COVID-19 patients suffer long-term lung and heart damage: Study | Health News

Washington: COVID-19 patients can suffer long-term lung and heart damage but, for many, this tends to improve over time, according to the first, prospective follow-up of patients infected with the coronavirus, presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. Researchers in the COVID-19 `hot spot` in the Tyrolean region of…

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COVID-19: One vaccine would be sufficient to combat global infections, says study | Health News

Washington: Genetic analysis of sequences from more than 27,000 individuals infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 reveals that the virus has mutated minimally since December 2019, suggesting one vaccine would be sufficient to combat global infections. The study was conducted by a team of scientists from the Walter Reed…

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N95 masks may be most effective at stopping COVID-19 spread, say researchers | Health News

New Delhi: N95 masks may be the most effective at reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to a study by researchers, including those from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which suggests that any mask is better than no mask at preventing COVID-19. The researchers noted that airborne…

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COVID-19 treatment: Use of antibiotics could lead to increased antimicrobial resistance | Health News

Washington: The use of antibiotics in people with COVID-19 could result in increased resistance to the drugs` benefits among the wider population, a new study suggests. Patients hospitalised as a result of the virus are being given a combination of medications to prevent possible secondary bacterial infections. However, research by…

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Cambridge University kicks off vaccine trials to fight all coronaviruses | Health News

London: The University of Cambridge on Wednesday confirmed plans to begin trials of a potential new vaccine not only against COVID-19 but all coronaviruses that may spill over from animals to humans in the future. The new vaccine candidate, DIOS-CoVax2, uses banks of genetic sequences of all known coronaviruses, including…

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Sputnik V: Russia seeks Indian collaboration for manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine

Sputnik V: Russia seeks Indian collaboration for manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine | World News

New Delhi: The Russian government has reached out to India seeking collaboration for manufacturing its COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ and conducting its phase 3 clinical trial here, sources said. According to government sources, the matter was discussed by the national expert group on vaccine administration for COVID-19 in its meeting…

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Major antibody home test study finds 6% of England COVID-19 infected

Major antibody home test study finds 6% of England COVID-19 infected | World News

London: An estimated 3.4 million people in England, or around 6 percent of the population, have contracted coronavirus so far, a new study involving antibody home tests concluded on Thursday. The study, following what is described as the world’s largest home antibody testing programme involving a finger-prick test, is published…

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Most women treated for gynecologic cancers not at increased risk of death from COVID-19: Study | Health News

New York: Women receiving the standard treatment in New York City for ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers are not at increased risk of being hospitalised for — or dying from– COVID-19 due to their cancer, a new study shows. The researchers found that neither having cancer nor receiving treatment for…

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