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Global caseload of coronavirus pandemic tops 180 million, deaths surged to over 3.90 mn

Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Global caseload of coronavirus pandemic tops 180 million.   The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 180 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.90 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) […]

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Over 1,200 heart problem cases in US after COVID vaccination

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Over 1,200 heart problem cases in US after COVID vaccination.   The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that more than 1,200 cases of myocarditis and pericarditis have been reported across the country in young people who received the mRNA Covid-19 vaccines. Experts of CDC’s Advisory Committee […]

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COVID-19: Global caseload tops 179 million

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. COVID-19: Global caseload tops 179 million.   The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 179 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.88 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Wednesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that […]

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COVID-19: Global caseload tops 178 million

Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. COVID-19: Global caseload tops 178 million.   The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 178 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.85 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Sunday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the […]

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Saliva can be more effective for COVID testing: Study

Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Saliva can be more effective for COVID testing: Study.   The addition of a simple processing step to saliva samples before testing may improve Covid-19 detection rate, eliminate the challenges of nasopharyngeal testing and facilitate mass surveillance, researchers say. The researchers, including Ravindra Kolhe from Augusta University in the US, […]

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Moderna seeks US FDA approval for Covid jabs in adolescents

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Moderna seeks US FDA approval for Covid jabs in adolescents.   US-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology company Moderna has sought the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency authorisation for its mRNA Covid-19 vaccine for use in adolescents 12-to 17-year-olds. “We are pleased to announce that we have submitted for an […]

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CoWIN not hacked, 15 cr Indians’ data safe: Researcher

Image Source : FILE/ REPRESENTATIONAL. CoWIN not hacked, 15 cr Indians’ data safe: Researcher.     After reports surfaced that India’s vaccine registration portal CoWIN has been hacked and database of 15 crore people is up for sale, Indian  cyber security researchers said that the website behind this is itself fake and is a Bitcoin […]

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Vitamin D may not protect against COVID: Study

Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE. Vitamin D may not protect against COVID: Study.   While previous research early in the pandemic suggested that vitamin D cuts the risk of contracting Covid-19, a new study finds there is no genetic evidence that it works as a protective measure against the coronavirus. According to the researchers, including […]