Researchers are working on prototypes of a so-called 'pancoronavirus vaccines' with promising, but early, results from experiments on animals.
Prenatal exposures to COVID-19 even without maternal infection will affect future generations, claims study
The researchers point out that contracting the COVID-19 infection during pregnancy can affect fetal and postnatal development negatively, as many other viral infections have previously shown to do.
Study shows similarities in host-viral interactions in SARS, MERS and COVID-19 viruses, suggests common drug treatment
Since the three viruses belong to the same family, experts believe they may share some vulnerabilities which could be exploited to treat the diseases caused by these viruses
COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients
Favipiravir is an antiviral drug which was developed by a Japanese pharma company, Fujifilm Toyama Chemical, to treat influenza.
The results offer a strong note of caution against the idea of 'immunity certificates' for people who have recovered from COVID-19.
What makes coronavirus an 'ace' at invading cells? Blame its club-shaped protein spike and a molecule in the human body
In the months since the coronavirus stormed on to the world’s stage, millions have been infected and billions of other lives affected indirectly
Coronavirus Outbreak: Researchers look hopefully at Llamas' antibodies to give us a COVID-19 vaccine
Llamas’ antibodies are also easily manipulated and can be fused with other antibodies, including human's, and remain stable.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Governments knew a pandemic was a threat – here's why they weren't better prepared
Every country needs to understand and learn from how others are analysing, planning and have dealt with similar emergencies in the past.
Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided
Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average
Gilead rubbishes claim that antiviral drug, Remdesivir, failed to help Coronavirus patients in Chinese trial
Doctors suggest antiviral drugs would be most effective when administered as early as possible as it helps keep the virus from replicating in the blood.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Leaked results of a clinical trial hints Gliead's Remdesivir could be possible COVID-19 cure
During the trial, 113 patients were treated with the drug, most were discharged from the hospital in under a week, and only two died.
Coronavirus outbreak: WHO is no scapegoat; Trump is justified in freezing funds for China’s geopolitical instrument that did little to contain spread of the pandemic
The novel coronavirus could have been stopped in its tracks multiple times had the WHO shown a little more spine in standing up to China
Coronavirus Outbreak: WHO’s policy failures and capitulation to China fueled deadly pandemic; DG Tedros must be held accountable
There’s enough evidence now to conclusively argue that instead of anticipating and preempting the worst pandemic in a century, World Health Organization’s capitulation to China and series of bewildering policy failures have misled and delayed international response, thereby exacerbating fatally the pathogen’s impact.
Past and future of Coronavirus Outbreak: Inside humanity's battle to contain pathogen that has paralysed the world
The COVID-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-generation event and while the response by policymakers has often been slow, physicians, scientists, and health-care workers have risen to the challenge.
The evidence we have for the number of recoveries so far is encouraging - close to 110,000 have recovered and not faced complications since.
Coronavirus Outbreak FAQ: N95 masks, safe meat, how to stay informed on latest as Covid-19 pandemic spreads further
The Indian government has set up a 24x7 helpline for queries about the virus and its victims, with the number of cases rising quickly in many Asian countries.
Here is a list of drug treatments being experimented with right now, along with their effectiveness.
Some symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to winter influenza which spreads in colder temperatures.
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