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Plasma-based green disinfectants can limit spread of diseases like COVID 19

New Delhi, April 30, 2022: Researchers have developed a plasma-based disinfectant generated with the help of cold atmospheric pressure plasma (CAP) which could act as a green decontaminant for COVID 19. The COVID 19 pandemic had brought forth the urgent need for decontaminants that can limit the spread of infectious diseases through contact. However, most decontaminants […]

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Scientists develop new platform to detect SARS-CoV-2 by fluorescence readout

New Delhi, February 23, 2022: A team of scientists has developed a new technology, platform for fluorometric detection of pathogens such as viruses by measurement of fluorescent light emitted. The potential of the new technology has been demonstrated for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. This technology platform can also be used to detect other DNA/RNA pathogens […]

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Scientists develop self-disinfecting, biodegradable face mask to combat COVID19

New Delhi, February 16, 2022: A team of Indian Scientists in collaboration with an industry partner have developed a self-disinfecting ‘Copper-based Nanoparticle-coated Antiviral Face Mask to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The mask exhibits high performance against the COVID 19 virus as well as several other viral and bacterial infections, is biodegradable, highly breathable and […]

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Scientists join hands to synthesize compounds to inhibit maturation and propagation of COVID 19

New Delhi, July 29, 2021: Scientists from India, Russia, Brazil, and South Africa will work together to repurpose, validate and synthesise lead compounds against main protease and RNA replicas, the enzyme that catalyzes the replication of RNA, of SARS-CoV-2. The approach which could inhibit both maturation and propagation of viruses during the infection in the […]

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COVID-19: Whether future waves will affect children more or with increased severity are all speculations

Dr. Praveen Kumar, Director, Department of Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi talks about various issues including impact of COVID-19 on children, the need to protect them, and vaccinating pregnant women and lactating mothers. How has the pandemic affected children’s mental and physical health? What needs to be done to reduce its long-term impact? […]