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Maharashtra caps prices of masks, Calcutta HC modifies Durga Puja order; COVID-19 tally at 76.50 lakh
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Maharashtra caps prices of masks, Calcutta HC modifies Durga Puja order; COVID-19 tally at 76.50 lakh

The ministry said that 78 percent of the 54,044 new cases of COVID-19 registered in a span of 24 hours are concentrated in ten states and Union Territories

Male, elderly patients with severe COVID-19 may have higher levels of antibodies in their plasma, reveals study
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Male, elderly patients with severe COVID-19 may have higher levels of antibodies in their plasma, reveals study

Scientists said that a possible explanation for this could be that due to severe disease, the inflammatory response in the body gets accelerated, recruiting more B-cells to fight the infection. This consequently results in more antibody production

ICMR's second sero-survey shows India far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19, says Harsh Vardhan
India

ICMR's second sero-survey shows India far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19, says Harsh Vardhan

The health minister also said that the medical research body was investigating cases of coronavirus reinfection, but added that the number of such cases is negligible

Maharashtra govt launches 'world's largest' plasma therapy project for COVID-19 patients; trials to be held in 21 medical colleges
India

Maharashtra govt launches 'world's largest' plasma therapy project for COVID-19 patients; trials to be held in 21 medical colleges

The project, titled 'Platina', is the largest convalescent plasma therapy-cum-trial project in the world, a state medical education department official said

Coronavirus Outbreak: What is plasma therapy? Is it the miracle cure the world has been waiting for? 
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Coronavirus Outbreak: What is plasma therapy? Is it the miracle cure the world has been waiting for? 

ICMR has given Kerala their approval to conduct a clinical trial for plasma therapy on critically ill patients in its hospitals.