The team visualised scenarios in which two maskless people are standing two, four or six feet apart and talking to each other for about a minute, and then estimated the rate and extent of spread of the speech aerosols from one to another.
The drug binds strongly to one end (‘C-terminal’) of a SARS-CoV-2 protein called Nsp1, which is one of the first viral proteins unleashed inside the human cells.
According to a study, a robust emergency plan to mitigate the spread of the next pandemic needs to be carefully planned.
We must learn from the outbreak events occurring in other countries around the world and prepare to fight against the Omicron.
By using the developed RT-PCR based assay, it will be possible to test for the presence of the Omicron variant within 90 minutes.
Prof. B S Murty, Director, IITH launched the portal and declared it open for public use.
The Omicron variant of SARS-Cov-2 was recently reported. What distinguishes it from other variants?
The proteomic studies carried out at ILS shows the similarities between SARS-CoV-2 infection in humans and hamsters.
The IIT Mandi team has experimentally studied the structural conformations of SARS-CoV-2 NSP1 under various conditions – in an organic solvent, membrane mimetic environment, and inside liposomes.
Cov-Tech Ventilation System is like you are sitting under the fan even while you are inside the PPE suit. It takes the surrounding air, filters it and pushes it into the PPE suit.
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