Silicon, gold and copper could help fight COVID-19: Study 

The study, published in the journal Chemical Science, found that the spike proteins of coronaviruses attached and became stuck to certain types of surfaces.

published on : 7th March 2023

Scientists find tailor-made pocket feature shared by coronaviruses causing severe disease

This pocket could now be exploited to treat all deadly coronaviruses and at the same time render them vulnerable to a linoleic acid-based treatment targeting this pocket.

published on : 27th November 2022

Covid-19 threat persists as Omicron variants vitiate air

According to the health ministry bulletin, the death count due to the viral disease increased to 5,28,961 with four more fatalities, according to the ministry’s data.

published on : 24th October 2022

Study: Blood tests might help to detect long covid in patients

Usually, protein levels in the body are stable. But researchers found a dramatic difference in levels of some of the proteins up to six weeks following infection, suggesting disruption...

published on : 2nd October 2022

All you need to know about the Tomato virus; nothing to panic about the vegetable

As news about the mysterious tomato fever keeps growing by the day, doctors in the city allay fears by busting myths and sharing preventive measures

published on : 24th August 2022

People who skipped booster are most vulnerable to severe Covid

An analysis of recent Covid fatalities in the State revealed that around 80 per cent (pc) of the victims who succumbed to the disease in the last one month had not taken the precautionary dose.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 not severe enough, will not bring 4th wave in India: Dr NK Arora

An Israeli researcher first flagged the new sub-variant, and then the World Health Organisation (WHO) also said they were following BA.2.75 detected in India and other countries.

published on : 10th July 2022

IISc researchers provide alternative mechanism to render viruses like SARS-CoV-2 inactive

A protein-protein interaction is often like that of a lock and a key, the Bengaluru-based IISc noted in a statement.

published on : 6th June 2022

Covaxin booster enhances antibody response against Covid variants including Omicron: Study

The study by the ICMR and Covaxin manufacturer Bharat Biotech was conducted in January and the findings were published in the Journal of Travel Medicine on March 24.

published on : 9th April 2022

WHO calls on all countries to prioritize monitoring SARS-CoV-2 infection in wildlife

As a general precaution, people should not approach or feed wild animals or touch or eat those that are orphaned, sick or found dead (including road kills). 

published on : 8th March 2022