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Omicron Variant Reportedly Has Over 30 Mutations In Spike Protein: AIIMS Chief

Dr Guleria emphasised the need to be very vigilant and having aggressive surveillance both for international travellers and in the region where there is a sudden increase in the number of cases.

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New Covid Variant, C.1.2, May Be More Infectious, Evade Vaccine Protection: Study

The new variant has more mutations than other variants of concern (VOCs) or variants of interest (VOIs) detected worldwide so far

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Covid-19 'Not Developed' As Biological Weapon, Says Us Intelligence Community

The Director of National Intelligence in a report, prepared at the direction of the president, on Friday said SARS-CoV-2 probably emerged and infected humans through an initial small-scale exposure that occurred no later than November 2019 with the first known cluster of COVID-19 cases arising in Wuhan, China in December 2019.

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Pregnant Or Worried About Infertility? Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

As an immunologist who studies COVID-19 infection and the ways it can cause the immune system to turn against itself, this misunderstanding comes up frequently in my conversations with friends, family members, and even medical workers who are legitimately concerned about their health and their future ability to have children.

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Breast Milk Of Vaccinated Mothers Contains Antibodies That Fight Covid-19: Study

The researchers recruited 21 lactating health care workers who had never contracted COVID-19. They sampled the mothers' breast milk and blood three times: before vaccination, after the first dose and after the second dose.

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Global Eradication Of Covid-19 More Feasible Than For Polio, BMJ Analysis Says

The average scores in the analysis added up to 2.7 for smallpox, 1.6 for COVID-19, and 1.5 for polio, they said. Smallpox was declared eradicated in 1980 and two out of the three serotypes of poliovirus have also been eradicated globally.

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Delta Variant Accounts For 80 Per Cent Of New Covid Cases: Govt Expert Panel Chief

The Delta variant has mutations in its spike protein, which helps it bind to the ACE2 receptors present on the surface of the cells more firmly, making it more transmissible and capable of evading the body’s immunity

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Yes, You Can Still Get COVID After Being Vaccinated, But You're Unlikely To Get As Sick

One study estimated those who were vaccinated with either Pfizer or AstraZeneca were 50% less likely to pass it on to an unvaccinated household contact than someone who wasn't vaccinated.

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Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Cut Covid-19 Risk By 91%: Study

The mRNA vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna contain genetic instructions for our cells to make the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2, which the virus uses to infect and enter the human cells.

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Natco Pharma Initiates Molnupiravir Phase 3 Trials

Patients treated with Molnupiravir achieved response within five days of therapy, indicating that the duration of treatment with Molnupiravir is short, with the additional advantage of being an oral therapy

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Study: Where COVID-19 hit hardest, sudden deaths outside the hospital increased

Study: Where COVID-19 hit hardest, sudden deaths outside the hospital increased

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Racial, ethnic disparities in COVID-19 impact on life expectancy

Racial, ethnic disparities in COVID-19 impact on life expectancy

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Indian Embassy suspends all consular services in UK till Feb 20

Indian Embassy suspends all consular services in UK till Feb 20

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Coronavirus Can Be Transiently Air-borne But Preventive Measures Can Keep One Safe: Study

They used an air sampler that can collect the virus particles, and then looked for their presence using RT-PCR.

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