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Whither herd immunity?

They were supposed to be further proof that India is inching closer towards herd immunity against COVID-19, but the results of India’s latest serosurveys have turned out to be anything but. Serosurveillance, considered the gold standard for measuring population immunity arising out of past infection or vaccination, can provide crucial insights into progression of a […]

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SARS-CoV-2 mutations not dangerous: researchers

The scientific community looked on with awe as cases of reinfection of SARS-CoV-2 started trickling in by late August.

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ASYMPTOMATIC PEOPLE CAN SPREAD COVID-19 LIKE THE SEVERELY SICK: STUDY

Finally, researchers from South Korea seem to have come up with some convincing evidence to one of the most controversial questions pertaining to the spread of SARS-CoV-2: whether an asymptomatic patient can transmit the virus to another individual.

S Harachand

The vaccine promise

The spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from Wuhan in China has caused significant mortality and morbidity.

Dr Rajani Kanth Vangala

Immunity 101 for COVID-19

As antibody testing becomes more common, new studies have been released including one showing that some patients from Wuhan infected by COVID-19 did not develop antibodies as well as another tracking rapid loss of antibodies in both asymptomatic and symptomatic cases.

Lakshmi Santhosh Maithel

US FDA warns against methanol contamination and serious toxicity in hand sanitisers

The US Food and Drug Administration has warned the general public and healthcare professionals against serious toxicity in sanitiser products containing methanol.

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Book Air Ambulance launches India’s first affordable air ambulance services

Book Air Ambulance, one of India’s fast growing ‘bed–to–bed’ online air ambulance service providers and the flagship venture of Flaps Aviation, has launched the country’s first affordable air ambulance services, bringing it within the financial and geographical reach of common man.

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