Forget antibodies, scientists look towards T-cells in the immune system to fight Coronavirus infection
There is evidence that T-cells developed after exposure to other coronaviruses that cause the common cold could help fight off SARS-CoV-2.
Shared bathrooms can increase the spread of gastrointestinal infections, we don’t know how bathrooms play a role in the transmission COVID-19.
Viruses can multiply to bigger numbers in some people and it’s possible they become virus chimneys, blasting out clouds of pathogens with each breath.
Breathe in through your nose, exhale from your mouth — That's the right way to breathe during the Coronavirus pandemic
Breathing in through the nose delivers nitric oxide directly into the lungs, which fight COVID-19 by blocking the replication of the virus in the lungs.
The new mask has a USB port that connects to a cellphone charger and heats the inner layer of carbon fibres to 70 degrees Celsius.
India pledges $15-mn at virtual global vaccine summit; funds to be used for immunisation programmes across the world
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pledged $15-million as India's contribution to the vaccines alliance GAVI at the Global Vaccine Summit hosted by the UK
Data showed that the body confused a protein in the wild type H1N1 flu virus with a human protein relevant in regulating the sleep cycle.
The reproduction rate of a virus is a measure of its transmission or the number of new infections generated by each case.
It is important to study virus mutations because it can acquire a new function and may become more infectious or more virulent
A strain is a subtype of a virus that is created due to a mutation in the genome (genes) of the said virus.
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.
COVID-19 is a gray rhino event as it could be seen in advance because of its size and the early warning it gave.
While India’s public health care system is very weak, efforts are being made to bolster in order to meet the COVID-19 challenge
In India, states with greater population mobility, Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, have more cases compared to Northeastern states.
The efficiency of this test depends on the adequate collection of the viral RNA which is extracted from the throat of patients.
Vaccines are made using live strains of bacteria or viruses, to boost the immune system’s first line of defence, a more general way to guard against germs
In spite of many viruses existing in animal hosts, it is rare for spillovers to happen since many factors need to align at the right time.
Coronavirus can be detected in sewage, can act as early warning signal in cities, districts: Researcher
The virus was not found in the water after it has passed through the wastewater treatment plants..
Studies show students, office workers, medical personnel and people on trains touch their faces between nine-23 times per hour, on average.
Picture of 73-yr-old doctor at forefront of coronavirus fight goes viral; netizens share stories of grit and courage of healthcare professionals
More recently, the photo of a 73-year-old doctor, all set to treat patients of the highly infectious disease has gone viral among netizens.