Covid-19 Variant XBB.1.5 Emerges as a New Threat

The emergence of a new Covid-19 variant called XBB.1.5 has experts worried about the potential for a significant upsurge in cases globally. The first case of this new strain was found in India, and it has already caused concern due ..



June Almeida

The contributions of June Almeida in diagnostic use of electron microscopy which has helped in the early detection of the SARS CoV 2 is being discussed. About June Almeida is a Scottish virologist born in 1930 in Glasgow. She became ..

NIV scientists isolate 11 strains of COVID-19

Scientists at the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune have isolated 11 strains of the Covid-19, which is the first step towards developing a vaccine for containing a disease. India has become the fifth country to successfully isolate the strains. ..

Clinical Human Infection Model – CHIM

In CHIM, the researchers infected healthy volunteers with a weak strain of pathogen in a controlled setting. This helped them to learn more about infection and develop new vaccines. The model helps in the following It helps to study about ..

Gagandeep Kang becomes India’s first female scientist to be elected Royal Society Fellow

The Royal Society of London has announced a list of 51 eminent scientists elected to its fellowship in the year 2019. Among these is Dr. Gagandeep Kang, who is now with the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad. With ..

Typbar Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine

Bharat Biotech’s Typbar TCV, the world’s first clinically proven typhoid conjugate vaccine, has received pre-qualification from the World Health Organisation (WHO).  It is the fourth generation vaccine against typhoid, proven to provide long-term protection to adults and infants – six ..