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COVID-19 Fact Check: Double-masking causes no breathing problem, even if you have respiratory issues
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COVID-19 Fact Check: Double-masking causes no breathing problem, even if you have respiratory issues

Wearing two masks nearly doubles their effectiveness and helps keep the virus at bay.

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

India's COVID-19 crisis: ICMR revises RT-PCR testing guidelines to reduce pressure on diagnostic labs
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India's COVID-19 crisis: ICMR revises RT-PCR testing guidelines to reduce pressure on diagnostic labs

ICMR also seeks to remove mandatory negative RT-PCR test reports for healthy individuals undertaking inter-state domestic travel

One in four people experience mild, brief side-effects of COVID-19 vaccines: Lancet study
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One in four people experience mild, brief side-effects of COVID-19 vaccines: Lancet study

People with prior known COVID-19 infection were also more likely to experience local side effects.

Separating fact from fiction: Anirban Mahapatra on writing a book about COVID-19, challenges of pandemic scholarship
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Separating fact from fiction: Anirban Mahapatra on writing a book about COVID-19, challenges of pandemic scholarship

The answer to whether the world could have predicted the occurrence of a pandemic like COVID-19, in Anirban Mahapatra’s estimation, is unequivocally yes.

As Denmark drops AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, safety of adenovirus vaccines remains unclear
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As Denmark drops AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, safety of adenovirus vaccines remains unclear

In many cases, studies suggest the clotting was also accompanies by a condition called low levels of blood platelets.

Double mutant SARS-CoV-2 virus found in over 60 percent of samples in Maharashtra survey
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Double mutant SARS-CoV-2 virus found in over 60 percent of samples in Maharashtra survey

However, as this is a very small size, experts say it cannot be considered as an indication of spread of the mutated virus.

COVID-19: US agencies recommend pause on use of J&J's vaccine over reports of blood clots
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COVID-19: US agencies recommend pause on use of J&J's vaccine over reports of blood clots

It is still unclear how much this could set back plans to vaccinate all adults in the United States by the end of May 2021.

Not following COVID-19 norms, highly infectious strains could be behind surge in cases, says AIIMS chief
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Not following COVID-19 norms, highly infectious strains could be behind surge in cases, says AIIMS chief

Dr Randeep Guleria warned that if the situation is not reversed, then the galloping infection rate will eventually cause a huge strain on the country's healthcare system

COVID-19 origins still obscure, what are the next steps for WHO's experts?
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COVID-19 origins still obscure, what are the next steps for WHO's experts?

The group of scientists wants a new inquiry to include biosecurity and biosafety experts to investigate the origins of COVID-19.

Researchers are hatching a new low-cost COVID-19 vaccine in chicken eggs
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Researchers are hatching a new low-cost COVID-19 vaccine in chicken eggs

If NDV-HXP-S proves safe and effective, flu vaccine manufacturers could potentially produce well over a billion doses of it a year.

Russia registers Carnivak-Cov — first COVID-19 vaccine for animals to stop virus mutations
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Russia registers Carnivak-Cov — first COVID-19 vaccine for animals to stop virus mutations

Tested on dogs, cats, mink, foxes and other animals, the production of the vaccine begins in April.

WHO COVID-19 origins report: Bats or pangolins may have been source of virus in Wuhan
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WHO COVID-19 origins report: Bats or pangolins may have been source of virus in Wuhan

The main takeaway from this report is that more analysis should be conducted in order to get to the bottom of this.

WHO COVID-19 origins report: Which animals might've passed COVID-19 virus to humans?
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WHO COVID-19 origins report: Which animals might've passed COVID-19 virus to humans?

An international team of WHO experts, visited Wuhan, suspect animals from rabbits to ferret badgers to raccoons and civets.

Why you should get a COVID-19 vaccine, even after you’ve recovered from coronavirus?
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Why you should get a COVID-19 vaccine, even after you’ve recovered from coronavirus?

Not everyone develops immunity after the infection - nine percent didn't have detectable antibodies, seven percent didn't have T cells that recognize the virus.

Four theories are being considered as possible origins for the COVID-19 virus
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Four theories are being considered as possible origins for the COVID-19 virus

It wasn’t immediately clear when the international report will be released after its publication was delayed earlier this month.

Across the world, scientists and vets take measures to protect animals from contracting COVID-19 virus
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Across the world, scientists and vets take measures to protect animals from contracting COVID-19 virus

Around the world, many scientists and veterinarians are now racing to protect animals from the coronavirus, often using the same playbook for minimizing disease spread among people: That includes social distancing, health checks and, for some zoo animals, a vaccine.

First baby born with COVID-19 antibodies to a woman partially-vaccinated with Moderna vaccine
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First baby born with COVID-19 antibodies to a woman partially-vaccinated with Moderna vaccine

Antibodies from the mother’s dose of the vaccine passed through the placenta to the newborn, doctors said.

Anticipating WHO's COVID-19 origins report, tensions rise between US, China
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Anticipating WHO's COVID-19 origins report, tensions rise between US, China

Experts believe that SARS-CoV-2 originally came from bats, and jumped into humans via an intermediate animal.

Year into the pandemic, the coronavirus is messing with our minds and our bodies
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Year into the pandemic, the coronavirus is messing with our minds and our bodies

By interfering with normal immune function and blocking pain, the virus keeps the infected on their feet, spreading the virus.