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Front line workers at Wexner Medical Center receive first coronavirus vaccines

A medical center employee carries coronavirus vaccines across the skyway Dec. 14. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo Editor The first Ohioans were vaccinated for COVID-19 Monday at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, as 30 frontline hospital workers received their first of two doses. Gov. Mike DeWine joined University President …

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Florida Agencies Release Latest Coronavirus Numbers – CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – State agencies updated a variety of numbers Tuesday related to the coronavirus in Florida. Here are some takeaways: — 760,389: Total number of cases. — 3,662: Increase in cases from a Monday count. — 16,105: Deaths of Florida residents. — 84: Increase in Florida resident deaths from …

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Coronavirus: Key element of strong antibody response to Covid-19 decoded – health

Fake blood is seen in test tubes labelled with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in this illustration taken March 17, 2020.

Scientists have discovered a common feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralise the novel coronavirus, a finding which they say can aid successful vaccine development against COVID-19. While multiple vaccine candidates have entered clinical trials, the researchers, including those from the Scripps Research Institute in the US, …

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Covid-19: Novel air filter to “catch and kill” coronavirus developed – health

Coronavirus (representational image)

Scientists have designed a “catch and kill” air filter which they say can trap the novel coronavirus and neutralise it instantly, an invention that may reduce the spread of COVID-19 in closed spaces such as schools, hospitals and health care facilities, as well as public transit environments like airplanes. According …

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Covid-19: Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations – health

New Delhi, India - July 5, 2020: A girl rides a bicycle at Rajpath after rain showers in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The WHO has said the coronavirus disease spreads primarily from person to person …

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Covid-19 pandemic: Mutations may be making coronavirus more contagious – health

A medical worker collects a sample from a woman at a centre to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amidst its spread in New Delhi, India June 25, 2020.

About 70 per cent of the 50,000 genomes of the coronavirus that was uploaded by researchers have undergone mutations. Researchers from Northwest University’s medical school in Chicago believe that mutation in the coronavirus has made it considerably more contagious. At first glance, the mutations seemed trivial. About 1,300 amino acids …

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Corona Kit: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launches ayurvedic medicine for coronavirus, claims 100% recovery within 3-7 days – health

According to the latest update by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), 14,011 deaths have been recorded due to the infection so far in the country.

Patanjali on Tuesday launched ‘Coronil and Swasari’, what it claims is the Ayurvedic cure for treating COVID-19, which they said has been shown 100 per cent favourable results during clinical trials on affected patients, at Patanjali Yogpeeth here. The efficacy of Patanjali’s medicine on Covid cure has not been corroborated …

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Coronavirus pandemic: Using human faeces to track Covid-19 – health

In this photo taken Sunday, June 21, 2020, an infectious disease specialist takes a sample from a coronavirus patient under quarantine at the Dr John Garang Infectious Diseases Unit in Juba, South Sudan. (Representtional)

Although Singapore is still averaging over 200 new COVID-19 cases per day for the past week, the government surprised residents by announcing an earlier than expected start of phase two of re-opening the economy. Singapore has now close to 42,000 cases – a large number for a small country of …

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COVID-19 | India among countries backing probe into scientific ‘events’ behind pandemic

At the 73rd session of the World Health Assembly to be held in Geneva during May 18-19, India is expected to join a large group of countries to identify scientific “events” that could have contributed to the spread of the novel Corona virus and the consequent COVID-19 pandemic. Also read: …

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