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Scientists develop novel mechanism to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 by blocking their entry to cells & reducing infection ability

Researchers have reported the design of a new class of synthetic peptides that can not only block the entry of SARS-CoV-2 virus entry into cells but also clump the virions…

Analysis-How fast does it spread?: Scientists ask whether Omicron can outrun Delta

By Nancy Lapid and Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) - As scientists race to understand the consequences of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, one of the most important questions is whether this new…

New Covid mutants can reach anywhere any time, warns Centre

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): New COVID-19 mutants can reach anywhere at any time, said the Central government on Tuesday, adding that it is monitoring Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta…

Countries relying on Chinese COVID-19 vaccines reporting surge in infections

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): Countries like Mongolia, Seychelles and Bahrain had relied on the easily accessible Chinese COVID-19 vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic and bring back normalcy. These…

Study discovers compounds that protect lung cells, may block COVID virus

Washington [US], June 20 (ANI): Elovanoids, the bioactive chemical messengers made from omega-3 very-long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, may block the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering cells and protect the…

Vietnam’s new COVID-19 hybrid variant ‘replicating quickly’

Vietnam's 'very dangerous' new COVID-19 hybrid variant may be fuelling its worst outbreak so far as it is replicating quickly. On Saturday, the Vietnamese authorities revealed they had discovered a "very…

DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO for emergency use

In a major boost to India's fight against Covid 19 and treatment of patients as well as Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Drug Controller has approved an anti COVID drug developed by…