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Sero-Prevalence Study Conducted by Health Ministry in Delhi

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has commissioned a study based on sero-surveillance in Delhi. It has been conducted by the National Center for Disease Control in collaboration with the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi in a rigorous multi-stage sampling study design. Highlights The study, conducted between 27th June and 10th July ..

Singapore develops antibody test to identify COVID-19

The Singapore Ministry of Health announced that an antibody test has been developed by the country’s medical school and it has successfully identified two people, who were infected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The currently used molecular test detects the viral genetic material in oral swab samples whereas the newly developed test detects antibodies developed by ..

Woman scientists Frances H. Arnold wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 with one half to Frances H. Arnold “for the directed evolution of enzymes” and the other half jointly to George P. Smith and British scientist Sir Gregory P. Winter “for the phage display of peptides and antibodies”. Dr. Arnold and Dr. Smith ..