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Breakthrough: Scientists develop ‘fridge-free’ Covid vaccines

Breakthrough: Scientists develop ‘fridge-free’ Covid vaccines

Los Angeles: Scientists have used key ingredients from plant and bacterial viruses to develop new COVID-19 vaccine candidates that do not need to be refrigerated. The fridge-free vaccines, described in the Journal of the American Chemical Society on Tuesday, triggered high production of neutralising antibodies in mice against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. If […]

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100 districts in India most vulnerable to Climate change: Study

100 districts in India most vulnerable to Climate change: Study

New Delhi: All 612 districts in India are vulnerable to climate change, but 100 districts, mostly in the eastern part of the country, are most vulnerable, a study said. The study was carried out by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore along with IIT Mandi and IIT Guwahati and supported by the Department of Science […]

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Islamic Banking in JK: HC grants month’s time to govt for filing reply on PIL

Islamic Banking in JK: HC grants month’s time to govt for filing reply on PIL

Srinagar: The High Court has granted government one month’s further time to respond to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), seeking introduction of Islamic Banking in Jammu and Kashmir. A division bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjay Dhar granted the time on the request by the counsel appearing for the government. “Despite time […]

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Breast milk of vaccinated mothers contains antibodies to fight COVID-19: Study

Breast milk of vaccinated mothers contains antibodies to fight COVID-19: Study

Washington: The breast milk of lactating mothers who have received the COVID-19 vaccine contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to a study. The research, published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine, strongly suggests that vaccines can help protect both mother and baby, another compelling reason for […]

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Breakthrough: Covid antibody effective against broad range of variants identified

Breakthrough: Covid antibody effective against broad range of variants identified

Washington: Researchers have identified an antibody that is highly protective at low doses against a wide range of variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19. The findings, posted as a pre-proof in the journal Immunity, could help develop new antibody-based therapies that are less likely to lose their potency as the virus mutates. The […]

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Vaccine nationalism could lead to increase in coronavirus variants: Study

Vaccine nationalism could lead to increase in coronavirus variants: Study

Washington: Vaccine stockpiling by nations may strongly impact global trajectories of COVID-19 case numbers, and increase the potential emergence of novel variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a modelling study has warned. The research, published in the journal Science on Tuesday, explored the effects of different vaccine-sharing schemes on the global persistence of COVID-19 infections, as […]

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All 20 districts in JK have Dialysis Centres: Govt

All 20 districts in JK have Dialysis Centres: Govt

SRINAGAR: Much to the relief of patients requiring dialysis in Union Territory of J&K, Health & Medical Education Department has made dialysis centres operational in all the 20 Districts of the Union Territory. Additional Chief Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dullo while giving details about the progress made in this regard, said that these […]

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Only vaccinated individuals should undertake slaughtering, distribution of meat: Expert

Only vaccinated individuals should undertake slaughtering, distribution of meat: Expert

SRINAGAR: In view of increase in interactions, social and religious gatherings besides other activities including slaughtering and distribution of meat on Eid-ul-Adha, the experts have shown deep concern regarding violation of Covid-19 SOPs saying it may lead to spread of Covid-19. The experts have advised the general public to get their sacrificial animals slaughtered by […]

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JK gets its first real-time air-monitoring station

JK gets its first real-time air-monitoring station

SRINAGAR: J&K got its first real-time air-quality monitoring station with inauguration of first ever Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station (CAAQMS) at JKPCC headquarters Rajbagh, Srinagar. An official spokesman termed it as a major achievement of J&K PCC, while as the Chairman J&K Pollution Control Committee, Suresh Chugh thanked all the officers and the entire […]

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Vaccination of entire population will inhibit severity of third Covid-19 wave: Expert

Vaccination of entire population will inhibit severity of third Covid-19 wave: Expert

SRINAGAR: “Everything about the emergence of third Covid-19 wave, its severity and impact on children has been talked about on Social Media but there is equal possibility of preventing or suppressing it, by ensuring cent percent vaccination of the entire population”, said Dr Rouf, Public Health consultant. “The strategy of vaccination of the entire population […]

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