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Indian Vaccines Have Good Protective Levels of Antibodies

Amid the debate over the efficacy of the Covid vaccines approved by the country's drug regulator, the Indian Medical Association has come out in...

Doctors Suggest Flu Shots For Children & Vaccination For Adults

This year has been a double whammy. These earlier diseases are still prevalent and we have COVID added to the disease spectrum and has...

India Leveraging Manufacturing 600 Million Doses of COVID Vaccine

India has leveraged its manufacturing capacity to pre-order 600 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine and negotiating for another billion doses, says a new...

BCG Vaccine Can Help Managing COVID in Elderly: ICMR

The Bacille Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine, originally made against tuberculosis, may help in the management of COVID-19, especially in the elderly, says a study...

COVID Antibodies Respond at least for 5 Months, says Study

While some reports have come out saying antibodies to coronavirus go away quickly, a new study has revealed that the vast majority of individuals...

Study Shows Rapid Decline of COVID Antibodies

Researchers in the UK have found that antibodies against COVID-19 declined rapidly in the hundreds of thousands of people across England. According to CNN, the...

COVID Interventions Can Reduce Infection Rates: Study

Non-pharmaceutical interventions such as voluntary shelter-in-place, quarantines, and other steps taken to control the novel coronavirus can reduce the peak number of infections, daily...

Antiviral Remdesivir Receives FDA Approval for COVID Treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for use in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age...

Aspirin May Lower the Death Risk of Severe COVID Patients

Researchers have claimed that hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk...

‘Sputnik V’ COVID Vaccine Gets Approval for Clinical Trials in India

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted approval to Dr. Reddy's, a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in India, to conduct phase 2...

Anti-Viral Drug Remdesivir Does Not Effect Hospitalized COVID Patients: WHO

Anti-viral drug Remdesivir has little or no effect in the recovery and mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients, said a World Health Organisation (WHO) study,...

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