SARS CoV 2 Current Affairs, GK & News

UK launched Global Platform to track new COVID-19 variants

The United Kingdom has launched a New Global Platform to track the new COVID-19 variants. The platform will provide world-leading genomics expertise from the country to identify the new variants of the virus. Highlights The platform was launched as part of the UK’s Presidency of the G7. In the line, the UK also put forward ..

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Researchers discover new hidden gene in COVID-19

A team of researchers from Taiwan’s Academia Sinica have discovered a “hidden gene” in the novel coronavirus. This hidden gene in SARS-CoV-2, virus causing COVID-19, may have contributed to its unique biology and potential of the pandemic. Discovery of a gene for a virus that already has 15 genes in total could have a significant ..

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New Test ‘N1-STOP-LAMP’ diagnoses SARS-CoV-2 virus in 20 minutes

In order to combat the menace of COVID 19 pandemic in the country, the researchers have developed a tool that can test the results of samples collected in as early as 20 minutes. This has been published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. Details of the Test The rapid molecular test, named as N1-STOP-LAMP, is ..

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IIT Delhi Launches “Corosure”, a Low-Cost Test Kit for COVID 19

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has developed the most affordable test kit for COVID 19, named as “Corosure”, to provide low-cost testing facility to all the people in the country. The Union Human Resource Development Minister launched the test kit in New Delhi. The test kit will be priced at the base price of ..

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A2a identified as the Most Dominant Type of SARS CoV 2

The scientists at the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics have identified A2a as the most dominant of the 10 types of the SARS CoV 2. Types of SARS CoV 2 The scientists have identified 10 types of SARS CoV 2- the causative pathogen of the COVID-19 pandemic. The original strain from Wuhan in China is ..

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