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Anika 14 yr old won $25,000 prize for a potential Covid-19 treatment

Anika Chebrolu, a 14-year-old from Texas, has just won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work on a potential drug to treat COVID-19, reports America media .   An Indian-American teenager schoolgirl has developed a molecule that can bind to a certain protein of the coronavirus and prevent it from functioning.   “I Read More…

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Russian Covid-19 vaccine ” Sputnik V” approved for final clinical trials in India : DCGI

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted approval to Dr Reddy’s, a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in India, to conduct phase 2 and 3 clinical human trials of the Sputnik V, which is Russian origin Covid-19 vaccine.   On September 16, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Limited had Read More…

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For gene editing tool in Chemistry USA French duo won 2020 Nobel Prize

The 2020 Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing known as the CRISPR-Cas9 DNA snipping “scissors”, the first time a Nobel science prize has gone to a women-only team.   “Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants Read More…

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500 million Vaccines to 25 crore Indians by July 2021 : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that coronavirus vaccines for India would be procured centrally and that details of this would be public in the coming months.   “The government is working round the clock to ensure fair and equitable distribution of vaccines once they are ready,” Vardhan said as he responded to Read More…

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India worries deepens with Reinfection Cases Virus Mutating put Vaccine Efficacy quandary

According to medical experts definition of a reinfection is ” A person who was symptomatic and tested positive with an RT-PCR, recovered and was cleared after an RT-PCR test, has been absolutely fine in the middle and has now again has Covid-19 disease after testing positive with another RT-PCR test ”     Reinfection Cases Read More…

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Setback for Serum Institute in conducting vaccine trails in India

The Serum Institute of India (SII), is the partner of the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute’s which was conducting the India trials for the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University,   SII is currently progressing the second and third phase study of the vaccine candidate at 17 trial sites across India.   But on Read More…

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Antibodies guarantee protection from COVID-19 is a myth or not ..

India becoming epicentre of Corona virus spread in the global now become cause of concern for not only for residents in India but globally it alert other nations   As worries over India’s COVID-19 spike mount the country added 90,062 cases on Monday to take its tally past the 42-lakh mark scientists are grappling with Read More…

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Tamilnadu medicos done Asia’s first lung transplant successfully for a COVID-19 patient

According to MGH Healthcare, in Chennai Asia’s first known lung transplant on a Covid-19 positive patient and the second lung transplant in the hospital since the lockdown began, the Hospital press statement claimed.   In the statement issued, the Chennai based hospital said the patient from Delhi was suffering from severe lung infection with Covid-19. Read More…

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Mosquitoes spread West Nile virus killed 1 in Spain and 35 affected

Spain has reported this year’s first death due to the West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne infection, officials said.   Spanish TV network Telecinco said in a report on Friday that the victim, a 77-year-old man from the town of La Puebla del Rio, died on Thursday night    According to the report, the patient had Read More…