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Psychological impact of COVID-19 on ophthalmologists high: Study

The results of an online study conducted by L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) in collaboration with the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) and The George Institute for Global Health India to evaluate the psychological impact of the COVID-19 crisis on trainees and practising ophthalmologists in India during lockdown demonstrated that a significantly high proportion of ophthalmologists were affected psychologically as they are at an increased risk of close contact with the patient’s eyes and face.

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UK’s Covid vaccine successful in monkeys, enters human trial

The Covid vaccine candidate tested by the University of Oxford has proven successful in animal tests showing encouraging signs to take it forward with human trials.


HVTN starts trials to assess immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

The NIH-funded HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) and HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) have initiated their first clinical trial to describe immune responses in study participants with a history of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.


How COVID-19 affects the Gastrointestinal System?

Ever since the outbreak of Coronavirus reported from China back in December 2019, it has spread to rest of the world and became a global pandemic. Till date, the virus has infected over 67,152 people in India and resulted in 2,206 deaths.

Dr Dinesh Kini K , Director - Institute of Digestive and HPB Sciences, Sakra World Hospital

The coronavirus tightrope

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV 2) is a virus that has spiralled the world as we know it into a frenzy with inexplicable consequences.

Lakshmy Ramakrishnan

Rapid testing tech- Need of the hour

The emergence of the new coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented threat to human lives worldwide. The scale and severity at which this epidemic is growing is beyond the imagination of researchers around the world.

Dr C N Ramchand

Vaccine platforms 101 for COVID-19

In the crowded field of vaccine candidates against COVID-19, a technology from the University of Oxford has recently pulled ahead. It has been proven effective in pre-clinical tests in rhesus monkeys and could be ready for development by the end of the summer.

Lakshmi Santhosh Maithel