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How Safe Is It To Send Children To School Amid Omicron Scare?

Dec 23, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

While most parents and kids are happy with the schools reopening after a long break since March 2020, few parents are still highly apprehensive in sending their kids to school amid the surging Omicron scare in India.

Study Says People With A, B Blood Groups, Rh+ More Susceptible To Covid

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The researchers have also claimed that “there is no association between blood groups, and susceptibility to severity of disease as well as mortality”.

Covid Delta Plus Variant Did Not Cause Exponential Surge In India Govt

Four types of variants are categorised as Delta Plus AY1 (B.1.617.2.1), AY2, AY3 and one more sub-lineage in which one more gene has been detected and its only sample was found in Maharashtra.

Seven Months Post Infection, SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Immunoglobulin G Either Remains Stable Or Increases: Study

Aug 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The scientists noted that in order to predict the pandemic's evolution and develop effective strategies, it is critical to better understand the dynamics and duration of immunity to SARS-CoV-2.

Drug Used To Reduce Blood Fat Is Capable Of Cutting Down SARS-CoV-2 Infection By 70 Per Cent: Study

The reduction of infection was obtained using concentrations of the drug which are safe and achievable using the standard clinical dose of fenofibrate, the researchers said.

29 July, 2021

Researchers Develop Variants Of More Potent, Stable Nanobodies To Fight SARS-CoV-2

Outlook Web Desk

Since nanobodies can be produced at low costs in large quantities, they could meet the global demand for COVID-19 therapeutics.

03 July, 2021

Phase Three Clinical Trial Concludes 77.8 Per Cent Effectiveness Of Covaxin

Outlook Web Desk

The report suggests that the vaccine is capable of providing 65.2 percent protection from the lethal Delta Plus strain of Coronavirus and 93.4 per cent protection against the severely symptomatic cases

25 June, 2021

First Covid-19 Case Could Have Emerged in China in October 2019, Reveals Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The analysis suggests that the first case occurred in China between early October and mid-November of 2019.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz