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Month: June 2020

Biotech Industry Marking a New Era Post-COVID-19

The inevitable need for a COVID-19 treatment has stirred up much-needed interest in Biotech industries all over the world. Here a straightforward take on Biotech industries post-COVID-19.  It is pretty astonishing how perceptions change in a short period of time….

Does the current COVID-19 pandemic resemble the 1918 Spanish flu?

With the number of COVID-19 increasing every day, and no treatment available, governments’ options are limited to social distancing and learning from the past. Here’s how COVID-19 resembles the 1918 Spanish Flu.  With several countries easing down the lockdown, concerns…

COVID19: AstraZeneca & Serum Institute of India collaborate to sign a deal for 1 billion doses of the novel Oxford University vaccine

The new Oxford University vaccine AZD 1222 shows promising results in COVID-19 patients. A deal signed by AstraZeneca and Serum Institute of India promises a billion doses of the vaccine for middle and low-income countries. With COVID-19 claiming its share…

COVID-19: Can a novel flu drug be the breakthrough we all need?

With certain COVID-19 symptoms resembling the common flu, experts wonder if a new anti-flu drug- Baloxavir may be the solution we have all been waiting for.  The entire world is currently battling against COVID-19, as the number of confirmed cases…

Premas biotech announced the completion of their vaccine prototype against COVID-19.

With the race against COVID-19 building tension among the healthcare sector, India based biotech company, Prema Biotech announces successful completion of their vaccine prototype against COVID-19 using inhouse D-crypt technology. With COVID-19 infecting millions and claiming over 300,00 lives all…

A much-needed discovery: Scientists find a way to infect mice with COVID-19

The novel COVID-19 though effective in spreading among humans is not capable of the same in mice. Being a go-to model for studying diseases and developing treatments, scientists find a way to use CRISPR/Cas9 to infect the mice with COVID-19…

Can Riboflavin & UV light reduce COVID-19 pathogens in blood?

The recent outbreak of the novel virus COVID-19 has been termed a pandemic by the WHO. Although the disease is known to spread from person to person through air droplets, the virus still manages to surprise scientists every day. New…