 19 May, 2021

India's Biological E. will produce the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine alongside its own candidate, its manag.....

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Miniscule bleeding, clotting events post COVID-19 vaccination in India ..
PTI - 18 May, 2021

India has reported 26 potential cases of bleeding and clotting after administration of Covishield vaccine, a government .....

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Very little of 25 percent vax quota for pvt hosps flowing to rural Ind ..
Shankar Raghuraman - TNN - 18 May, 2021

The central government’s current vaccination strategy allocates 25% of doses produced in India to the private sect.....

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Bharat Biotech Karnataka facility will have capacity to make 4-5 crore ..
PTI - 18 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin manufacturing facility that is under construction in Kolar district in Karnataka would have.....

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Proteins that predict future dementia, Alzheimer risk, identified ..
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health - 18 May, 2021

The findings are based on new analyses of blood samples of over ten thousand middle-aged and elderly people -- samples t.....

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China says it will support India, SA proposal for global IPR waiver fo ..
K J M Varma, PTI - 18 May, 2021

BEIJING : China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is "supportive" of India.....

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Second batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccine reaches Hyderabad ..
PTI - 17 May, 2021

The second batch of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V on Sunday landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, Sputnik V of.....

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Covaxin effectively neutralises all key emerging variants, says study ..
Swati Bharadwaj - TNN - 17 May, 2021

Indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin has been able to neutralise all key emerging variants, including the double mutant .....

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India COVID-19 active caseload decreases to 36,18,458; positivity rate ..
PTI - 17 May, 2021

India’s COVID-19 active cases count has decreased to 36,18,458 with a net decline of 55,344 cases being recorded i.....

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Hester in talks with Bharat Biotech for production of Covid-19 vaccine ..
PTI - 17 May, 2021

Hester Biosciences on Sunday said it has tied up with the Gujarat government to explore production of Covid-19 vaccine t.....

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First batch of DRDO anti-Covid drug to be released on Monday ..
PTI - 17 May, 2021

The first batch of anti-Covid drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on Monday by defence minister Rajnath S.....

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Insufficient data to recommend widespread Ivermectin use in Covid pati ..
PTI - 15 May, 2021

There isn’t enough data to back the widespread use of Ivermectin in Covid patients and it can be recommended only .....

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DRDO developed 2-DG drug could be game-changer, says Karnataka Health ..
PTI - 15 May, 2021

The 2-DG drug developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) could be a game-changer in the fight.....

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Will antibody cocktail help, HC asks Centre ..
Abhinav Garg - TNN - 15 May, 2021

New Delhi: One of the largest pharma companies has told the Delhi high court that a new “antibody cocktail” .....

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Genetek Lifesciences to manufacture Amphotericin B injection for black ..
PTI - 15 May, 2021

On the initiative of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Genetek Lifesciences of Wardha has received FDA approval to make Amph.....

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Variant first detected in India is forcing the UK to rethink its appro ..
New York Times - 15 May, 2021

British authorities said on Friday that they are considering changing vaccination protocols and rein.....

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Plateauing in daily new Covid cases, slight decline in positivity rate ..
PTI - 14 May, 2021

A plateauing in daily new Covid-19 cases and a slight decline in positivity rate have been recorded in the country over .....

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Megalab gets Rs 300-cr seed fund to develop Ayurveda-based Covid vacci ..
PTI - 14 May, 2021

The IIT Alumni Council-founded Megalab has secured a Rs 300-crore seed funding and is developing a two-dose Ayurveda-bas.....

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Sputnik V could be available in India from next week: NITI Aayog ..
ANI - 14 May, 2021

Amid reports of the shortage of Covid-19 vaccine in various states, Sputnik vaccine has arrived in India, and "hope.....

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216 cr vaccine doses to be available in 5 months between August-Decemb ..
PTI - 14 May, 2021

As states grapple with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, the Centre Thursday said that over two billion doses will be .....

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Covid-19: Peak will come, virus can again emerge, says govt ..
PTI - 14 May, 2021

As the country battles the second wave of COVID-19, the government Thursday said the virus may emerge again and so prepa.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Uttarakhand to import 20 lakh doses of Sputnik ..
PTI - 13 May, 2021

Uttarakhand will import 20 lakh doses of Sputnik vaccine over the next two months, officials said on Wednesday. Givin.....

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Covid-19: India fastest nation globally to administer 17 crore doses i ..
PTI - 13 May, 2021

India is the fastest country globally to reach the landmark of administering 17 crore doses in 114 days, Union Health Mi.....

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Pharmaceutical market reports strong growth in April: Ind-Ra ..
ANI - 13 May, 2021

Mumbai: India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has said that the 51.5 percent year-on-year growth in India's pharmaceut.....

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Covaxin gets approval for phase II/III trials on two to 18-year-olds ..
TNN - 13 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Even as Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has become the first vaccine globally to get approval from US drug regulator .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Serum says will raise monthly production to 10 crore ..
PTI - 13 May, 2021

Amid multiple states reporting a shortage of COVID-19 vaccine, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech have submitted to the .....

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Dr Reddy - inks licensing pact with Eli Lilly for Covid-19 treatment d ..
PTI - 12 May, 2021

Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Tuesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company to produce Bariciti.....

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BioNTech to build mRNA manufacturing site in Singapore ..
Reuters - 12 May, 2021

BioNTech said on Monday it plans to set up a regional headquarters and build a new manufacturing site for its vaccines b.....

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WHO classifies triple-mutant Covid variant from India as global health ..
Berkeley Lovelace Jr. - 12 May, 2021

A World Health Organization official said Monday it is reclassifying the highly contagious triple-mutant Covid variant s.....

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Covid-19: ICMR liberalises import of testing kits, allows globally app ..
FE Bureau - 12 May, 2021

Faced with the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the second wave and to meet the urgent need to ramp up testing, the Indian C.....

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WHO warns of drug India recommends to fight covid ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 12 May, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday cautioned against the indiscriminate use of ivermectin, an anti-parasitic.....

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IP waiver will not lead to increased production of COVID-19 vaccines: ..
PTI - 11 May, 2021

Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) on Monday said waiving intellectual property rights will not le.....

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Govt relaxes procurement norms for health, pharma ministries, DRDO ..
PTI - 11 May, 2021

With the world’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 severely straining the health system in the country, the government ha.....

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WHO says virus strain in India a variant of concern as Europe eases cu ..
AFP - 11 May, 2021

Geneva, May 10, 2021 -Schools and stores reopened in parts of Europe on Monday, easing out of months of Covid-19 lockdow.....

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Pfizer Covid shot expanded to US children as young as 12 ..
AP - 11 May, 2021

U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way t.....

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Novavax combined influenza/COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in preclinic ..
Reuters - 11 May, 2021

Novavax Inc said on Monday its combined flu and COVID-19 vaccine produced functional antibodies against influenza and th.....

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Centre issues advisory on management of Mucormycosis fungal infection ..
PTI - 10 May, 2021

Mucormycosis, a fungal infection being found in COVID-19 patients with uncontrolled diabetes and prolonged intensive car.....

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Process for eliminating unneeded cells may also protect against cancer ..
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 10 May, 2021

One way that organisms get rid of unneeded cells is through a process called extrusion, which allows cells to be squeeze.....

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Tech transfers, supply of materials must to scale up vaccine productio ..
PTI - 10 May, 2021

Partnerships, technology transfers and supply of various critical equipment and materials which go into the production o.....

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At Rs 700-Rs 1,500, price of Covid vaccine in India - private sector a ..
Rema Nagarajan - TNN - 10 May, 2021

MUMBAI: From Rs 250, the cost of vaccines in the private sector has shot up by up to six times. It now ranges from Rs 70.....

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Foreign aid of 6,738 O2 concentrators, 16 plants sent to states ..
TNN - 10 May, 2021

New Delhi: The Centre has dispatched and delivered to various states and Union Territories 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3.....

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WHO says rush to hospitals worsens India COVID crisis ..
Elizabeth Melimopoulos and Usaid Siddiqui - 08 May, 2021

India’s new coronavirus cases have stayed above 300,000 for a sixth consecutive day on Tuesday, while its armed fo.....

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US govt doing everything it can to help India fight COVID-19, says off ..
PTI - 08 May, 2021

The US government is making all the efforts to help India in this hour of crisis, a senior State Department official has.....

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Covid-19: WHO approves emergency use of China - Sinopharm Covid-19 vac ..
ANI - 08 May, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving .....

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Dr Reddy - may distribute Sputnik Light too ..
Swati Bharadwaj - TNN - 08 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The single-shot Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light, which was approved for use by Russia on Thursday, wi.....

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India to buy medical oxygen from Gulf countries ..
Sanjay Dutta - TNN - 08 May, 2021

NEW DELHI: India will commercially import liquid medical oxygen from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar, oil minister Dharmendr.....

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Covid third wave inevitable in India, say health experts ..
Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi - 07 May, 2021

Health experts have warned that a Covid-19 third wave is “inevitable” in India, as evidence grows that new v.....

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Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer i ..
Washington University School of Medicine - 07 May, 2021

The study, published online May 6 in the journal Gut, provides more support for public health efforts that encourage peo.....

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Coronavirus: Russia authorises single-dose Sputnik Light Covid vaccine ..
Reuters - 07 May, 2021

Russia has authorised the one-shot Sputnik Light version of its COVID-19 vaccine for use, the Russian Direct Investment .....

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Department of Space has gone beyond its call to provide COVID-related ..
PTI - 07 May, 2021

The Department of Space has gone beyond its call to provide COVID-related support mainly liquid oxygen to Tamil Nadu, Ke.....

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Covid-19: Canada authorizes Pfizer vaccine for age 12 to 16 ..
Associated Press - 06 May, 2021

Canada’s health regulator has authorised Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 16, a person familiar with.....

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Rational use of steroids for Covid must to rein in mucormycosis ..
TNN - 06 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: While the state grapples with the unprecedented spike in Covid-19 complications, experts have warned that ram.....

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Health Body Chief On Status Of Covid Variants, New Mutants In India ..
PTI - 06 May, 2021

New Delhi: The UK strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while the double mutant variant is .....

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SII to invest Rs 2,400 crore in Britain as part of India-UK initiative ..
NAOMI CANTON - TNN - 04 May, 2021

LONDON: The UK and Indian governments will announce their first enhanced trade partnership on Tuesday as a precursor to .....

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India - biggest Serum Vaccine order covered just 4% of people ..
Bloomberg - 04 May, 2021

The Narendra Modi-led federal government hasn’t placed an order larger than 110 million doses from the biggest loc.....

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UNICEF sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators to India, supporting government ..
PTI - 04 May, 2021

The UN children’s agency has sent critical life-saving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic .....

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Merck Pharma to sign licensing pacts with 5 Indian drug firms for COVI ..
PTI - 03 May, 2021

New Delhi: Drug firm MSD has decided to enter into voluntary licensing agreements for investigational oral antiviral dru.....

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Covid-19: India gets first batch of 1.5 lakh doses of Russia - Sputnik ..
FE Bureau - 03 May, 2021

India on Saturday received the first batch of 1,50,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine even as the country is .....

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Could not predict exact nature of coronavirus second wave: Scientists ..
PTI - 01 May, 2021

A group of scientists working on mathematical models to forecast the surge of coronavirus cases said Sunday they could n.....

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Tech Mahindra, Reagene to file patent for molecule that potentially at ..
PTI - 03 May, 2021

IT company Tech Mahindra is in the process of filing a patent, along with Reagene Biosciences, for a drug molecule that .....

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ICMR: Covaxin found to be effective against Brazilian variant of virus ..
TNN - 03 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The indigenously developed Covaxin is capable of fighting the Brazilian variant too, acco.....

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India records over 66 lakh COVID cases in April, highest since pandemi ..
PTI - 01 May, 2021

India reported more than 66 lakh coronavirus cases in April, making it the worst month of the pandemic, and the total nu.....

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Antiviral drug Clevira repurposed for treating mild to moderate Covid- ..
PTI - 01 May, 2021

Clevira, a drug primarily developed to treat dengue, has been repurposed as supportive treatment for mild to moderate Co.....

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UK finds 2 further strands of Indian variant, B.1.617-linked cases now ..
PTI - 01 May, 2021

London: UK health authorities have said that two further strands with the same “parent lineage” as the so-ca.....

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Anti-Covid drug Remdesivir to be strictly administered only in a hospi ..
Staff Writer - 01 May, 2021

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria today in a press conference said that the decision to administer Remdesivir must be taken.....

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Novel smell test may help diagnose COVID-19, scientists say ..
PTI - 01 May, 2021

A new capsule-based smell test may help in the rapid diagnosis of various diseases linked to the loss of smell such as C.....

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Bharat Biotech Covaxin found to neutralise 617 variant of COVID-19: US ..
DNA WEB TEAM - 30 April 2021

The made-in India Covaxin vaccine, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, can neutralise the B1617 variant of coro.....

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BioNTech expects Covid vaccine trial results for babies by September ..
Reuters - 30 April 2021

BERLIN: BioNTech expects results by September from trials testing the COVID-19 vaccine that it and Pfizer have developed.....

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AYUSH-64 drug useful in treating mild to moderate COVID-19 cases: AYUS ..
PTI - 30 April 2021

NEW DELHI : AYUSH-64, a drug developed for curing malaria in 1980, can be useful for the treatment of asymptomatic, mild.....

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Global community rushes medical supplies, relief materials to India to ..
PTI - 30 April 2021

The international community on Thursday rushed much-needed medical supplies, relief materials, life-saving drugs as well.....

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Centre to direct states to utilise Rs 24.5k cr DMF funds for fight aga ..
Surya Sarathi Ray - 30 April 2021

The Centre will soon direct states to better utilise the staggering Rs 24,500 crore, lying unspent with district mineral.....

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One in four people experience mild systemic side effects from Covid va ..
ANI - 29 April 2021

One in four people experience mild, short-lived systemic side effects after receiving either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca v.....

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Pfizer - at-home pill to cure Covid in the works ..
NAOMI CANTON - TNN - 29 April 2021

London: The first human trials of a single pill cure for Covid-19 are underway which, if successful, would mean Covid-19.....

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Covid testing is down by nearly 27 percent in Delhi ..
TNN - 29 April 2021

NEW DELHI: Daily testing for Covid-19 in Delhi has reduced by nearly 27% over the past two weeks. This, even as the posi.....

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Serum Institute cuts vaccine price for states to Rs 300/dose ..
PTI - 29 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday a.....

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Covid-19: First consignments of medical supplies from US, Russia expec ..
PTI - 29 April 2021

The first consignments of medical supplies from the US and Russia are expected to reach India by Thursday and the govern.....

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Sanofi to produce Moderna coronavirus vaccine ..
PTI - 28 April 2021

The French pharmaceutical company Sanofi will help manufacture the Moderna coronavirus vaccine beginning in September, j.....

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India to receive first batch of Russia Covid-19 vaccine on May 1: RDIF ..
Reuters - 28 April 2021

MOSCOW: India will receive a first batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 on May 1, the head of the Ru.....

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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India amid surge in Covid ..
ANI - 28 April 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) will provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India which is experiencing a surge in Co.....

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Vital medical supplies reach India as COVID deaths near 200,000 ..
Reuters, Rupam Jain, Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Sanjeev Miglani - 28 April 2021

Vital medical supplies began to reach India on Tuesday as hospitals starved of life-saving oxygen and beds turned away c.....

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Covishield, Covaxin effective against Indian strain of coronavirus: St ..
PTI - 28 April 2021

New Delhi: Covishield and Covaxin -- the two coronavirus vaccines currently in use in India -- have efficacy against the.....

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Delayed RT-PCR reports triggering Covid surge, high transmission rate ..
Vivek Singh Chauhan - 27 April 2021

Lucknow: Satvik Pandey of Aliganj and his family members gave their samples for RT-PCR test but when they did not receiv.....

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From Remdesivir to use of oxygen to vaccination during periods – ..
SANCHITA DASH - 27 April 2021

India has seen a staggering rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, which has wreaked havoc on India’s healthcare in.....

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Oxycon: Amid Covid-19 second wave, IISER Bhopal develops affordable ox ..
FE Online - 26 April 2021

At a time when India is witnessing an unprecedented surge in medical oxygen demand due to the deadly second wave of Covi.....

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to lower price of Covis ..
PTI - 27 April 2021

The central government on Monday asked the Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech to lower price of their COVID-19 vaccines .....

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Molnupiravir approval sought to target early-stage COVID-19 cases: Nat ..
E Kumar Sharma - 27 April 2021

After an outcry for remdesivir, there is now yet another experimental anti-viral drug – Molnupiravir to deal with .....

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Throat spray, oral drug for malaria-arthritis effective in reducing sp ..
Gurdip Singh, PTI - 26 April 2021

Singapore: An antiseptic throat spray and an oral drug usually prescribed to treat malaria and arthritis have been found.....

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Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI nod to extend shelf life of Covaxin ..
PTI - 26 April 2021

Bharat Biotech has written to the India’s drug regulator seeking extension of the shelf-life of its indigenously d.....

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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to ship 80 metric tonnes of oxygen to India to ..
PTI - 26 April 2021

Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an .....

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UK to fly out ventilators, oxygen concentrators to aid friend and part ..
PTI - 25 April 2021

More than 600 pieces of vital medical equipment including ventilators and oxygen concentrators will be on their way to I.....

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India must reduce mobility and mixing to rein in covid-19 pandemic: WH ..
Reuters - 24 April 2021

India must control mobility and mixing to reduce a surge in infections, the World Health Organization emergencies direct.....

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Centre installs DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen generation plants at state-run h ..
PTI - 24 April 2021

The Centre has decided to immediately install DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen generation plants at various state-run hospitals lik.....

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Zydus Cadila - Virafin gets emergency use authorisation for Covid trea ..
FE Online - 24 April 2021

Amid a continuous spike in the number of coronavirus cases in India, Zydus Cadila’s Virafin has been granted emerg.....

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Double and triple mutants of coronavirus one and the same; vaccines ef ..
PTI - 24 April 2021

The double and triple mutant strains detected in India are one and the same variant of the coronavirus, and the availabl.....

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SARS-CoV genome sequencing to be ramped up ..
FE Bureau - 24 April 2021

The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic consortium (INSACOG) has sequenced 15,133 SARS-CoV genome from Covid positive internationa.....

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Taking oxygen intermittently does not help Covid-19 patients: Experts ..
PTI - 23 April 2021

Stating that "oxygen is like a drug" and taking it intermittently does not help, top doctors in the country hi.....

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Undruggable cancer protein becomes druggable, thanks to shrub ..
Purdue University - 23 April 2021

Inspired by a rare compound found in a shrub native to North America, Mingji Dai, professor of chemistry and a scientist.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Centre has not contracted all SII production ..
FE Bureau - 23 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday clarified that Serum Institute of India (SII) has not cont.....

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COVID-19: CSIR lab develops technology to meet oxygen demand, minimise ..
PTI - 23 April 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR) Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI).....

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Expert panel to review Meril price exemption bid for stent ..
Teena Thacker - 22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd’s request for exemption from price caps for its first locally-made biodeg.....

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Biological E may launch vaccine by August ..
Leroy Leo - 22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Biological E Ltd is about to complete phase 1 and 2 trials of its covid-19 vaccine and is expected to launch.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin shows 78 percent efficacy in Phase-3 trials, ..
FE Bureau - 22 April 2021

The interim results of the Phase-3 trials for Covaxin have shown a clinical efficacy of 78% against mild, moderate and s.....

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As hospitals gasp for Oxygen amid Covid surge, Modi govt says 88% of d ..
PTI - 22 April 2021

Amid reports of oxygen shortage in the country, the Centre on Wednesday said of the total 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen .....

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Multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics may cut risk of COVID-19: Study ..
PTI - 21 April 2021

Taking multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics or vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of testing positive for the novel.....

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Sleeping six hours or less linked to higher dementia risk, study finds ..
SARAH TOY, The Wall Street Journal - 21 April 2021

Middle-age adults who sleep six or fewer hours a night may be at higher risk of developing dementia in later life, a new.....

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COVID: Govt waives import duty on Remdesivir, its APIs ..
PTI - 21 April 2021

Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the government on Tuesday waived customs duty on Remdesivir, its raw materia.....

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Vaccine ramp-up: Advance of Rs 4,500 crore to be paid to SII, Bharat B ..
FE Bureau - 21 April 2021

The Centre will release Rs 3,000 crore as advance payment to Covid-19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) and a.....

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Govt aid will help vaccine production, says Poonawalla ..
FE Bureau - 21 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister .....

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IOC, BPCL supply oxygen to hospitals ..
Staff Writer - 20 April 2021

MUMBAI : State-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has started free supply of 150 metric tonnes of oxygen to hospitals in Delhi, .....

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New CRISPR technology offers unrivaled control of epigenetic inheritan ..
University of California - San Francisco - 20 April 2021

In a paper published April 9, 2021, in the journal Cell, researchers at UC San Francisco and the Whitehead Institute des.....

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COVID-19: White House refuses to comment on lifting ban on vaccine raw ..
PTI - 20 April 2021

The White House on Monday did not respond to questions on the request by Serum Institute of India to lift export ban on .....

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Second wave sees rise in oxygen usage, Remdesivir not critical ..
FE Bureau - 20 April 2021

Indian Council of Medical Research director general Dr Balram Bhargava said on Monday the second wave had seen oxygen us.....

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Everyone above 18 can get Covid vaccine from May 1 ..
FE Bureau - 20 April 2021

The government on Monday announced a ‘liberalised and accelerated’ Covid-19 vaccination programme beginning .....

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COVID-19: Scientists identify human genes that fight infection ..
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute - 19 April 2021

"We wanted to gain a better understanding of the cellular response to SARS-CoV-2, including what drives a strong or.....

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COVID-19: Recommendation of 3rd booster dose based more on conjecture ..
Uzmi Athar, PTI - 19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : More data is needed to establish if a third anti-COVID-19 booster dose will be more effective in fighting th.....

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Drugmakers slash prices of covid-19 drug remdesivir ..
Leroy Leo - 19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Seven pharmaceutical companies which manufacture remdesivir in India have slashed the prices of the drug, gi.....

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Private sector to play vital role in COVID-19 vaccination drive: RS Sh ..
PTI - 19 April 2021

The role of private sector would be vital as India scales up its COVID 19 vaccination drive, RS Sharma, the CEO of Natio.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin production to increase 10 times by September ..
PTI - 19 April 2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by Septem.....

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1,189 samples have tested Covid positive for variants of concern of SA ..
PTI - 17 April 2021

A total of 1,189 samples have so far tested positive for variants of concern of SARS COV-2 in India, the health ministry.....

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COVID-19: EU has not initiated discussion with AstraZeneca, Johnson an ..
Staff Writer - 17 April 2021

The European Union has not decided yet whether to sign new contracts for COVID-19 vaccines with AstraZeneca and Johnson .....

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Coronavirus: Delhi govt orders linking of public, pvt sector diagnosti ..
PTI - 17 April 2021

The Delhi government has issued an order for linking of public and private sector diagnostic labs to ensure timely proce.....

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Haffkine Biopharma gets nod to produce Bharat Biotech - Covaxin ..
FE Bureau - 17 April 2021

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that the department of science and technology, government of .....

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Zydus Cadila to double remdesivir production ..
FE Bureau - 17 April 2021

In view of surging demand for antiviral drug Remdesivir, Ahmedabad-based pharma major Cadila Healthcare has decided to d.....

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Foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines: Decision on emergency use applicat ..
PTI - 16 April 2021

India’s drug regulator will take a decision on applications seeking approval for restricted emergency use of forei.....

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Covid-19: Delhi CM Kejriwal asks officials to prepare plan to ensure t ..
PTI - 16 April 2021

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked officials to prepare a plan to ensure that there is no shortage of Remd.....

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Scientists identify severe asthma species, show air pollutant as likel ..
Lehigh University - 16 April 2021

Asthma afflicts more than 300 million people worldwide. The most severe manifestation, known as non-Th2, or non-atopic c.....

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Virus variants inciting India 2nd surge, epidemiologists say ..
Neha Arora,Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters - 16 April 2021

NEW DELHI : The second surge of COVID-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because muta.....

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With unprecedented COVID surge, Delhi surpasses Mumbai to become worst ..
PTI - 16 April 2021

Battling the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Delhi recorded over 17,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday to becom.....

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Most differences in DNA binding compounds found at birth in children c ..
NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - 15 April 2021

Compared to newborns conceived traditionally, newborns conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) are more likely to.....

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Coronavirus: Remdesivir no life-saving drug in COVID-19, says Maharash ..
PTI - 14 April 2021

Expressing concern over the panic created by the shortage of Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug, Maharashtra’s COVID-1.....

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Russia says Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine does not cause blood clots ..
AFP - 15 April 2021

The developer of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine said Wednesday its jab did not cause blood clots, a potentia.....

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Serum - new Covid-19 vaccines yet to get emergency use authorisation ..
Geeta Nair - 15 April 2021

The new vaccine approval norms in the country are unlikely to speed up the launch of new Covid-19 vaccines from Serum In.....

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Covid-19: Tika Utsav does not do the trick, vaccination levels remain ..
FE Bureau - 15 April 2021

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s call for a four-day Tika Utsav where an all-out effort was to be made to vaccinate .....

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COVID-19 pandemic a long way from over, says WHO chief ..
PTI - 14 April 2021

Even though more than 780 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered globally, the pandemic is “.....

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Dr Reddy to start supply of imported Sputnik V in May, made in India p ..
Leroy Leo( with inputs from PTI ) - 14 April 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories will start supplying Sputnik V vaccines imported from Russia in May and tap locally source.....

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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine to India after import relaxati ..
Agencies - 14 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would work towards bringing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany'.....

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Co-Win portal can handle vaccination for all, says RS Sharma ..
FE Bureau - 14 April 2021

The Co-Win vaccine registration portal can handle more users when the vaccination drive is opened to citizens under 45 y.....

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RDIF expects 50 Mn doses a month of Sputnik V vaccine production in In ..
PTI - 14 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said it expects over 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to be ma.....

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Companies set to double Remdesivir output ..
Rupali Mukherjee - 13 April 2021

Even as the Centre announced a slew of measures to improve access of Covid-19 therapy, Remdesivir, major players includi.....

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Vaccinated people better protected against Covid but can still transmi ..
PTI - 13 April 2021

NEW DELHI : COVID-19 vaccines protect against serious illness but transmissibility can still continue and inoculated peo.....

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DCGI authorises Sputnik V vaccine ..
Leroy Leo - 13 April 2021

NEW DELHI: The Drugs Controller General of India V.G. Somani late on Monday gave emergency use license to Covid-19 vacci.....

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Tweaked COVID vaccines in testing aim to fend off variants ..
Associated Press - 13 April 2021

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine — this time, shots tweaked t.....

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Get ready for Maha Lockdown, says minister; ..
FE Online - 13 April 2021

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live Updates: The ugly reality of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit home as.....

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China considering mixing different COVID-19 vaccines to improve effica ..
Agence France-Presse - 12 April 2021

Beijing: China is considering the mixing of different COVID-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low eff.....

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COVID-19 surge: Mutant strains, sluggish vaccine drive, carelessness c ..
PTI - 12 April 2021

New Delhi: Why areIndia'sCOVID-19 cases flaring up so sharply? There are no clear answers but top scientists say the.....

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Govt prohibits exports of remdesivir till COVID situation improves in ..
PTI - 12 April 2021

In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the.....

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No fresh COVID-19 case reported in 149 districts in last seven days: H ..
PTI - 10 April 2021

No fresh COVID-19 case has been reported in 149 districts in a week, while eight have not registered any new infection i.....

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More sunlight linked with lower COVID-19 deaths, study suggests ..
PTI - 10 April 2021

Increased exposure to the sun’s rays — specifically UVA — is associated with fewer deaths from COVID-1.....

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As Covid cases rise, Zydus to scale up Remdesivir production ..
FE Bureau - 10 April 2021

Following the surge in cases of Covid-19, pharma major Cadila Healthcare (Zydus Cadila) is scaling up production capacit.....

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Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine trial likely in India soon, Johnson & ..
Staff Writer - 10 April 2021

Johnson & Johnson is in touch with the central government to start clinical trial of its much awaited single-dose CO.....

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Autism gene study finds widespread impact to brain growth signaling ne ..
PTI - 9 April 2021

Damage to the autism-associated gene Dyrk1a, sets off a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains, resulting in abn.....

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AstraZeneca Covid vaccine: Philippines temporarily suspends use of sho ..
PTI - 9 April 2021

MANILA (PHILIPPINES) : Philippine health officials have decided to temporarily suspend the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-.....

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European calculations suggest very small risk of blood clots from Covi ..
PTI - 9 April 2021

India should have reported 320 cases of blood clot associated with administering of Covishield vaccine by now if the Eur.....

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Serum Institute of India refunds South Africa for undelivered COVID-19 ..
PTI - 9 April 2021

  The Serum Institute of India has fully refunded South Africa for the 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, wh.....

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Indonesia turns to China for more vaccines after AstraZeneca delays ..
Reuters - 9 April 2021

Indonesia is in talks with China to secure as many as 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to plug a gap in deliveries aft.....

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Karnataka working to develop health infrastructure: Health Minister Dr ..
PTI - 8 April 2021

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday said the state is working with a vision to develop basic health inf.....

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How brain cells repair their DNA reveals hot spots of aging and diseas ..
Salk Institute - 8 April 2021

Neurons lack the ability to replicate their DNA, so they're constantly working to repair damage to their genome. Now.....

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New method expands the world of small RNAs ..
University of California - Riverside - 8 April 2021

A team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside, has developed a new RNA-sequencing meth.....

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Rare blood clot risk: UK agency says under-30s to be offered non-Astra ..
Associated Press - 08 April 2021

The United Kingdom’s drug regulator says the AstraZeneca vaccine has huge benefits but people under 30 will be off.....

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Vaccination at workplace allowed from April 11 ..
FE Bureau - 08 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare on Wednesday permitted vaccination at both government and private workplaces f.....

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Zydus Cadila seeks DCGI nod for use of hepatitis drug for COVID-19 tre ..
PTI - 06 April 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has sought approval from the domestic drug regulator Drugs Controller General o.....

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Covid in Maharashtra: New strains might be fuelling more cases, genome ..
FE Online - 06 April 2021

The state of Maharashtra is facing an acute crisis with a massive hike in double mutated strain of Coronavirus L452R and.....

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Coronavirus India Live News: India reports 96,982 new Covid-19 cases; ..
FE Online - 06 April 2021

Coronavirus Covid-19 second wave in India: The Covid-19 situation in India has turned grim with the country’s dail.....

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Sputnik V vaccine: Russia says Panacea Biotec to make 100 mn doses in ..
Staff Writer - 06 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund), and Panacea Biotec today announced to pro.....

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Understanding itch: New insights at the intersection of the nervous sy ..
Brigham and Women Hospital - 5 April 2021

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis (AD), is sometimes called "the itch that rashes." Often, the itch begins before t.....

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Why some cancer drugs may be ineffective ..
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - 05 April 2021

A possible explanation for why many cancer drugs that kill tumor cells in mouse models won't work in human trials ha.....

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L452R mutant of coronavirus causing concern in Maharashtra right now: ..
PTI - 05 April 2021

Pune: Lockdown helps in containing the spread of coronavirus, but affects the economy adversely and hence there is a nee.....

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Over 34,000 vaccine doses administered in Haryana on Sunday ..
PTI - 05 April 2021

As many as 34,304 vaccine doses were administered across Haryana on Sunday, taking the total number of shots given so fa.....

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COVID-19 second wave in India may peak by mid-April, say scientists ..
PTI - 03 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic acros.....

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Dutch govt temporarily halt AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine shots for ..
PTI - 03 April 2021

The Dutch government said Friday it is temporarily halting AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccinations for people under 60 foll.....

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3rd phase of Covid 19 vaccination: Over 52K vaccinated by Friday eveni ..
PTI - 03 April 2021

Over 52,000 beneficiaries received shots on the second day of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive which wi.....

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Covid-19 waves will recur, treatment options need to be priority: Rand ..
FE Bureau - 03 April 2021

Since “we have to live with Covid-19”, research for developing more treatment options for infected people sh.....

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New lung cancer screening recommendation, starting at age 50, expands ..
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center - 01 April 2021

Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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220 ICU beds to be added in 33 private hospitals in view of increasing ..
PTI - 01 April 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the city government has issued orders to add 220 more ICU beds fo.....

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Those discharged from hospital after Covid have increased risk of orga ..
ANI - 01 April 2021

People discharged from hospital after Covid-19 appear to have increased rates of organ damage ("multiorgan dysfunct.....

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Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 doses of Made in India Covishiel ..
Huma Siddiqui - 01 April 2021

A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airpor.....

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Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens ..
Associated Press - 01 April 2021

One key question is the dosage: Pfizer gave the 12-and-older participants the same dose adults receive, while testing di.....

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COVID-19 situation under control in India: Health minister Harsh Vardh ..
Staff Writer - 31 March, 2021

Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the country, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday assured, "Th.....

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Over 6.24 crore coronavirus vaccine doses administered so far: Health ..
PTI - 31 March, 2021

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 6.24 crore with 12,94,979 jabs b.....

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Healthcare sector expected to reach USD 372 billion in 2022: Niti Aayo ..
PTI - 31 March, 2021

Healthcare has become one of the largest sectors of the Indian economy and is expected to reach USD 372 billion in 2022,.....

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Covid-19: Maharashtra reports countrys highest positivity rate at 23.4 ..
FE Bureau - 31 March, 2021

Maharashtra has reported the highest positivity rate of 23.44% in the country in the last one week. The average positivi.....

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Coronavirus in India Live Updates: India stares at mega health emergen ..
FE Online - 31 March, 2021

2021 Coronavirus Cases in India Live Updates: As India prepares to go for the third phase of the Covid vaccination drive.....

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AI used in battle against asbestos-linked cancer ..
University of Leicester - 30 March, 2021

International genomics research led by the University of Leicester has used artificial intelligence (AI) to study an agg.....

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Coronavirus variants from Brazil, South Africa are less susceptible to ..
PTI - 30 March, 2021

Variant forms of the novel coronavirus which were first reported in South Africa and Brazil are less efficiently inhibit.....

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WHO report says animals likely source of COVID ..
Associated Press - 30 March, 2021

A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through anoth.....

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Bharat Biotech ropes in its related firms to deepen tie-up with IICT f ..
FE Online - 30 March, 2021

Bharat Biotech International, the company that in collaboration with select government organisations developed Covaxin, .....

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3D bio-printing technique to benefit diabetes patients for bone repair ..
ANI - 30 March, 2021

Bone defect is a serious problem for people with diabetes after fractures, but a new technique involving 3D bioprinting .....

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AstraZeneca vaccine shows 76% efficacy ..
Leroy Leo - 27 March, 2021

AstraZeneca Plc on Thursday said results from phase-3 trials of its coronavirus vaccine show a 76% efficacy, marginally .....

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Combination of AI with X-rays offer faster diagnostic tool for detecti ..
ANI - 27 March, 2021

Brazil: During a recent study, a team of researchers in Brazil through various machine learning methods taught a compute.....

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Govt planning to bring more population groups under COVID-19 vaccinati ..
PTI - 27 March, 2021

The Centre is planning to widen the scope of the COVID-19 immunisation drive by bringing more population groups under it.....

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Is Covid-19 second wave in India due to virus variants? No enough evid ..
FE Online - 27 March, 2021

Not the new variants, but people stopping to adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour is the reason for the surge of cases .....

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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begins in Pune ..
FE Bureau - 27 March, 2021

The clinical trial for the second Covid-19 vaccine being manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII), developed by US.....

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Covid-19: Delhi reports 1,254 new cases, highest since December 18 ..
PTI - 25 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,254 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest in over three months, while six more people succumbed t.....

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India detects a new variant of Covid-19: Health Ministry ..
Staff Writer - 25 March, 2021

India has detected a new "double mutant variant" of the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Th.....

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Haryana to eradicate TB from state by 2025, says Health Minister Anil ..
Staff Writer - 25 March, 2021

Haryana has more than 60,000 TB patients and the state government has set a deadline of 2025 to eradicate the disease fr.....

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Covid-19: Rate of increase in coronavirus cases tripled in Maharashtra ..
PTI - 25 March, 2021

The rate of increase in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra between February 14 and March 23 was three times that recorded .....

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India wont expand export of corona vaccines for few months amid fresh ..
PTI - 25 March, 2021

India will focus on meeting the domestic demand for coronavirus vaccines in view of a spike in COVID-19 infections in se.....

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CHANGES IN GUT MICROBIOME COULD PREDICT HEALTHY AGEING AND LONGEVITY, ..
THE NEW YORK TIMES - 24 March, 2021

The secret to successful ageing may lie in part in your gut, according to a new report. The study found that it may be p.....

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IISER, UNMC scientists explore Rapamycin as repurposed drug to treat e ..
Press Trust Of India - 24 March, 2021

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal and the University of Nebraska Medi.....

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China Sinovac claims its covid vaccine CoronaVac effective in children ..
AP - 24 March, 2021

BEIJING : Sinovac said on Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac is safe and effective in children ages 3-17. The.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: SII seeks Govt nod to give 50 lakh Covishield ..
PTI - 24 March, 2021

The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has sought permission from the Centr.....

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Covid-19 second wave - Delhi reports over 1,100 cases in Delhi, highes ..
PTI - 24 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,101 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, highest in over three months, while four people succumbed to the virus, .....

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Nasal spray to fight covid: Two countries give interim approval for sa ..
Agencies - 23 March, 2021

Israel and New Zealand have given interim approval for the sale of biotech firm SaNOtize Research and Development's .....

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Over 4.72 crore coronavirus vaccine doses administered so far: Health ..
PTI - 23 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 4.72 crore with 19,65,635 doses .....

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Global coronavirus deaths rise for first time in 6 weeks: WHO ..
Associated Press - 23 March, 2021

A top World Health Organisation expert on the coronavirus pandemic said the weekly global count of deaths from COVID-19 .....

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Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live Updates: Active cases in India spike to ..
FE Online - 23 March, 2021

Lockdown news today Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: India is experiencing not only a forceful second wave of the co.....

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Novel coronavirus circulated undetected months before first COVID-19 c ..
University of California - San Diego - 22 March, 2021

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at University of California San Diego School o.....

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Serum Institute to delay further vaccine shipments to Brazil, Morocco, ..
Krishna N. Das,Euan Rocha, Reuters - 22 March, 2021

NEW DELHI : The Serum Institute of India (SII) has told Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Morocco that further supplies of t.....

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Faster spread of some Covid variants could be due to sturdier protein: ..
PTI - 22 March, 2021

BOSTON : The spike protein of the novel coronavirus, which enables it to infect human cells, is more stable in faster sp.....

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COVID-19 vaccination timings for unregistered beneficiaries increased ..
PTI - 22 March, 2021

Unregistered but eligible people in Delhi will be able to take COVID-19 vaccine jabs between 3 pm and 9 pm, Health Minis.....

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6 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses sent to 76 nations, 4.5 crore doses adm ..
PTI - 22 March, 2021

More than 6 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been sent to 76 nations, while 4.5 crore doses have been administered t.....

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First known case of an infant with antibodies against Covid reported: ..
PTI - 19 March, 2021

New York: Pediatricians have reported the first known case of a woman, who was given the first dose of the COVID-19 vacc.....

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Ultrasound has potential to damage novel coronaviruses: study ..
PTI - 19 March, 2021

Coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, may be vulnerable to ultrasound vibrations, within the frequencies used in medical .....

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Less than 10 lakh children with Severe Acute Malnutrition identified, ..
PTI - 19 March, 2021

Less than 10 lakh children in the country have been identified with Severe Acute Malnutrition, the Women and Child Devel.....

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Over 3.89 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far, 17.83 lakh on ..
PTI - 19 March, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.89 crore with 17,83,303 of them bei.....

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Plea on Covid vaccination: SC stays suo motu proceedings of Delhi High ..
FE Bureau - 19 March, 2021

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the suo motu proceedings initiated by the Delhi High Court that posed various quest.....

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Non-DNA mechanism is involved in transmitting paternal experience to o ..
McGill University - 18 March, 2021

It has long been understood that a parent's DNA is the principal determinant of health and disease in offspring. Yet.....

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Covid may become seasonal, UN says ..
AFP - 18 March, 2021

Covid-19 appears likely to develop into a seasonal disease, the United Nations said Thursday, cautioning though against .....

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WHO vaccine expert calls blood clots very rare ..
PTI - 18 March, 2021

GENEVA : A top World Health Organisation expert on vaccines says people should feel reassured that even if health author.....

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Cumulative number of COVID vaccine doses given crosses 3.64 cr Govt ..
PTI - 18 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.64 crore, the Union Health Min.....

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Centre says COVID vaccine wastage in India is 6.5 pc, calls for optima ..
PTI - 18 March, 2021

The average of COVID-19 vaccine wastage in India is 6.5 per cent, with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh recording 17.6 and 1.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine: EU regulator firmly convinced benefits outweigh r ..
Reuters - 17 March, 2021

The EU's medicines regulator has said it remains "firmly convinced" that the benefits of the Oxford-AstraZ.....

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Certain HIV Meds May Trigger Weight Gain ..
Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter - 17 March, 2021

TUESDAY, March 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- A commonly prescribed component of the life-saving antiretroviral drug cockt.....

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Govt places new purchase order with SII for 10 crore doses of Covishie ..
PTI - 17 March, 2021

The Centre has placed a new purchase order with the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the supply of 10 crore doses of t.....

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Maharashtra at beginning of second COVID wave, warns central team as c ..
PTI - 17 March, 2021

A central team has warned that Maharashtra is at the “beginning” of a second COVID-19 wave prompting the Uni.....

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Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: Second wave hits India, new cases ..
FE Online - 17 March, 2021

Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 in India Live Updates: From Bhopal to Surat, from Pune to Hyderabad, Covid lockdowns, night cu.....

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Belly fat resistant to every-other-day fasting ..
Associated Press - 16 March, 2021

In a mouse study, Australian researchers have mapped out what happens behind the scenes in fat tissue during intermitten.....

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Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) – A new technique to treat sw ..
Dr Kapil Sharma - 16 March, 2021

Achalasia is a disease where the function of the esophagus stops working overtime. It is thought to be neural degenerati.....

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Better covid vaccines are coming, WHO’s chief scientist says ..
Jason Gale, Bloomberg - 16 March, 2021

New Covid-19 vaccines, including ones that don’t require needles and can be stored at room temperature, may be rea.....

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PM Modi to interact with chief ministers on COVID situation, vaccinati ..
PTI - 16 March, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination dr.....

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Major European nations suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine ..
Associated Press - 16 March, 2021

Germany, France, Italy and Spain became the latest countries Monday to suspend use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vacci.....

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Cancer cells may evade chemotherapy by going dormant ..
Weill Cornell Medicine - 15 March, 2021

Cancer cells can dodge chemotherapy by entering a state that bears similarity to certain kinds of senescence, a type of .....

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New tool to dissect undruggable proteins through the sugars they depen ..
Harvard University - 15 March, 2021

Researchers have developed a new tool to study 'undruggable' proteins through the sugars they depend on. Almost .....

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Covishield side-effects: India to review COVID-19 vaccine after concer ..
Staff Writer - 15 March, 2021

The central government decided to conduct a deeper review of post-vaccination side-effects from the Oxford-AstraZeneca c.....

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India treading on vaccine diplomacy 58 million doses to 71 countries b ..
FE Online - 15 March, 2021

India treading on vaccine diplomacy! 58 million doses to 71 countries bolsters Quad vaccine initiative By: FE Online .....

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Ireland suspends AstraZeneca vaccine amid blood clot reports ..
Associated Press - 15 March, 2021

Irish health officials on Sunday recommended the temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of seriou.....

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New discovery explains antihypertensive properties of green and black ..
University of California - Irvine - 13 March, 2021

A new study from the University of California, Irvine shows that compounds in both green and black tea relax blood vesse.....

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New lung cancer screening recommendation, starting at age 50, expands ..
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center - 13 March, 2021

Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines may greatly reduce risk of asymptomatic COVID ..
PTI - 13 March, 2021

Patients without COVID-19 symptoms are far less likely to test positive, and unknowingly spread COVID-19 ten days after .....

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Current situation right time for Ayurveda, traditional medicine to bec ..
PTI - 13 March, 2021

Noting that people are realising the benefits of Ayurveda and its role in boosting immunity, Prime Minister Narendra Mod.....

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US to provide financial assistance to Indian vaccine manufacturer: Doc ..
PTI - 13 March, 2021

The US will provide financial assistance to support Indian drug-maker Biological E’s effort to produce at least 1 .....

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Arthritis drug Tocilizumab may improve survival in patients with sever ..
Tech2 News Staff - 12 March, 2021

A tried-and-tested drug used to treat arthritis, an inflammatory condition, also increases the survival outcomes of pati.....

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First AI system for contactless monitoring of heart rhythm using smart ..
University of Washington - 12 March, 2021

Smart speakers, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, have proven adept at monitoring certain health care issues at home......

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Covid-19 vaccine in India update: Covaxin out of clinical trial mode, ..
PTI - 12 March, 2021

The Centre on Thursday said Bharat Biotech’s indigenously developed Covaxin is out of the “clinical trial mo.....

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Acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vaccine achieved in collaboration ..
PTI - 12 March, 2021

The Centre on Thursday said the acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vaccine shots has been achieved in collaboration wit.....

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UN chief Antonio Guterres blasts vaccine nationalism, hoarding, side d ..
Associated Press - 12 March, 2021

The United Nations chief criticised the “many examples of vaccine nationalism and vaccine hoarding” as well .....

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Spike in Covid-19 cases may be related to higher airborne pollen conce ..
ANI - 10 March, 2021

Researchers have reported an association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and airborne pollen concentrations. The global spr.....

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Britain approves worlds most expensive drug Cost 18 crore per dose ..
Staff Writer - 10 March, 2021

The 'most expensive drug in the world' has been approved by the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NH.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Precisa Medicamentos seeks emergency use auth ..
FE Online - 10 March, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine update: Brazilian company Precisa Medicamentos has applied for emergency authorization to use the Bhara.....

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Coronavirus vaccine: 81.59 lakh healthcare workers, 1.01 crore frontli ..
PTI - 10 March, 2021

A total of 81.59 lakh healthcare workers and 1.01 crore frontline workers were registered on Co-WIN portal for anti-coro.....

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India records 17,921 new COVID-19 cases, 133 related deaths ..
PTI - 10 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,12,62,707 with 17,921 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the recoveries s.....

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Delhi Budget could make provision for free COVID-19 vaccine for all re ..
FE Online - 09 March, 2021

Delhi Budget 2021-22: The Delhi government is likely to present its state budget on Tuesday. Ahead of that, a report in .....

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Study of coronavirus variants predicts virus evolving to escape curren ..
Columbia University Irving Medical Center - 09 March, 2021

A new study of the U.K. and South Africa variants of SARS-CoV-2 predicts that current vaccines and certain monoclonal an.....

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New CAR T-Cell therapy extends remission in heavily relapsed multiple ..
UT Southwestern Medical Center - 09 March, 2021

A new type of CAR T-cell therapy more than triples the expected length of remission for multiple myeloma patients who ha.....

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Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutralizes Brazil variant in lab stu ..
Reuters - 09 March, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE was able to neutralize a new variant of the coronavirus spreading r.....

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IMF’s Gita Gopinath praises India for its stand out vaccine poli ..
PTI - 09 March, 2021

India has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and “really stands out” in terms of its.....

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COVID-19: India records 18,599 new cases, 97 fresh fatalities ..
PTI - 08 March, 2021

New cases of coronavirus infection in India were recorded above 18,000 for the third consecutive day taking the total ta.....

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Coronavirus nearing endemic phase in Delhi, says Health Minister Satye ..
PTI - 08 March, 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said coronavirus was nearing an “endemic” phase in the nation.....

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout India’s gift to world in combating pand ..
PTI - 08 March, 2021

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines by India in collaboration with leading global institutions has “rescued the w.....

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People who have undergone sinus surgery should avoid Covid-19 nasal sw ..
ANI - 08 March, 2021

Washington: People who have had major sinus surgery should consult their ENT (ear, nose, throat) doctor before undergoin.....

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Accelerating gains in abdominal fat during menopause tied to heart dis ..
University of Pittsburgh - 06 March, 2021

Women who experience an accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause are at greater risk of heart disease,.....

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US export curbs can limit COVID-19 vaccine production, availability, P ..
PTI - 06 March, 2021

The production of coronavirus vaccines and scaling up global availability could be seriously limited due to ban on expor.....

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World no closer to answer on Covid origins despite WHO probe: Expert ..
Reuters - 06 March, 2021

SHANGHAI : Despite a high-profile visit to China by a team of international experts in January, the world is no closer t.....

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HC asks Delhi govt to comply with order to regulate online path labs o ..
PTI - 06 March, 2021

The Delhi High Court Friday said it expects that the AAP government will put things in order and comply with a judicial .....

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PTI - 11 Feb, 2021

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PTI - 10 Feb, 2021

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PTI - 08 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against coronavirus crossed the 58 lakh-mark on the twenty thi.....

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PTI - 08 Feb, 2021

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PTI - 08 Feb, 2021

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PTI - 06 Feb, 2021

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PTI - 06 Feb, 2021

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PTI - 06 Feb, 2021

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Krishna N. Das - 06 Feb, 2021

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NIH/National Cancer Institute - 05 Feb, 2021

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PTI - 05 Feb, 2021

India’s cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate has declined to 5.42 per cent while the weekly positivity rate (last w.....

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India sent 56 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to foreign nations as gift; ..
PTI - 05 Feb, 2021

India provided 56 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines under grants assistance to a number of countries while 100 lakh dos.....

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Coronavirus vaccination drive: 7,365 people get COVID-19 jabs in Delhi ..
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PTI - 04 Feb, 2021

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Boston: Following months of interdisciplinary research assessing tens of thousands of lung cells infected with the novel.....

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K J M Varma - 01 Feb, 2021

As the demand for the COVID-19 vaccine intensified around the world, China said that it has increased the number of vacc.....

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Geeta Nair - 01 Feb, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) will be launching its second Covid-19 vaccine in June 2021. Adar Poonawalla.....

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Vardhan expressed his deep gratitude to the scientific community for their contribution in developing and testing COVID-.....

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EH News Bureau - 30 Jan, 2021

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Reuters - 30 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson said on Friday that its single-dose vaccine was 66% effective in preventing COVID-19 i.....

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Huma Siddiqui - 30 Jan, 2021

Over the next few days, India is planning to give more vaccines to countries across the globe. Oman will get one lakh, C.....

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PTI - 30 Jan, 2021

Dr Reddys Laboratories, which is conducting Phase 3 trials of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, believes the ja.....

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Geeta Nair - 30 Jan, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought regulatory approval for carrying out trials in India for its sec.....

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Bahrain takes delivery of AstraZeneca vaccine from India ..
Reuters - 29 Jan, 2021

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain has received its first delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produced by the Ser.....

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Davos address: Many more Covid-19 vaccines to come out of India, says ..
FE Bureau - 29 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India will soon make available many more Covid-19 vaccines, on top of the .....

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PTI - 29 Jan, 2021

ICMR chief Balram Bhargava on Thursday said COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers–Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute&ndas.....

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Novavax vaccine seems effective against COVID-19, says British study ..
Associated Press - 29 Jan, 2021

Novavax Inc said Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears 89 per cent effective based on early findings from a British.....

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Dr. Reddy - India ends study of COVID-19 drug Avigan in Kuwait ..
Reuters - 28 Jan, 2021

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories said on Wednesday it had terminated its clinical st.....

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Newsroom - 28 Jan, 2021

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FE Online - 28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is effective against the new variant of Covid-19 that was traced in the United Kingdom, t.....

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PTI - 28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech (BBIL) has tied up with pharma major GSK, and PATH, a global team of innovators working to accelerate hea.....

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PTI - 28 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country so far.....

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Staff Writer - 27 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: The world is on verge of defeating the coronavirus pandemic by adopting preemptive, proactive and collaborati.....

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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 20 lakh beneficiaries inoculated ..
PTI - 27 Jan, 2021

Over 20 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till Tuesday evening, as per prov.....

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PTI - 27 Jan, 2021

The number of active coronavirus cases in the country dropped to 1,77,266 on Tuesday, constituting just over 1.60 per ce.....

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WHO issues new clinical advice on treating COVID-19 patients ..
Reuters - 27 Jan, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued fresh clinical advice on Tuesday for treating COVID-19 patients, including th.....

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Reuters - 27 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Serum Institute of India (SII) will supply Saudi Arabia with 3 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 va.....

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Newsroom - 25 Jan, 2021

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Reuters - 25 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Tata Group’s healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a par.....

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PTI - 25 Jan, 2021

People who recover from COVID-19 are protected against the novel coronavirus for at least six months, and likely much lo.....

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PTI - 25 Jan, 2021

One of England’s leading medical officers on Sunday urged the public to continue to follow the strict lockdown rul.....

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COVID-19 vaccination in India till now: Over 16 lakh beneficiaries ino ..
PTI - 25 Jan, 2021

Over 16 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till the evening of the ninth day.....

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As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: .....

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Bird flu in India: Avian Influenza confirmed across 12 states so far, ..
Meghna Sen - 23 Jan, 2021

The Central Government on Friday said bird flu in poultry birds has been confirmed so far in nine states -- Kerala, Hary.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech successfully administered 2nd dose of ..
PTI - 23 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech has successfully administered second dose of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to 13,000 volunteers as part of.....

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India undertaking contractual supplies of coronavirus vaccines to se ..
PTI - 23 Jan, 2021

India is undertaking contractual supplies of coronavirus vaccines to Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Morocco, Bangla.....

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Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers received COVID-19 vaccine jabs Fri ..
PTI - 23 Jan, 2021

Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the seventh day.....

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PTI - 22 Jan, 2021

A lineage of the novel coronavirus, first reported to have emerged in South Africa, escapes neutralisation by antibodies.....

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FE Online - 22 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 vaccine in India: In a major step towards having another Covid-19 vaccine after Serum Institute of India’.....

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PTI - 22 Jan, 2021

In view of the bird flu scare, regulator FSSAI on Thursday advised consumers not to eat half-boiled eggs and undercooked.....

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South Africa to pay $5.25 a dose for AstraZeneca vaccine from India SI ..
Reuters - 22 Jan, 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will pay $5.25 per dose for 1.5 million shots of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus v.....

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Exclusive: India to begin commercial vaccine exports with shipments to ..
Reuters - 22 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s government has cleared commercial exports of COVID-19 vaccines, with the first consi.....

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Ukraine in talks with India on COVID-19 vaccine supply - Interfax ..
Reuters - 21 Jan, 2021

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine is in talks with Indian medical firm Serum Institute on supplying COVID-19 vaccines, Interfax U.....

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India Bharat Biotech seeks emergency use approval for vaccine in Phili ..
Reuters - 21 Jan, 2021

MANILA (Reuters) - India’s Bharat Biotech submitted on Thursday an application for the emergency use of its COVID-.....

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PTI - 21 Jan, 2021

A nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to be give to school-going children who bear a “very mild” load of the.....

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PTI - 21 Jan, 2021

Over 1,200 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi in the last 15 days amid the avian influenza situation here, official.....

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Covid 19 vaccination in India LIVE: 7.86 lakh vaccinated; 10 hospitali ..
FE Online - 21 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India update: India has so far vaccinated over 7.86 lakh frontline workers against Coronavirus a.....

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Coronavirus vaccine: Cambodia joins the list seeking India help in sec ..
FE Online - 20 Jan, 2021

According to reports published in the Cambodian media, the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is seeking help from India t.....

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PTI - 20 Jan, 2021

The Delhi government has received 2.74 lakh doses of the vaccine so far from the Centre, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal .....

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Bird flu in India update: Avian Influenza confirmed at Red Fort, Delhi ..
FE Online - 20 Jan, 2021

Bird flu in India update: Avian Influenza has been confirmed in samples of the dead heron from Tis Hazari in New Delhi a.....

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COVID-19: Of those vaccinated, 0.18 pc were adverse events, says govt. ..
PTI - 20 Jan, 2021

Paul said the concerns about adverse effects and serious problems as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, insignific.....

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COVID-19: India records 10,064 new cases, lowest in over seven months. ..
PTI - 20 Jan, 2021

New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI) India reported the lowest number of daily coronavirus infections in over seven months with 10,06.....

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - 19 Jan, 2021

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India, China set to lead vaccine distribution in APAC region: Moodys A ..
PTI - 19 Jan, 2021

Moody’s Analytics on Monday said India, along with China, would take lead in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in .....

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WHO hints at signs of "vaccine nationalism" ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 19 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Signs of ‘vaccine nationalism’ are apparent during the covid-19 pandemic with countries attemptin.....

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Total COVID-19 recoveries nearly 50 times active cases in country: Hea ..
PTI - 19 Jan, 2021

India’s total COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed the active caseload by more than one crore, the Union Health Mini.....

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FE Online - 19 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 Vaccination in India Day 4 Live Updates: Coronavirus vaccination in India today enters its fourth day and so fa.....

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Covid-19 Vaccine Update: Brazil health agency approves use of vaccines ..
Associated Press - 18 Jan, 2021

UK Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Brazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccine.....

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American Cancer Society - 18 Jan, 2021

A new study suggests a link between Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) infection and the risk of glioma, a type of brain canc.....

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Bird Flu in India Latest Updates: Confirmed fresh case in Mumbai; cull ..
PTI - 18 Jan, 2021

The Centre on Sunday said culling of poultry birds is underway in Maharashtra and Haryana, while fresh cases of bird flu.....

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Smokers, vegetarians at lesser risk of contracting Covid-19: CSIR surv ..
PTI - 18 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Smokers and vegetarians were found to have lower seropositivity indicating that they may be at a lesser risk .....

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2,24,301 beneficiaries given COVID-19 vaccine so far; 447 cases of adv ..
PTI - 18 Jan, 2021

A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse event.....

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Russian algorithm claims to detect signs of COVID-19 from voice, cough ..
Huma Siddiqui - 16 Jan, 2021

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Nepal approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use ..
Gopal Sharma, Alasdair Pal - 16 Jan, 2021

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nepal on Friday granted approval for AstraZeneca’s COVISHIELD vaccine against the .....

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PM launches India's vaccination drive against COVID-19 ..
PTI - 16 Jan, 2021

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India's COVID-19 vaccination drive and ass.....

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FE Online - 15 Jan, 2021

Pneumonia that is induced by the novel Coronavirus infection is different from the bacteria that causes pneumonia in gen.....

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FE Online - 15 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of the COVID vaccination drive on January 16 and all prep.....

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Serum Institute expects WHO emergency approval for AstraZeneca shot so ..
Reuters - 15 Jan, 2021

The Serum Institute of India expects WHO emergency-use authorization soon for the Oxford University/AstraZeneca coronavi.....

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National Polio immunisation programme rescheduled to begin from Januar ..
PTI - 15 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: The National Polio immunisation programme, as part of which children in the age group of 0-5 years are admini.....

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Neetu Chandra Sharma - 15 Jan, 2021

Depression, stress, loneliness and poor health can weaken the body’s immune system and lower the efficacy of covid.....

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Neetu Chandra Sharma - 14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Putting rest to apprehensions that covid-19 vaccines will be supplied to selected states in the first phase o.....

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Exclusive: India wants Pfizer to do local study before approval - offi ..
Reuters - 14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Any vaccine maker, including Pfizer Inc that has sought emergency-use authorisation for its COVID-.....

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Bolivia signs contract with India Serum Institute for 5 million AstraZ ..
Reuters - 14 Jan, 2021

LA PAZ (Reuters) - The Bolivian government said on Wednesday it had signed a contract with India’s Serum Institute.....

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COVID-19: India records 16,946 new cases ..
PTI - 14 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,05,12,093 with 16,946 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries .....

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Ralph Ellis - 03 Jan, 2021

The United States is very slow in collecting and analyzing genetic sequences from COVID-19 patients, putting it at a dis.....

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India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare for world biggest vaccination ..
Reuters - 03 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: Indian airlines started delivering batches of Covid-19 vaccines nationwide on Tuesday, preparing fo.....

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ANI - 03 Jan, 2021

Washington: Researchers from Northwestern University claims that COVID-19 pneumonia spreads like multiple wildfires, lea.....

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Covid-19: An FAQ factsheet for Covishield vaccine by Serum Institute ..
ANI - 03 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-.....

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COVID-19: India records 15,968 new cases ..
PTI - 03 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,04,95,147 with 15,968 infections being reported in a day, while the recover.....

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India's Serum to sell AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh at $4/dose ..
Mint - 12 Jan 2021

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Enemy is down but not out, cautions CCMB director Rakesh Mishra ..
Financial Express - 12 Jan 2021

Despite experts pointing out repeatedly that masks and social distancing is the only hope, many are willing to let their.....

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Russia says 1.5 million vaccinated globally with Sputnik V coronavirus ..
Mint - 12 Jan 2021

Russia became the first country last August to register a vaccine, months ahead of Western competitors, and Moscow has b.....

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BeiGene, Novartis partner to develop cancer drug tislelizumab. ..
Reuters - 12 Jan 2021

China-based biotechnology company BeiGene Ltd said on Monday it will partner with Swiss firm Novartis AG to develop, man.....

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India gears up for worlds biggest vaccination drive. ..
Reuters - 12 Jan 2021

Indian carrier Spicejet carried a large consignment of COVID-19 vaccines from the city of Pune to the capital New Delhi .....

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Mint - 11 Jan 2021

India will begin the first phase of vaccination against coronavirus Saturday. In order of priority, an estimated 3 crore.....

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Protective immunity against SARS-CoV-2 could last eight months or mo ..
Science Daily - 09 Jan 2021

The findings, based on analyses of blood samples from 188 COVID-19 patients, suggest that responses to the novel coronav.....

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WHO tells rich countries: stop cutting the vaccines queue ..
Reutes - 09 Jan 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a “clear problem” that low- and middle-inc.....

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PM Modi stated India’s Covid-19 vaccine production capacity wi ..
Financial Express - 09 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: India sees international cooperation in this field, particularly with its neighbours, as its duty, Min.....

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China to provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge – government ..
Financial Express - 09 Jan 2021

Three vaccines had already been given to limited groups at high risk of infection, including medical workers, through an.....

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Bird Flu scare in Delhi as unusual mortality of 16 birds reported fr ..
Mint - 09 Jan 2021

The government has urged that the general public and farmers should be careful and avoid misinformation in consumption o.....

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Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel says vaccine likely to protect from Covi ..
Financial Express - 08 Jan 2021

The US biotech company received approval for its shot from the European Commission on January 6. Moderna’s COVI.....

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National Family Health Survey V: The Nutrition Story of India ..
Financial Express - 08 Jan 2021

Sizeable is seen in access to drinking water and coverage of improved sanitation facility at the household level. Rec.....

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Brazilian study says Sinovac COVID-19 jab 78% effective ..
Mint - 08 Jan 2021

Turkish officials last month said that a smaller, companion study in that country of the same vaccine candidate found an.....

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South Africa to get 1.5 million vaccines from Serum Institute of Ind ..
Mint - 08 Jan 2021

South Africa health ministry said it was working with the country's health regulator SAHPRA to ensure there were no .....

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Bird flu outbreak in four states, Centre issues advisory to contain sp ..
Express Web Desk - 07 Jan 2021

The Centre on Wednesday said that Avian Influenza, or the bird flu outbreak, had so far been reported at 12 epicentres a.....

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Delhi COVID-19 vaccination: Vaccine expected to arrive early next week ..
PTI - 07 Jan 2021

Delhi COVID-19 vaccine plan: The city government is creating a massive storage facility at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specia.....

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Covid-19 in India: Big positive trends in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, ..
PTI - 07 Jan 2021

Covid-19 cases in India, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai: Delhi, which had recorded the highest single-day coron.....

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Russia says Bolivia has registered Sputnik V vaccine ..
Reuters - 07 Jan 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bolivia has granted emergency approval for use of Russia’s Sputnik vaccine against COVID-19, Ru.....

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CureVac strikes COVID-19 vaccine alliance deal with Bayer -Bild ..
Reuters - 07 Jan 2021

German biotech firm CureVac has agreed to an alliance with drugmaker Bayer to get global support in seeking approval for.....

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New class of antibiotics active against a wide range of bacteria ..
The Wistar Institute - 06 Jan, 2021

Wistar Institute scientists have discovered a new class of compounds that uniquely combine direct antibiotic killing of .....

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WHO recommends two doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine within 21-28 days ..
Reuters - 06 Jan, 2021

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) - People should get two doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine within 21-28 days, the World He.....

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Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech call a truce, issue joint statement ..
Leroy Leo - 06 Jan, 2021

After publicly trading barbs over the efficacy of their respective vaccines, Serum Institute of India chief executive of.....

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Vaccine restricted use considered based on safety, immunogenicity data ..
PTI - 06 Jan, 2021

In a pandemic situation, restricted emergency use of vaccines is considered based on safety and immunogenicity data whil.....

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COVID-19: India records lowest daily cases in over six months ..
PTI - 06 Jan 2021

India recorded 16,375 new cases of coronavirus, the lowest in over six months,?taking the country's COVID-19 caseloa.....

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Coronavirus vaccine to cost Rs 219-292 to govt, Rs 438-584 in private ..
PTI - 05 Jan, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost USD 3-4 per shot ( ?219-292) to the .....

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Inovio expects to begin late-stage COVID-19 vaccine study in second qu ..
Reuters - 05 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc expects to start a late-stage U.S. study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine can.....

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EU drugs agency still undecided on Moderna COVID vaccine -Dutch regula ..
Reuters - 05 Jan, 2021

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has not been able to reach a decision on the approval of Moder.....

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Pediatric use of COVID-19 antibody drugs not advised by experts, disin ..
Nancy Lapid - 05 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) -The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to f.....

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India records 16,504 new COVID-19 cases, 214 fresh fatalities ..
PTI - 05 Jan, 2021

Daily new COVID-19 cases in the country remained below 20,000 for the third consecutive day taking the virus caseload to.....

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Brazil private clinics seek deal for Indian Covid-19 vaccine ..
AFP - 04 Jan, 2021

A Brazilian association of private health clinics said Sunday it was negotiating with Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat .....

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Pivotal moment as Britain set to roll out AstraZeneca vaccine ..
Reuters - 04 Jan, 2021

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will become the first country to roll out the low cost and easily transportable AstraZeneca a.....

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India approves AstraZeneca and local COVID vaccines, roll out seen soo ..
Reuters - 04 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drugs regulator on Sunday approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one d.....

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A great milestone in India scientific capability: Bharat Biotech on ap ..
PTI - 04 Jan, 2021

Expressing delight over the approval on restricted emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Bharat Biotech on Sund.....

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India records less than 20,000 fresh COVID-19 cases, no. of recoveries ..
PTI - 04 Jan, 2021

The number of fresh COVID-19 cases was recorded below 20,000 in India on Saturday, taking the country's caseload to .....

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Different efficacy data for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine real and valid-me ..
Reuters - 02 Jan, 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) - Different efficacy results for a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine released separately in China and in United.....

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How IIT-Bombay professors studied coughs to model Covid-19 spread ..
PTI - 02 Jan, 2021

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck the world, IIT-Bombay Professor Rajneesh Bhardwaj was studying how droplets evaporated.....

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India drug regulator approves AstraZeneca COVID vaccine, country first ..
Reuters - 02 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and.....

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New COVID-19 strain: Total 29 people in India test positive ..
PTI - 02 Jan, 2021

A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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Exclusive- Drugmakers to hike prices for 2021 as a pandemic, political ..
Reuters - 01 Jan, 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc, Sanofi SA, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc plan to raise U.S. prices on mo.....

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WHO emergency COVID-19 vaccine listing aims to lift access in poor cou ..
Reuters - 01 Jan, 2021

ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Thursday listed Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for eme.....

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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shows 94 per cent efficacy in the trial- Stud ..
PTI - 01 Jan, 2021

Results from the primary analysis of the ongoing phase 3 clinical trial of US biotechnology company Moderna’s COVI.....

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Budget 2021: Ayurvedic medication makes big comeback during COVID-19 p ..
Raghwendra Shukla - 01 Jan, 2021

Indian Union Budget 2021-22: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented health crisis worldwide. Researchers.....

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India braces for COVID-19 vaccination dry run in all states, UTs on Ja ..
FE Online - 01 Jan, 2021

Corona Vaccines in India: The Union Health Ministry is leaving no stone unturned to make the COVID-19 vaccination proces.....

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Study reveals single gene ‘invented’ haemoglobin several t ..
ANI - 31 Dec, 2020

Thanks to the marine worm Platynereis dumerilii, an animal whose genes have evolved very slowly, a team of scientists ha.....

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Study sheds light on explanation for lack of blood oxygenation detecte ..
ANI - 31 Dec, 2020

One of the physiopathological characteristics of Covid-19 that has most baffled the scientific and medical community is .....

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China gives conditional approval to Sinopharm vaccine ..
PTI - 31 Dec 2020

Chen Shifei, the deputy commissioner of China's Medical Production Administration, said at a news conference Thursda.....

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India will have Covid-19 vaccine within days: AIIMS director Randeep ..
PTI - 31 Dec 2020

We should get approval for the vaccine in the county within a few days. I would say days rather than weeks or months,.....

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COVID: India registers 21,822 new cases ..
PTI - 31 Dec 2020

 India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,02,66,674 with 21,822 new infections being reported in a day, while t.....

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New Covid-19 strain in India: 20 returnees from UK test positive for t ..
FE Online - 30 Dec, 2020

Covid new strain in India: As many as 20 returnees from the United Kingdom (UK) so far have been found to be carrying th.....

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Health group CEPI to help fund Indian drugmakers Covid-19 vaccine ..
Reuters - 30 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will help fund the production of a COVID-19 vaccin.....

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Non-judicious use of therapies leads to virus mutations: ICMR ..
Leroy Leo - 30 Dec, 2020

Non-judicious use of medicines and other therapies to treat covid-19 may make the virus resistant to them, which in turn.....

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Regeneron COVID-19 antibody therapy shows promise in hospitalized pati ..
Reuters - 30 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday initial data from an ongoing study of its experimental antibod.....

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COVID-19: India records 20,549 fresh cases ..
PTI - 30 Dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,02,44,852 with 20,549 new infections being reported in a day, while the number o.....

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Covid-19 vaccination mock drill in four states: Administration tests ..
PTI - 29 Dec 2020

Covid-19 vaccination mock drill: The two-day end-to-end dry run was being carried out in Krishna district in Andhra Prad.....

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Serum Institute of India to make 300 million vaccine doses by July ..
PTI - 29 Dec 2020

Adar Poonawalla, COO, SII, said they have a stockpile of 40-50 million doses already and more are being produced every w.....

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Efficacy of Oxford jabs at 95% if given 3 months apart: SII ..
PTI - 29 Dec 2020

AstraZeneca Plc will soon release data showing that the effectiveness of its covid-19 vaccine rises to as much as 95% if.....

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PTI - 29 Dec 2020

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PTI - 29 Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) The Centre on Monday said there has been a continuous decline in the number of active COVID.....

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Reuters - 28 Dec, 2020

Europe launched a massive vaccination drive on Sunday with pensioners and medics lining up to take the first shots to se.....

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Co-Rakshak App- Now a safety training app for essential workers ..
FE Bureau - 28 Dec, 2020

Co-Rakshak is a multilingual chat-based app to build awareness about the coronavirus It is critical that these worker.....

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PTI - 28 Dec, 2020

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 97,82,669, pushing the national recovery rate to?95.....

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National Task Force recommends enhanced genomic surveillance for SARS- ..
Press Information Bureau - 28 Dec, 2020

Whole Genome Sequencing for 5 per cent of positive cases, more than 50 samples of UK returnees are currently under seque.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine gives 100% protection against Covid-19, says CEO ..
AFP - 28 Dec, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by the British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford has achieved a ".....

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Antibodies target different part of coronavirus in severe COVID-19 c ..
PTI - 26 Dec 2020

According to the scientists, including those from Stanford University in the US, the findings shed new light on the link.....

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Researchers identify potential new class of drugs to treat blood and b ..
PTI - 26 Dec 2020

The research team designed TETi76 to replicate and amplify the effects of a natural molecule called 2HG (2-hydroxyglutar.....

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India, get ready for Covid vaccines! Modi govt plans dry run drive i ..
PTI - 26 Dec 2020

The dry run will include testing of cold storage and transportation arrangements for COVID-19 vaccine, management of cro.....

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CoronaVac efficacy at 50-90% in Brazilian trial -Sao Paulo official ..
PTI - 26 Dec 2020

 The CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd showed efficacy between 50% and 90% .....

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New strain of coronavirus detected in 8 European countries ..
PTI - 26 Dec 2020

 The new strain of the coronavirus has been detected in eight European countries, the regional director of WHO Euro.....

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Aurobindo Pharma signs pact with Covaxx for COVID-19 vaccine ..
PTI - 25 Dec 2020

Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Covaxx, a US-based company, have entered into an exclusive license agreement to develop, commer.....

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Newsfeed - 25 Dec 2020

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech was found to be more than 50% effective in a.....

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Mutated Covid-19 strain’s transmissibility to cause more death ..
PTI - 25 Dec 2020

The mutated coronavirus strain that’s been spreading in the UK appears to be more contagious and will likely lead .....

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Zydus Cadila seeks nod to start phase III clinical trials of its covid ..
PTI - 25 Dec 2020

The Phase II study of the vaccine ZyCoV-D had been conducted in over 1000 healthy adult volunteers as part of the adapti.....

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Indian Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has drawn global attention: ICMR ..
Newsfeed - 25 Dec 2020

The ICMR said: 'Encouraging phase-1 and phase-2 Covaxin trial results have paved the path for phase-3 clinical trial.....

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COVID-19 Vaccination- BioNTech confident of making mutation-fighting s ..
Reuters - 24 Dec, 2020

A new strain of the COVID-19 virus which has emerged in the United Kingdom is a major concern for most nations around th.....

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Covid-19 immunity lasts at least 8 months- Study ..
PTI - 24 Dec, 2020

Melbourne: People who have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection have immune memory to protect against reinfect.....

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First indigenous vaccine against pneumonia developed by Serum Institut ..
PTI - 24 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: The first indigenous vaccine against pneumonia, developed by Serum Institute of India (SII), is slated to be .....

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Covaxin found to be safe, effective in phase 2 trial ..
Leroy Leo - 24 Dec, 2020

Bharat Biotech’s indigenous vaccine Covaxin induced immunity against covid-19 through antibodies as well as T-cell.....

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Moderna expects its COVID-19 vaccine to protect against UK coronavirus ..
Reuters - 24 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it expects that the immunity induced by its COVID-19 vaccine would be protecti.....

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Russia will jointly produce Sputnik V vaccine for covid-19 with India- ..
PTI - 23 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Russian envoy to India Nikolay Kudashev on Monday said Moscow will jointly produce the Sputnik V vaccine for .....

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New Covid-19 strain not detected in samples tested in India: ICMR-NARI ..
ANI - 23 Dec, 2020

Pune: Mutant strain of coronavirus found in the United Kingdom was not seen in the samples tested from various parts of .....

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AstraZeneca says its vaccine should be effective against new coronavir ..
Reuters - 23 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc told Reuters on Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine should be effective against t.....

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Supernus drug meets main goal of study in adults with ADHD ..
Reuters - 23 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its experimental drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disor.....

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Scientists say UK strain unlikely to affect efficacy of COVID-19 vacci ..
PTI - 23 Dec, 2020

The faster-spreading coronavirus strain first detected in the UK is unlikely to make vaccines less effective as of now b.....

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DNA webdesk - 22 Dec, 2020

As the world is still battling the novel coronavirus, a rare serious fungal infection has come up which is affecting cov.....

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Optogenetic method can reveal how gut microbes affect longevity ..
Baylor College of Medicine - 22 Dec, 2020

Research has shown that gut microbes can influence several aspects of the host's life, including ageing. Given the c.....

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Coronavirus: EU regulator gives conditional approval to BioNTech-Pfize ..
Associated Press - 22 Dec, 2020

Following a closed-door expert meeting Monday, the EU drug regulator said it was recommending the shot be licensed for u.....

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Reuters - 22 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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India records lowest daily coronavirus tally since July 3 ..
Reuters - 22 Dec, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has recorded 19,556 new cases of the coronavirus, according to health ministry data on Tuesday,.....

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Italy has patient with new strain of virus found in Britain ..
Reuters - 21 Dec, 2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy has detected a patient infected with the new strain of the coronavirus also found in Britain, th.....

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Researchers find how Covid-19 infection increases the risk of stroke ..
ANI - 21 Dec, 2020

A recent study led by researchers from University of California- Los Angeles Health Sciences (UCLA) determined the runni.....

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Qatar approves Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine emergency use -QNA ..
Reuters - 21 Dec, 2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health approved on Sunday the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine fo.....

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Govt must indemnify vaccine makers against all lawsuits: Serum Institu ..
PTI - 21 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Vaccine manufacturers need to have protection against all lawsuits for their vaccines especially during a pan.....

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Cipla launches rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19 diagnosis ..
Newsfeed - 19 Dec 2020

CIPtest is a rapid point-of-care nasopharyngeal swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus a.....

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Researchers develop rapid genomics strategy to trace coronavirus ..
Newsfeed - 19 Dec 2020

Thanks to cutting-edge 'Nanopore' genome sequencing technology, researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical R.....

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As temperatures drop, coronavirus particles on surfaces may remain i ..
Press Release - 19 Dec 2020

In the current research, the scientists tested the virus-like particles on glass surfaces under both dry and humid condi.....

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Covid-19 vaccine delivery to poor countries to start in early 2021: ..
Newsfeed - 19 Dec 2020

'The light at the end of the tunnel has grown a little bit brighter,' WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told .....

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India says ready to soon start voluntary COVID-19 vaccination ..
Newsfeed - 19 Dec 2020

 India’s government said on Friday it could soon start voluntary inoculation against the COVID-19 disease as .....

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Covid-19 vaccinations in European Union to start on Dec 27 ..
AFP - 18 Dec, 2020

The EU is to start Covid-19 inoculations on December 27, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thur.....

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COVID-19 virus enters the brain, research strongly suggests ..
University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine - 18 Dec, 2020

More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog a.....

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Covid recovery rate in India among highest in the world: Union health ..
PTI - 18 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India's Covid-19 recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Thu.....

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Babies born to COVID-19 mothers have antibodies, Singapore study finds ..
Reuters - 18 Dec, 2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - All five babies born to women with COVID-19 infection during a study in Singapore have had antibod.....

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With 22,890 fresh cases, India COVID-19 tally rises to 99.79 lakh ..
PTI - 18 dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 99.79 lakh with 22,890 new infections being reported in a day, while total recover.....

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AEFI reporting to be done through Co-WIN- Health Secretary ..
Press Information Bureau - 17 Dec, 2020

Need to build on the standard principles of AEFI, make it specific to COVID-19 vaccines: Dr V K Paul In the course of.....

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Covid-19 vaccines: India proposed WTO patent waiver faces stiff opposi ..
Bloomberg - 17 Dec, 2020

Covid-19 vaccines look set to protect millions of citizens of the world’s richest countries in the coming months. .....

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Covid19- Pfizer to price vaccine at little out-of-pocket expenses for ..
Leroy Leo - 17 Dec, 2020

New Delhi: Pfizer said that its mRNA vaccine will be priced in a way that will help the Indian government to ensure supp.....

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India may need to spend $1.8 billion on covid-19 vaccines in first pha ..
Reuters - 17 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India will have to spend $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion in the first phase of a coronavirus vaccination program.....

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Novavax enters deal with New Zealand for 10.7 million doses of COVID-1 ..
Reuters - 17 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Biotechnology company Novavax Inc said it had entered an agreement with the government of New Zealand for 10.....

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Obesity impairs immune cell function, accelerates tumor growth ..
Harvard Medical School - 16 Dec, 2020

Obesity has been linked to increased risk for over a dozen different types of cancer, as well as worse prognosis and sur.....

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High BP in Middle Age Can Harm Your Brain ..
Alan Mozes - 16 Dec, 2020

High blood pressure can begin to take a toll on memory and thinking skills as early as middle age, new Brazilian researc.....

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WHO to sift Chinese samples, data in hunt for coronavirus origins ..
AP News - 16 Dec, 2020

FALKENSEE: A German scientist who is part of a small team of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to inves.....

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EU planning to buy 180 million additional vaccine doses - Spiegel ..
Reuters - 16 Dec, 2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Commission is planning to exercise options to buy 180 million additional doses of corona.....

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New coronavirus strain spreading in UK has key mutations, scientists s ..
Reuters - 16 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists are trying to establish whether the rapid spread in southern England of a new vari.....

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Steven Reinberg - 15 Dec, 2020

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) - A rare, sight-stealing infection might be triggered by COVID-19, a new stu.....

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Russia repeats 91.4% efficacy rate in new COVID-19 vaccine data - deve ..
Reuters - 15 Dec, 2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian developers published fresh trial results for their Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine on Monday ba.....

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Reuters - 15 Dec, 2020

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WHO says authorities investigating new COVID-19 variant in England ..
Reuters - 15 Dec, 2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization is aware of a new variant of COVID-19 that has emerged in Britain, but .....

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COVID-19 Daily new infections dip below 30000 again this month ..
PTI - 15 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 15 (PTI) The daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 for the third time this month taking India&#.....

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How kids immune systems can evade COVID ..
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Young children account for only a small percentage of COVID-19 infections1 — a trend that has puzzled scientists. .....

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Staff Writer - 14 Dec, 2020

As per a new research, a larger study of patients in America has revealed that individuals who contracted coronavirus su.....

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Health centre water crisis increasing Covid-19 risk- WHO ..
AFP - 14 Dec, 2020

One in four health centres worldwide lacks access to water, putting around 1.8 billion people at increased risk of contr.....

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Bahrain approves registration for Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine ..
Reuters - 14 Dec, 2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Sunday it had approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical G.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 98.57 lakh with 30,254 new cases ..
PTI - 14 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 14 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 98.57 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperate.....

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Better diabetes treatment: New insulin molecule can self-regulate bl ..
University of Copenhagen - 12 DEc 2020

Everyday life for the more than 46 million people around the world who suffer from type 1 diabetes could become much eas.....

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Indian scientists identify new potential drug treatments for Covid-19 ..
PTI - 12 DEC 2020

Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronavirus, .....

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India readies for 600 million COVID vaccine jabs; to use standard co ..
Reuters - 12 Dec 2020

India will deploy its vast election machinery to deliver 600 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable p.....

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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use ..
Reuters - 12 Dec 2020

The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculatio.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.96 lakh with 29,398 fresh infe ..
PTI - 12 Dec 2020

India recorded less than 30,000 fresh COVID-19 infections on Friday, the second time this month, which pushed its caselo.....

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IMA to strike across the nation today ..
TOI - 11 Dec 2020

Mumbai/Nagpur: Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for closure of non-emergency medical services nationwide on F.....

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WTO delays decision on waiver on COVID-19 drug, vaccine rights ..
Reuters - 11 Dec 2020

World Trade Organization members on Thursday delayed a decision on a proposal to waive intellectual property rules for C.....

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Evolution may be to blame for high risk of advanced cancers in humans ..
University of California - San Diego - 11 Dec 2020

Compared to chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary cousins, humans are particularly prone to developing advanced carcinom.....

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Indian scientists identify new potential drug treatments for Covid-1 ..
PTI - 11 Dec 2020

 Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronav.....

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Not without India. Pharma sector to play big role in vaccinating much ..
Abhirup Roy , Euan Rocha , Krishna N. Das , Reuters - 11 Dec 2020

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pan.....

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Researchers develop rapid genomics strategy to trace coronavirus ..
Garvan Institute of Medical Research - 10 Dec, 2020

Thanks to cutting-edge 'Nanopore' genome sequencing technology, researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical R.....

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CDSCO expert panel seeks more data on covid-19 vaccines from Serum Ins ..
PTI - 10 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: An expert committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Wednesday sought additional.....

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Covaxin to be available in the first quarter of next year, says Bharat ..
ANI - 10 Dec, 2020

Covaxin, a vaccine for COVID-19, will be available in the first quarter of next year, said Suchitra Ella, joint managing.....

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UK medicine regulator says people with anaphylaxis risk should not tak ..
Reuters - 10 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK’s medicine regulator said anyone with a history of anaphylaxis to a medicine or food sho.....

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India COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.35 lakh, recoveries cross 92 lakh ..
PTI - 10 Dec, 2020

New Delhi (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 97.35 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recup.....

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Co-WIN Health Ministry develops mobile app for real-time monitoring of ..
PTI - 09 Dec, 2020

The Union Health Ministry has developed a digital platform, including a mobile application, for real-time monitoring of .....

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Novel form of Alzheimer protein found in spinal fluid indicates stage ..
Washington University School of Medicine - 09 Dec, 2020

A novel form of an Alzheimer's protein found in the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord indicates what st.....

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FDA Pfizer COVID Vaccine Effective After One Dose ..
Healthday News - 09 Dec, 2020

HealthDay News - New data released Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Vaccines and Related Biolo.....

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Detecting Covid19 in less than 5 minutes? Researchers found a new meth ..
ANI - 09 Dec, 2020

Illinois [US]: The researchers of University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering claimed to have developed an ul.....

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COVID19 Active caseload falls below 4 lakh in country ..
PTI - 09 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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CRISPR-edited CAR T cells enhance fight against blood cancers ..
University of Pennsylvania - 08 Dec, 2020

Knocking out a protein known to stifle T cell activation on CAR T cells using the CRISPR/Cas9 technology enhanced the en.....

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Some Covid-19 patients face skin problems even after recovery- Study ..
ANI - 08 Dec, 2020

The team evaluated almost 1,000 cases of patients with skin manifestations of COVID-19 Boston: A new study suggests t.....

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WHO against mandatory Covid-19 vaccines ..
AFP - 08 Dec, 2020

The WHO said it would be down to individual countries as to how they want to conduct their vaccination campaigns against.....

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Serum likely to supply COVID-19 vaccine at over $3 a dose to the India ..
Reuters - 08 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer by volume, is close to signin.....

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COVID-19 Active caseload falls below 4 lakh in country ..
PTI - 08 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 8 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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Sinovac secures $515 million funding to boost COVID-19 vaccine product ..
Reuters - 07 Dec, 2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Sinovac Biotech has secured $515 million in funding from a local firm to double the p.....

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New CDC Quarantine Recommendations for COVID-19 Explained ..
Healthline - 07 Dec, 2020

-The CDC has changed the number of days they advise people to quarantine if they have been exposed to the virus that cau.....

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Midwives May Help Save the Lives of Millions of Women ..
Healthline - 07 Dec, 2020

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of women die every year from pregnancy-related causes. More than 90 per cent .....

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1 Dead, 292 Fall Sick In Andhra Pradesh Due To Mysterious Disease ..
PTI - 07 Dec, 2020

Amaravati: The mysterious disease that began spreading in Eluru city in Andhra Pradesh claimed one life on Sunday even a.....

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Sputnik V Russia rolls out its COVID-19 vaccination programme ..
Euronews - 07 Dec, 2020

Russia has started its COVID-19 vaccination programme, with the first jabs going to workers at high risk of becoming inf.....

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Researchers determine how the SARS-CoV-2 virus hijacks and rapidly cau ..
Boston University School of Medicine - 05 Dec, 2020

In a multi-group collaborative involving the National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories (NEIDL), the Center for R.....

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Zydus Cadila gets DGCI nod for phase 3 clinical trials with biological ..
Newsfeed - 05 Dec 2020

In a regulatory filing, Zydus Cadila said it has received approval from the DCGI to start the phase 3 clinical trials in.....

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COVID-19: 36,652 new cases take India’s virus tally to 96,08,2 ..
Press Release - 05 Dec 2020

The death toll climbed to 1,39,700 with the coronavirus virus claiming 512 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country c.....

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Kidney ailment leading risk factor for covid hospitalisation: Research ..
Newsfeed - 05 Dec 2020

 An analysis of Geisinger's electronic health records has revealed chronic kidney disease to be the leading ris.....

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India biggest buyer of covid-19 vaccine with 1.6 bn doses, experts say ..
Newsfeed - 05 Dec 2020

NEW DELHI : India is the largest buyer of COVID-19 vaccines in the world with 1.6 billion doses, according to a global a.....

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Can Some Vaccines Reduce Your Alzheimers Risk? ..
Newsfeed - 04 Dec 2020

 Could vaccines play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are looking at that question mo.....

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COVID-19 caseload surges to 95.71 lakh, recoveries cross 90 lakh ..
PTI - 04 Dec, 2020

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 95,71,559 with 36,595 new infections being reported in a day, while the death tol.....

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Moderna to supply up to 125 million COVID-19 vaccine doses globally in ..
Reuters - 04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Thursday it expects to have between 100 million and 125 million doses of its experimenta.....

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Pfizer says supply chain challenges contributed to slashed target for ..
Reuters - 04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Challenges in Pfizer Inc’s supply chain for the raw materials used in its COVID-19 vaccine played a ro.....

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U.S. CDC approves expert panel recommendations on COVID-19 vaccine dis ..
Reuters - 04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday approved an advisory panel&r.....

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Lilly to supply 650,000 more doses of COVID-19 drug to U.S. government ..
Reuters - 03 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Wednesday the U.S. government has purchased 650,000 additional doses of its COVID-1.....

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Russia Vladimir Putin orders mass vaccination against COVID-19 next we ..
Reuters - 03 Dec, 2020

Russia said last month that its Sputnik V jab was 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to int.....

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In her job as a physician at the Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts, Sondra Crosby treated some of the first people .....

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AstraZeneca U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial results likely in late-January ..
Reuters - 03 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc will likely get results of its U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial in late-January and could potenti.....

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India coronavirus infections below 40,000 for the fourth day in a row ..
Reuters - 03 Dec, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s daily rise in coronavirus infections stayed below 40,000 for a fourth straight day, a.....

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Indian pharma sunrise segment prognosis positive for healthcare sector ..
PTI - 02 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) Nourished by increasing spending, improving accessibility and growing exports, India's pharm.....

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How SARS-CoV-2 reaches the brain ..
Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin - 02 Dec, 2020

Using post-mortem tissue samples, a team of researchers from Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin have stud.....

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In 20 minutes, you can test yourself for HIV at home ..
NewsFeed - 02 Dec 2020

900 free HIV self-testing kits were sent to 120 locations across Bulgaria, thanks to a pilot project of Single Step Foun.....

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Entire population may not need to be vaccinated: ICMR ..
Sushmi Dey-TNN - 02 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: It may not be necessary to vaccinate the entire population with Covid-19 vaccine as inoculating a critical ma.....

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AYUSH medicines allowed to Covid patients as add-on treatment: Govt te ..
PTI - 02 Dec, 2020

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there was lack of clarity in the Ministry of Ayush advisory on allowing homoeopat.....

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India COVID-19 tally rises to 94.62 lakh Nov saw over 30 pc decline in ..
PTI - 01 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 94.62 lakh with November registering over 30 per cent decli.....

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Serum Institute denies side effects claim, says Covishield safe and im ..
Sangeeta Ojha - 01 Dec, 2020

After a Chennai-based man claimed that he suffered neurological and psychological side effects taking a shot of Covid-19.....

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COVID-19 drives 40% spike in number of people needing humanitarian aid ..
Press Release - 1 Dec 2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a 40% increase in the number of people needing humanitarian assist.....

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India looking to be self-reliant in development, production of Covid ..
Press Release - 1 Dec 2020

A total of 10 vaccine candidates have been supported by Department of Biotechnology so far at both academia and industry.....

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Moderna files for U.S. vaccine authorization, will seek EU nod ..
Press Release - 1 Dec 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine after fu.....

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Mental health counseling startup, HopeQure expands footprints in US ..
Press Release - 30 Nov 2020

The company now plans to launch its operations in the USA where the company is in advanced stage of discussion to finali.....

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Doctors at Fortis Hospital perform complex small bowel transplant ..
Press Release - 30 Nov 2020

  COVID-19 delayed the process of allocation by almost 9 months before a 29-year-old male’s small bowel wa.....

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Press Release - 30 Nov 2020

This was concluded by an expert at ASSOCHAM’s ‘Illness To Wellness’ Series that held discussions at th.....

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Prime Minister Modi reviews vaccine development and manufacturing proc ..
VOH News Desk - 30 Nov, 2020

Indian government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researchers to con.....

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Dr Reddy’s to acquire select anti-allergy brands from Glenmark ..
Press Release - 30 Nov 2020

The acquired products will further add to company’s strong presence in the anti-allergy segment in Russia, Kazakhs.....

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Australia invests $4 million for new COVID-19 research ..
Newsfeed - 28 Nov 2020

Country’s government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researche.....

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DETAK app by Indonesian scientists detects heart disease early ..
Newsfeed - 28 Nov 2020

Artificial Intelligence based smartphone application for patients with heart disease assists in early and accurate detec.....

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Korean researchers develop technology to reverse skin cell aging ..
Press Release - 28 Nov 2020

The team at country’s leading institute found the potential to reverse biological phenomenon of aging in skin cell.....

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India to host production of 100 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine ..
Newsfeed - 28 Nov 2020

Currently Phase III clinical trials of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine are ongoing in Belarus, the UAE, Venezuela and other.....

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Indian scientists report rare heart disease condition in multiple la ..
Press Release - 28 Nov 2020

A joint study undertaken by MedGenome Labs and AIMSR has reported a rare Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy which affects the h.....

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Australia to undertake clinical studies of needle-free vaccine patch ..
Press Release - 27 Nov 2020

With a $1.12 million funding, clinical studies at the University of Sydney to look at the potential of needle-free deliv.....

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Govt reviews implementation of Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY and NDHM ..
Press Release - 27 Nov 2020

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan visited the National Health Authority and reviewed implem.....

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AstraZeneca partners RSSDI to empower 1 crore Indian diabetic patien ..
Press Release - 27 Nov 2020

Awareness and research-based effort to provide the much-needed support for early detection and treatment of Diabetes wil.....

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Japan’s Takeda makes Nihon Pharma wholly owned subsidiary ..
Press Release - 27 Nov 2020

The two companies executed a "share exchange agreement" to further facilitate Takeda to be the wholly-owning p.....

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Scientists in Israel discover antibody combo to fight COVID-19 ..
Press Release - 27 Nov 2020

The scientific breakthrough was achieved by researchers at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and t.....

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Koru Lifescience identifies drug compounds beneficial for COVID-19 tri ..
Press Release - 26 Nov 2020

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India’s top vaccine producer, Serum institute to host diplomat ..
Press Release - 26 Nov 2020

Besides their visit to vaccine manufacturing facilities of Serum Institute of India, top diplomats will also make a halt.....

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Indian immunologicals invests INR 150 crore to boost its manufacturi ..
Press Release - 26 Nov 2020

The company will commission new Viral Antigen Plant in Telangana besides also a Sterile Filling Facility to increase its.....

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ZNZ Pharma 2 acquires majority stake in Celon Labs ..
Press Release - 26 Nov 2020

The platform is planning to invest in Celon’s development of a new, state-of-the-art oral and injectable manufactu.....

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Omron leads $65M investment round for AliveCor ..
Press Release - 26 Nov 2020

The strategic move reinforces cross-company alliance for remote cardiovascular condition management By VOH News Desk .....

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In a first in India, doctors airlift COVID sequela patient on ECMO f ..
Press Release - 25 Nov, 2020

Team of doctors from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket flew down to Kathmandu to put an ECMO on the sick patient who .....

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GE Healthcare uses AI to assess ETT placement for COVID-19 patients ..
Press Release - 25 Nov, 2020

Up to 45% of ICU patients, including severe COVID-19 cases, receive ETT intubation for ventilation By VOH News Desk .....

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Healthium Medtech launches India’s first knotless tissue closu ..
Press Release - 25 Nov, 2020

The company continues on its innovative streak with its 5th innovation in a year By VOH News Desk NEW DELHI, Novem.....

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Japanese scientists detect repetitive DNA sequence that causes healt ..
Press Release - 25 Nov, 2020

A near-infrared probe decodes telomere dynamics; malfunctions from a repetitive DNA sequence can be watched inside livin.....

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Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V to be priced under $10 per dose. ..
VOH News Desk - 25 Nov, 2020

Close to 40,000 volunteers are taking part in Phase III double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical post-regis.....

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Initiative to develop tech-driven solutions to tackle infectious dis ..
Press Release - 24 Nov, 2020

India Health Fund and Villgro Innovations Foundation collaborate to launch a first-of-its-kind platform to fight infecti.....

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SpiceHealth launches COVID-19 RT-PCR tests for INR 499 ..
Press Release - 24 Nov, 2020

Set to revolutionize Covid-19 testing in India, the company has partnered with GeneStore to offer diagnostic tests whose.....

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Zuellig Pharma expands cold storage warehouse capacity across key ma ..
Newsfeed - 24 Nov, 2020

Company prepares for the anticipated storage and distribution demands of COVID-19 vaccines in Asia excluding China and J.....

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shows average efficacy of 70% ..
VOH News Desk - 24 Nov, 2020

While two different dosing regimens demonstrated efficacy, no hospitalizations or severe cases of COVID-19 have been rep.....

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Hester Biosciences Nepal unveils live thermo-tolerant PPR vaccine ..
Newsfeed - 24 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 24, 2020— Hester Nepal recently got the regulatory approval and marketing authorisation from D.....

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Orbis Flying Eye Hospital lands in India ..
VOH News Desk - 23 Nov, 2020

The virtual flying eye hospital project will be carried out through Orbis’s award-winning telemedicine platform, C.....

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Narayana Health joins TriNetX to drive innovation & attract gl ..
VOH News Desk - 23 Nov, 2020

Narayana Health (NH) is looking to build on its unique ability to deliver affordable, accessible, evidence-based healthc.....

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Sai Life Sciences opens representative office in Japan ..
VOH News Desk - 23 Nov, 2020

Junjiro Sato has been appointed as Representative Director to be based in Tokyo and spearhead the efforts NEW DELHI, .....

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Medanta expands e-health outreach in Gurugram ..
VOH News Desk - 23 Nov, 2020

The just-launched eClinic will provide trained medical staff, support for medical emergency and virtual consultation .....

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MedTech startup, BrainSightAI gets Dassault Systèmes support to ..
VOH News Desk - 23 Nov, 2020

Through simulation of prognosis, doctors can easily develop a medication and therapy impact on the ailing patients suffe.....

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Australia invests $22 million to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance ..
Press Release - 21 Nov, 2020

As part of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, Australian Government is taking strong steps to address the risk of AMR .....

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Syngene & Deerfield sign strategic partnership deal on drug discovery ..
Press Release - 21 Nov, 2020

This five-year collaboration aims to advance therapeutic discovery projects, from target validation through to pharmacol.....

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3M strengthens efforts to fight Covid-19 fraud, counterfeiting & price ..
Press Release - 21 Nov, 2020

The leading MedTech company is working with Indian law enforcement agencies in multiple states to investigate counterfei.....

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Pfizer collaborates with LianBio to bring novel therapeutics in Greate ..
Press Release - 21 Nov, 2020

Leading pharma giant will contribute up to $70 million of non-dilutive capital toward in-licensing and co-development .....

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Abbott launches heart valve repair device to treat mitral regurgitatio ..
Press Release - 21 Nov, 2020

This clip device repairs leaky mitral valves without open-heart surgery and is delivered to the heart through a vein in .....

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iGene inks personalized medicine project with Eli Lilly in Singapore ..
Press Release - 20 Nov, 2020

iGene will perform genotyping analysis as part of LCCP's research screening activities    NEW DELHI, Nov.....

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Microsoft partners Social Alpha to boost growth of Indian healthtech s ..
Press Release - 20 Nov, 2020

The partnership will focus on enabling these companies fastrack their progress with some of the best technology resource.....

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UK-wide study shows antibodies persist for at least two months in chil ..
Press Release - 20 Nov, 2020

A joint research team at Queen’s University Belfast studied the symptomatology of infection and the kinetics of th.....

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Samsung Biologics announces investment plan to build future of biophar ..
Press Release - 20 Nov, 2020

Breaks ground on Super Plant, the world's largest and most innovative bio-manufacturing facility NEW DELHI, Novem.....

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Roche Pharma launches pan-tumor liquid biopsy test in India ..
Press Release - 20 Nov, 2020

This is the first test that can analyze more than 300 genes and multiple genomic signatures to optimize patient care .....

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HPE eHealth centers provide free Tuberculosis screening services to ov ..
Press Release - 19 Nov, 2020

This initiative is in line with the TB pledge HPE signed last year with USAID in support of the government’s targe.....

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WHO reports end of 11th Ebola outbreak in Congo ..
Press Release - 19 Nov, 2020

By the end of the current 11th Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, there were 119 confirmed cases, 11 probable, 55 deat.....

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Lung cancer cases among non-smokers increased fivefold: Experts at Ind ..
Press Release - 19 Nov, 2020

November is being observed as Lung Cancer Awareness Month NEW DELHI, November 19, 2020— For the past few years .....

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National Epilepsy Day: Aster RV Hospital launches world class Epilepsy ..
Press Release - 19 Nov, 2020

The clinic will have certified epileptologists trained in adult and paediatric epilepsy, supported by a multi-disciplina.....

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Eris Lifesciences appoints V Krishnakumar as Executive Director & COO ..
Press Release - 19 Nov, 2020

V Krishnakumar brings over 22 years of professional experience across corporate finance, the pharmaceutical industry and.....

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Biological E begins clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine in India ..
Press Release - 18 Nov, 2020

The results of Phase I/II clinical trials are expected to be available by February 2021 NEW DELHI, November 18, 2020&.....

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India to be a part of United Nations backed global public awareness ca ..
Press Release - 18 Nov, 2020

Over 100 scientists join hands with the United Nations to build public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines through Team Halo.....

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Cipla launches ‘Covi-G’ for COVID-19 rapid antibody detect ..
Press Release - 18 Nov, 2020

The leading pharma company has signed a licensing agreement with MultiG for COVID-19 rapid antibody test kit NEW DELH.....

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AliveCor closes $65 million financing to accelerate growth of its remo ..
Press Release - 18 Nov, 2020

Series-E round for Medtech startup was led by existing investors OMRON, Khosla Ventures, WP Global Partners, Qualcomm Ve.....

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Dr Bishnu Panigrahi joins Fortis Healthcare as its Group Head, Medical ..
Press Release - 18 Nov, 2020

After a stellar stint as a pioneering medical practitioner in its first innings, Dr Panigrahi has moved back to the lead.....

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Certara opens new office in Shanghai to focus on biopharma sector ..
Press Release - 18 Nov, 2020

The new office will allow Certara to strengthen its collaboration with customers in the rapidly growing Chinese biopharm.....

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Gene editing wonder, Metagenomi raises $65 million in series A financi ..
Press Release - 17 Nov, 2020

The fresh funding boost will help the company to advance research and preclinical validation for its own pipeline NEW.....

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Lead Pharma partners Roche to develop oral small molecules for immune ..
Press Release - 17 Nov, 2020

R&D collaboration builds on Lead Pharma’s expertise in the discovery, design and optimization of small-molecul.....

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Japan based Eisai receives approval for anti-epileptic agent Fycompa f ..
Press Release - 17 Nov, 2020

This approval extends the use of Fycompa as adjunctive therapy for partial-onset seizures by expanding the approved age .....

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COVID-19: South Korea to produce 150 million doses of Sputnik V vaccin ..
Press Release - 17 Nov, 2020

The production of vaccine is expected to commence in December 2020 and rollout likely to happen during January 2021 N.....

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Daiichi Sankyo creates new business unit for oncology ..
Press Release - 16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— Japanese firm, Daiichi Sankyo Company has announced that it will create a new Oncolo.....

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India reports less than 50K new daily cases since the last 8 days ..
Press Release - 16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020—India has reported less than 50,000 new daily cases for the eight continuous day. I.....

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LifeCell to provide COVID-19 and pregnancy health testing services ..
Press Release - 16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— In an effort to reduce turnaround times for tests related to pregnancy health checks.....

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Nanavati Hospital raises public awareness on World Diabetes Day ..
Newsfeed - 16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— Nanavati Super Specialty Hospital lit up Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and th.....

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Medtronic launches first integrated smart insulin pen for diabetics ..
Newsfeed - 16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020—Medtronic plc has announced the launch of InPen™ integrated with real-time Guar.....

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Emcure’s Anaemia-free India outreach campaign touches over 5 cro ..
Press Release - 13 Nov, 2020

The objective is to spread awareness regarding anemia, a public health concern that often does not get the requisite att.....

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Close to 30% Delhiites have no health records, reveals Meddo survey ..
Press Release - 13 Nov, 2020

Close to 65 percent respondents book a digital clinical appointment at least once an year, while 34 percent book it quar.....

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Zydus Cadilla completes Phase II trials of COVID-19 biological therapy ..
Press Release - 13 Nov, 2020

Company’s biological drug, Pegylated Interferon alpha – 2b significantly reduced the viral load in moderatel.....

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World’s leading generic drug makers join hands to deliver afford ..
Press Release - 12 Nov, 2020

Well known 18 companies join the effort by Medicines Patent Pool to accelerate global access to effective COVID-19 treat.....

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Omega Healthcare selects Oracle’s complete applications suite fo ..
Press Release - 12 Nov, 2020

The partnership aims at fast-tracking Omega’s Digital Transformation vision NEW DELHI, November 12, 2020 #.....

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Insilico enters into AI-powered drug discovery collaboration with Jans ..
Press Release - 12 Nov, 2020

Insilico Medicine will design small-molecule hits with the defined properties for several targets nominated by Janssen P.....

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Sputnik V vaccine developers vouch for its 92% efficacy ..
Press Release - 12 Nov, 2020

The world’s first registered vaccine against coronavirus created on the well-studied platform of human adenoviral .....

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Anurag Khosla appointed as the new CEO of Aetna India ..
Press Release - 12 Nov, 2020

Anurag will oversee all aspects of company’s India business including preventive and primary care service market w.....

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University of Florida College of Medicine gets its first-ever woman de ..
Newsfeed - 12 Nov, 2020

Colleen G. Koch, the college's 10th dean in 64 years, comes from Johns Hopkins Medicine, where she served as chair o.....

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Australia invests $2.5M to ensure COVID-19 support for elders ..
Press Release - 11 Nov, 2020

The support line will be extended until 30 June 2021 NEW DELHI, November 11, 2020 #HealthcareNews —The Aus.....

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Merck collaborates with China based Transcenta over manufacturing of p ..
Press Release - 11 Nov, 2020

Companies to co-develop a first-of-its-kind, single-use flow-through polishing system for GMP operation in protein thera.....

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SGH, AstraZeneca unveil promising intervention to improve asthma manag ..
Press Release - 11 Nov, 2020

The new model of care "A-CARE programme" to improve asthma care and outcome in the emergency department NEW.....

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Pharmacy chain, Wellness Forever receives INR 1.3 billion investment b ..
Press Release - 11 Nov, 2020

The company aims to add over 150 more stores in the next year and 1000 retail outlets in the next three years   N.....

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Practo witnesses whopping 1200% rise in diabetes related queries ..
Press Release - 11 Nov, 2020

80 percent of all diabetes-related queries on Practo in the last one year came between March and October, indicating gro.....

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TataMD CHECK to make COVID-19 detection simpler & accessible ..
Press Release - 10 Nov, 2020

World’s first viral diagnostic based on FELUDA CRISPR Cas-9 platform has been developed in India  NEW DELH.....

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Metropolis Healthcare wins ‘Diagnostic Company of the Year Award ..
Press Release - 10 Nov, 2020

The company has received the recognition on the basis of its strong customer ownership experience   NEW DELHI, No.....

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Pfizer & BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine achieves success in Phase 3 ..
Press Release - 10 Nov, 2020

Vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 NEW DELHI, November 10, 2020 #H.....

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Trial in Britain to assess aspirin as potential COVID-19 drug ..
Newsfeed - 10 Nov, 2020

The scientists behind the RECOVERY trial, which is looking into a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, said it wo.....

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Bharat Biotech to manufacture 10 types of vaccines at its Odisha unit ..
Newsfeed - 09 Nov, 2020

The company has taken up the development and production of new or improved vaccines against severe diseases at its unit .....

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Thermo Fisher to establish new pharma services facility in China ..
Press Release - 09 Nov, 2020

The new state-of-the-art Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility will become part of Thermo Fisher's extensive g.....

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Experts disagree with Indian Sugar Mills Association’s call to e ..
Press Release - 09 Nov, 2020

The campaign to encourage Indians to eat more sugar has come under severe criticism by health experts who were participa.....

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VIT uses bioengineering approach for neuroregeneration ..
Press Release - 09 Nov, 2020

The latest research study implies that microvesicles could be considered as a potential alternative to stem cell-based a.....

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COVID-19: India’s Health Minister Calls For Staying Vigilant For ..
Press Release - 07 Nov, 2020

Dr Harsh Vardhan has reiterated his concern that the coming winter and the long festive season pose a significant risk t.....

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Japanese firm develops urethane microfoam film for cell culture ..
Newsfeed - 07 Nov, 2020

A promising alternative to animal experiments and for other uses in new drug development NEW DELHI, November 7, 2020 .....

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NPPA observes ‘National Cancer Awareness Day ..
PIB - 07 Nov, 2020

With its price rationalization policies, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has played a crucial role in making c.....

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Novo Nordisk Education Foundation Unveils Second-Year Report of Impact ..
Press Release - 07 Nov, 2020

The program is aimed at spreading awareness on efficient diabetes management and ambition to reduce the national average.....

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Aster Labs Introduces US FDA Approved Digital Pathology Solution ..
Press Release - 06 Nov, 2020

The technology to ensure faster, safer and error-free diagnosis is currently implemented at Aster Labs state of the art .....

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India and Israel to cooperate in the field of health and medicine ..
PIB - 06 Nov, 2020

As a part of the agreement approved by India’s cabinet, the two countries will exchange knowledge, expertise and r.....

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ResMed #WakeUpToGoodSleep campaign underscores the importance of good ..
Newsfeed - 06 Nov, 2020

The digital campaign will educate consumers and doctors on sleep disorders NEW DELHI, November 6, 2020 #Healthca.....

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Digital hospitals deliver higher standards of patient care: Frost & ..
Press Release - 05 Nov, 2020

There is a massive influx of patients, and traditional hospitals are struggling to provide quality care and ensure healt.....

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Taiwan bets big on gene-editing technologies to treat key diseases ..
Press Release - 05 Nov, 2020

CRISPR/Cas9 is a revolutionary genomic engineering strategy in treating inherited hematopoietic disorders NEW DELHI, .....

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Singapore scientists identify undetected rare neurodegenerative disord ..
Press Release - 05 Nov, 2020

Neuronal intranuclear inclusion body disease (NIID), a neurodegenerative disease resembling Parkinson’s disease, i.....

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Australia secures 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine ..
Newsfeed - 05 Nov, 2020

Two more COVID-19 vaccines have been secured for the Australian population under new agreements NEW DELHI, November 5.....

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Anticholinergic drugs increases risk of mortality in dementia patients ..
Press Release - 05 Nov, 2020

A study led by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast has found anticholinergic drugs significantly increase .....

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Indian govt approves MoU with UK for medical product regulation ..
PIB - 05 Nov, 2020

The device can be a first-line screener prior to Carotid Ultrasound and can be operated from a non-professional too N.....

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Olympus announces acquisition of French orthopedics company ..
Press Release - 05 Nov, 2020

To expand the minimally invasive surgery field by reinforcing its orthopedics business NEW DELHI, November 5, 2020 #H.....

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CEPI funds Sichuan Clover for COVID-19 vaccine development ..
Newsfeed - 05 Nov, 2020

CEPI’s total investment in S-Trimer will be up to $328 million, including $69.5 million announced previously  .....

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MedGenome launches tumor mutation burden test for better understanding ..
Press Release - 04 Nov, 2020

The test will help clinicians identify how many mutations occur in a given length of DNA to understand whether immunothe.....

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Taiwan based researcher develops novel screening device for stroke ris ..
Newsfeed - 04 Nov, 2020

The device can be a first-line screener prior to Carotid Ultrasound and can be operated from a non-professional too N.....

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Absence of transparency a major bottleneck in digital adoption in Rx d ..
Press Release - 04 Nov, 2020

New Jersey-based Doceree launches AI-enabled dashboard to bring transparency in pharmaceutical marketing  NEW DE.....

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COVID-19: India’s Active Cases have fallen under 5.5 lakhs ..
PIB - 04 Nov, 2020

With 38,310 daily new cases recorded after 105 days, the total recoveries exceed the active cases by 70 lakhs NEW DEL.....

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Manipal Hospitals all set to acquire Columbia Asia in a whopping deal ..
Newsfeed - 04 Nov, 2020

Bengaluru-based hospital chain, Manipal Hospitals will soon begin the acquisition of Columbia Asia Hospitals in a mega d.....

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Zydus announces IND filing of ZYIL1, a novel oral small molecule NLRP3 ..
Press Release - 03 Nov, 2020

Zydus’ development candidate ‘ZYIL1’ is efficacious in non-clinical animal models of inflammation, wit.....

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Mr Neeraj Lal joins Medicover Hospitals as Group Senior Vice President ..
VOH Team - 03 Nov, 2020

With more than 17 years of experience in healthcare management, Neeraj Lal is a veteran who wears multiple hats   .....

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Australia reports highest childhood vaccination rates in 2020 ..
Press Release - 03 Nov, 2020

The country has invested more than $400 million in the National Immunization Program to protect young and vulnerable Aus.....

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Eli Lilly collaborates with Daiichi Sankyo for commercialization of mi ..
Press Release - 03 Nov, 2020

Eli Lilly Japan will hold a marketing authorization for galcanezumab and Daiichi Sankyo will take charge of its distribu.....

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Israel begins clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine ..
Unedited Newsfeed - 03 Nov, 2020

Early in the pandemic, Netanyahu tasked the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) with developing a vaccine ag.....

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Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital releases findings of Breast Cancer ..
Press Release - 02 Nov, 2020

According to the survey, four out of ten people have heard of breast cancer but don’t know much about the disease......

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Homegrown MedTech startup, Inito, clears US FDA regulatory pathway for ..
Press Release - 02 Nov, 2020

The company’s innovative Fertility Monitor is a small device that enables smartphones to perform lab-grade fertili.....

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WHO calls for attention to stroke related disease burden in low &a ..
Press Release - 02 Nov, 2020

World Health Organization has reiterated the critical need to address the disproportionate burden of disability and deat.....

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Abbott launches its glucose monitoring tech, FreeStyle Libre System in ..
Press Release - 02 Nov, 2020

Clinical and real-world data by the company show that the product is associated with improved glucose control MUMBAI,.....

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India crosses the landmark of 11 crore COVID-19 tests ..
PIB - 02 Nov, 2020

The country’s testing capacities have multiplied manifold with 2,037 labs across the country and with collaborativ.....

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COVID-19 Infection Fatality Ratio is About 1.15% ..
Ralph Ellis - 2 Nov, 2020

 A new study conducted by researchers at Imperial College London found the COVID-19 infection fatality ratio is abo.....

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Bharat Biotech plans to launch vaccine candidate in second quarter of ..
Aakriti Bhalla - 2 Nov, 2020

India’s Bharat Biotech is planning to launch its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the second quarter of 2021 if it ge.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 82 lakh-mark, national recovery rate ..
PTI - 2 Nov, 2020

New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 82 lakh-mark, while the number of people who have recup.....

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COVID-19 spreads faster, more widely within households than previously ..
PTI - 02 Nov, 2020

Transmission of the novel coronavirus within households is high, occurs quickly, and can originate from both children an.....

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High number of unreliable rapid antigen tests masking real extent of C ..
PTI - 02 Nov, 2020

A high number of unreliable rapid antigen tests being conducted in Delhi may be masking a mountain of COVID-19 cases at .....

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New polio vaccine poised to get emergency WHO approval ..
Aisling Irwin - 02 Nov, 2020

A vaccine against a type of polio that is spreading in the Southern Hemisphere is expected to receive emergency approval.....

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Reuters - 02 Nov, 2020

(Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered England back into a national lockdown after the United Kingdom passed t.....

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Antibodies Attack the Body In Some COVID Cases. ..
Carolyn Crist - 31 Oct, 2020

For some people with severe COVID-19, the immune system may attack itself rather than the virus, according to a new stud.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload goes past 81 lakh with 48,648 fresh infectio ..
PTI - 31 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) With 48,648 fresh COVID-19 infections, India's caseload rose to 81,37,119 on Saturday, whi.....

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New polio vaccine poised to get emergency WHO approval ..
Aisling Irwin - 30 Oct, 2020

A vaccine against a type of polio that is spreading in the Southern Hemisphere is expected to receive emergency approval.....

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Lonza to make COVID-19 antibody combination for AstraZeneca ..
Reuters Staff - 30 Oct, 2020

ZURICH (Reuters) - Lonza Group has agreed with AstraZeneca to make AZD7442, an experimental combination of two antibodie.....

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Study Shows COVID-19 May Cause Brain Aging. ..
Carolyn Crist - 30 Oct, 2020

The coronavirus can affect brain functioning and cause mental decline equivalent to the brain aging by about 10 years, a.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 80,88,851. ..
PTI - 30 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 30 (PTI) India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload.....

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Japan's Shionogi readies COVID-19 vaccine for December trial: CEO. ..
Rocky Swift - 29 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shionogi & Co is planning clinical trials by year-end for what may be one of Japan’s first d.....

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Japan's Takeda to import 50 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccin ..
Reuters Staff - 29 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co said on Thursday it would import and distribute 50 million dose.....

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Next crop of COVID-19 vaccine developers take more traditional route. ..
Julie Steenhuysen, Caroline Copley - 29 Oct, 2020

CHICAGO/BERLIN (Reuters) - The handful of drugmakers dominating the global coronavirus vaccine race are pushing the boun.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases ..
PTI - 29 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone .....

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Some evidence shows children could be Covid-19 spreaders: ICMR ..
PTI - 28 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: There is some evidence which shows that children who were earlier thought to be protected against coronavirus.....

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Russia starts making second Covid-19 vaccine ..
Surajit Dasgupta - 28 Oct, 2020

Russia has started production of a second Covid-19 vaccine that is yet to complete trials and it will be ramped up by th.....

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80% of COVID-19 patients in Spanish study had vitamin D deficiency ..
PTI - 28 Oct, 2020

A study of over 200 COVID-19 cases in a hospital in Spain found that about 80% patients had vitamin D deficiency, scient.....

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Novavax delays U.S. trial of COVID-19 vaccine to November ..
Reuters - 28 Oct, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in th.....

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Sanofi, GSK to supply vaccine doses to WHO-backed alliance ..
Reuters - 28 Oct, 2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi SASY.PA and Britain's GlaxoSmithKline GSK.L will supply 200 million doses .....

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Down Syndrome Increases COVID Death Risk 10 Fold ..
Ralph Ellis - 27 Oct, 2020

Adults with Down syndrome have a higher risk of being hospitalized with coronavirus and much higher risk of dying from c.....

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Italy okays trial of osteoporosis drug to treat COVID-19 ..
Reuters - 27 Oct, 2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s main medicines regulator gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for human clinical trials on ralox.....

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Exposure to air pollution increases Covid-19 deaths by 15% worldwide: ..
ANI - 27 Oct, 2020

Washington: Long-term exposure to air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of dying from COVID-19 and, for the.....

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South Korea begins review of Oxford covid vaccine ..
Staff Writer - 27 Oct, 2020

South Korea has begun a preliminary review of a Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC fo.....

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After over 3 months, less than 40k COVID cases reported in single day ..
PTI - 27 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 27 (PTI) The number of coronavirus cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 aft.....

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Moderna Might Seek Government OK for Vaccine in December ..
Ralph Ellis - 26 Oct, 2020

Pharmaceutical company Moderna has enrolled all 30,000 volunteers in its coronavirus vaccine clinical trial and might se.....

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism', says it will 'prolong t ..
AFP - 26 Oct, 2020

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coro.....

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Oxford covid vaccine seen effective in elderly people: Report. ..
Staff Writer - 26 Oct, 2020

- The Oxford covid vaccine is considered a frontrunner in the race to Covid-19 vaccine. - The outcome of the trials is .....

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Drug found effective in treating covid-19 patients can also save prete ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 26 Oct, 2020

- The results of WHO's clinical trial show that dexamethasone can help in survival of premature babies when given to.....

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COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,959 with 45,148 new cases ..
PTI - 26 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the .....

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Why COVID outbreaks look set to worsen this winter ..
Smriti Mallapaty - 24 Oct, 2020

Winter is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and researchers warn that COVID-19 outbreaks are likely to get wo.....

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Next 3 months will help determine the situation of Covid in India: Var ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 24 Oct, 2020

Coming three months will help in the determination of the Covid-19 situation in the country although the government is t.....

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AstraZeneca says Oxford vaccine deal allows it to take up to 20% on to ..
Reuters - 24 Oct, 2020

AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday its coronavirus vaccine deal with Oxford University will allow it to add up to 20% of man.....

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India needs a sustainable healthcare system post pandemic too: AIIMS d ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 24 Oct, 2020

To have a pandemic-resistant world, India needs to invest heavily in health infrastructure, Dr.Randeep Guleria, Director.....

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Serum Institute joins Merck, IAVI to develop monoclonal antibodies aga ..
Leroy Leo - 23 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India has entered into an agreement with German pharmaceutical giant Merck KGaA and IAVI, .....

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US health regulator approves first treatment for Covid-19 ..
Sangeeta Ojha - 23 Oct, 2020

Washington: The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Remdesivir for the treatment of coronaviru.....

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Pfizer seeks clarity on future of trials once a covid vaccine is avail ..
Reuters - 23 Oct, 2020

Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson are seeking input from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on re.....

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As COVID-19 cases spike, pneumonia vaccine demand jumps ..
Reuters - 24 Oct, 2020

MILAN/FRANKFURT/NEW YORK : As COVID-19 infections rise, people seeking to avoid one lung disease compounding another are.....

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Exclusive: In WHO overhaul push, EU urges changes to handling of pande ..
Francesco Guarascio, Andreas Rinke - 22 Oct, 2020

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union wants the World Health Organization to become more transparent about how .....

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Japan researchers show masks do block coronavirus, but not perfectly. ..
Rocky Swift - 22 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese researchers showed that masks can offer protection from airborne coronavirus particles, but e.....

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COVID-19 testing kit COVIRAP by IIT-Kharagpur gets ICMR approval, to c ..
Staff Writer - 22 Oct, 2020

- Developed by the researchers of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur, the potable testing kit deliver result.....

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Covid-19 underscored importance of investing in public health: WHO. ..
PTI - 22 Oct, 2020

- WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that at least a couple of coronavirus vaccines could be available by early.....

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US health regulator to hold key meeting on covid vaccine today. ..
Agencies - 22 Oct, 2020

- The panel of independent experts to the US health regulator will also discuss the criteria for allowing emergency use .....

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COVID-19: India records 55,839 new infections, 702 deaths. ..
PTI - 22 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) The number of coronavirus infections reported in a span of 24 hours remained below 60,000 for th.....

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Novartis to pursue SMA drug branaplam in Huntington's disease. ..
Reuters Staff - 21 Oct,2020

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis is seeking to repurpose its investigational oral spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) drug branapla.....

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GSK to launch late-stage testing of syncytial virus vaccine. ..
Reuters Staff - 21 Oct,2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said it would move its experimental vaccine against the respiratory syncytial viru.....

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Mixed results for arthritis drug repurposed as Covid-19 treatment. ..
AFP - 21 Oct,2020

- Tocilizumab blocks a particular signaling protein from triggering inflammation - Tocilizumab belongs to a class of dr.....

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Pfizer, BioNTech start combined trials of COVID-19 vaccine candidate i ..
Reuters - 20 Oct, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign outside Pfizer Headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S.....

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Coronavirus and diabetes: What you need to know ..
Staff Writer - 20 Oct, 2020

28-year-old Mario Buelna caught fever and started having trouble breathing in June. He soon tested positive for the nove.....

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India records 46,790 new COVID-19 cases ..
PTI - 20 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 20 (PTI) The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 nearly aft.....

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50% Indians are likely to have Covid by Feb 2021, says govt-appointed ..
Reuters - 20 Oct, 2020

At least half of India's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next Februa.....

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Living coronavirus found on frozen food packaging for first time: Chin ..
PTI - 19 Oct, 2020

BEIJING : China's health authority has confirmed the detection and isolation of living novel coronavirus on the oute.....

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Getting vaccine doubters to roll up their sleeves won’t be easy ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

Eddie Rice is a believer in vaccines. The Melbourne locksmith has received jabs in the past and understands that they go.....

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Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

The Australian state of Victoria on Monday eased some coronavirus-led restrictions after months, while much of Europe en.....

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AstraZeneca wins two approval recommendations from EU agency ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

The European medicines watchdog has recommended approving AstraZeneca Plc's AZN.L treatments for a form of heart fai.....

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With dip in air quality in Delhi, health experts witness 15% rise in C ..
ANI - 19 Oct, 2020

Health experts have been witnessing an almost 15 per cent rise in the number of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (C.....

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Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone ..
Reuters - 19 Oct, 2020

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the no.....

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Pan-India covid-19 genome studies suggest virus genetically stable, no ..
PTI - 18 Oct, 2020

- Mutation typically refers to the property of a virus to undergo changes when it multiplies and the virus may develop s.....

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Health expert asserts on N95 mask without valve this winter. ..
Joymala Bagchi , ANI. - 18 Oct, 2020

- With the onset of winter, the weather condition aggravates as pollution level in the air varies between poor to severe.....

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Coronavirus survives on skin five times longer than flu: Study ..
AFP - 18 Oct, 2020

- 'The longer survival of SARS-CoV-2 on the skin increases contact-transmission risk,' the study said. - The pa.....

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Treat coronavirus early to save patients’ lives, SARS veteran ur ..
Jason Gale , Bloomberg - 18 Oct, 2020

- Yuen Kwok-Yung, Hong Kong’s top pandemic doctor, is advocating early, aggressive hospitalization and treatment t.....

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Long COVID 'May Be Four Syndromes' ..
Peter Russell - 17 Oct, 2020

The condition commonly called 'long COVID' may not be one syndrome but possibly up to four, according to a new r.....

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WHO trial to assess other antibody, antiviral drugs after remdesivir d ..
Reuters - 17 Oct, 2020

- WHO Solidarity Trial would continue will continue, its chief said. - Gilead had known about the results of Solidarity.....

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Scientists develop new method to block coronavirus replication. ..
PTI - 17 Oct, 2020

- According to the study, published in the journal Science, SARS-CoV-2-PLpro promotes infection by sensing and processin.....

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Sinovac coronavirus vaccine offered by Chinese city for emergency use ..
Reuters - 17 Oct, 2020

- China has said that while reasonable profits for companies are permitted, covid-19 vaccines should be priced close to .....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62,212 new cases ..
PTI - 17 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 17 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload went past 74 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated.....

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SARS-CoV-2 may use key carbohydrate to infect cells. ..
Erin Bryant - 16 Oct, 2020

More than one million people have died worldwide from SARS-CoV-2 infection, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Resear.....

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20% Rise In Death Rate Mostly Because of Pandemic. ..
Kathleen Doheny - 16 Oct, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of unexpected or ''excess" deaths over the typical number has.....

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COVID-19 Doesn’t Seem Seasonal, Study Says. ..
Carolyn Crist - 16 Oct, 2020

 Respiratory viruses tend to be seasonal, including the two most common flu viruses, but the coronavirus that cause.....

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Can Vitamin D treat coronavirus? UK scientists to test if 'sunshine vi ..
Meghna Sen - 16 Oct, 2020

-Residents of UK have been asked to take supplements over the winter months when Vitamin D levels can go down. - This w.....

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WHO trial results show remdesivir has little or no effect for covid-19 ..
Leroy Leo - 16 Oct, 2020

- Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon regimens appeared to have little or no effect on hospitalized.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 73,70,468. ..
PTI - 16 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a d.....

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A healthy young person might have to wait until 2022 for covid vaccine ..
Staff Writer - 15 Oct, 2020

- The World Health Organization has warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the.....

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Important that Russia's Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik-V cleared by WHO: UN. ..
ANI - 15 Oct, 2020

- Any vaccine for the coronavirus disease, including Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine, must be cleared by WHO, UN spokespe.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 72,39,389 ..
PTI - 14 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 72,39,389 with 63,509 infections being reported in a day, while the number of peop.....

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Aarogya Setu app helped identify coronavirus clusters, expand testing: ..
Meghna Sen - 14 Oct, 2020

World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded India’s Aarogya Setu app, saying .....

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World Bank approves $12 billion for covid-19 vaccines ..
AFP - 14 Oct, 2020

The World Bank said Tuesday that it approved $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase and distributi.....

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Eli Lilly pauses Covid-19 antibody treatment trial over safety concern ..
AFP - 14 Oct, 2020

US pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly on Tuesday paused a late-stage trial of its experimental lab-produced antibody treatmen.....

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New Zealand signs deal with Pfizer, BioNTech for COVID-19 vaccine ..
Reuters - 12 Oct, 2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The New Zealand government signed a deal on Monday to buy 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer I.....

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Less than 1000 coronavirus deaths recorded for 8 consecutive days in ..
PTI - 12 Oct, 2020

 India's COVID-19 recoveries crossed the 60-lakh mark, while less than 1000 coronavirus deaths have been record.....

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Covid-19 vaccines under different trial stages in India: Harsh Vardhan ..
Sangeeta Ojha - 12 Oct, 2020

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that coronavirus vaccines currently are in various trial phases. .....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 kits: Health experts ..
ANI - 12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 kits: Health experts ..
ANI - 12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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COVID research updates: Dense cities should brace for long coronavirus ..
Anonymous - 12 Oct, 2020

Dense cities should brace for long coronavirus outbreaks The new coronavirus tears through areas where residents gene.....

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Coronavirus risk may go up on exposure to urban air pollutants: Study ..
ANI - 12 Oct, 2020

WASHINGTON : The risk of Coronavirus may enhance on exposure to urban air pollutants, suggests a research study. &quo.....

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UK to begin trials to test if BCG vaccine works against Covid-19 ..
PTI - 12 Oct, 2020

LONDON: Scientists in the UK will begin recruiting frontline healthcare workers to test if an old vaccine used to combat.....

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Inhaled vaccines aim to fight coronavirus at its point of attack ..
Bloomberg - 12 Oct, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccines closest to the finish line are designed to be injected into the arm. Researchers are looking at wh.....

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U.S., AstraZeneca strike deal for COVID-19 antibody treatment touted b ..
Heidi Ledford & Ewen Callaway - 10 Oct, 2020

The U.S. government has awarded $486 million to AstraZeneca Plc to develop and secure supplies of up to 100,000 doses of.....

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Covid-19 Story Tip: Biomedical Engineers Lead Efforts to Make PPE ..
Elizabeth Logsdon, Ph.D., and Warren Grayson, Ph.D./Johns Hopkins Medicine - 10 Oct, 2020

Covid-19 Story Tip: Biomedical Engineers Lead Efforts to Make PPE 10/06/2020 Covid tip shield A 3D printed face shiel.....

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India reports 73,272 new coronavirus cases, 926 fresh fatalities. ..
PTI - 10 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) India reported 73,272 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 69,79,423, while 59,.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Russia all set to approve second vaccine next week. ..
Anulekha Ray - 10 Oct, 2020

- Developed by Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, the experimental vaccine has recently complet.....

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COVID-19 treatment: Regeneron's antibody therapy to approved quickly, ..
Mint Agencies - 10 Oct, 2020

- Trump said he may not have recovered without the treatments he received to combat his own coronavirus illness - Eli L.....

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Gilead's remdesivir shaved five days off COVID-19 recovery time, reduc ..
Reuters - 09 Oct, 2020

CHICAGO: Final data from Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir showed the treatment cut COVID-19 recovery .....

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COVID-19 treatment: After Lilly, Fosun unit to begin US trial soon ..
Reuters - 09 Oct, 2020

China's Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group said on Thursday an experimental antibody treatment for COVID-19 being d.....

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COVID + flu nasal spray vaccine set to start trial soon ..
Bloomberg - 09 Oct, 2020

An experimental dual vaccine for both influenza and the new coronavirus delivered via a nasal spray will enter human stu.....

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Moderna to apply for EU's rolling approval for COVID-19 vaccine ..
Staff Writer - 09 Oct, 2020

Vaccine-maker Moderna Inc will soon apply for real-time reviews of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in Europe, days aft.....

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Virologists who discovered hepatitis C win medicine Nobel ..
Ewen Callaway & Heidi Ledford - 08 Oct, 2020

A trio of scientists who identified and characterized the virus responsible for many cases of hepatitis and liver diseas.....

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Pioneers of revolutionary CRISPR gene editing win chemistry Nobel ..
Heidi Ledford & Ewen Callaway - 08 Oct, 2020

It’s CRISPR. Two scientists who pioneered the revolutionary gene-editing technology are the winners of this year&r.....

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COVID-19 cases in India cross 68-lakh mark ..
PTI - 08 Oct, 2020

India saw a single-day rise of 78,524 COVID-19 cases taking the virus caseload to over 68 lakh, while the number of peop.....

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COVID-19 treatment: Lilly seeks emergency use of its antibody-drug ..
Staff Writer - 08 Oct, 2020

Eli Lilly and Company on Wednesday said that it has asked the US government to allow emergency use of an experimental an.....

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India declines proposal to test Russia Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik-V in l ..
Reuters - 08 Oct, 2020

India's drug regulator has knocked back a proposal from Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd to conduct a large study in .....

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Asthma patients less likely to die from coronavirus: Study ..
Reuters - 08 Oct, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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Government to launch Ayurveda and Yoga protocols for management of Cov ..
Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times New Delhi - 07 Oct, 2020

The National Clinical Management Protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for the management of coronavirus disease (Covid-19.....

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COVID-Linked Syndrome Seen in Kids Found in Adults ..
Anonymous - 07 Oct, 2020

Adults can develop a coronavirus-linked syndrome that's similar to one seen in children, researchers report. Mult.....

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Single-day spike of 61,267 COVID-19 infections, 884 fatalities: Health ..
PTI - 07 Oct, 2020

The daily spike in coronavirus infections dropped below 65,000 on Tuesday and the total recoveries surpassed 56 lakh pus.....

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HIV treatment has no benefit for hospitalised Covid-19 patients - repo ..
Reuters - 07 Oct, 2020

A combination of antiviral drugs usually used to treat HIV has no beneficial effect in patients hospitalised with COVID-.....

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Doctors consider anti-cancer drugs as a stopgap weapon in covid battle ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 07 Oct, 2020

In the absence of a safe and effective medicine for covid-19, drugs used to treat cancer are being considered. Globally,.....

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CDC issues latest guidance on covid-19 spread. Read here ..
LiveMint - 07 Oct, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an updated guidance on Monday said COVID-19 can spread thro.....

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Covid-19 to place greater demand on mental health programmes: WHO ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 07 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Mental health programmes, both national and international, will see greater demand as coronavirus pandemic co.....

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COVID research updates: Massive contact-tracing effort in India reveal ..
Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times/Getty - 05 Sept,2020

The patterns of infections and deaths caused by the new coronavirus differ starkly between resource-poor settings and we.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 66-lakh mark ..
PTI - 05 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 66 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged.....

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Can cancer drugs prove helpful in treating Covid-19? ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 05 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: In the absence of a safe and effective medicine against Covid-19, several drugs used in cancer therapy have b.....

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Researchers develop new Covid-19 test that doesn't use scarce reagents ..
PTI - 05 Oct, 2020

Washington: Scientists have developed a new method of testing for COVID-19 that doesn't make use of key reagents but.....

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MHFI and AIIMS doctors launch web portal for mental healthcare amid CO ..
ANI - 05 Oct, 2020

To address the growing issue of mental health illness during the Covid-19 pandemic across the country, the Mental Health.....

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Pandemic, new platforms prompt surge in new therapists ..
Anne Steele , The Wall Street Journal - 05 Oct, 2020

More than a decade into an advertising career, Fernando Barcelona was a midlevel creative in his mid 30s. He had moved f.....

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How long could I be contagious before a positive coronavirus test? ..
AP News - 04 Oct, 2020

Studies have shown that people may be contagious for about two days before developing COVID-19 symptoms. In fact, rig.....

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Single-day COVID-19 cases in India below 75,000, recovery rate rises t ..
PTI - 04 Oct, 2020

Daily COVID-19 cases in India dropped below 75,000 and less than 1,000 deaths were reported in a day after nearly a mont.....

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Research Story Tip: Study Finds Obesity Medicine Specialists Are Using ..
Newsroom - 04 Oct, 2020

The United States obesity rate is now more than 40%, and physicians are looking for new and more effective ways to treat.....

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Research Story Tip: Temperature-Sensitive, Longer-Lasting Eyedrops May ..
Newsroom - 04 Oct, 2020

Research Story Tip: Temperature-Sensitive, Longer-Lasting Eyedrops May Mean Less Applications, Better Therapy 09/29/202.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 65-lakh mark ..
PTI - 04 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 65 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crosse.....

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Covid-19 vaccines should first go to health workers, first responders, ..
The Wall Street Journal - 04 Oct, 2020

Certain health workers and first responders should be the first to receive a Covid-19 vaccine when one becomes available.....

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Why A Negative Test Doesn't Rule Out COVID ..
Brenda Goodman, MA - 04 Oct, 2020

Since the recent presidential debate, at least 11 people involved in the event have tested positive for COVID-19, raisin.....

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Pain relief caused by coronavirus may help explain COVID-19 spread: Sc ..
PTI - 03 Oct, 2020

Houston: The novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 may relieve pain, according to a new study which could explain why .....

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Dr Reddy's seeks DCGI nod to conduct phase-3 clinical trial of Russian ..
PTI - 03 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI : The Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has applied to the Drugs Controller General of India for per.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: Canada launches real-time review of data ..
Reuters - 03 Oct, 2020

OTTAWA : Canada launched a real-time review of data from AstraZeneca and Oxford University's potential COVID-19 vacc.....

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How long a person could contagious before testing positive for covid ..
AP News - 03 Oct, 2020

How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test? Studies have shown that people may be contagious for abo.....

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'Superspreaders' Are Driving the COVID-19 Pandemic ..
Ralph Ellis - 03 Oct, 2020

A small number of infected people are the main cause of the coronavirus’s spread, according to a massive contact t.....

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Neanderthal genes linked with severe COVID-19 ..
Reuters - 02 Oct, 2020

A group of genes passed down from extinct human cousins is linked with a higher risk for severe COVID-19, researchers sa.....

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Gene mutation behind difference in COVID death rates among Indian stat ..
PTI - 02 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Variation in a genetic mutation among Indians may be the main reason behind the difference in the death rates.....

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Startup bets on new coronavirus testing alternative: COVID-sniffing ro ..
Bloomberg - 02 Oct, 2020

A biotechnology startup called Koniku is trying to develop robots that could sniff out Covid-19 infections faster than c.....

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Mosquitoes cannot transmit the coronavirus: Study ..
Reuters - 02 Oct, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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India's COVID-19 tally comes close to 64 lakh-mark; recoveries cross 5 ..
PTI - 02 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload inched closer to 64 lakh-mark with 81,484 infections reported in a day, while the number o.....

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The race for COVID-19 vaccine: Why this month is critical ..
Bloomberg - 02 Oct, 2020

October is a critical month in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, with developments that could lead to some Americans gett.....

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Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus ..
Reuters - 30 Sept, 2020

(Reuters) - Jordan, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands reported record daily increases in COVID-19 cases, while the Sl.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload races past 62 lakh, recoveries surge to 51,8 ..
PTI - 30 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 62 lakh on Wednesday with 80,472 infections being reported in a day, while the .....

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COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Shows Promise for Elderly ..
Brenda Goodman, MA - 30 Sept, 2020

An experimental vaccine against the virus that causes COVID-19 appears to generate more antibodies in people over the ag.....

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Coronavirus may deplete testosterone levels in men, say scientists ..
PTI - 30 Sept, 2020

DUBAI : COVID-19 disease might deteriorate men's testosterone levels, according to a new study which says low levels.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covid vaccines to Nepal ..
Agencies - 30 Sept, 2020

Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Tuesday it had agreed to supply 25 million doses of its potential COVID-19 va.....

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Moderna COVID vaccine: Early study shows it working in older adults ..
Reuters - 30 Sept, 2020

Results from an early safety study of Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine candidate in older adults showed that it pro.....

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Tests reveal silent reinfections in hospital workers ..
Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty - 29 Sept, 2020

Two staff members at a hospital in India who tested positive for the new coronavirus became reinfected several months la.....

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Can the coronavirus spread through the air? ..
AP - 29 Sept, 2020

Yes, it’s possible. The WHO has acknowledged the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certai.....

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Covid vaccine: Russia may be the first to announce data from final tri ..
Polina Nikolskaya , Polina Ivanova , Reuters - 29 Sept, 2020

-Russia has pushed ahead with its potential COVID-19 vaccine at top speed with mass public vaccinations alongside the ma.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covid vaccines to Nepal. ..
livemint - 29 Sept, 2020

- Russia will supply covid vaccines to Nepal via Trinity Pharmaceuticals, which it described as a private healthcare fir.....

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COVID tally crosses 60 lakh; 1,039 more deaths ..
PTI - 28 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally galloped past 60 lakh on Monday with 82,170 new cases, while the recoveries have surged.....

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Covid-19: A cheaper, faster, accurate testing for coronavirus develope ..
ANI - 28 Sept, 2020

Stockholm: A method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection has been developed by a team of researc.....

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Phase III trials of Sputnik V critical to know safety and efficacy: La ..
Neetu Chandra Sharma - 28 Sept, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic is spreading globally like a wild fire in dry leaves. Vaccine offers the only hope for its containment.....

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Researchers combine heat and humidity to disinfect N95 masks for reuse ..
PTI - 26 Sept, 2020

HOUSTON : Healthcare workers, facing the shortage of protective equipment such as N95 masks, are left with no other opti.....

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FDA Authorizes Point-of-Care COVID Antibody Test ..
Carolyn Crist - 26 Sept, 2020

first deployed in certain labs in July. The new authorization allows doctor’s offices, hospitals, urgent care cent.....

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Novavax initiates late-stage covid-19 vaccine trial in UK ..
Reuters - 26 Sept, 2020

Novavax Inc on Thursday started a late-stage trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in the United Kingdom in partner.....

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India's COVID vaccine: Phase-3 trial of Covaxin to soon begin in UP's ..
Staff Writer - 26 Sept, 2020

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced that phase-3 trial of the coronavirus vaccine 'COVAXIN' will .....

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WHO backed China for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine next year ..
PTI - 26 Sept, 2020

Beijing: China secured the WHO’s backing for the emergency use of COVID-19 experimental vaccines as early as in Ju.....

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Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine shows strong immune response in earl ..
ANI - 26 Sept, 2020

WASHINGTON : The US pharmaceutical and medical device company Johnson and Johnson has developed a vaccine that in the ea.....

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Covid vaccine: Pfizer urged to wait for November to seek authorization ..
Bloomberg - 26 Sept, 2020

Pfizer Inc. should wait until at least late November before seeking FDA authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine to meet ri.....

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COVID-19 May Damage Blood Marrow Immune Cells ..
Carolyn Crist - 25 Sept, 2020

The coronavirus may damage blood marrow cells in patients with severe COVID-19, according to a new study published in th.....

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How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? ..
AP News - 25 Sept, 2020

It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tes.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: UP govt allows Covaxin trial of Covaxin in Lucknow, ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government on Wednesday allowed the phase-3 trial of anti-COVID-19 vaccine ''Covaxin&.....

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Some Covid-19 patients show signs of heart damage months later ..
Sarah Toy , The Wall Street Journal - 25 Sept, 2020

The new coronavirus can leave some patients with signs of heart inflammation and injury months after they get sick with .....

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Can I use a face shield instead of a mask? ..
AP News - 25 Sept, 2020

No. Health officials don’t recommend the clear plastic barriers as a substitute for masks because of the lack of r.....

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Dengue vaccine: Panacea Biotec seeks review for launch after Phase II ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

Panacea Biotec today announced that its "successful completion of its Phase 1/11 study to evaluate the safety and i.....

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Covid-19: Daily recoveries exceed daily cases for 5th day ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

Daily Covid-19 recoveries have exceeded the new cases for the fifth consecutive day, the Union Health Ministry said Wedn.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 57-lakh mark, recovery rate at 81.55 pe ..
PTI - 25 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 57 lakh, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease pushing the .....

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COVID-19 tally in India crosses 56-lakh mark ..
PTI - 24 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 56 lakh with 83,347 infections being reported in a day, while over 45 lakh peopl.....

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U.S. FDA to tighten coronavirus vaccine authorization standards ahead ..
Reuters - 24 Sept, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to soon announce new, more stringent standards for an emergency author.....

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Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best? ..
Christine Lehmann, MA - 24 Sept, 2020

You’ve seen the debates, on television or on social media, or even in your own conversations. They go something.....

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DCGI issues guidelines for pharma giants manufacturing Covid-19 vaccin ..
ANI - 23 Sept, 2020

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has issued a new set of guidelines, focusing on safety, immunoge.....

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EPA Adds to List of Coronavirus-Fighting Cleaners ..
Jay Croft - 22 Sept, 2020

The number of common household cleaning products certified to kill the coronavirus continues to expand as the Environmen.....

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Coronavirus vaccine makers see EU shield against side-effect claims. ..
Francesco Guarascio - 22 Sept, 2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Vaccine makers will be indemnified in Europe if their COVID-19 shots cause unexpected side-effects,.....

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Flu jab 'more important than ever' this winter ..
Michelle Roberts - 22 Sept, 2020

People are being advised to get a flu jab to help protect against the "double danger" of flu and coronavirus. .....

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Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater. ..
David A. Larsen & Krista R. Wigginton - 22 Sept, 2020

Wastewater testing captures the rise and fall of novel coronavirus cases in a mid-sized metropolitan region. Understa.....

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Coronavirus vaccine likely to be ready for India by early 2021, says s ..
Bloomberg - 22 Sept, 2020

-India is hosting clinical trials for all the major vaccine contenders. -The timing of the vaccine is a contentious sub.....

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Influenza vaccine does not increase Covid-19 risk: Study. ..
Reuters - 22 Sept, 2020

It is even more important to receive the flu vaccination this year to help prevent a 'twindemic' of flu and COVI.....

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Coronavirus grows less deadly as doctors gain practice, drugs improve ..
Bloomberg - 21 Sept, 2020

Covid-19 continues to kill close to 1,000 Americans a day. But for those who develop dangerous cases of the infection, a.....

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86,961 new COVID-19 cases in India, tally reaches 54,87,580 ..
PTI - 21 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally reached 54.88 lakh with 86,961 people being infected in the past 24 hours, while 43,96,.....

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WHO endorses protocol for coronavirus herbal medicine trials ..
AFP - 21 Sept, 2020

The World Health Organization endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments .....

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TCS sets up 11 coronavirus isolation centres for employees, their depe ..
PTI - 21 Sept, 2020

India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has set up 11 first-line COVID-19 isolation c.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: AstraZeneca denies trial subject had nerve ailme ..
Bloomberg - 18 Sept, 2020

-Trials of the Oxford-Astra vaccine resumed in the UK over the weekend, after a pause to investigate the adverse event, .....

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Government to use immunisation program mechanism for covid-19 vaccine ..
Leroy Leo - 18 Sept, 2020

-Currently, there are three covid-19 vaccine candidates that are in human trials in India -Russia’s Sputnik V vac.....

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute to start final phase of trial ..
Anulekha Ray - 19 Sept, 2020

-The phase III trial of 'Covishield' vaccine will begin at Sassoon hospital from next week, said Dr Muralidhar T.....

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WHO endorses protocol for coronavirus herbal medicine trials. ..
REUTERS - 20 Sept, 2020

-Covid-19 has raised the issue of using traditional medicines to battle contemporary diseases -The endorsement clearly .....

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When will COVID-19 vaccines be generally available? ..
Reuters - 18 Sept, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump and the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday disagreed .....

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COVID Conflicts Are Straining Relationships ..
Serena Gordon - 18 Sept, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, it's clear that not everyone's on the same page when it comes to preventin.....

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COVID Prevention May Mean Record Low Flu Rates ..
Dennis Thompson - 18 Sept, 2020

The final statistics are in for America's last flu season, and the news is good: Record low rates of influenza&.....

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Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer ..
Alan Mozes - 18 Sept, 2020

Just a few cups of coffee a day may help slow down the deadly progression of advanced colon cancer, new research finds. .....

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Rich nations have cornered half of future Covid-19 vaccine supply: Oxf ..
AFP - 18 Sept, 2020

A group of wealthy nations representing 13 percent of the global population have already bought up more than half of the.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: AstraZeneca denies trial subject had nerve ailme ..
Bloomberg - 18 Sept, 2020

AstraZeneca Plc, the drugmaker working with the University of Oxford on a Covid-19 vaccine, contradicted a report that a.....

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to treat COVID-19 patients, says ..
PTI - 17 Sept, 2020

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there was an approval by the Central government on use of Remdesivir and Fabip.....

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Record 97,894 infections pushes India's COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh ..
PTI - 17 Sept, 2020

A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while the number of.....

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Can a Parkinson's Drug Treat Macular Degeneration? ..
Serena McNiff - 17 Sept, 2020

(HealthDay News) -- A drug long used to treat Parkinson's disease may benefit patients with a severe form of age-rel.....

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US emergency approval broadens use of Gilead's COVID-19 drug remdesivi ..
PTI - 17 Sept 2020

WASHINGTON : Gilead Science Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir was granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food.....

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The poisonous history of chemotherapy ..
Heidi Ledford - 16 Sept, 2020

The Great Secret: The Classified World War II Disaster that Launched the War on Cancer Jennet Conant W. W. Norton (2020).....

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Researchers highlight ‘questionable’ data in Russian coron ..
Alison Abbott - 16 Sept, 2020

A group of researchers have expressed concern about repetitive patterns of data in a paper describing early-phase clinic.....

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The lasting misery of coronavirus long-haulers ..
Michael Marshall - 16 Sept, 2020

The lung scans were the first sign of trouble. In the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, clinical radiologist Ali .....

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Post COVID-19, Lung Function Improves Over Time ..
Carolyn Crist - 16 Sept, 2020

Patients who have long-term effects for weeks or months after they contract the coronavirus may see improvements in thei.....

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Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during pandemic ..
Clare Watson - 16 Sept, 2020

A slew of studies from around the world has reported a disturbing trend: since the coronavirus pandemic started, there h.....

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When will there be a cure for covid? The body is still the best virus- ..
Michelle Cortez , Bloomberg - 15 Sept, 2020

A global push is on to develop a vaccine to slow the spread of Covid-19, and experts hope several will be ready in 2021......

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Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine Could Be Given in Late 2020 ..
Anonymous - 15 Sept, 2020

September 14, 2020 -- Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine could be distributed in the U.S. and administered to people bef.....

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Scientists relieved as coronavirus vaccine trial restarts — but ..
David Cyranoski & Smriti Mallapaty - 15 Sept, 2020

The UK trial of a leading coronavirus vaccine, which was abruptly halted because of safety concerns, restarted on Saturd.....

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China coronavirus vaccine may be ready for public in November - offici ..
Reuters - 15 Sept, 2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Coronavirus vaccines being developed in China may be ready for use by the general public as early as.....

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Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus ..
Reuters - 15 Sept, 2020

(Reuters) - China’s coronavirus vaccine may be ready for the public as early as November, an official said, while .....

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Bill Gates: ‘The next big question’ is how to distribute c ..
Noah Higgins-Dunn & Christina Farr - 15 Sept, 2020

Bill Gates expressed confidence that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021. But he remains concerned that dose.....

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Gilead CEO: We’re studying new ways to treat coronavirus with re ..
Kevin Stankiewicz - 15 Sept, 2020

Gilead Sciences CEO Daniel O’Day told CNBC on Monday that the company is continuing to study new ways to use its c.....

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Business leaders push for inclusivity after warning of localization an ..
Sam Shaed - 15 Sept, 2020

Business leaders have called on nations to be more inclusive when thinking about how they can reboot their economies fol.....

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Scientists publish images of coronavirus infected cells in the respira ..
PTI - 14 Sept, 2020

WASHINGTON: Scientists have produced images of the novel coronavirus infecting lab-grown respiratory tract cells, findin.....

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How pharma companies can still deliver an October coronavaccine surpri ..
Anonymous - 13 Sept, 2020

NEW YORK: As questions mount over whether the United States will authorize a coronavirus vaccine ahead of November elect.....

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China starts testing world's first nasal spray Covid vaccine ..
Anonymous - 13 Sept, 2020

The newest Covid-19 vaccine candidate to start human testing is the first where volunteers won’t get a painful inj.....

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Over 1 lakh health IDs created under National Digital Health Mission w ..
Anonymous - 13 Sept, 2020

NEW DELHI: Over one lakh unique health IDs have been created under the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), which was.....

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Internet searches for symptoms can reveal covid hotspots ..
Anonymous - 13 Sept, 2020

Internet searches on gastrointestinal symptoms predicted a rise in Covid-19 cases weeks later, researchers at Massachuse.....

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Oxford covid-19 vaccine: AstraZeneca must explain spinal ailment to re ..
Anonymous - 12 Sept 2020

A day after pausing its Covid-19 vaccine trials due to a possible serious neurological problem in one patient, AstraZene.....

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Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine trials halted: 10 updates ..
Anonymous - 12 Sept 2020

Clinical trials of one of the covid vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University,.....

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Russia Begins Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccine ..
Ralph Ellis - 12 Sept 2020

The Russian Health Ministry said Tuesday that a coronavirus vaccine is now being circulated into the population, apparen.....

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Coronavirus research updates: Surprise! A host of tantalizing new SARS ..
Anonymous - 12 Sept 2020

Surprise! A host of tantalizing new SARS-CoV-2 proteins is unveiled Researchers have discovered nearly two dozen prev.....

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Scientists Identify New Way to Target Some Rapidly Dividing Cancer Cel ..
Newsroom - 12 Sept 2020

Scientists Identify New Way to Target Some Rapidly Dividing Cancer Cells, Leaving Healthy Cells Unharmed 09/09/2020 Es.....

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COVID-19 Story Tip: Researchers Expect Viral Transmission of COVID-19 ..
Newsroom - 12 Sept 2020

Last winter, infectious disease specialists hoped the transmission rates of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus behind COVID-19.....

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Oxford covid-19 vaccine: AstraZeneca must explain spinal ailment to ..
Mint News - 10 Sep 2020

A day after pausing its Covid-19 vaccine trials due to a possible serious neurological problem in one patient, AstraZene.....

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Can Plexiglass Stop COVID? ..
Kathleen Doheny - 08 Sept 2020

Sept. 8, 2020 -- When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic in mid-March, the management .....

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Companies testing vaccines pledge safety, high standards. ..
Linda A. Johnson - 08 Sept 2020

The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an unprece.....

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Coronavirus research updates: The immune-cell traits that could predic ..
Nature - 09 Sept 2020

Immune cells called neutrophils are more likely to be primed for action in people who will eventually develop severe COV.....

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study paused after one illness. ..
Lauran Neergaard - 09,Sept, 2020

Late-stage studies of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate are on temporary hold while the company investigate.....

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India considering Russia's request for Phase 3 trial, production of co ..
Surajit Dasgupta - 08, Sept, 2020

The Indian government is considering the request of Russian government for holding phase 3 trials of the Sputnik V .....

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Trial Tests MMR Vaccine to Help Prevent COVID-19 ..
HealthDay Reporter - 04 Sept2 020

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new clinical trial will try to determine whether the measles,.....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 42 lakh ..
PTI - 08 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day, while 3.....

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How to fight the deadly dengue virus? Make your own mosquitoes ..
Jon Emont , The Wall Street Journal - 08 Sept, 2020

SINGAPORE : Government researchers wheeled containers teeming with penned-up mosquitoes through a dense apartment comple.....

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Health-Care Startup Ro Raises $200 Million in New Funding ..
John McCormick - 08 Sept, 2020

Ro, an online health-care startup, said Monday that it raised $200 million in a new funding round, bringing its total ra.....

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The Latest: Australia OKs funding for two potential vaccines ..
The Associated Press - 08 Sept, 2020

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia announced on Monday it had struck supply and production agreements with pharmaceut.....

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UNICEF to lead global procurement, supply of Covid-19 vaccines ..
PTI - 08 Sept, 2020

United Nations: In what could possibly be the world's largest and fastest ever operation of its kind, the UNICEF wil.....

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UN: No vaccine to be endorsed before it’s safe and effective ..
AP News - 08 Sept, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said the U.N. health agency will not recommend any COVID-1.....

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Transplanted brown-fat-like cells hold promise for obesity and diabete ..
Joslin Diabetes Center - 05 Sept, 2020

Obesity is the main cause of type 2 diabetes and related chronic illnesses that together will kill more people around th.....

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Russia covid vaccine produces immune response, has no side effects: Pe ..
Suzi Ring , Bloomberg - 05 Sept, 2020

Russia’s proposed Covid-19 vaccine induced an antibody response in all participants in early trials and found no s.....

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Covid-19 vaccine developers prepare joint pledge on safety, standards ..
Peter Loftus - 05 Sept, 2020

Several drug makers developing Covid-19 vaccines plan to issue a public pledge not to seek government approval until the.....

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COVID-19 Ills No Greater for Those With Lupus, RA ..
Robert Preidt - 05 Sept, 2020

People with lupus aren't at increased risk of hospitalization from COVID-19 due to steroidal medications they take t.....

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Asthma May Not Boost Odds of Severe COVID-19 ..
Serena Gordon - 05 Sept, 2020

New research may have people with asthma breathing a little easier: Doctors found the airway disease doesn't raise t.....

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Study Backs Use of Saliva COVID-19 Test ..
Kerry Dooley Young - 05 Sept, 2020

A COVID-19 saliva test developed by researchers at Yale University appeared to perform at least as well as nasal swabs i.....

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Coronavirus research updates: Powerful new evidence links steroid trea ..
Anonymous - 05 Sept, 2020

4 September — Powerful new evidence links steroid treatment to lower deaths People severely ill with COVID-19 a.....

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Can COVID-19 Cause Diabetes? ..
Anonymous - 04 Sept, 2020

This process is similar to what's believed to occur in type 1 diabetes. The immune system mistakenly turns.....

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‘CRISPR babies’ are still too risky, says influential pane ..
Heidi Ledford - 04 Sept, 2020

Editing genes in human embryos could one day prevent some serious genetic disorders from being passed down — but f.....

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Study: COVID-19 Antibodies May Last 4 Months ..
WEBMD NEWS BRIEF - 04 Sept, 2020

Coronavirus antibodies may last for at least 4 months and decline at a slower rate than previously thought, according to.....

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Why A Vaccine Won’t Be a Quick Fix for COVID-19 ..
Brenda Goodman, MA - 04 Sept, 2020

The effort is so critical, the U.S. government is spending billions to make doses of vaccine that may be wasted if clini.....

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Tiny Biological Package Gets Drug Right to the ‘Heart’ of ..
Newsroom - 04 Sept, 2020

For patients who receive a heart transplant in the near future, the old adage, “Good things come in small packages.....

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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 38-lakh mark with record single-day jum ..
PTI - 3 Sept, 2020

New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) India's COVID-19 tally raced past the 38-lakh mark on Thursday with the sharpest single-.....

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Steroids can save lives of critically ill Covid-19 patients: Study. ..
Kate Kelland , Reuters - 3 Sept, 2020

The WHO's clinical care lead, Janet Diaz, said the agency had updated its advice to include a 'strong recommenda.....

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India will supply coronavirus vaccines to the world - will its people ..
Gayathri Vaidyanathan - 03 Sept, 2020

As scientists edge closer to creating a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Indian pharmaceutical companies are .....

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Advisory Group Outlines COVID-19 Vaccine Priority. ..
Carolyn Crist - 2 Sept, 2020

September 2, 2020 -- A preliminary report released Tuesday outlines which groups may receive priority when a c.....