July 13, 2020 6:04 pm
The study, published in the journal Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, noted that the 'nanobodies' can prevent infection with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 by blocking its interaction with the protein ACE2, which it uses as a gateway to enter and infect cells.
July 13, 2020 9:41 pm
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Vaccine Latest Update: Russia's Sechenov University has claimed that it had successfully completed tests on volunteers of the world's first vaccine against Covid-19
July 13, 2020 12:40 pm
The scientists said bats have specific mechanisms which reduce the replication of viruses in their bodies, and also dampen their immune response to a virus.
July 13, 2020 1:17 am
“Sechenov University has successfully completed tests on volunteers of the world's first vaccine against Covid-19. The vaccine is safe,” the Russian embassy in India tweeted.
July 12, 2020 8:51 am
Zeng Guang, former chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told the conference that Chinese construction groups overseas in particular are keen to take experimental vaccines.
July 08, 2020 7:48 am
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Vaccine Latest Update: Besides Sinovac, the vaccines developed by AstraZeneca-University of Oxford and Sinopharm are the only other jabs in late-stage trials.
July 05, 2020 7:35 am
In a statement issued Saturday, ICMR said: “The aim is to complete these phases at the earliest, so that population-based trials for efficacy could be initiated without delay.”
July 04, 2020 6:39 am
"Nearly 5,500 patients in 39 countries have so far been recruited into the Solidarity trial," Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. "We expect interim results within the next two weeks."
July 04, 2020 10:35 am
The trials will begin this month in over 1,000 patients across multiple sites, hotting up India’s race for a vaccine against the contagious virus that had caused a nationwide lockdown.
July 02, 2020 8:37 pm
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Vaccine Latest Update: The World Health Organisation has identified the Covid-19 vaccine candidates developed by Oxford University-AstraZeneca and Moderna Inc as the front-runners