New York [US], April 16 (ANI): A study of 29 ferrets, which have been shown in laboratory studies to be susceptible to SARS-CoV-2, in a home with constant exposure to two human adults with symptomatic disease, one of whom was confirmed to be infected with SARS-CoV-2, finds no evidence of viral transmission from humans to ferrets; additional genetic sequence analysis suggested that ferrets possess genetic factors that confer resistance to SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to the authors.
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technologyhas announced that it has approved additional funding towards clinical studies of India's'first of its kind' mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine - HGCO19, developed by Pune-based biotechnology company Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.
New Delhi [India], March 16 (ANI/News Voir): Femingo, a unit of Yogic Naturals launches one of the world's first 100 per cent natural, clinically validated, an international peer-reviewed medical journal published, topical application oil serums for PCOS and Primary Dysmenorrhea. This highlights the brand's focus on the Women's Health and Wellness category through their natural, external use oil serums.
Geneva [Switzerland], March 10 (ANI): One in three women worldwide face physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner at some point in their lifetime, as per a new study from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Hong Kong, March 2 (ANI): There is growing alarm at the inexorable rise of China, both of its military prowess and its aggressive bullying of other countries plus its subjugation of whole portions of its own population.
Nicosia [Cyprus], February 22 (ANI): Quite unexpectedly Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said on February 1 that the country needed a new 'democratic" constitution that would replace the 1982 constitution drawn by Turkish generals in the wake of the military coup of 1980. But what prompted the Turkish President to seek the change of a Constitution that has already been changed 19 times and most recently in 2017 when it changed from a parliamentary system to an executive presidential system?
Karak (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) [Pakistan], January 12 (ANI): A policeman escorting a team of polio health care workers was shot dead by "unidentified gunmen" in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's (KP) Karak district on Tuesday, Dawn reported citing authorities.
Boston (Massachusetts) [US], January 3 (ANI): A recent research by Virginia Tech and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health revealed that multiple blood meals by mosquitoes increase malaria transmission potential and shorten the incubation period for malaria parasites.
Boston (Massachusetts) [US], January 2 (ANI): A study lead by a team of researchers from Virginia Tech and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health claimed that multiple bouts of blood-feeding by mosquitoes shorten the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential.
Washington [US], January 1 (ANI): In the ongoing arms race between humans and the parasite that causes malaria, researchers report that new mutations that enhance resistance to a drug used to prevent malaria in pregnant women and children are already common in countries fighting the disease.