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COVID-19 variant responsible for India's massive outbreak found in 44 countries: WHO
India

COVID-19 variant responsible for India's massive outbreak found in 44 countries: WHO

Outside of India, it said that Britain had reported the largest number of Covid cases caused by the variant.

COVID-19 variant causing surge in cases in India found in at least 17 other countries: WHO
India

COVID-19 variant causing surge in cases in India found in at least 17 other countries: WHO

The WHO recently listed B.1.617 as a "variant of interest" but has stopped short of declaring it a "variant of concern".

Explained: How to tell the difference between COVID-19 and other respiratory issues
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Explained: How to tell the difference between COVID-19 and other respiratory issues

Respiratory allergies might be harmless at first but if left untreated, can develop into more chronic respiratory disorders.

In grip of a vicious second wave, India needs to confront more than just the virus
India

In grip of a vicious second wave, India needs to confront more than just the virus

Our society and country is going backwards, to great cheering and flag-waving.

Renuka Shahane, Ashutosh Rana, Shefali Shah receive first dose of coronavirus vaccine
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Renuka Shahane, Ashutosh Rana, Shefali Shah receive first dose of coronavirus vaccine

Renuka Shahane took to Twitter and shared a picture with her actor husband Ashutosh Rana at Mumbai's BKC vaccine centre.

WHO COVID-19 origins report: What are WHO's four theories on the emergence of SARS-CoV-2?
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WHO COVID-19 origins report: What are WHO's four theories on the emergence of SARS-CoV-2?

A joint statement by 14 countries states that they don't believe the conditions under which the report was written was "independent and objective".

COVID-19 vaccine-related spear-phishing attacks have increased after the release of the vaccine
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COVID-19 vaccine-related spear-phishing attacks have increased after the release of the vaccine

The two predominant types of spear-phishing attacks in these cases were using brand impersonation or employing business email compromise.

Phishing attacks escalated by 26 percent post-release of COVID-19 vaccines: Report
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Phishing attacks escalated by 26 percent post-release of COVID-19 vaccines: Report

The phishing mails usually carried a link to a phishing website that promised early access to vaccinations in exchange for a payment.

Fusion power milestone: scientists contain world’s coldest plasma briefly using magnets
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Fusion power milestone: scientists contain world’s coldest plasma briefly using magnets

The experiment provides a clean, controllable testbed to study plasmas in complex locations like the sun’s atmosphere or white dwarf stars.

As Sun enters 'solar cycle 25', experts foresee below-average solar activity till July 2021
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As Sun enters 'solar cycle 25', experts foresee below-average solar activity till July 2021

This period of space weather can have some wide-ranging implications for technology on Earth as well as astronaut safety.

NASA funds five 'concept mission' studies to the Sun; two will be chosen to carry out their missions
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NASA funds five 'concept mission' studies to the Sun; two will be chosen to carry out their missions

The five shortlisted proposals are will each receive $1.25 million from NASA to carry out a nine-month mission concept study.

Scientists identify target for SARS-CoV-2 virus in cells that may advance COVID-19 drug development
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Scientists identify target for SARS-CoV-2 virus in cells that may advance COVID-19 drug development

Coronaviruses replicate their large genomes in the host cell's cytosol ― the jelly-like material in which the components of the cell are suspended.

Corona of supermassive black hole seen disappearing, reappearing in a remarkable first
science

Corona of supermassive black hole seen disappearing, reappearing in a remarkable first

Changes in brightness usually seen over thousands to millions of years were seen taking place in under a year.

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine successfully completes first phase of human clinical trials
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Russia's COVID-19 vaccine successfully completes first phase of human clinical trials

The vaccine is being developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology along with the Russian Defence Ministry.

Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public
India

Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public

Cybersecurity activists have termed the Indian government's claim of making the source code of Aarogya Setu app public as half-truth.

Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source
News & Analysis

Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source

Sustained pressure on authorities about legality and privacy issues bears fruit.

Full text: Donald Trump threatens to permanently freeze funding to WHO in 30 days if it does not demonstrate 'independence' from China
World

Full text: Donald Trump threatens to permanently freeze funding to WHO in 30 days if it does not demonstrate 'independence' from China

The US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to permanently stop funding of the World Health Organization (WHO) and reconsider membership of the United States in the body

Coronavirus Outbreak: China reports two new COVID-19 patients, 20 asymptomatic infections, taking total cases to 82,883
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: China reports two new COVID-19 patients, 20 asymptomatic infections, taking total cases to 82,883

China has reported two confirmed coronavirus cases and 20 new asymptomatic infections, including three imported ones, taking their total number to over 960, health authorities said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus India Roundup, May 1: Lockdown extended for 2 weeks from May 4, Maharashtra crosses 10,000 cases
Health

Coronavirus India Roundup, May 1: Lockdown extended for 2 weeks from May 4, Maharashtra crosses 10,000 cases

According to the latest briefing by the Health Ministry, 1,993 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 35,043.

For recovered coronavirus patients, pain and anxiety are constant partners; doctors grapple with long-term impacts of disease
India

For recovered coronavirus patients, pain and anxiety are constant partners; doctors grapple with long-term impacts of disease

One recovered coronavirus patient, requesting anonymity, described it as being stuck in a humourless game of Snakes and Ladders.