COVID-19
Asthma Drug can Block Crucial SARS-CoV-2 Protein

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.

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IIT Mandi Researchers Plot COVID-19, Past Pandemics Across Seasons, Give Recommendations for Future

According to a study, a robust emergency plan to mitigate the spread of the next pandemic needs to be carefully planned.

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How are we going to defeat Omicron?

We must learn from the outbreak events occurring in other countries around the world and prepare to fight against the Omicron.

Yusuf Akhter
RT-PCR-based Assay for Identification of Omicron Variant of SARS-CoV-2 Developed at IIT Delhi

By using the developed RT-PCR based assay, it will be possible to test for the presence of the Omicron variant within 90 minutes.

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Get one-stop COVID updates at ‘covid19tracker.in’ Portal by IIT Hyderabad

Prof. B S Murty, Director, IITH launched the portal and declared it open for public use.

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What is the risk associated with the new variant of SARS-Cov-2, the Omicron?

The Omicron variant of SARS-Cov-2 was recently reported. What distinguishes it from other variants? 

Yusuf Akhter
DBT-ILS establishes Animal Challenge Study Platform

The proteomic studies carried out at ILS shows the similarities between SARS-CoV-2 infection in humans and hamsters.

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IIT Mandi Researchers Reveal the Structure of NSP1 C-terminal Region in Isolation, a Key Protein in the COVID-19 virus in the Host Cell Environment

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.

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'Cool' PPE Kits for Corona Warriors, thanks to Student Innovator from Mumbai

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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DRDO Develops COVID-19 Antibody Detection Kit

DIPCOVAN is intended for the qualitative detection of IgG antibodies in human serum or plasma, targeting SARS-CoV-2 related antigens.

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