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Vaccination helps to control third wave in India : Experts

Even though overall Covid-19 cases in India have declined over the past few days, the fears of a third wave of coronavirus have loomed in the country.   The Centre has directed the states and union territories to open up daily activities in a “carefully calibrated” manner.   On many occasions, medical experts have warned Read More…

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SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant Delta plus study is essential for future wave : Experts

In May, the WHO tagged B.1.617.2 strain as the ‘Delta’ variant of SARS-CoV-2. The variant was identified as one of the drivers of the second wave of coronavirus infections that devastated parts of the country earlier this year.   The ‘Delta’ variant has further mutated to form the ‘Delta plus’ or ‘AY.1’ variant.   Initial Read More…

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Scientists says 2 doses of vaccines effective in preventing delta variant of Corona

Two doses of Covid-19 vaccines are “highly effective” in preventing hospital admission with the Delta variant, Public Health England said on Monday.   Scientists said two jabs of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine stopped the need for in-patient treatment in 96 percent of cases.   With a double dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca shot, the rate was 92 Read More…

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Whom to give and whom not use of anti-Covid drug 2-DG , DRDO issue guidelines

The drug can be given to patients under the care and prescription of doctors as it issued directions for its use.  “Ideally, 2DG should be prescribed as early as possible by doctors for moderate to severe Covid patients for a maximum duration of up to 10 days,” DRDO said in a statement.  The first batch Read More…

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British Scientists claim “unique fingerprints” in Covid-19 manipulation in a laboratory

Two European scientists have claimed that the pandemic-causing SARS-CoV-2 was artificially created in a laboratory by Chinese scientists, who later covered their tracks by reverse engineering virus to give it an appearance of a natural pathogen.   Scientists also in their study stated “deliberate destruction, concealment or containment” of data at Chinese labs and notes Read More…

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Medicos choosen warpath calls for open debate after legal notice to Ramdev

After yoga guru Ramdev made defamatory statements against allopathy and “defaming” scientific medicine, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Uttarakhand on Friday challenged him for an open debate on a public platform in the presence of media.   IMA Uttarakhand President Dr Ajay Khanna in a letter to yoga guru Ramdev called his statement rash, irresponsible Read More…

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Scientists using Sutra model warns of 3rd Corona wave in India if not Vaccination effected

M Vidyasagar, a scientist involved in the Sutra Model which uses mathematics to project the trajectory of COVID-19 has categorically warned  ., “If the vaccination drive against coronavirus is not ramped up and COVID-19 appropriate-behaviour is not maintained, there is a possibility of a third wave of the pandemic in 6-8 months”  He, however, stressed Read More…

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IIT Scientists predicts for India 3-4million active cases and 4.4 lakhs new cases per day during Mid may

The scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur and Hyderabad applied the Susceptible, Undetected, Tested (positive), and Removed Approach’ (SUTRA) model to predict that active cases would go up further by over 10 lakh by mid-May.   Active cases in the ongoing second COVID-19 wave in India may peak at 38-48 lakh between Read More…