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World is in need of a universal coronavirus vaccine, warn scientists
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World is in need of a universal coronavirus vaccine, warn scientists

They believe there is a risk that SARS-CoV-2 may mutate in ways that will render current vaccines less effective or even become ineffective.

No, mouthwash will not protect you from the SARS-CoV-2 causing virus
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No, mouthwash will not protect you from the SARS-CoV-2 causing virus

The two viruses - 229E and SARS-CoV-2 - are in the same family and look anatomically similar but the two viruses shouldn’t be thought of as interchangeable.

COVID-19 may become seasonal infection like flu once herd immunity is achieved, claims new study
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COVID-19 may become seasonal infection like flu once herd immunity is achieved, claims new study

Almost every acute viral disease has a seasonal nature, which varies as per the environmental conditions and geographical location.

Vitamins, mineral supplements can boost immune system, but there's a downside one should consider
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Vitamins, mineral supplements can boost immune system, but there's a downside one should consider

Available over-the-counter in pharmacies in the forms of tablets, capsules, gels, powders, or liquids, dietary supplements are perhaps the easiest way to make up for any nutrient deficiencies you might have.

Health officials worry as untraceable clusters of coronavirus infections emerge around globe; worst isn't here yet, insists WHO
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Health officials worry as untraceable clusters of coronavirus infections emerge around globe; worst isn't here yet, insists WHO

In South Korea, Singapore and Iran, clusters of coronavirus infections are leading to a jump in cases of the new viral illness outside China. But it’s not the numbers that are worrying experts: it's that increasingly they can't trace where the clusters started

5 foods that are actually making your cough and cold worse
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5 foods that are actually making your cough and cold worse

Once you catch a cold, you are quite likely to stock up on soups, decongestants, etc to deal with the symptoms. But what about things you shouldn’t do?

From amla to chicken soup: 11 foods to help you fight common cold and flu-like viral infections
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From amla to chicken soup: 11 foods to help you fight common cold and flu-like viral infections

Instead of experimenting with antibiotics or investing in cough syrups which make you feel sleepy, give these cheap, tasty and effective ingredients a try.

Betadine gargles and 7 more simple remedies for the common cold
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Betadine gargles and 7 more simple remedies for the common cold

Happily, there are home remedies that can mitigate symptoms, help us sleep better and shorten the duration of our illness.

Gene therapy may help reverse damage in kidney cells that cause chronic diseases
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Gene therapy may help reverse damage in kidney cells that cause chronic diseases

By gene therapy, the adeno-associated virus can deliver genetic material to damaged kidney cells.

Swine flu claims 221 lives in Maharashtra in 2017; With 58 deaths, Pune most affected
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Swine flu claims 221 lives in Maharashtra in 2017; With 58 deaths, Pune most affected

Swine flu has claimed as many as 221 lives in Maharashtra so far this year with Pune alone accounting for more than one-fourth of the fatalities, a government official said

Common cold may increase Type-1 diabetes risk in kids
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Common cold may increase Type-1 diabetes risk in kids

Viral respiratory tract infections like common cold, flu etc are likely to increase the risk for Type-1 diabetes in children, says a new study.