4 April 2020 – Coronavirus in India Today

India reported six fresh deaths in the last 24 hours due to novel coronavirus (Covid-19) taking the total death toll to 68 and the... Read more »

Marijuana use may impair female fertility: Study

April 4 (IANS) Female eggs exposed a psychoactive ingredient in marijuana have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos and are significantly less likely to... Read more »

Bharat Biotech to develop intranasal coronavirus vaccine

CoroFlu will build on the backbone of FluGen’s flu vaccine candidate known as M2SR. Based on an invention by UW-Madison virologists and FluGen co-founders... Read more »

3 April 2020 – Coronavirus in India

The total number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in India surged to 2301, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.... Read more »

Delhi health Dept expects hike in corona cases

“The situation is under control. The preparations have to be done in advance. We cannot make arrangements after a patient tests positive,” the official... Read more »

Scientists studying role of mucus in spreading coronavirus

What researchers don’t know is exactly the role different compositions of mucus, the slimy substance on human tissue, play in the transmission and infection... Read more »

2 April 2020 – Coronavirus India today

Total tally of novel coronavirus cases in India reached to 2032. Of this 150 people have recovered and discharged from the hospitals, while 58... Read more »

Scientists studying role of mucus in spreading coronavirus

Mucus is a “slimy” material that coats many epithelial surfaces and is secreted into fluids such as saliva. It is composed chiefly of mucins... Read more »

Global coronavirus cases increase to 937,567

“As we enter the fourth month since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am deeply concerned about the rapid escalation and global spread... Read more »

COVID 19: How graphic designs can help save lives

“We are far more fluent in infographics today, although our understanding and trust in the data presented is often at much lower levels. We... Read more »

Scientists identify 8 strains of coronavirus

Over 2,000 genetic sequences of the virus submitted from laboratories across the world to the open-source project Nextstrain.org show how the virus is migrating... Read more »

US, Italy strain more virulent than one in India: Top Indian microbiologists

“The study shows that virus is mutating very rapidly. In simpler words, we can say the virus is changing its structure quickly…which means it... Read more »

1 April 2020 – Coronavirus India today

Of 1637, at least 1466 people are currently affected by the highly contagious COVID-19 disease, 132 people have recovered and discharged from the hospital... Read more »

Johnson & Johnson plans to start human trial of COVID-19 vaccine by Sept

The first batches of a COVID-19 vaccine could be available for emergency use authorisation in early 2021, the company said. Mumbai, March 30 (IANS)... Read more »

‘Drugs used on COVID-19 patients can cause severe side effects’

“We remind you that no medication has been formally shown to be effective in treating or preventing the COVID-19 disease. For this reason, plaquenil... Read more »

31 March 2020 – Coronavirus in India today

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) in India has increased to a total of 1417 with 47 deaths. However, 140 people have... Read more »

Air pollution linked to increased dementia risk

March 31 (IANS) People continuously exposed to air pollution are at increased risk of dementia, especially if they also suffer from cardiovascular diseases, warn researchers.... Read more »

30 March 2020 – Coronavirus India today

The total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India rises to 1071 (including 942 active cases, 99 cured/discharged cases and 29 deaths), the Ministry... Read more »

Asymptomatic patients as infective as ones with COVID-19 symptoms

March 30 (IANS) Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients are as virulent and infective as symptomatic ones and those having no clinical symptoms but tested positive for new... Read more »

Strict isolation effective in lowering mortality rates

“The stricter the isolation policies, the lower the mortality rate,” said study researcher Stefan E. Pambuccian from Loyola University in the US. New York,... Read more »