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COVID-19 Outbreak Explained: What Is The "Double Mutant" Variant Of Coronavirus Found In India?
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COVID-19 Outbreak Explained: What Is The “Double Mutant” Variant Of Coronavirus Found In India?

According to experts, research is going on to check if the variant, where two mutations come together in the same virus, maybe more infectious or less affected by vaccines ...
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COVID Vaccination: Experts Answer Queries Related To Coronavirus Vaccine And Comorbidities
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COVID Vaccination: Experts Answer Queries Related To Coronavirus Vaccine And Comorbidities

A panel of experts answered frequently asked questions related to comorbidities, medication and COVID-19 vaccination ...
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COVID-19 Vaccines And Dosage: WHO’s Soumya Swaminathan Answers FAQs On Vaccines
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COVID-19 Vaccines And Dosage: WHO’s Soumya Swaminathan Answers FAQs On Vaccines

The second phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive in India will begin March 1, with priority given to people over 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities ...
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Coronavirus Explained: What Is The Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Being Used In India And How Safe Is It?
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Coronavirus Explained: All About The Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine, Covishield

According to a study published in The Lancet medical journal, the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine provides higher efficacy when the gap between two doses is three months instead of six weeks ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Explained: What Is Placebo And Why Is It Used In Vaccine Trials?
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COVID-19 Vaccine Explained: What Is Placebo And Why Is It Used In Vaccine Trials?

According to experts, placebo-controlled trials are regarded as a standard method for testing the efficacy of new drugs. Experts explain why ...
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How Long Does The COVID-19 Survive on Various Surfaces? A New Study Decodes
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How Long Does The COVID-19 Survive on Various Surfaces? A New Study Decodes

The study suggests that seats in public places, such as parks, shopping malls, restaurants, and railway or airport waiting halls, could be covered with cloth to reduce the risk of disease spread ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Genome Sequencing And How Can It Help Combat COVID-19 Pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak Explained: What Is Genome Sequencing And How Can It Help Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

According to experts, coronavirus has a tendency to mutate as they multiply which can have harmful, beneficial or no effects and so it is important to keep a track of the genome sequencing in order to check its virulence ...
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Coronavirus Explained: How Does COVID-19 Impact Children And How Can They Be Kept Safe?
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Coronavirus Explained: How Does COVID-19 Impact Children And How Can They Be Kept Safe?

World Health Organisation’s COVID-19 Technical Lead Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, explains how the pandemic has affected children and how they can be protected from the coronavirus  ...
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Coronavirus Vaccine Explained: What Is Intra Nasal Vaccine?
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Coronavirus Vaccine Explained: What Is Intra Nasal Vaccine?

A nasal vaccine is given through the nose, and it delivers the dose to the respiratory pathway, much like a nasal spray without the need for injections ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Explainer: How Do Vaccines Work?
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COVID-19 Vaccine Explainer: How Do Vaccines Work?

Dr Kate O’ Brien of World Health Organisation (WHO) answers all questions about covid-19 vaccines ...
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COVID-19 Explained: Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Be Effective Against The Latest Coronavirus Variant?
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COVID-19 Explained: Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Be Effective Against The Latest Coronavirus Variant?

According to scientists, the COVID-19 variant, which has been spreading around the United Kingdom has undergone further genetic changes, what does this mean for the COVID vaccines? ...
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Coronavirus Vaccine Glossary 15 Terms To Know About Vaccination
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Coronavirus Vaccine Glossary: 15 Terms To Know About Vaccination

Here is a glossary of terms related to vaccines to help learn all about the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination in general ...
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