Masks and social distancing help control Coronavirus but hand washing and other measures still need to be followed
Researchers found single-layer cloth masks are less effective than surgical masks, while tight-fitting N95 masks provide the best protection.
India has allowed adults and children who have been hospitalised with severe COVID-19 symptoms to be treated with Remdesivir
The administration of this drug will be given to patients who show signs of a sever COVID-19 infection for a period of five days as well.
Patients treated with Donald Trump touted drug combo — hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin — three times more likely to die
Trump, promoted hydroxychloroquine and called the combination potentially “one of the biggest game-changers in the history of medicine” in a tweet.
Cancer treatments can affect the lungs or immune system years later and impact the odds of surviving coronavirus.
Lockdown is unlikely to yield any further dividend in India's fight against COVID-19, says virologist Shahid Jameel
"Building trust is most important so that people follow rules. A public health problem cannot be dealt with as a law-and-order problem," says virologist.
Japanese government gives up on gaining approval for Avigan after study show no evidence of efficacy in COVID-19
Concerns remain about Avigan, known generically as favipiravir, as it has been shown to cause birth defects in animal studies.
Remdesivir mimics the genetic material of the coronavirus and prevents new virus copies from being produced.
First COVID-19 vaccine to enter human trials is safe, well-tolerated and able to generate immune response against virus
The trial was carried out in 108 healthy adults with the vaccine demonstrating promising results after 28 days.
Warning against the second wave of Coronavirus, Europe's CDC director says 'it’s not the time now to completely relax'
We are still in the throes of a pandemic and we do not know for how long the virus plans on sticking around.
Indigenous production of diagnostic kits will ensure uninterrupted availability and could be a game-changer in a country like India with a huge population.
William Haseltine said to manage the disease through careful tracing of infections and strict isolation measures whenever it starts spreading.
Plasma therapy: Identifying multiple antibodies that neutralise COVID-19 can lead to better treatment
Convalescent patients’ plasma, that contains antibodies produced by the immune response, has led to clinical improvement in patients
The preliminary findings, in the first eight people, must be repeated in thousands of people, to find out if the vaccine works in the real world.
Bangladesh medical team says Ivermectin with antibiotic Doxycycline works to treat COVID-19 patients
This drug combination was tried on 60 patients and they were tested negative in four days with 50 percent reduction of symptoms in three days.
‘Straight-Up Fire’ in His Veins: A personal recount of a New York teen who battled the new COVID-19 syndrome
The CDC is calling the new symptom - Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children - and it appears weeks after a child is infected.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Should we be optimistic for an effective vaccine to be developed for COVID-19?
Vaccines gives our body a harmless flavour of the virus, alerting the immune response to generate antibodies to fight the infection.
Coronavirus Outbreak: An inexplicable link between people with Vitamin D deficiency getting infected with COVID-19
Vitamin D supplements over a long period of time can cause calcium build-up and can weaken the bones, damage kidneys and the heart.
CDC issues guidelines to detect life threatening syndrome in children that could be linked to COVID-19
The syndrome is officially called “Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with COVID-19."
Coronavirus Outbreak: Not just while coughing or sneezing, microdroplets released while we talk can also spread the virus
While conversing, people can release thousands of microdroplets that can stay in the air for an average of eight to 14 minutes.