Blood clot risk much higher from Covid-19, says study

A latest study has said the risk of developing adverse events such as blood clots is considerably higher after infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus than after immunisation with Pfizer and AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines. Continue Reading

Beware: Latest study says corona spreads through air

A new assessment published in The Lancet journal has said there is consistent, strong evidence to prove that the SARS-CoV-2 virus, behind the Covid-19 pandemic, is predominantly transmitted through the air. Continue Reading

Explained: How does Covid damage lung cells

Following months of interdisciplinary research assessing tens of thousands of lung cells infected with the novel coronavirus, scientists have created one of the most comprehensive maps to date of the molecular activities that are triggered inside these cells at the onset of the viral infection, an advance that may lead to the development of new drugs to combat Covid-19. Continue Reading

Moderna vaccine candidate protects mice from coronavirus

A latest study has said US biotechnology company’s vaccine candidate protected mice from infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Continue Reading

Tracking the journey of coronavirus

Despite having at least six strains, the SARS-CoV-2 virus behind the disease shows little variability, according to a ‘most extensive’ study ever carried out on its sequencing. Continue Reading

Stay safe during second week of pregnancy

A latest study has found human embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 as early as the second week of pregnancy, if the mother gets sick, potentially affecting the chances of a successful pregnancy. Continue Reading

Disinfectant kills coronavirus in ‘just 60 seconds’

Rely + On Virkon broad spectrum disinfectant, produced by specialty chemicals company Lanxess, has demonstrated ‘extremely rapid efficacy’¬†against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Continue Reading

Ultra light proves effective in eliminating coronavirus transmission indoors

A latest study has found that ultraviolet (UV) light such as fluorescent lamps, microcavity plasmas, and LEDs can inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the virus that causes Covid-19. Continue Reading