Articles about SARS-CoV-2
07 Apr 2022Technology
A new study has found people infected with SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—are at a higher risk of developing serious blood clots for up to six months, even in the case of mild infections.
31 Jan 2022World
Several people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may spread it for longer than the prescribed quarantine period, even if they don't show any symptoms throughout the infection's final stage, a study has claimed.
05 Oct 2021World
A cyber security firm suggested that authorities in China alerted global agencies about COVID-19 much later than the emergence of the disease.
15 Sep 2021India
India has so far not seen Mu and C.1.2, the two new variants of SARS-CoV2, and the Delta variant and its sub-lineages continue to be the main Variants of Concern in the country, INSACOG, the genome sequencing consortium, has said.
28 Aug 2021World
SARS-CoV-2 was "not developed" as a biological weapon, the US intelligence community has concluded in a report, with President Joe Biden reiterating the allegation that China continues to reject calls for transparency and withhold information about the origins of the virus.
26 Aug 2021Technology
People infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, are most contagious two days before, and three days after they develop symptoms, according to a study conducted in China.
12 Aug 2021Technology
COVID-19 may behave like other common-cold coronaviruses in the next few years, affecting mostly young children who haven't yet been vaccinated or exposed to the virus, according to a modeling study published on Thursday.
16 Jul 2021India
The Delta variant of SARS-COV-2 was behind the majority of clinical cases of breakthrough infection of COVID-19 but only 9.8% of cases required hospitalization and fatality was observed in only 0.4% of the cases, according to a new study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
13 Jul 2021Technology
Researchers have designed a synthetic defective SARS-CoV-2 that can interfere with the growth of the real virus, potentially leading to the extinction of both the COVID-19 causing pathogen and the artificial one.
12 Jul 2021Technology
A new single-dose, intranasal COVID-19 vaccine fully protects mice against lethal infection, and also blocks transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in ferrets, a study has shown.
09 Jul 2021World
The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, most likely spread from an animal source to humans and did not leak from a laboratory in Wuhan, China, according to a review of existing scientific evidence by a global team of scientists.
08 Jul 2021Technology
Scientists have identified a novel target for a drug that can treat SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, and also help tackle a future coronavirus pandemic.
05 Jul 2021World
Scientists have identified a post-infection treatment for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and successfully demonstrated its efficacy in stopping viral reproduction in mice.
16 Jun 2021Technology
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and an experimental protein-based preventive proved to be safe and showed good antibody response against SARS-CoV-2 in a trial on baby rhesus macaques, scientists said.
08 Jun 2021World
After US President Joe Biden revealed that the intelligence community is now exploring the lab-leak hypothesis, a US government national laboratory has backed the theory postulating SARS-CoV-2 virus leaking from the virology labs in Wuhan, according to The Wall Street Journal report.
04 Jun 2021Technology
The risk of being infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is substantially reduced for up to 10 months following the first infection with the virus, according to a study.
02 Jun 2021World
Not long after Dr. Anthony Fauci changed his tune on the possibility that the COVID-19 could be man-made, more skeletons tumble out of the US medical advisor's closet.
27 May 2021Technology
What was once considered heresy and "debunked" mercilessly returns with a vengeance. After shocking admission by Dr. Anthony Fauci that COVID-19 could have originated from Chinese virology labs in Wuhan, Facebook says that it won't censor discussions on the SARS-CoV-2 virus being man-made.
21 May 2021Technology
The novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 could cause no more than common cold-like coughs and sniffles within the next decade, according to a study.
06 May 2021India
The UK strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while double mutant could be found mostly in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Gujarat, Sujeet Singh, Director of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said.
03 May 2021Technology
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, several experts have attempted to shift focus toward the airborne transmission of the virus, which is often overlooked, even in protocols designed to keep the virus at bay.
19 Apr 2021Technology
Wearing two tightly-fitted face masks can double the effectiveness of filtering out SARS-CoV-2-sized particles, preventing them from reaching the wearer's nose and mouth and causing COVID-19, according to a study.
22 Feb 2021World
A combination of robust vaccination programs and strict physical distancing rules may be enough to prevent recurring peaks of COVID-19 without greatly restricting the mobility of people, according to a modeling study.
06 Feb 2021Technology
Climate change may have influenced the outbreaks of the novel coronavirus as well as the year 2002-03 SARS pandemic virus, suggests a new study published in the journal Science of The Total Environment.
30 Jan 2021Technology
Scientists have engineered a new tool that exposes aerosolized virus particles to microwaves in a controlled manner, an advancement that may lead to the development of novel methods to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
27 Nov 2020India
As many as 7.4 crore people in India, or about 7% of the total population, were exposed to the novel coronavirus till August this year, revealed the second nationwide serological survey by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
12 Nov 2020India
A new sero-prevalence survey conducted in the national capital showed that around one in four of the people tested were exposed to COVID-19, the Delhi government informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.
27 Aug 2020World
The global effort to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 continues as over 24 million people have been infected worldwide.
04 Aug 2020Technology
A study in the United States has found a potential therapeutic treatment for COVID-19, the viral disease that has afflicted over 18 million worldwide.
08 Jul 2020Technology
Since the coronavirus outbreak, several words have entered the common person's lexicon: social distancing, pandemic, self-isolation, asymptomatic, etc.
23 Jun 2020India
As the coronavirus pandemic has sickened over 9 million people worldwide, there has been growing consensus on how the disease gets transmitted, The Wall Street Journal reported.
12 Apr 2020World
As China continues to draw backlash over its handling of the coronavirus crisis, a report suggested that the government may be cracking down on academic research related to the origins of the virus.
08 Apr 2020India
In spite of a nationwide lockdown, the highly-contagious novel coronavirus continues to spread across India, sickening more and more people every day.
27 Mar 2020India
Scientists in Pune have managed to capture the image of the novel coronavirus responsible for the current COVID-19 outbreak.
18 Feb 2020World
Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.