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Phase 1 Trials of 2 COVID vaccines reveal excellent safety : India

Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey further informed that discussions on collaborations on the recombinant vaccine developed by Russia are ongoing..

Scientists publish images of Coronavirus infecting respiratory cells

The images, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, were re-colorised, and show infected hairy ciliated cells with strands of mucus attached to cilia tips...

China Coronavirus vaccine may be ready for public in November

A unit of state pharmaceutical giant China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) and US-listed Sinovac Biotech are developing the three vaccines under the state's emergency use programme...

Coronavirus cost global tourism $460 Billion in January-June

The amount of revenue lost between January and June is "around five times the loss in international tourism receipts recorded in 2009", World Tourism Organisation said...

Trump claims PM Modi's praise in COVID fight

Trump is currently making a swing of some of the key states in the West Coast and has been spending a considerable amount of time in Nevada..

Trump :Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in a month

"We're very close to having a vaccine," he told a town hall question-and-answer session with voters in Pennsylvania aired on ABC News...

US plans to distribute COVID vaccine immediately after authorization

Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense on Wednesday held a call with reporters ..

India now has highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in World

According to data, 19,625,959 people around the world have recovered from the coronavirus infection while the total number of COVID-19 cases across the world ..

Immunity is important then vaccines

The coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is the latest in a procession of new infectious diseases that have surprised the world in recent years..

UK's COVID-19 test which gives faster results accurate

Faster testing could allow more people to return to work or permit testing on entry to hospital, thus slowing a second spike in coronavirus infections...

Alarming rates of transmission of virus in Europe

"The September case numbers... should serve as a wake-up call for all of us," the WHO's regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said...

WHO warns Europe for the new spikes in cases

Israel is among the countries battling a new spike, announcing a three-week lockdown from Friday when people will not be allowed more than 500 metres from their homes..

WHO reports 307,930 new Coronavirus cases

India reported 94,372 new cases, followed by the United States with 45,523 new infections and Brazil with 43,718..

China, UAE see positive results in Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said China and the United Arab Emirates have seen some positive results in their Phase III COVID-19 vaccine trials...

UK warns of possible second lockdown as coronavirus cases increase

Britain has been the worst-hit country in Europe by the pandemic, with the government registering nearly 42,000 deaths from COVID-19..

Donald trump expects enough COVID-19 vaccines

Claiming "historic progress" with three vaccines in the final stages of development and trials, Trump said at least 100 million doses..

Oxford vaccine trials resume in UK

AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial: AstraZeneca announced on Wednesday it had "voluntarily paused" its trial of the vaccine developed alongside Oxford University..

Australia reports no Coronavirus deaths in 2 months

Just 50 fresh virus cases were reported nationwide -- down from peaks above 700 in late July and early August ..

India backing 30 COVID vaccine candidates

Home ministry also told the parliament that 13 clinical trials of repurposed drugs have been undertaken to build a portfolio of therapeutic options for COVID-19 patients..

AstraZeneca resumes COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa

AstraZeneca has resumed COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa, more than a week after tests were paused due to serious side effects..

China Biopharma plant leak infects thousands with bacterial disease

Chinese authorities found a biopharmaceutical plant had used expired disinfectant in its production of Brucella vaccines for animals between July and August last year..

UK reserves up to 190 million doses of potential Coronavirus vaccines

It had already been disclosed in July that the British government had reserved 60 million doses of Valneva's inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine under development...

WHO head urges rich nations to join vaccine scheme

So far, 92 lower-income nations are seeking assistance via the COVAX facility, part of the WHO's ACT Accelerator..

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial in US on hold

AstraZeneca on Saturday said it had restarted its trial in Britain after regulators completed their review of a serious side effect in one trial participant there...

UK begins trials of new antibody treatment for COVID-19

As part of the government-backed Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) Trials, monoclonal antibodies..

UAE allows health staff to take emergency COVID vaccine

A phase III trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine developed by Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopham began in the UAE in July and is yet to be completed...

Pandemic has caused 37 Million to extreme poverty

The report said the "widest-ranging catastrophe" - the one that has hit every country regardless of the actual spread of the disease - is economic...

Russia to sell Sputnik-V Vaccine to Dr Reddy's Laboratories

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) added that it had agreed to cooperate on clinical trials and the distribution of the vaccine with the firm...

Brazil authorizes additional 5,000 volunteers for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa on Tuesday authorized AstraZeneca PLC to test its COVID-19 vaccine on an additional 5,000 volunteers in the country for clinical Phase III trials..

Asian Airlines join trend of scenic flights to nowhere amid pandemic

Tough border restrictions to keep the coronavirus under control have led to a 97.5% plunge in international travel in the region, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines..

Donald Trump on White House staff member testing positive

The press briefing came one day after Donald Trump met with three world leaders at the White House to sign a Middle East peace accord...

A report states half of the vaccines are booked by rich nations

Oxfam, a non-governmental organisation, analysed deals struck by pharmaceuticals and vaccine producers for the five leading vaccine candidates ..

Pandemic threatens child education, health gains : World bank

This year's report shows that most countries, particularly poorer ones, have made steady gains in improving health and education prior to the pandemic...

Israel announces 3-week nationwide lockdown amid COVID-19

The lockdown order, set to go into effect on Friday, makes Israel the first developed economy to take such a drastic measure to curb a "second wave" of virus infections...

Novavax aims for 2 Billion COVID vaccine doses with India's Deal

As part of the expanded agreement, Serum Institute will also manufacture the antigen component of the vaccine dubbed NVX-CoV2373...

Saudi Health Ministry warns against video claiming COVID-19 cure

The new cases in Saudi Arabia put the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 326,930..

WHO urges safety for health workers

The UN health agency said that the pandemic had exposed health workers and their families to "unprecedented levels of risk"...

Trump counters CDC chief on vaccine timeline

We're very close to that vaccine as you know... We think we can start sometime in October" or shortly thereafter, Donald Trump said...

Russia approved 1st COVID-19 drug for sale

Coronavir's approval as a prescription drug follows the green light for another Russian COVID-19 drug, Avifavir, in May..

Parents sents a COVID-19 positive kid to school

The parents of the sixth student who tested positive sent him to class anyway, the mayor said. Now, 28 students who were in close contact with that young man have to quarantine for two weeks..

Vaccine nationalism puts lives at risk says European Union chief

In her first annual State of the European Union address, Ursula von der Leyen said the coronavirus pandemic ..

UN asks Billionaires for help as 270 Million people face starvation

The combined wealth of America's billionaires jumped over 19% or by half a trillion since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the United States, according to a report...

Moderna, Pfizer share COVID-19 vaccine trial blueprints

Pfizer, the other American company currently carrying out Phase 3 trials in the US, followed suit a short time later and there is now added pressure for the remainder to do the same...

Global Coronavirus cases surpass 30 Million

India was firmly in focus as the latest epicentre, although North and South America combined still accounted for almost half of the global cases..

Male pattern baldness or Alopecia : What you should know

A small brief about Alopecia to understand its severity and a guide to know more..

No-masker Pastor is in ICU amid COVID-19

A self-proclaimed "no-masker," Paul Van Noy told worshipers at Candlelight Christian Fellowship on July 22 that his first inclination was to resist complying with a local mask ordinance...

Moderna to seek COVID vaccine's limited emergency use

Moderna's vaccine candidate - mRNA-1273 - is nearing the finish line in its push to enroll 30,000 individuals in a late-stage trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine...

With COVID and wildfires California is not able to breathe !

California's worst-ever wildfires, which began a month ago and have blanketed the state with a nearly unrelenting layer of dense smoke, have affected neighborhoods rich and poor...

Second wave inevitable : Boris Johnson

The United Kingdom has reported the fifth largest number of deaths from COVID-19 in the world, after the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico..