World  /  Published 09.08.22

Zoonotic virus hits China

A new type of animal-derived Henipavirus has so far infected people in Shandong and Henan provinces of China, official media here reported on Tuesday. The new type of Henipavirus (also named Langya h...
By PTI in Beijing

Entertainment  /  Published 06.08.22

6 genre-bending Malayalam films

Mahesh Narayanan’s 2020 mystery thriller C U Soon was shot during the first lockdown caused by the outbreak of Covid-19. This is a ‘computer-screen film’, which is a format of visual...
By Saikat Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.08.22

Task force on monkeypox

A task force on monkeypox has been constituted to closely monitor the emerging situation in the country and decide on response initiatives to tackle the spread of the disease, official sources said on...
By PTI in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 01.08.22

Deadly petri dish

The bat virus at the centre of Eloit’s experiments came to light on an expedition to limestone caves in northern Laos in the summer of 2020. A team of Laotian and French researchers caught bats ...
By Carl Zimmer

India  /  Published 31.07.22

Monkeypox: Physical contact can be spreader

Monkeypox can spread from close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation or race and scapegoating or demonising the entire LGBTQ community as 'spreaders' will be a repeat of the mista...
By PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 30.07.22

Monkeypox: first deaths outside Africa

More than 20,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported so far, with the highest number of infections now being recorded in Europe and the Americas. Brazil reported the first monkeypox-related&nb...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 29.07.22

Is it Monkeypox or allergy?

Noida-based Priyanka was convinced that she had contracted monkeypox after she discovered red bumps and spots on her leg. The 28-year-old marketing executive said within a day, other parts of her bod...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 25.07.22

What do we know about monkeypox?

India has reported four cases of monkeypox so far - three from Kerala and one from Delhi - the latest being that of a 34-year-old man in the national capital with no history of foreign travel testing ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 20.07.22

Marburg virus outbreak in Ghana: What you need to know

According to the WHO, the most recent case of the Marburg virus was detected in Ghana's southern Ashanti region."Health authorities have responded swiftly, getting a head start preparing for ...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 18.07.22

IISC: Viral genome sequencing lab

The Indian Institute of Science has established a Viral Genome Sequencing Lab at its Centre for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) here. The lab will focus on studies related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru


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