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IIT Mandi reveals Key Protein Structure in Covid-19 Virus

Part of structure of a key protein in COVID-19 virus was revealed by researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi. How this study is significant? Covid-19 protein structure will help in understanding mode of action & its role in spread and severity of covid-19 disease. It will also help in development of antiviral therapeutics. Further, ..

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Sniffer Dogs 88% accurate in detecting Covid- Study

As per a study, Sniffer dogs can help in prevent spread of Coronavirus by detecting SARS-CoV2. Study found; they can be 88 percent accurate in detecting the virus. Highlights Study was conducted by scientists of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Durham University. They believe, dog screening and swab testing can pick up ..

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CCoV-HuPn-2018 Coronavirus

CCoV-HuPn-2018 coronavirus, with its origin in dogs, was detected among patients hospitalised with pneumonia in 2017-2018 in Malaysia. As per study, it may be the eighth unique coronavirus known cause disease in humans, once confirmed as pathogen.  However, it does not poses pandemic risks currently. What is the issue? Researchers had tested nasal swab samples ..

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