Tag: virus

Nothing like ‘zero Covid’, waiting for that is not scientific, say experts

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 11, 2021) NAGPUR: While all 11 districts in Vidarbha are experiencing the best ever phase in the Covid-19...

Only way to decrease variants of COVID-19 is by increasing vaccination: Gagandeep Kang

Stressing that the only way to decrease variants of COVID-19 is by increasing vaccination, prominent clinical scientist Gagandeep Kang said massive inoculation being a mistake...

Post-COVID Viral Transmission Rare, Even With Positive Test

FRIDAY, April 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Isolated NBA players who recovered from COVID-19 but still tested positive for the virus didn’t infect others...

Covid will leave deep scars in world economy even after recovery

Just as some patients recovering from Covid-19 suffer long-lasting symptoms, it’s becoming clear that the same will be true for the global economy once this...

IISc develops nanozymes that can block HIV reactivation | India News

BENGALURU: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), on Thursday said its researchers have developed artificial enzymes that can successfully block reactivation and replication of the...

Tens of Thousands of Virus Species Live in Your Gut

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have identified more than 140,000 viruses that live in the human gut, including half that were previously...

Vaccinate fast, or the virus will become deadlier | India News

The coronavirus is mutating in ways that let it spread easily. Speedy vaccination is our best chance to prevent dangerous mutationsOn January 8, a care...

Tokyo seeks 10,000 medical staff for Olympics despite virus surge

Japan’s government said Tuesday it still planned to recruit 10,000 medical personnel for the virus-delayed Olympics, despite the heavy strain on the healthcare system caused...

Virus: Chaos at Delhi, Mumbai airports as quarantine & testing resume

Mumbai: Chaos and confusion ensued at India’s two busiest airports — Delhi and Mumbai — after the ban on flights from the UK, additional testing...

South Korea’s Moon warns of toughest COVID-19 curbs after 2 days of record cases

SEOUL: South Korea‘s President Moon Jae-in warned on Sunday that COVID-19 restrictions may be raised to the highest level after a second day of record...

Virus pushes Wendy’s to open hundreds of cloud kitchens in India

Wendy’s Co. has struck a deal with India’s Rebel Foods to open about 250 so-called cloud kitchens across the country, one of the most ambitious...

us elections: How the surging virus has crashed into campaigning in every imaginable way

By Julie Bosman, Sarah Mervosh, Sydney Ember, Jacey Fortin and Robert Gebeloff Drive-thru polling places. Candidates trying to sell themselves to voters on Zoom. Canvassers...

Early in Pandemic, Were Antibiotics Prescribed Too Often?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When the coronavirus pandemic first spread across the United States this spring, most...

Japan acted like the coronavirus had gone. Now it has spread everywhere

After initial success, Japan is facing a reality check on the coronavirus. The country garnered global attention after containing the first wave of Covid-19 with...

Pandemic forces revamp of world’s biggest food stamps programme

By Vrishti Beniwal The coronavirus outbreak is accelerating a push to digitize India’s food-rationing system, allowing citizens to receive entitlements anywhere in the country —...

Could Bats Hold Clues to COVID Treatments?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Bats have been blamed as a possible source of the...

China exonerates self in whitepaper on Covid-19, says virus first noticed on Dec 27

BEIJING: A beleaguered China on Sunday exonerated itself from the global allegations of delay in reporting the coronavirus outbreak, saying the virus was first noticed...

‘Silent’ COVID-19 More Widespread Than Thought

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new cruise ship study suggests that the number of...

Face Masks Can Help Prevent Viral Spread

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Face coverings may reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19, a...

Blood Yields Clue to Why COVID Is Tougher on Men

TUESDAY, May 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began, rates of hospital admission and death from COVID-19 have been significantly higher...

Will Warmer Temps Help Contain Coronavirus?

For the Canadian researchers, the finding that hotter weather doesn’t reduce COVID-19 cases was surprising. “We had conducted a preliminary study that suggested...

How Contagious? Likely Before You Know You’re Sick

April 28, 2020 — Scientists know that people are contagious in the early stages of infection with COVID-19, but just how contagious and for how...

Bats and Coronaviruses Go Back Centuries

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Bats and coronavirus have been evolving together for millions of years, researchers report....

Invisible virus, invisible fear: How to navigate the unseen?

Back in the early 20th century, the baseball pitcher Walter Johnson confounded opposing batters by throwing the fastest fastball they’d ever seen. “You can’t hit...

Coronavirus in USA: Hidden outbreaks spread through U.S. cities far earlier than Americans knew, estimates say

By Benedict Carey and James Glanz By the time New York City confirmed its first case of the coronavirus on March 1, thousands of infections...