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AI may predict next high-risk virus to jump from animals to humans

October 01, 2021 3:10 pm

The researchers built machine learning models, which assigned a probability of human infection based on patterns in virus genomes.

Chennai: Amid canine parvovirus outbreak, 5-day vaccination drive organised

July 22, 2021 3:04 pm

Besant Memorial Animal Dispensary in Chennai is organising a free five-day vaccination drive from July 21 to July 25 for street puppies.

Monkey B virus: Know more about the symptoms, prevention and cure

July 19, 2021 8:46 pm

In case a person has had any contact with a monkey or has been bitten or scratched, they should continuously wash the area with soap, detergent or iodine for a minimum of 15 minutes

How Satyajit Ray’s films throw up prescient images of viruses afflicting societies

May 01, 2021 9:15 pm

An epidemic silencing Shundi, three bottles of Dettol, contaminated holy water and other stories of viruses in Ray's films, who would have turned 100 today

China virus outbreak thwarts most bullish stock market in years

January 21, 2020 10:58 am

The declines come just days before China celebrates the Lunar New Year, a typically strong season for traveling and consumer spending.

Caught the cold? Zinc supplements to the rescue

November 19, 2019 9:22 am

With zinc in your body, you may be able to prevent viruses from multiplying.

One case of Chandipura virus infection detected in Gujarat: All you need to know about the virus that affects children

July 17, 2019 11:14 am

Based on the symptoms, doctors recommend a blood test. The samples are sent to NIV Pune, which confirms the presence or absence of the Chandipura virus.

Laptop infected with six of the most dangerous viruses sold for $1.345 million!

May 30, 2019 8:02 am

An old laptop carrying six of the most dangerous virus responsible for financial losses worth $95 billion has been auctioned online on Twitch for a whopping $1.345 million.

Virus trailer: Aashiq Abu promises a gripping medical thriller

April 27, 2019 8:59 am

Virus trailer: Directed by Aashiq Abu, Virus stars Kunchacko Boban, Tovino Thomas, Rima Kallingal, Revathy and Parvathy Thiruvothu among others.

Russian 'hacker' extradited to US from Spain

February 03, 2018 11:03 am

Peter Levashov was charged by US prosecutors with causing intentional damage to a protected computer and wire fraud, which carry a potential prison sentence of up to 52 years if he is convicted at trial.