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First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US shows promising results

Volunteers who got two doses of the vaccine had high levels of virus-killing antibodies that exceeded the average levels seen in people who had recovered from COVID-19

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Russia first nation to finish human trials for COVID vaccine

The university was conducting trials on the vaccine candidate produced by Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia

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CCMB differs with ICMR: Vaccine impossible before another 6-8 months

CCMB Director Rakesh K Mishra said thousands are administered the vaccine during clinical trials, data from which takes months to make sense

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COVID-19: Alarming rise in cases owes to phenomenal increase in testing

All types of permitted tests are now happening extensively and at reasonable prices, thus adding to the COVID numbers, say health experts

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COVID-19: Glenmark launches medicine at Rs 103 per tablet

Glenmark was the first company in India to receive the drug regulator’s approval to conduct phase-3 clinical trial of Favipiravir antiviral tablets for COVID-19 patients

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Dexamethasone to ‘immunise’ Britons against COVID

The British government allowed the trial to test a range of potential therapies for COVID, including low-dose dexamethasone, a steroid treatment

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AstraZeneca appears leading the vaccine race amid claims from multiple labs

AstraZeneca signed contracts with France, Germany, Italy and Holland to supply the EU with up to 400 million doses of the potential vaccine

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Therapy based on antibodies better way than vaccine to fight COVID?

Manufacturers not needing a steady supply of antibody-rich blood to produce monoclonal antibodies makes this therapy easier to scale up

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COVID-19: Blood group A have a higher risk of infection

The researchers found two points in the human genome which were associated with an increased risk of respiratory failure in patients with COVID-19

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NASA picks 3 Indian cos to make COVID-19 ventilators

NASA developed the ventilator especially for COVID patients at its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in southern California and tested a modified design at the UCLA Simulation Center