India revises Covid-19 testing strategy

New Delhi: With a view to rein in the spread of coronavirus more effectively, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revised the strategy… Read more..

Covid-19 fight: US to donate ventilators to India

New Delhi: India and the US have further resolved to take on the deadly Covid-19 together with Washington promising to donate “a lot of” ventilators… Read more..

New injectable hydrogel may ease insulin delivery in diabetic patients

New Delhi: Indian scientists have developed an injectable Silk fibroin-based hydrogel (iSFH) for sustained insulin delivery in diabetic patients. Professor T Govindaraju and his research… Read more..

Startup develops device for daily chores without virus exposure

Kochi: Now do a range of common daily activities without the risk of exposure to deadly coronavirus. A Kerala-based Startup ‘SectorQube’ has developed a handy… Read more..

Covid-19 ‘infecting’ Sustainable Development Goals: WHO report

Geneva: The Covid-19 pandemic is causing significant loss of life, disrupting livelihoods, and threatening the recent advances in health and progress towards the global development… Read more..

Covid-19: NAL develops non-invasive ventilator in record time

Bangalore: The National Aerospace Laboratories Bangalore, a constituent of the Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR NAL), has developed a non-invasive BiPAP Ventilator in a “record… Read more..

India govt issues protocol for train passenger movement

New Delhi: Even as the country is still battling the coronavirus threat, the Indian Railways is set to gradually resume its operations from Tuesday, but… Read more..

Covid-19: India govt changes policy for hospital discharge

New Delhi: Amid a spike in Covid-19 cases, the Centre on Saturday revised guidelines for discharging coronavirus patients. Now only those patients, who were severely… Read more..

‘Portable saliva test could detect Covid-19 in 60 seconds’

New York: Rapid testing is the norm for containing the novel coronavirus spread. However, the traditional Covid-19 testing involves mild invasive swab collection and the… Read more..

Tourism facing worst crisis, says UNWTO

Madrid: The Covid-19 pandemic could result in upto 80 per cent fall in annual international tourist arrivals in 2020 compared to the previous year, leaving… Read more..

Antibody blocking coronavirus infection in cells identified

Rotterdam: A fully human monoclonal antibody (MAB) that prevents the SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) virus from infecting cultured cells has been identified by researchers. The discovery, by… Read more..

Covid-19: India readies for its largest ever repatriation mission

New Delhi: In what could be a decisive phase in its battle against deadly Covid-19, India is all set to start largest evacuation of its… Read more..