SARS-CoV-2

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Coronavirus vaccine tracker: When will the one be ready?

27 Aug 2020

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: When will the one be ready?

The global effort to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 continues as over 24 million people have been infected worldwide.

Coronavirus: US scientists identify possible treatment for SARS-CoV-2

04 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: US scientists identify possible treatment for SARS-CoV-2

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.

Coronavirus: What is herd immunity? And how does it work?

08 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: What is herd immunity? And how does it work?

Since the coronavirus outbreak, several words have entered the common person's lexicon: social distancing, pandemic, self-isolation, asymptomatic, etc.

How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

23 Jun 2020

How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

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.

Deleted Chinese university notices suggest clampdown on coronavirus research

12 Apr 2020

Deleted Chinese university notices suggest clampdown on coronavirus research

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.

In 5 days, India's COVID-19 cases doubled to 5,000

08 Apr 2020

In 5 days, India's COVID-19 cases doubled to 5,000

In spite of a nationwide lockdown, the highly-contagious novel coronavirus continues to spread across India, sickening more and more people every day.

In a first, Indian scientists capture image of novel coronavirus

27 Mar 2020

In a first, Indian scientists capture image of novel coronavirus

Scientists in Pune have managed to capture the image of the novel coronavirus responsible for the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

18 Feb 2020

Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.