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New Covid variants not behind China outbreak, finds Lancet study

Two known Omicron sub-variants -- rather than any new variants -- have chiefly been responsible for the recent Covid-19 surge in China, according to a study of cases in Beijing published in The......

Govt denies pressuring Covaxin makers for early release of vaccine

The Union health ministry on Thursday termed as 'misleading' and 'fallacious' media reports which claimed that regulatory approval for COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin was rushed due to political pressure.......

Coming Soon, New Ways To Vaccinate

'Just put a patch on your arm and the vaccine can be absorbed by the body.' IMAGE: Administering vaccines through the oral and nasal route are also likely to gain popularity over the traditional......

Usha Chadaga earned a PhD at 75

'You can do anything after retirement. You have to pursue it. You have to take it up as a challenge.' IMAGE: Dr Usha Chadaga. Photograph: Usha Chadaga Usha Chadaga, 75, a grandmother, is now Dr......

Covid cases are being detected by accident

'A patient visits for any other treatment, but a routine Covid test finds him to be positive.''Not only are they, but their whole family is also coming out to be positive.' IMAGE: A 92-year-old......

USFDA pulls up Sun Pharma for lapses in Halol plant

The US health regulator has pulled up drug major Sun Pharma for manufacturing lapses, including failure to follow appropriate written procedures designed to prevent microbiological contamination of......

Russian fund to supply Dr Reddy's with 10cr doses of Covid vaccine

Russia's sovereign wealth fund RDIF will supply 100 million (10 crore) doses of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine to drug maker Dr Reddy's Laboratories upon getting regulatory approval in India, a......

How IITs are gearing up to fight COVID-19 menace

While some researchers are developing prototypes for ventilators to overcome their shortage, others have teamed up to develop testing kits. IITs across the country have joined the fight against......

A bitter pill for Aurobindo's sterile drug unit

USFDA issues Form 483 with as many as 14 observations that could impact ongoing operations at Aurobindo's Pashamailaram facility in Hyderabad. A few inspectional observations made by the US......

iGenetic Diagnostics: The next generation pathology lab

When Prashanth Reddy's father was in an ICU he could not find a lab that would deliver a blood infection test report in 24 hours. That's where iGenetic Diagnostics, which uses molecular techniques......

12 Reasons Why We Love Madhuri

Happy birthday, Madhuri! More than 30 years ago, a microbiology student from suburban Mumbai graced the screen to play a young, puerile bride in a Rajshri film. But it's only when she danced to the......

Varalakshmi: I always wanted to become an actress

Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, daughter of Tamil actor-politician Sarath Kumar made her debut in Kannada cinema with Manikya last week. Varalakshmi plays the role of a village belle in the film. The......

No sponsors, no problem: How Gukesh funded his chess dreams

Gukesh aims to keep improving after becoming India No 1 without sponsorship support Photograph: Kind Courtesy FIDE/X (formerly Twitter) A day after D Gukesh ended his idol Viswanathan Anand's......

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