Will COVID-19 vaccine protect you from novel coronavirus? Know likely side-effects | Health News

New Delhi: The coronavirus outbreak that was first reported in December 2019 in China, has brought the whole world to a standstill. Over 7 billion people around the world have been waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine now, which has currently more than 100 candidates under development, with a number of…

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Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine 95 per cent effective, to cost less than USD 20 in international market | Health News

Moscow: Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine efficacy is above 95 per cent, 42 days after the first dose and will cost less than $20 for the international market, the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology and Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced on Tuesday (November 24, 2020). “The preliminary data…

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Coronavirus infection may offer protection from reinfection for this long; read here | Health News

London: A new UK study has suggested that individuals who have previously contracted COVID-19 are highly unlikely to contract the illness again for at least six months following their first infection. The study, done as part of a major collaboration between the University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals (OUH)…

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Three kids of COVID-19 positive parents in Australia develop antibodies without being coronavirus infected | Health News

Melbourne: In an unusual case, three kids of COVID-19 positive parents in Melbourne (Australia) have developed antibodies without ever being infected with the coronavirus.  The article published in the ‘Nature Communications’ journal said that the data indicates that children can mount an immune response to SARS-CoV-2 without virological confirmation of…

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COVID-19: ICMR issues advisory, asks states to desist from indiscriminate use of Plasma Therapy | Health News

New Delhi: The India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday (November 18) said that indiscriminate use of Convalescent Plasma Therapy (CPT) should be avoided as it does not reduce mortality in COVID-19 patients. Issuing Standard Operating Procedure (SoP), the apex medical research body advised states to desist from indiscriminate…

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Pfizer final analysis of Phase 3 study indicates COVID-19 vaccine efficacy rate of 95% | Health News

NEW YORK: The Pfizer and BioNTech on Wednesday (November 18, 2020) announced that after conducting the final efficacy analysis in the Phase 3 study, their COVID-19 vaccine, BNT162b2, met all of the study’s primary efficacy endpoints. They said that the analysis of the data indicates a vaccine efficacy rate of…

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E-cigarette users may have increased susceptibility to coronavirus | Health News

Washington: In a controlled study of smokers, nonsmokers, and e-cigarette users, University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers found that e-cigarette users exhibited significantly altered immune responses to a model of influenza virus infection, suggesting increased susceptibility to disease. The findings, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell…

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Can first COVID-19 vaccines bring herd immunity? Experts have doubts | Health News

LONDON: Governments and officials are voicing hopes that COVID-19 vaccines could bring “herd immunity”, with some calculating that immunising just two-thirds of a population could halt the pandemic disease and help protect whole communities or nations. But the concept comes with caveats and big demands of what vaccines might be…

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Excess egg consumption can increase the risk of diabetes, finds out research | Health News

Washington: New research from the University of South Australia shows that excess egg consumption can increase your risk of diabetes. Conducted in partnership with the China Medical University, and Qatar University, the longitudinal study (1991 to 2009) is the first to assess egg consumption in a large sample of Chinese…

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