India to use Israeli solution to safeguard public places in its fight against Covid-19: Report – ET HealthWorld

JERUSALEM: India is to use an innovative antiseptic disinfectant, which was originally developed for the Israeli Defence Forces to deal with biological warfare, to protect its public places in its fight against the highly contagious coronavirus, a media report said. The solution developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR), an organisation that works […]

Individuals have societal responsibility to end COVID-19 outbreak: Top US doctor – ET HealthWorld

Representational Image. (Reuters Photo) By Lalit K Jha Washington, Jun 27 : America’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci has said that individuals have a societal responsibility to end the coronavirus outbreak as the US set another single-day record, surpassing 40,000 COVID-19 cases for the first time. Fauci, during the first White House Coronavirus […]

Testing on kids is a nervous next step on way to Covid vaccine – ET HealthWorld

By Suzi Ring There are many questions surrounding children’s role in the coronavirus pandemic but one thing is clear: they’ll need a vaccine, just like adults. That means injecting dozens of kids with an experimental product — a prospect that makes many parents nervous. The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc plan to start testing […]

How one Indian company could be world’s door to a COVID-19 vaccine – ET HealthWorld

By Abhirup Roy and Euan Rocha PUNE : If the world is to gain access to a vaccine for COVID-19, there’s a good chance it will pass through the doors of Serum Institute of India. Serum Institute, the world’s largest manufacturer of vaccines by volume, is working on several candidates for the novel coronavirus – […]