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Remdesivir an antiviral drug might be effective against SARS-COV-2

Remdesivir against SARS-COV-2… will it work?

COVID-19 latest (30-April-2020) situation report by World Health Organization (WHO); Confirmed cases: 3,181,642 Confirmed deaths: 224,301 Areas / country/territories affected: 215 COVID-19 continues its killing spree across the globe. At the same time, the researchers and medicine companies are working tirelessly to develop a vaccine

SARS-COV-2 or novel coronavirus and genetic variants have been identified by Chinese researchers

SARS-CoV-2 has 30 mutated variants – Study

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) originated from Wuhan Province, China. In short time, the regional outbreak took a grave turn and became pandemic.  According to the latest (23rd April, 2020) reports by World Health Organization (WHO), there are 2,591,015 Confirmed cases of COVID-19,178,686 Confirmed deaths globally.

Investigational vaccine for covid 19 treatment

Clinical trials for investigational vaccine for COVID-19

National Institute of Health NIH has started the phase 1 trials for yet an investigational vaccine for treatment of coronavirus disease. This is in fact a significant breakthrough in research and development of vaccine against COVID-19. Researchers at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

Study suggests possible correlation of BCG vaccine and COVID-19

BCG vaccine might be effective for COVID-19- Research

The global health crisis of novel coronavirus pandemic is probably the greatest challenge since the World War II. The pandemic has affected most of the countries, areas or territories. The causative agent for this disease is Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus- 2 strain (SARS-CoV-2). Researchers

novel coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic

Is novel coronavirus airborne? COVID-19 facts

Novel Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) was initially reported in Wuhan city of Hubei province, China. And now, it has been declared as pandemic which is spreading and affecting men, women, elders and young of all age groups. As suggested by the World Health Organization (WHO), viral

coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronaviruses cause severe respiratory and intestinal infections in animals and humans. The viruses were not believed to be highly pathogenic to humans until the year 2002 and 2003 when first outbreak of novel coronavirus strain, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS was reported in Guangdong province,

seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized as recurrent depressive episodes as the seasonal pattern change each year. Mostly this is more prominent in winter months, although some may experience it as summer arrives. The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders (DSM) characterizes this disorder

Why marijuana should be legal?

Marijuana is herb obtained from a dried flower, Cannabis sativa as a greenish-gray powdery mixture. You may be aware of a number of slang terms used for this herb such as pot, weed, grass, Mary Jane and ganja etc. This is because the herb has

Bioluminiscence - a step forward towards a brighter future.

Bioluminescence- A step forward to brighter future

Doesn’t it sound cool and intriguing idea to have a our home and streets lustrous with beautiful luminescence? And of course with no or least expenses and where the concept of ‘energy crisis’ is just a mere thought.  Yes. Sounds great. Ever heard of term

staphylococcus aureus an emerging multidrug resistant organism

Staphylococcus aureus- A multidrug resistant organism

Staphylococcus are spherical, gram positive bacteria that belongs to family styphylococcaceae and genus staphylococcus. This family consists of more than twenty species out of which two are common, namely staphylococcus aureus, S. epidermidis or S. albus and S.saprophyticus. General characteristics Staphylococci are round cells of