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Due to clinical trials, data testing, COVID-19 vaccine cannot be expected before early 2021: CCMB Director Rakesh Mishra
India

Due to clinical trials, data testing, COVID-19 vaccine cannot be expected before early 2021: CCMB Director Rakesh Mishra

CCMB is currently doing 400-500 tests per day and sent proposals to ICMR to undertake a new method which will consume less time and manpower.

Coronavirus case numbers are rising in several major countries at the same time, says WHO's Mike Ryan
science

Coronavirus case numbers are rising in several major countries at the same time, says WHO's Mike Ryan

The world recorded more than 183,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in a single day since the outbreak started in December.

ICMR installs high-end COVID-19 testing machine in Patna's Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences
India

ICMR installs high-end COVID-19 testing machine in Patna's Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences

The COBAS 6800 machine, capable of conducting up to 1,500 tests per day, would help ramp up a testing facility in Patna.

Thailand researchers believe horseshoe bats maybe the link to Coronavirus spread, collect samples for testing
science

Thailand researchers believe horseshoe bats maybe the link to Coronavirus spread, collect samples for testing

They plan to collect 300 bats from a cave in the Chanthaburi province and will release them after the tests are completed.

First Coronavirus vaccine tested on human, Moderna, is showing promising early results
science

First Coronavirus vaccine tested on human, Moderna, is showing promising early results

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.

Some of WHO's Coronavirus vaccines are showing positive data but they need more data to be 100 percent confident
World

Some of WHO's Coronavirus vaccines are showing positive data but they need more data to be 100 percent confident

A malaria treatment championed by Donald Trump failed to show a benefit in patients hospitalised with COVID-19, a study found.

Chinese study suggests contacting tracing, isolating and testing can control the spread of Coronavirus
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Chinese study suggests contacting tracing, isolating and testing can control the spread of Coronavirus

The impact of contact tracing to rapidly isolate people might be infected with COVID-19 depends on identifying asymptomatic cases.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why do grey rhino events reoccur? What important policy shifts are required? — Part 4
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why do grey rhino events reoccur? What important policy shifts are required? — Part 4

Policies, adopted by Kerala in the state and Bhilwara district, to control COVID-19 are two examples of outstanding work done in India.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How do we mitigate the impact of gray rhino events in the future?— Part 3
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: How do we mitigate the impact of gray rhino events in the future?— Part 3

COVID-19 is a gray rhino event as it could be seen in advance because of its size and the early warning it gave.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Coping with the lockdown but is India prepared for an outbreak? — Part 2
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Coping with the lockdown but is India prepared for an outbreak? — Part 2

While India’s public health care system is very weak, efforts are being made to bolster in order to meet the COVID-19 challenge

Coronavirus Outbreak: Is the COVID-19 pandemic a black swan or a gray rhino event? — Part 1
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Is the COVID-19 pandemic a black swan or a gray rhino event? — Part 1

In India, states with greater population mobility, Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, have more cases compared to Northeastern states.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the challenges and limitations of RT-PCR testing?
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the challenges and limitations of RT-PCR testing?

The efficiency of this test depends on the adequate collection of the viral RNA which is extracted from the throat of patients.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the different types of tests available to check for COVID-19 infection?
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the different types of tests available to check for COVID-19 infection?

There are two types of test - one that tests for infection and the other that tests for antibodies.

JP Morgan tests neuroscience-based video games to help recruit interns
News & Analysis

JP Morgan tests neuroscience-based video games to help recruit interns

JPMorgan’s pilot will continue with applicants for 2020 internships in the United States.

Samples of Johnson & Johnson baby powder to be tested as drug inspectors examine mfg facilities: Report
Business

Samples of Johnson & Johnson baby powder to be tested as drug inspectors examine mfg facilities: Report

Johnson & Johnson in India did not have any immediate comment on the reports of sample seizures by Indian authorities.

Formula One: From aerodynamics to pit stop practice, here's what teams do between pre-season tests and first race
Sports

Formula One: From aerodynamics to pit stop practice, here's what teams do between pre-season tests and first race

So what do Formula One teams do between the pre-season tests and the first race of the season? Here’s a summary of our conversation with a few engineers from the paddock

Norway plans to open the country for self-driving car testing in 2017
News & Analysis

Norway plans to open the country for self-driving car testing in 2017

The Norwegian government aims to pass a law in the spring of next year to allow testing of self-driving vehicles on Norwegian roads, it said on Thursday.

Tata Nexon pre-production model spotted in Pune
Auto

Tata Nexon pre-production model spotted in Pune

Tata Nexon, the upcoming compact SUV by Tata Motors was spotted during testing in Pune. The SUV has been spotted a number of times across the country undergoing some serious testing.

Driverless car firm nuTonomy and Uber rival Grab partner in Singapore
News & Analysis

Driverless car firm nuTonomy and Uber rival Grab partner in Singapore

Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday as it partners with a start-up testing the technology in Singapore, just days after rival Uber debuted its self-driving vehicles in the United States.

A OnePlus 3 Beta testing program is in the works
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A OnePlus 3 Beta testing program is in the works

After the launch of the latest flagship OnePlus 3, OnePlus is not leaving any stone unturned and is moving ahead with fixing issues that have been pointed out in the reviews.