As the deadly coronavirus claimed 1000 lives in China, the World Health Organisation in a conference about battling the virus as China, said that the coronavirus poses a “very grave” global threat. WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said this in an appeal for sharing virus samples and speeding up research into drugs and vaccines. According […]

Coronavirus China

The novel coronavirus has affected 40,614 people and claimed 910 lives till now. While the virus is still hitting hard on the people, exceeding the death toll of the SARS outbreak of 2002, Tianjin University of China claims to have developed a diagnostic kit that can detect the virus in 15 minutes. According to a […]

The deadly coronavirus has already unleashed havoc among the Chinese population. Now it has spread to at least 27 other countries. So far, India has reported three positive cases, all of which are from Kerala. While India has strengthened its efforts to identify the corona cases in the country, no other cases have been confirmed […]

As the coronavirus continues to create a serious impact on the lives of the people, the Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR) is offering an ‘experimental repurposed drug’ for treatment of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus within the country. According to Dr Raman Gangakhedkar, the head of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases (ECD) division, ICMR, they started […]

Corona Virus

The World Health Organisation has declared the novel coronavirus outbreak as a global public health emergency. The declaration was made as the virus continues to spread outside China. Following the WHO declaration of the coronavirus as an emergency, the US has warned its citizens to not travel to China. The Director-General of the WHO Dr […]

Corona Virus

While China’s coronavirus outbreak is creating a worldwide panic, India confirms its first case of coronavirus in Kerala. A student studying in Wuhan university in China has been tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an official statement. The health ministry said that the patient has tested positive for novel coronavirus and is in isolation […]