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Exposure to common cold virus may protect from COVID-19: Study

They found evidence of rapid growth of SARS-CoV-2 in the first few days of infection, followed by activation of the body's defences

16 Jun 2021 1:37 PM

Facebook acquires 'Population: One' maker, BigBox VR

'Population: One' has been a hit, earning more than USD 10 million on the Oculus Store

15 Jun 2021 9:54 AM

Future Apple Watch models could feature body temperature, blood glucose sensors

The watch's ultra-wideband support could also be improved after getting its Apple wearable debut in last year's Series 6

15 Jun 2021 9:41 AM

Novavax holds vaccine trials in US, Mexico, says shot 90% effective against Covid

Novavax's study involved nearly 30,000 people aged 18 and up in the US and Mexico

14 Jun 2021 4:19 PM

US students who took India's Covaxin, Russia's Sputnik V, asked to get re-vaccinated

American students have access to the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines

04 Jun 2021 2:46 PM

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Trump says he was right about 'China Virus coming from Wuhan Lab' remark

He also called for imposing fine on China for the death and destruction they have caused due to this 'lab leak

04 Jun 2021 9:37 AM

New York hospital to send ventilators, PPE kits for COVID relief efforts in India

Jaipur Foot USA will be in-charge for sending the shipment to India and then distributing it across various states

04 Jun 2021 9:33 AM

COVID-19 pandemic led to increased screen time, more sleep problems: Study

Of the participants surveyed, 92.9 per cent reported an increase in their electronic device usage between the first and second surveys

03 Jun 2021 10:56 AM

Only one of three strains of COVID variant first detected in India now a concern: WHO

The UN health agency said that in order to reflect this updated information, B.1.617 has been delineated

02 Jun 2021 10:05 AM

Two dead, over 20 injured in banquet hall shooting in South Florida: Police

The banquet hall had been rented out for a concert

30 May 2021 5:14 PM

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Facebook reverses policy, allows posts claiming that COVID-19 was made in a lab

This shift in policy comes after months of targeting content that the social media site deemed misinformation regarding the pandemic

27 May 2021 10:58 AM

Jeff Bezos says will pass baton to new Amazon CEO on July 5

Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. announced that Bezos was stepping down as CEO in February

27 May 2021 9:23 AM

Eight killed by employee in California rail yard mass shooting

Multiple victims were also wounded in the attack

27 May 2021 9:15 AM

WHO scientists likely to reconsider China lab origin theory of Covid-19

The WHO report's annex contains multiple data points providing an intriguing insight into China's evolving knowledge of the virus

26 May 2021 3:45 PM

Gum disease could lead to a severe COVID-19 infection

The report was published in the US's leading organisation of periodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

21 May 2021 2:58 PM

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Rockefeller Foundation recommends strategic roadmap to control COVID-19 in India

The Rockefeller report, outlines how India can strengthen its testing and tracing capacity to adapt to this moment

20 May 2021 11:39 AM

US has provided over USD 500 million in COVID relief to India, says White House

The Biden administration, she said, is now working to extend that assistance to other South Asian countries that have been impacted by COVID

20 May 2021 10:22 AM

US President Joe Biden tells Netanyahu he backs 'ceasefire' in Israel: White House

Biden has so far resisted joining other world leaders and much of his own Democratic party in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Israel

18 May 2021 12:28 PM

WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX commitments amidst soaring demand in India

Earlier this month, Adar Poonawalla said it was not possible to ramp up production overnight

18 May 2021 11:18 AM

US to send COVID-19 supplies worth $100 million to India

The first shipment includes 960,000 rapid tests, which can detect Covid in 15 minutes, and 100,000 N95 masks for frontline health workers

29 Apr 2021 9:44 AM

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