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COVID-19 May Become A Mostly Childhood Disease In Few Years: Study

COVID-19 May Become A Mostly Childhood Disease In Few Years: Study

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 12, 2021, Washington

COVID-19 may behave like other common-cold coronaviruses in the next few years, affecting mostly young children who have not yet been vaccinated or exposed to the virus, according to a modelling study published on Thursday.

Global Eradication Of COVID-19 More Feasible Than For Polio: Study

Global Eradication Of COVID-19 More Feasible Than For Polio: Study

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 10, 2021, New Delhi

The global eradication of COVID-19 is more feasible than it is for polio, but considerably less so than it was for smallpox, according to an analysis published in the journal BMJ Global Health on Tuesday.

SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Remain Stable Or Increase 7 Months After Infection: Study

SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Remain Stable Or Increase 7 Months After Infection: Study

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, London

The levels of IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 remain stable, or even increase, seven months after infection, according to a study of healthcare workers published in the journal Nature Communications on Friday.

Scientists From 4 BRICS Nations Come Together To Study COVID-19's Future Spread

Scientists From 4 BRICS Nations Come Together To Study COVID-19's Future Spread

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

Scientists from India, China, Russia and Brazil will carry out genomic sequencing of the novel coronavirus, and also studies on epidemiology and mathematical modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic, a statement said on Friday.

Influenza Vaccine May Protect Against Severe Effects Of COVID-19: Study

Influenza Vaccine May Protect Against Severe Effects Of COVID-19: Study

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 05, 2021, Washington

The annual influenza vaccine may reduce the risk of stroke, sepsis, blood clots and several other severe effects in patients with COVID-19, according to the largest study of its kind.

World's First Re-progammable Commercial Satellite Ready To Launch

World's First Re-progammable Commercial Satellite Ready To Launch

Agence France-Presse | Friday July 30, 2021, Paris

The European Space Agency will on Friday launch the world's first commercial fully re-programmable satellite, paving the way for a new era of more flexible communications.

NASA's Hubble Telescope Finds Evidence Of Water Vapour In Jupiter's Moon

NASA's Hubble Telescope Finds Evidence Of Water Vapour In Jupiter's Moon

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 28, 2021, Washington

Astronomers have uncovered the first evidence of water vapour in the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Ganymede by using new and archival datasets from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Antibody Levels May Decline In 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Antibody Levels May Decline In 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 27, 2021, London

Total antibody levels start to wane six weeks after complete immunisation with Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, and can reduce by more than 50 per cent over 10 weeks, according to study published in The Lancet journal.

Single Dose Of Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine Triggers Strong Antibody Response: Study

Single Dose Of Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine Triggers Strong Antibody Response: Study

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 14, 2021, London

A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may be enough to elicit strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in already infected people, according to a study.

Watch: Russia Military Service Dogs Take Parachute Training

Watch: Russia Military Service Dogs Take Parachute Training

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday July 10, 2021

Technodinamika, a Russian aviation holding company, shared the video on their social media pages.

Mutations Help This Coronavirus Variant Evade COVID-19 Vaccines: Study

Mutations Help This Coronavirus Variant Evade COVID-19 Vaccines: Study

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 07, 2021, Washington

Three mutations in the spike protein of Epsilon variant of SARS-CoV-2 help the virus to evade the protection offered by current vaccines or past COVID-19 infection, according to a study.

Novel Face Mask Developed By MIT, Harvard Can Detect COVID-19 Infection

Novel Face Mask Developed By MIT, Harvard Can Detect COVID-19 Infection

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 30, 2021, Boston

Researchers at MIT and Harvard University have designed a new face mask that can diagnose if the wearer is infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, within 90 minutes.

Chinese Covid Vaccine Safe, Effective In Children, Adolescents: Lancet Study

Chinese Covid Vaccine Safe, Effective In Children, Adolescents: Lancet Study

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 29, 2021, Beijing

Two doses of the China-made COVID-19 vaccine, CoronaVac, are safe and produce a strong antibody response among children and adolescents aged 3-17 years, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

US University Developing Face Masks That Can Detect Covid Infection

US University Developing Face Masks That Can Detect Covid Infection

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 29, 2021, Paris

Tiny sensors incorporated into wearable fabrics like masks and jackets could provide instant information on exposure to disease-causing pathogens such as the coronavirus, according to research published on Monday in the journal Nature Biotechnology.

"Nesher Ramla Homo": New Type Of Early Human Found In Israel

"Nesher Ramla Homo": New Type Of Early Human Found In Israel

Agence France-Presse | Friday June 25, 2021, Jerusalem

Israeli researchers said Thursday they had found bones belonging to a "new type of early human" previously unknown to science, shedding new light on the course of human evolution.