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With over 90,000 new infections, India’s coronavirus tally surpasses Brazil’s 41 lakh cases
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With over 90,000 new infections, India’s coronavirus tally surpasses Brazil’s 41 lakh cases

India has been recording the world’s largest daily coronavirus caseload for a month even as the government pushes to revive a contracting economy

Coronavirus cases in India surge past 35 lakh; recovery rate rises to 76.61%, over 4.14 cr samples tested
India

Coronavirus cases in India surge past 35 lakh; recovery rate rises to 76.61%, over 4.14 cr samples tested

It took 110 days for cases to reach one lakh, just 59 days more to go past the 10 lakh mark and by 23 August, India had reported 30 lakh infections

ICMR mulls setting up registry of hospitalised COVID-19 patients to collect data on response treatments
India

ICMR mulls setting up registry of hospitalised COVID-19 patients to collect data on response treatments

Fifteen institutions of national repute would be the registry sites and would mentor around 100 COVID-19 hospitals where the data would be collected

Mosquitoes cannot spread COVID-19, Kansas State University finds after studying three most common vectors species
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Mosquitoes cannot spread COVID-19, Kansas State University finds after studying three most common vectors species

Mosquitoes are common vectors of a number of infectious pathogens, but WHO has maintained that COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that spreads through droplets and fomites.

People more likely to contact COVID-19 at home than through outside contact, finds South Korean study
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People more likely to contact COVID-19 at home than through outside contact, finds South Korean study

Findings showed just 2 out of 100 people were infected from non-household contacts, with children under 9 years least likely to be the index patient

Human trials of Covaxin commence at Goa’s Redkar Hospital, to start in Odisha from Wednesday
India

Human trials of Covaxin commence at Goa’s Redkar Hospital, to start in Odisha from Wednesday

ICMR and Bharat Biotech are jointly working on the clinical development of Covaxin, which has received approvals for phase-I and phase-II human trials

Maharashtra makes Aadhaar card, positive test, doctor's prescription mandatory to buy COVID-19 drugs
India

Maharashtra makes Aadhaar card, positive test, doctor's prescription mandatory to buy COVID-19 drugs

The anti-viral drug remdesivir was cleared for 'restricted emergency use' to treat severe COVID-19 patients last month, causing a spike in demand for the medicine

COVID-19 Immunity: Lancet study suggests herd immunity may not be possible, antibodies found only in 5% of test population in Spain
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COVID-19 Immunity: Lancet study suggests herd immunity may not be possible, antibodies found only in 5% of test population in Spain

Herd immunity of importance as for the pandemic to be over, enough people in a community have to develop immunity against the coronavirus either after getting the disease or through vaccination

Mylan's remdesivir to cost Rs 4,800 per 100 mg vial in India, 80% cheaper than price tag in wealthy nations
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Mylan's remdesivir to cost Rs 4,800 per 100 mg vial in India, 80% cheaper than price tag in wealthy nations

Gilead priced remdesivir at $2,340 per patient for rich nations and agreed to send nearly all of its supply of the drug to the United States over the next three months

Human trials of Indian COVID-19 vaccine candidates mark ‘beginning of pandemic’s end’, writes Vigyan Parisar scientist
India

Human trials of Indian COVID-19 vaccine candidates mark ‘beginning of pandemic’s end’, writes Vigyan Parisar scientist

Aiming to launch a COVID-19 vaccine by 15 August, ICMR had written to select medical institutions to expedite clinical trials for the candidate COVAXIN

Day after ICMR's clarification on coronavirus vaccine, IASc calls timeline 'unprecedented and unfeasible'
India

Day after ICMR's clarification on coronavirus vaccine, IASc calls timeline 'unprecedented and unfeasible'

A day after the ICMR announced that it aims to launch a COVID-19 vaccine by 15 August, it issued a clarification saying the process to expedite trials was in accordance with norms

Maharashtra launches Project Platina, 'world's largest' plasma therapy trial for COVID-19 patients; all you need to know
India

Maharashtra launches Project Platina, 'world's largest' plasma therapy trial for COVID-19 patients; all you need to know

Initially, Project Platina will supply plasma to 500 serious COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra, and will be gradually scaled up to cater to at least 5,000 serious patients by August

Ramdev and the Coronil claim: Patanjali treading on thin legal ice, but enforcement gaps might let yoga guru get away with COVID 'drug'
India

Ramdev and the Coronil claim: Patanjali treading on thin legal ice, but enforcement gaps might let yoga guru get away with COVID 'drug'

Patanjali Ayurved is treading on thin legal ice with regard to the true effect of the drug compared to what is claimed. Considering the widespread adverse impact that could result from reliance upon an ineffective drug during a deadly pandemic, the question also arises as to whether the usual standard of approval of new drugs is sufficient for the present situation or whether a different standard has to be adopted despite the urgent need for a remedy.

Dexamethasone shows promise in treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients: All you need to know about the steroid drug
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Dexamethasone shows promise in treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients: All you need to know about the steroid drug

The Oxford University announced that dexamethasone, a common steroid drug, has shown promise in the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients by improving their survival rate by at least 20 percent

Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 300 healthcare workers at Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 100 family members test positive, say reports
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 300 healthcare workers at Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 100 family members test positive, say reports

Over 300 medical workers at Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital were tested positive for coronavirus between 7 April and 2 June, News18 reported.