Study suggests dengue may provide some immunity against Covid-19
A new study that analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness may provide some level of immunity against Covid-19.
Drug used to treat coronavirus infections in cats may be effective against Covid-19: Study
A drug used to treat deadly coronavirus infections in cats could potentially be an effective treatment against SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a study.
Scientists use Indian Ocean earthquake data to tell how fast it is warming
Scientists have developed a novel method to determine how fast the Indian Ocean is warming by analysing the sound from seabed earthquakes, an advance that may lead to a relatively low-cost technique to monitor water temperatures in all of the oceans.
Coronavirus, bacteria may work together to increase disease severity in some patients: Study
The severity of Covid-19 in people with obesity and diabetes may be explained by the combined effects of the novel coronavirus and the body's natural community of bacteria -- the microbiota -- working together in the lungs, according to a new study.
'Kids can have Covid antibodies, virus in their system at same time'
In a crucial study, the researchers have found that children can be infected with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), but have antibodies against the disease in their blood at the same time. The study, published on Thursday in the Journal of Pediatrics, found that the virus and antibodies can coexist in young patients.
Face masks with exhale valves may hamper Covid-19 mitigation efforts: Study
Face masks with exhale valves and face shields may not be as effective as regular masks in restricting the spread of aerosol droplets, and could potentially hamper Covid-19 mitigation efforts, researchers, including those of Indian origin, have found.