COVID-19 spread 

Herd immunity is a dangerous and flawed approach, say researchers

Herd immunity is a dangerous and flawed approach, say researchers

The authors acknowledge that ongoing restrictions have understandably led to widespread demoralisation and diminishing trust among the pu...Read More

Wastewater containing coronavirus may be potential threat, say scientists

Wastewater containing coronavirus may be potential threat, say scientists

According to the review research, conventional wastewater treatment provides only partial removal of coronaviruses, with safe disposal or...Read More

Homemade face masks need multiple layers to curb Covid-19 spread

Homemade face masks need multiple layers to curb Covid-19 spread

Sydney: Home-made cloth face masks likely need a minimum of two layers, and preferably three, to prevent the dispersal of viral droplets ...Read More

New model connects respiratory droplet physics with COVID-19 spread

New model connects respiratory droplet physics with COVID-19 spread

The researchers incorporated this understanding of the impact of environmental factors on droplets spread into a new mathematical model t...Read More

Novel surface coating rapidly inactivates coronavirus: Study

Novel surface coating rapidly inactivates coronavirus: Study

The research, published in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, noted that after one hour on coated glass or stainless steel, ...Read More

Supreme Court takes up 'important' issue of Covid-19 spread to zoo animals

Supreme Court takes up 'important' issue of Covid-19 spread to zoo animals

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday, while hearing a matter in connection with death of a tiger at the Delhi Zoo allegedly due to Co...Read More

Yale-Harvard study scapegoats marginalised sex workers for COVID-19 spread 

Yale-Harvard study scapegoats marginalised sex workers for COVID-19 spread 

A study by academicians from Yale School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School which says Indians are at a much lower risk of getting C...Read More

Stay at home, it’s the best way to stop COVID 19 spread

Stay at home, it’s the best way to stop COVID 19 spread

New York: A new study has found that people who stayed home even before lockdown and sheltering-at-home orders were implemented may have ...Read More

New, more infectious strain of coronavirus now dominates global cases: Study

New, more infectious strain of coronavirus now dominates global cases: Study

According to scientists, the new strain is associated with higher viral loads in the upper respiratory tract of patients with COVID-19, m...Read More

Scientists use weather forecasting technique to predict COVID-19 spread

Scientists use weather forecasting technique to predict COVID-19 spread

An international team, including meteorologists from the University of Reading in the UK, applied data assimilation, a technique that com...Read More

Homemade cloth masks can reduce COVID-19 spread: Study

Homemade cloth masks can reduce COVID-19 spread: Study

According to the study, a mask made of three layers (muslin-flannel-muslin) reduced surface contamination by 99 per cent, total airborne ...Read More

UK decides not to use coronavirus tracking app proposed by Apple and Google

UK decides not to use coronavirus tracking app proposed by Apple and Google

Despite privacy and security concerns, NHSX, the digital arm of the country's health organisation, is creating a centralised app, Mail On...Read More

Instagram founders launch COVID-19 spread tracker

Instagram founders launch COVID-19 spread tracker

Washington DC: Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have come together to launch Rt.Live, which is an up-to-date tracker of ...Read More

Yogi govt blinks: breaks lockdown to ferry migrant workers on bus

Yogi govt blinks: breaks lockdown to ferry migrant workers on bus

Lucknow: After three days of arduous journey on foot, the migrant labourers of Uttar Pradesh got some relief Friday as the Yogi Adityanat...Read More

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