Thursday, May 26, 2022
Science and Tech
Mutation in novel coronavirus may have made it more contagious: Study
The researchers noted that the mutation, called D614G, is located in the spike protein that pries open our cells for viral entry.
Covid spreads faster within households than previously estimated
Study revealed that 51 per cent of others living with someone who was positive for COVID-19 also became infected
US mortality data indicates Covid death toll exceeds 400,000: CDC
"The excess novel coronavirus deaths would be in addition to the official toll of 216,025 published by the CDC on October 15."
India remains on South Africa’s updated list of high-risk covid countries
"We continue to be reminded that the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us and we need to continue to take precautions."
US stocks slump as White House, Congress disagree on Covid relief package
The Nasdaq Composite Index, which lists US tech stock giants such as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google, closed at 11,479, down 1.7 percent.
Antibodies fade quickly in recovering COVID-19 patients, study finds
The spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 plays a crucial role in helping the virus grab and invade host cells.
New lockdowns from, China to Europe as virus trials stumble
The virus is still spreading rapidly worldwide, with over one million deaths and 37 million infections.
China joins WHO-led COVAX for fair access to Covid-19 vaccines
China said it joined the global initiative to make its vaccines a global good and make them available to developing countries on a priority.
India’s daily COVID-19 spike lowest since August
Out of the total cases, 9,19,023 are currently active, 56,62,490 have been discharged, while 1,03,569 lost the battle against the viral disease.
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin to boost immune response with ViroVax adjuvant
Hyderabad-headquartered company is currently conducting Phase II human trials of Covaxin after receiving Drug Controller General of India nod
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