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West Bengal Man Who Discovered The Origin Of SARS-Cov-2

He prefers to be called 'The Seeker'. To protect his anonymity, he communicates through Twitter handle '@TheSeeker268', with the logo of a little-known tribal...

Alzheimer Disease Patients At A Threefold Risk Of Dying With Covid19

People with dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease are at a threefold risk of dying as a result of infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19,...

Study Shows That Covid-19 Can Infect Eye Cells

A team of US researchers has, in an alarming study, found direct evidence that Covid-19 can infect cells in the eye. SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19,...

18 Top Global Scientists Probe If Covid-19 Virus Leaked From a Chinese Lab

The suspicion that the Covid-19 virus could have resulted from a laboratory leak in China refuses to die down, following a fresh demand by...

Study Shows Obesity Increases Risk Of Covid Infection

People with increasing body mass index (BMI) may be at the risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19 finds a...

Coronavirus Protocols To Quickly Identify Mutants Developed By Scientists

A worldwide network of scientists has isolated functional units of the SARS-CoV-2 proteins in such a way that their structure, function, and interactions can...

Study: Organ Transplants Recipients Are Susceptible To Covid-19

Patients, who had organ transplants, remain vulnerable to Covid-19 infections even after a second vaccine dose, finds a study that urges people who are...

Research Reveals Why Some Patients May Test Positive For Covid-19 After Recovery

Some virus RNA can be reverse transcribed and inserted into the human genome, finds a new study, which may explain why some people who...

Covid Likely To Affect Blood Vessels, Heart Of Young Adults

Coronavirus infection can likely have a long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health in young and healthy people, even with mild symptoms, according...

‘Summer Is Not Going To Make Covid Go Away,’ Study Concludes

Coronavirus is likely a seasonal virus, but will not vanish during summers, reveals a study. A team of researchers from Harvard University in the...

Besides Initiating Infection, Coronavirus Spike Protein Has Key Role In Illness

SARS-CoV-2's distinctive "spike" proteins have been known to infect its host by latching on to healthy cells, but scientists have, in a new study,...

Initial Covid Infection May Help Vaccine Fight New Variants: Study

A single dose of  against Covid may boost immunity against the coronavirus variants, only in people who were previously infected with the deadly virus,...

Covid: Men, Elderly With Diabetes At Higher Risk Of Death

Men and older adults with more advanced diabetes have a higher risk of death when infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19, according to...

Hepatitis C Drugs Combined With Remdesivir More Effective Against Covid-19

US researchers have found that combining Remdesivir -- a drug currently approved for treating Covid-19 patients -- with repurposed drugs for hepatitis C virus...

Smokers, Vegetarians At Lower Risk Of Contracting Covid-19: Study

A recent survey conducted by CSIR (Council of Scientific Industrial Research), Government of India, has revealed that smokers and vegetarians are less likely to...

High Vitamin D Dose Inadequate For Covid Patients

Scientists now report that a high dose of vitamin D administered on admission to the hospital has failed to improve the condition of patients...

This Molecule Helps Covid-19 Escape Antibodies

A natural molecule called biliverdin present in the human body is helping SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, escape antibodies - a discovery that...

What Makes SARS-CoV-2 More Deadly?

Researchers have found that the cell types, which the SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus behind Covid-19 -- infects, make it more deadly. The study, led...

Researchers: Flushing Public Restrooms Moves COVID Infection 5 Feet Up In Air

Respiratory droplets are the most prominent source of transmission for Covid-19. However, flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on...

New All-In-One Covid-19 Test Developed In Saudi Arabia

Researchers have developed a Covid-19 testing strategy that can streamline the process of identifying cases, tracking variants, and detecting co-infecting viruses. Currently, separate assays...

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