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Study Sheds More Light On Role Played By Immune System's T Cells Against Coronavirus
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Study Sheds More Light On Role Played By Immune System’s T Cells Against Coronavirus

According to researchers, while antibodies offer one mode of protection against pathogens, the cells of the immune system, including the CD8+ T cells are responsible for destroying virus-infected host cells ...
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Russian COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ Under Phase 3 Trials In India To Cost Less Than $10 Per Dose
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Russian COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ Under Phase 3 Trials In India To Cost Less Than $10 Per Dose

Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), said they focused on a vaccine that will be affordable to the world, is safe, efficient, and have easy logistics ...
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‘I Feel Safe After Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine,’ Said A Health Worker During PM Modi’s Interaction With Beneficiaries At Varanasi
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‘I Feel Safe After Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine,’ Said A Health Worker During PM Modi’s Interaction With Beneficiaries At Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to dispel fears and misconceptions over the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines in an interaction with health workers in Varanasi ...
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Containment Measures, Immunity, Fewer Outside Patients Behind Fall In COVID Cases In Delhi: Experts
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Containment Measures, Immunity, Fewer Outside Patients Behind Fall In COVID Cases In Delhi: Experts

The slide in the number of fresh COVID-19 cases, deaths and positivity rate in Delhi can be attributed to aggressive containment measures, a segment of population achieving immunity and fewer outside patients, experts said on Friday (January 22) ...
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Phase 1 Trial Results Show Covaxin Has Tolerable Safety, Enhanced Immunity: Lancet Study
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Phase 1 Trial Results Show Covaxin Has Tolerable Safety, Enhanced Immunity: Lancet Study

Covaxin has been granted emergency use authorisation in clinical trial mode by the government of India ...
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Health Minister Assures People On Safety, Efficacy Of COVID-19 Vaccines
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Union Health Ministry Launches Awareness Campaign For COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Union Health Minister reminded of the achievements of India, the second-most populous country in the world, which is seeing a steady decline in the number of active coronavirus cases ...
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South African Coronavirus Variant May Escape Antibodies, Cause Reinfection, Say Scientists
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South African Coronavirus Variant May Escape Antibodies, Cause Reinfection, Say Scientists

A new, yet-to-be peer reviewed, study suggests that the new variant of the coronavirus '501Y.V2' has mutations in nine parts of its spike protein, which enables it to infect human cells ...
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New Online Tool Can Calculate COVID-19 Transmission Risk In Poorly-Ventilated Places
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New Online Tool Can Calculate COVID-19 Transmission Risk In Poorly-Ventilated Places

Researchers said that that physical distancing in the absence of ventilation is not sufficient to provide safety from COVID-19 for long exposure times as it takes only a few seconds for aerosols to spread over longer distance when masks are not worn ...
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Loss Of Smell May Be Best Sign Of COVID-19, Says Report
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Loss Of Smell May Be Best Sign Of COVID-19, Says Report

The findings of two new international studies, published in the journal Chemical Senses, show that there is frequent loss of smell in COVID-19 patients which often lasts for a long time ...
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Union Health Ministry Strengthens Co-WIN App To Monitor COVID-19 Vaccination
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Union Health Ministry Strengthens Co-WIN App To Monitor COVID-19 Vaccination

Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary at the Union Health Ministry informed that Co-WIN app designed for COVID-19 vaccination has been updated and the new feature allows to pre-register beneficiary as additional beneficiary over and above the scheduled number of beneficiaries ...
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WHO Plans Slew Of COVID-19 Vaccine Approvals For Global Rollout
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WHO Plans Slew Of COVID-19 Vaccine Approvals For Global Rollout

The World Health Organisation is expediting emergency approvals for several vaccines against COVID-19 so that poorer countries can start their inoculation programmes ...
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India, 'Pharmacy Of The World', Starts COVID Vaccine Shipments To Neighbours
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India, ‘Pharmacy Of The World’, Starts COVID Vaccine Shipments To Neighbours

According to Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar, vaccines would be shipped to Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and the Seychelles ...
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