Articles by Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Who ‘Created’ Covid?

Was the Moon landing fake? Do reptiles rule us? Is Elvis alive? When conspiracy theories start proliferating like mutant viruses…

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Coronavirus Outbreak | Myth-Busters

Should I avoid shipped packages? If I lose my sense of smell, do I have Covid? Does pollution increase the spread of Covid? Here's a list of myth-busters on Covid-19.

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Plasma Therapy -- Is It The Difference Between Life And Death?

Experts say it’s too early to dub plasma therapy as a ‘silver bullet’ as it’s yet to be put through the litmus test of controlled trials to prove its efficacy

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118 Racers On The Block, Who Will Win The Covid Vaccine Race?

Traditionally, a vaccine’s clinic-to-market cycle can take upwards of a decade. So it can be a long wait

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The C-Company

How COVID-19 kills? Frankly, we know little. The cunning, stubborn virus acts like no pathogen modern science has ever seen. Here’s a snapshot of what we know so far, based on publicly available data and studies/reports, some published at warp speed and not yet peer reviewed at the time of publication.

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Are You Immune? Why Immunity Is The Central Plot In Your Inner Covid Drama...

The coronavirus has shown an extremely varying potential to infect and a puzzling unpredictability about who recovers and who does not

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‘No Underreporting, All The Missing Links Will Be Answered’

ICMR dir­ector general Prof Balram Bhargava dismisses the allegation of under-reporting on coronavirus testing and says all the missing links would be soon explained.

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What is ICMR? The History And Geography of Disease Control

Coronavirus has put ICMR in the driver’s seat, getting both bouquets and brickbats as it guides India’s epidemic response

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Kerala Is Not Easier To Manage Than New York: K.K. Shailaja

In an interview with Outlook, Kerala health minister K.K. Shailaja—aka ‘Shailaja Teacher’—explains how the state is refocusing its strategy post-opening up.

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