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Only 4.09% fully vaccinated healthcare staff across Apollo Hospitals got Covid-19

India, June 16 -- Only 4.09% of the healthcare workers who had received both the doses of their vaccine developed a subsequent coronavirus infection, according to data from 43 units of Apollo Healthca... Read More


Plant extract shown to reduce Sars-CoV-2 viral replication in lab: CSIR study

India, June 14 -- The plant and root extract of velvetleaf can inhibit the replication of the Sars-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, by up to 98% in cell cultures, shows a yet-to-be peer reviewed st... Read More


Covid risk low in inoculated health staff: Study

India, June 12 -- NEW DELHI Vaccines against coronavirus disease protect against severe disease and death, shows a study by Christian Medical College, Vellore, that found 9.6% of completely vaccinated... Read More


Report of the truncated sixth sero survey in Delhi to be submitted to govt on Monday

India, June 10 -- A report on the truncated sixth round of sero-survey carried out in the Capital in April is likely to be submitted to the Delhi government on Monday, senior officials in the health d... Read More


Covaxin jab effective against Covid-19 variants: ICMR study

New Delhi, June 10 -- The indigenously developed Covaxin vaccine is effective against variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, including the delta variant that was first sequenced in Ind... Read More


Outbreaks originating in big cities likely to spread faster across nation: Paper

India, June 9 -- Distance is not a good predictor of the infection spread with outbreaks in bigger cities such as Delhi and Mumbai likely to affect Bengaluru in just 2.38 days while those in a closer ... Read More


'Covaxin effective against Covid-19 variants'

New Delhi, June 9 -- The indigenously developed Covaxin vaccine is effective against variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, including the delta variant that was first sequenced in Indi... Read More


'Covaxin effective against Covid variants'

New Delhi, June 9 -- The indigenously developed Covaxin vaccine is effective against variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, including the delta variant that was first sequenced in Indi... Read More


ICMR study finds Covaxin effective against Covid variants

India, June 9 -- The indigenously developed Covaxin vaccine is effective against variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, including the delta variant that was first sequenced in India, a... Read More


Institute tests hamster, mice models resembling human Sars-CoV-2 infection

India, June 8 -- Researchers at Bhubaneshwar's Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) have developed and tested hamster and mice models that resemble human Sars-CoV-2 infection for pre-clinical studies of C... Read More