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Germany COVID-19 tally rises to 10 lakh as second wave hits country; doubts emerge over vaccine
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Germany COVID-19 tally rises to 10 lakh as second wave hits country; doubts emerge over vaccine

The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care nationwide has soared from just over 360 in early October to more than 3,500 last week

As race to COVID-19 vaccine heats up, a look at major jabs, development and clinical trials underway
India

As race to COVID-19 vaccine heats up, a look at major jabs, development and clinical trials underway

According to WHO, there are 48 COVID-19 vaccine candidates are undergoing clinical evaluation, of which eleven are at late-stage trials, whereas, 164 candidate vaccines are in preclinical evaluation

Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts
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Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts

Friday’s filing sets off a chain of events as the US FDA and its independent advisers debate if the shots are ready. If so, still the CDC will have to decide how the initial limited supplies are rationed out to anxiously awaiting Americans

COVID-19 vaccine to reach 30 cr by July-Aug, says Harsh Vardhan; healthcare workers, people above 65 yrs priority
India

COVID-19 vaccine to reach 30 cr by July-Aug, says Harsh Vardhan; healthcare workers, people above 65 yrs priority

Stating that everything is being decided by experts with a scientific point of view, the Union health minister expressed confidence that the COVID-19 vaccine will be ready in the next three to four months

Calcium-rich salt solution FEND can reduce aerosols released by COVID-19 patients by upto 98%, shows study
India

Calcium-rich salt solution FEND can reduce aerosols released by COVID-19 patients by upto 98%, shows study

It was further found that while masks were able to reduce the large particles FEND, made by Boston-based technology startup Sensory Cloud, was more effective in reducing the smaller particles

COVID-19 precautions: What is a neck gaiter and does it protect you as well as a face mask?
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COVID-19 precautions: What is a neck gaiter and does it protect you as well as a face mask?

A recent study showed that when a person was wearing a neck gaiter, the transmission of droplets was about 110%