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Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi temple trust pooja performed chief tested positive

Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, the chief of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, the body which is overseeing the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya has tested positive for coronavirus.   On August 5, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das shared the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and UP CM Yogi Adityanath Read More…

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Chennai customs unearthed drugs trade and goods worth Rs 1.65 seized

Chennai Air Customs has seized two foreign parcels that arrived from Belgium and Netherlands, which had large quantities of high-value drugs concealed in them.   The contraband was seized under the NDPS Act, 1985.   The two parcels that arrived at the Foreign Post office in the city contained a total of 5,210 ecstasy pills, Read More…

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Russia to register the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine during in august itself

Russia’s Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev recently revealed plans to register a COVID-19 vaccine on August 12, Sputnik news agency reported.   Russia is the fourth worst-hit nation after the US, Brazil and India.   The vaccine that the country is planning to register this week has been jointly developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute Read More…

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Tirupati Tirumala employees 3 Dead , 743 affected by Corona , 402 recovered

Tirupati Tirumala temple staff members so far 743 test positive for Covid-19   While 402 individuals have been so far recovered. Three employees died to the infection.   Despite the signs of the alarming outbreak in Tirupati Tirumala the temple administration has no plans to stop darshans.   TTD executive officer AK Singhal revealed this Read More…

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Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Single shot vaccine protects monkey

A leading candidate of Covid-19 vaccine developed by global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson raised neutralising antibodies and robustly protected monkeys against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.   “This vaccine led to robust protection against SARS-CoV-2 in rhesus macaques and is now being evaluated in humans,” said study researcher Dan H. Barouch from Beth Read More…

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Gennovo’s vaccine candidate, HGCO19 first human injection before 31 Dec 2020

According to the ministry, Gennova has developed an mRNA vaccine candidate (HGCO19) in collaboration with HDT Biotech Corporation, Seattle, USA. According to the ministry, the novel mRNA vaccine candidate, HGCO19, has all the necessary arsenal to guide the host cells to make the antigen spike protein of the virus, reported to interact with host cells Read More…

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AIIMS started Phase 1 trail for Covaxin Vaccine

India saw a record single-day jump of 40,425 COVID-19 cases, pushing its tally past the 11-lakh mark on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.   In this scenario Covaxin is developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV).   The Read More…

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COVID-19 vaccine : Moderna Pharma USA geared for human clinical trials.

US pharmaceutical firm Moderna Inc. is now all set to begin the final stage of the human trials for their experimental COVID-19 vaccine this is after proving safe and effective against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in all previous trials.   According to Moderna, 50% of patients among these 30,000 volunteers will be administered 100 mg of Read More…

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When the Russian COVID-19 vaccine will hit the markets ?!

Last Sunday, Russia`s Sechenov University announced that it had successfully completed clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine, developed by Russia’s Defense Ministry’s Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology.   Alexander Lukashev, the director of Sechenov`s Institute of Medical Parasitology, Tropical and Vector-Borne Diseases, told Sputnik that the trials had established the vaccine’s safety on human Read More…