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Priest, 14 Cops involved in Ayodhya Ram Temple Event Test COVID +ve

The groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Temple is expected to be held on August 5 in Ayodhya...

Meet S. Ganesh Prasad, Founder, MD and CEO, GenWorks Health on bringing quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to tier 1 and tier 2 areas of our country

“Technology should be to provide solutions and not make it complicated,” says Ganesh, Founder, MD, and CEO, GenWorks Health on using the technology to bring in early diagnostic techniques for tier 2 and 3 areas which was not available earlier...

WHO appreciates COVID-19 management model of Ahmedabad city

WHO scientist called the model worth emulating for other cities in the world..

Sun Pharma launches FluGuard (Favipiravir) in India at Rs. 35 per tablet

Sun Pharma launches cheapest Favipiravir at Rs 35..

Positive phase 3 data for atogepant in migraine prevention

AbbVie announced that the Phase 3 ADVANCE trial evaluating the investigational medicine atogepant in migraine prevention..

Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd launches Vitamin C + Zinc Tablets

Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd launches Vitamin C + Zinc Tablets to boost immunity in the fight against COVID-19 ..

Pfizer Inc & BioNTech chooses mRNA-based vaccine candidate for trial

Pfizer and BioNTech choose lead mRNA vaccine candidate against COVID-19 and Pivotal Phase Global Study ..

New coronavirus circulated unnoticed in bats for decades

Coronavirus: Horseshoe bats are the most plausible origin of the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen, researchers led by Maciej Boni of Pensylvania State University said..

India achieves milestone of more than 10 lakh COVID-19 recoveries

Recovery Rate has now improved to 64.54%..

Careless Young People Driving Some COVID-19 Spikes

Young people are not invincible," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual news conference in Geneva..

Unique COVID safety wristbands launched in India

Spykke Innovations, an Indian technology startup has entered into a strategic partnership with tracesafe, to launch the wristband..

Smoking adds to risk and severity of Covid infection:Dr Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday stated rising evidence suggests that smoking increases risk of contracting COVID-19..

UNICEF & WHO appeals to the government to promote breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 will see WHO and UNICEF breastfeeding guidelines for the governments..

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's wife Michelle Bolsonaro tests COVID

Just days after her husband said he had overcome the virus with a negative test following weeks in quarantine..

Single Dose of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shows results

Study published in Nature shows J&J's investigational SARS-CoV-2 vaccine elicits a strong immune response that protects against subsequent infection ..

How to keep your First - Aid kit in order for emergencies

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies...

AIIA, providing free testing and treatment facilities to COVID patient

All India Institute of Ayurveda presses free medication and treatment for Corona patients..

Singapore cancer drug ETC-159 advances further in clinical trials

First dose of ETC-159 administered in Phase 1B of clinical trials, advancing the development of this drug to treat solid tumours ..

Wockhardt announces COVID-19 vaccine partnership with UK Government

Now Wockhardt also enters the Covid vaccine manufacturing business..

SCSC launches online portal for plasma donation in Pune city

After Hyderabad, Pune opts for online Plasma donation portal ..

National COVID-19 News Update ; August 4 2020

India COVID News update August 4..

Recovery rate of COVID patients in Delhi further improves to 88.99%.

Recovery Rate in Delhi and Gujarat improves while MP opts for Sero Survey..

Brazil's COVID-19 death count surpasses 90,000

The country, which has been hit harder than any except the United States in the pandemic, reported 69,074 new cases and 1,595 new deaths in the past 24 hours...

Women smokers 4 times likely to harbour brain aneurysm

And risk is 7 times as high if they also have high blood pressure ..

Maharashtra government extends lockdown till 31st August

Mumbai and other cities relegated to lockdown till 31st August..

Assam COVID patient plays Bhupen Hazarika song

A 70-year-old retired professor admitted at a Covid Care Centre in Assam's Guwahati has been playing Bhupen Hazarika numbers on a violin to inspire and cheer doctors..

Johnson and Johnson Nasal Spray Approved For Those At Risk Of Suicide

The Food and Drug Administration approval means the quick-acting nasal spray will be available to people with suicidal thoughts and a plan to put them into action..

Converge Biotech launches of Favipiravir in India to treat Covid-19

Converge Biotech, today announces the launch of generic Favipiravir tablet in India. It will be marketed under the brand name ‘VERGIFLU’ and is indicated for use in mild to moderate COVID-19 patients. ..

Unlock 3.0 guidelines to come into force from Aug 1

The process of phased re-opening of activities has been extended further in Unlock 3, which will come into effect from 1st of August...

Pfizer & BioNTech will supply Japan with 120 M doses of their vaccine

Supply of 120 million doses to be provided in the first half of 2021, subject to regulatory approval ..

Trump ally who skipped mask tests positive for coronavirus

Louie Gohmert announced his diagnosis a day after attending a major hearing featuring testimony from Attorney General Bill Barr...

Indian Red Cross Society to Buy 1.80 lakh Face Masks from KVIC

KVIC has especially designed these double-layered cotton masks for the Indian Red Cross Society as per the samples provided by them..

Plasma donors in Andhra Pradesh to get Rs 5,000

Plasma donors in Andhra Pradesh to get Rs 5,000 ..

Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP, Andaman-Nicobar COVID news update ; Aug 3

Covid developments across the states for August 3rd ..

Maharashtra: COVID-19 tally increases to 4,50,196, recovered cases 2,87,030

Maharashtra registers new COVID cases but situation is well under control..

Karnataka scraps lockdown, night curfew lifted : Unlockdown 3.0

Karnataka lifts lockdown on Sundays ..

INST scientists develop economical nonsurgical prevention of cataract

This easy to use and low-cost alternative nonsurgical treatment method will benefit patients in developing countries..

COVID variability Lower Than Common Flu : Scientists

Published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, the "most extensive" study ever carried out on SARS-CoV-2 sequencing drew from the analysis of 48,635 coronavirus genomes..

DCGI nod to Serum Institute of India to conduct phase 2 & 3 trials

Serum Institute allowed to carry on final trials of the Oxford University vaccine..

Lilly initiates phase 3 trial of LY-CoV555 for prevention of COVID-19

More than 40 percent of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. linked to long-term care facilities;..

Food Allergies: All that you have to know

Skin prick testing can in some cases produce bogus negative or bogus positive outcomes...

Vopec completes clinical trial of herbal formulation for Coronavirus

First herbal candidate based on Sidha formulations completes clinical trial with positive results ..

Types of Cooking Oil and How to Use Them

Many brands of vegetable oils are highly processed and are simply refined extractions of various seeds that can lead to cancers and many other health-related issues...

Meet Dr.Salil Choudhary, Managing Partner, Dental Connect, on mentoring the dental practitioners who are looking out for guidance

“Since we work in close proximity with patients so the fear is not just in patients but among dentists also. But we are taking all precautions to ensure a safe treatment in our clinics,” says Dr. Salil on managing dental health during this pandemic...

China tried to steal vaccine research from US university

The US recently ordered China to close its Consulate General in Houston over allegations of espionage. China retaliated by ordering the US to close its Consulate...

Unraveling the truth about food labels

Cholesterol is found in animal foods. So if you see 'No cholesterol' anything, remember that these items never contained cholesterol...

GSK delivers Q2 sales of £7.6 billion

GSK reports their firs quarter 2020 results..

Is fat the sixth human taste?

Scientists believe that in addition to sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami, there is a sixth taste ‘taste for fat.’..

India records highest ever single day COVID-19 recoveries of 51,255

Testing capacities are increasing everyday, leading to high recovery rate..

Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine shows promising immune response

A potential COVID-19 vaccine from the biotech company Novavax showed a promising immune response in a small, early trial..

Freedom for our girls: breaking menstrual barriers

Niine partnered with JCI-India, a non-profit organization for menstrual hygiene awareness in India..

Thermo Fisher and Lyell form cell therapy manufacturing partnership

Thermo Fisher and Lyell are partnering to create more effective cell therapies to benefit cancer patients..

2nd round of COVID-19 Sero-prevalence study begins in Delhi

This second round survey is being conducted in the different areas of the city in the next five days..

All southern states see dip in Covid-19 numbers

Southern states winning the war against COVID pandemic with drop in active cases..

eVIN ensures essential immunization services during COVID pandemic

Since April 2020, eight States are using the eVIN application with 100% adherence rate to track State specific COVID-19 material supplies..

Hajj downsized, Eid prayers at home , UAE pandemic update

In an efforts to control the spread of Coronavirus, UAE government comes out with fresh measures..

Sanofi and GSK supplying COVID-19 vaccine to UK government

Sanofi and GSK agree with the UK government to supply up to 60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine ..

India’s case fatality rate lowest among countries worst hit by Covid-19

India Coronavirus update ,August 5..

Who should get COVID vaccine first?

The decision-making will take place over the next few months and is certain to be controversial, experts said...

Pentagon Awards Glaxo $342 Million Contract For COVID Vaccines

It said GSK was the only company to make a bid for the contract, which will consist of supporting "military locations and personnel throughout the continental US ..

Lannett announces launch Of FDA approved Levothyroxine Tablets

Lanett to introduce and market levothyroxine as well Levorphanol tablets..

All you need to know about Dyslexia

It generally influences word acknowledgment, spelling, and the capacity to coordinate letters to sounds making it progressively hard to perceive and spell...

Antioxidants in diet could raise risk of bowel cancer : Study

The study titled, "The gut microbiome switches mutant p53 from tumour-suppressive to oncogenic," was published this week in the journal Nature...

Australia's Vaxine expects to start Phase II trials for Covid-19

Vaxine Pty Ltd expects to start Phase II trials of its potential Covid-19 vaccine in the next few weeks after “positive” results from the first stage human study..

Health Ministry says recoveries are double the active Corona cases

India prepares for Vande Bharat phase 5 as Corona status in the country improves..

Positive About COVID-19 Vaccine, Says UK Pharma Firm

AstraZeneca has already reached deals with countries to make more than 2 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine with Oxford Univeristy ..

Jubilant Life Sciences Limited announces launch of ‘JUBI-R’ (remdesivir) in India

Now Jubiliant launches Remdesivir at Rs 4700..

Bangladesh not to prioritise Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine trial

It remains a mystery why the Bangladesh government is still in a fix about allowing a clinical trial of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine..

Learn how to read your Food Labels

Do you realize that producers can put 'whole grains' on the name regardless of whether there is a significant measure of whole grains in the food product? ..

UK funds Multimillion-Pound studies to probe ethnicity link with COVID

The UKRI and NHRI backed projects include over 2 million pounds for academics at University of Leicester ..

US COVID-19 deaths top 150,000

Of the 20 countries with the biggest outbreaks, the United States ranks sixth in deaths per capita, at 4.5 fatalities per 10,000 people...

Madhya Pradesh MLAs To Donate 30% Salary To Relief Fund For COVID-19

Madhya Pradesh minister Bhupendra Singh said that all legislators will respond to the request from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan..

Experts make weak recommendation for remdesivir in severe COVID-19

But the certainty of the evidence is low so patient enrolment into trials should continu..

What is Diabetic foot and how should one take care?

In the event that an individual has gangrene and it is not taken care of, they may require a foot removal...

New treatment for highly drug-resistant tuberculosis

TB Alliance announces European commission authorisation of new treatment for highly drug-resistant tuberculosis ..

US Coronavirus Deaths Surpass 1,55,000

Nearly 5,900 people are dying every 24 hours from COVID-19 on average, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the past two weeks...

FUJIFILM to support COVID-19 vaccine candidate manufacturing

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies will support COVID-19 vaccine candidate manufacturing, as part of Operation Warp Speed, a U.S. government program..

You should really stay away from these 'Healthy' food options

Science hasn't arrived at an unmistakable decision about whether GMO or non-GMO nourishments are more advantageous...

India Sees Record 1-Day Jump In Covid Cases

COVID-19 India updates: More than 60 per cent of total cases in the country and over 50 per cent of total deaths have been recorded in July...

China Rejects Accusations Of Hacking Attempt On US COVID-19 Vaccine

The accusations are baseless and without evidence, and China does not need to and does not engage in technology theft..

Bangladesh extend lockdown , Sri Lanka goes to polls with precautions

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh COVID News update August 4 ..

Recent studies suggest kids could be high transmitters of COVID-19

Since the beginning of the pandemic one of the many baffling phenomenon centers around children. Health Educator Dr. Eric Griggs said, “We are still learning things about the virus.”..

Number Of Recovered Patients Crosses 10 Lakh

The COVID-19 positivity rate in Rajasthan is 3.5 per cent, Punjab 3.9 per cent, Madhya Pradesh 4 per cent, and Jammu and Kashmir 4.7 per cent..

Lupin launches Covihalt generic Favipiravir at Rs 49 per tablet

Now Lupin also launches Favipiravir for mild to moderate Covid infection..

Coronavirus load in children up to 100 times high than in adults

The prevalence of coronavirus in young children raises concerns about their behavioural habits, and their proximity in schools and day care-centres as public health ..

Aditya Birla Health Insurance launches COVID-19 services and products

Reduced waiting period and cashless claims for home treatment facility to be launched soon. Corona Kavach, Active [email protected] and other services launched ..

Russian experts to support COVID-19 laboratory capacity in Tajikistan

A team of 7 lab diagnostics experts arrived in Tajikistan on 22 July to support the implementation and strengthening of the national COVID-19..

Govt asks States and UT to allow Smartphones & Tablets for patients

This is expected to provide the patients psychological support..

India COVID-19 News Updates ; August 2

National Covid-19 updates nationally..

India conducts more than 2 crore COVID tests recovery at 65.74%

Tests Per Million increases to 14640 ..

Berlin Protests Against Virus Curbs

A total of 133 people were arrested during Saturday's protests, which included a huge "day of freedom" demo against coronavirus restrictions, police said..

US Adds Over 46,000 COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 Hours

More than 18 million people worldwide have been infected with COVID-19 since the disease first appeared in China late last year. Around 680,000 have died...

Second COVID-19 Wave Highly Likely To Hit France

The warning comes after the head of the German doctors' union said Germany was already contending with a second wave ..

Smiths Detection completes acquisition of PathSensors

Smith Detection takes over Pathsensors to keep ahead in the COVID challenge ..

Return to normal could be years away

The warning is directed at a country that has shown more success than the United States in bringing the spread of the virus under control..

First dog to test positive for coronavirus in US dies

Buddy the seven-year-old German shepherd became sick in April, around the same time his owner Robert Mahoney was recovering from COVID-19..

Johnson & Johnson starts human trial for its COVID-19 vaccine

When exposed to the virus, six out of six animals who got the vaccine candidate were completely protected from lung disease..

Chief Of Staff To Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For COVID-19

Last week, Jair Bolsonaro's wife and one of his ministers tested positive for COVID-19...

Karnataka reports highest single day spike in COVID-19 cases with 6,259 new infections

Karnataka reports spike in COVID cases as national figures improves..

Zydus Cadila announces completion of dosing in Phase I clinical trial of ZyCoV-D

The vaccine was found to be safe, immunogenic and well tolerated in the pre-clinical toxicity studies, it also able to elicit high level of neutralizing antibodies in animal studies..

Taiwan Provisionally Approves Dexamethasone As Coronavirus Treatment

Taiwan has reported 476 cases of the new coronavirus, including seven deaths. ..

Novartis Cosentyx receives EU approval for first-line treatment in pediatric psoriasis

EU approval for Novartis secukinumab drug..

Macrogen obtains Europe's CE-IVD certificate for its COVID-19 Test Kit

Export of test kit to entire Europe and numerous countries that recognize CE-IVD gains impetus ..

Russia Aims To Produce "Millions" Of Vaccine Doses By 2021

The head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which finances the trials, said he expects official registration of the vaccine to be complete "within ten days."..

South Africa cases pass half million mark

It began a gradual reopening in June but restrictions - including a ban on alcohol sales - were reintroduced last month as infection rates began to rise again. A state of emergency is also in force until 15 August...

Bringing hepatitis C testing and treatment in Spain : WHO

Bringing hepatitis C testing and treatment to underserved communities in Madrid, Spain..

Norwegian cruise line cancels operations after dozens test positive

Coronavirus: Norwegian cruise line cancels operations after dozens test positive..

Saudi Arabia reports 1,342 new coronavirus cases

Saudi Arabia reports 1,342 new coronavirus cases post the Hajj interval...

US Says It Is Unlikely To Use China, Russia Coronavirus Vaccines

US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said it was unlikely his country would use any vaccine developed in either country..

US Coronavirus Extraordinarily Widespread -White House

Coronavirus cases continue to surge in some parts of the country and the public health officials are trying to work with governors to tailor responses for each state...

Expect "Lengthy" Coronavirus Pandemic: WHO

The committee "highlighted the anticipated lengthy duration of this COVID-19 pandemic", the WHO said in a statement..

Israel's coronavirus battle stymies spread of measles

One year after Israel records major outbreak, measles infections - among other contagious diseases - see sharp drop, likely attributed to measures imposed to fight off COVID-19..

INST develops new kit to detect fluoride in drinking water

Equipment-free, a simple paper-strip based naked-eye fluoride ion detection and quantification kit in drinking water to evade Fluorosis-based disorders ..

1,302 Coronavirus Deaths In US In Last 24 Hours

The US has now recorded 4,765,170 total cases with 156,668 deaths, making it by far the worst-hit country in the world...

Alembic Pharmaceuticals receives USFDA approval for Vardenafil Hydrochloride tablets

Alembic receives USFDA approval for their erectile dysfunction drug ..

Germany In Second Wave Of Coronavirus

Germany is currently experiencing a second wave of the coronavirus according to the association of German physicians...

Florida Reports Another 245 Deaths Of COVID-19

Florida many new cases aparently considered as the new wave of infections..

Israel sees lowest number of coronavirus tests, cases in months

The Health Ministry says on Saturday medical officials conducted only 7,736 COVID-19 tests..

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