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Tokyo [Japan], July 1 (ANI): In spite of significant and impressive advances in vaccine technology, the global COVID-19 pandemic is over by any means. An important challenge in limiting the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is identifying the infected ind
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California [US], June 29 (ANI): Researchers have measured the stability and infectivity of four variants of SARS-CoV-2 in 5-10 um-wide aerosolized droplets over a period of 5 seconds to 20 minutes and found a reduction in infectivity by around 90% after 20 minutes; loss of infectivity was as
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Washington [US], June 19 (ANI): Researchers have reported simple and accurate glucose meter-based tests that include new fusion proteins. They say that consumers will one day be able to use this assay to monitor their SARS-CoV-2 antibody levels.
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New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): India's COVID genome sequencing facility, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) on Friday has reviewed the genomic surveillance data, where they have found that Omicron sub-lineages majorly BA.2, BA.2.38 and in some parts of the country BA.4
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Washington [US], June 17 (ANI): A commercial COVID test can quickly determine if you are infected with SARS-CoV-2. However, if a positive result is obtained, there is no equivalent home test to assess how long you have been protected from reinfection.
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Geneva [Switzerland], June 11 (ANI): An early investigation into the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus by a World Health Organization (WHO) advisory group suggested that the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan, China played an important role in the amplification of the pandemic; however, further in
New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): In view of the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) will be reviewing the data of genomic surveillance of variants in the country next week in a meeting, sources informed ANI on Saturday
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New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): After India witnessed cases of the sub-variants of Omicron, Dr Rajeev Jayadevan, co-chairman of the Indian Medical Association's national task force on Tuesday said that these newly-detected sub-lineages will not cause a surge in infections but people still n
New Delhi [India] May 22 (ANI): First case of BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been found in Tamil Nadu and Telangana respectively, confirmed the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) on Sunday.
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Oslo [Norway], May 10 (ANI): The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) on Tuesday announced the latest award under its USD 200 m programme to advance the development of vaccines that provide broad protection against SARS-Cov-2 variants and other beta coronaviruses.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 9 (ANI): The Indian Sars-CoV-2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) is keeping an eye on XE COVID variant cases in the country with a focus on hospitalisation and incidents of severity while stating that there is no reason to panic, sources said on Saturday.
New Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): With a continuous decline in COVID-19 cases in the country, the Indian Sars-CoV-2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) has started surveillance of sewage water at 19 different sites in 15 States to detect the presence of the Sars-CoV-2 virus.