Results demonstrated the sublingual vaccine’s ability to stimulate a robust mucosal immune response, leading to the production of antibodies in a mucous-like substance found in the nose and mouth
In a paper published in the journal Cell, scientists said it could be passed on through respiratory droplets
Study finds that vaccination before Covid-19 infection offered 60 per cent protection against post-discharge mortality
According to a study, viral variants in the Ohio region seem to undergo evolution at a rate approximately three times faster in these deer than in humans
The BA.2.86 strain was first reported on July 24 and was classified as a ‘variant under monitoring’ on August 17.
Adapting to new technologies with low bandwidth solutions and enhancing capacity remain priorities for ongoing progress in digital health, says Lav Agarwal, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Currently, 1 out of 10 Covid cases in the UK are because of this new strain, but this new variant has not been listed as a variant of concern.
The release further noted that precautionary measures other than the RT-PCR based COVID-19 testing will be followed shall continue to apply for airlines as well as international travellers.
According to a Bloomberg report, citing a memo, the Department of Health and Human Services notified the Wuhan institute about the suspension on Monday and told the lab it’s seeking to cut it off permanently.
Claims made by a Chinese scientist have raised concerns among prominent Indian scientists, and they suggest that the theory of the virus being used as a bio weapon should be thoroughly examined.
The report said that while "extensive work" had been conducted on coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute (WIV), the agencies had not found evidence of a specific incident that could have caused the origin of the pandemic
GEMCOVAC-OM was developed using the indigenous platform technology by Gennova in collaboration with Centre's Department of Biotechnology
More than three years later, the virus has caused an estimated 764 million cases globally and about 5 billion people have received at least one dose of vaccine.
The active cases in the country currently stand at 36,244, which represents 0.08 per cent of the total infections.
This comes after the country saw a declining trend in the daily Covid-19 cases in the last few days.
The death toll on Tuesday increased to 5,31,564 with 17 deaths, which includes seven reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
While Covid cases have been on a sharp rise since March this year, over the last few days, there has been a dip in the number of cases.
No new deaths were reported, and the toll remained at 1,48,514, according to a health official
The death toll from the pandemic on Sunday increased to 5,31,533 with 25 deaths, which includes nine reconciled by Kerala, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday
With the fresh cases and fatality, the national capital's caseload climbed to 20,38,317 and the death toll rose to 26,627.
More than 9,300 coronavirus cases were reported on Thursday and the total case tally reached 57,410, as per the Union Health Ministry data.
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