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? 

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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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Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India releases Advisory on “Stop the Transmission, Crush the Pandemic — Masks, distance, sanitation and ventilation to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus”

As the pandemic rages in India, we need to once again remember that simple tools and practices can reduce the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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DCGI Approves anti-COVID Drug Developed by DRDO for Emergency Use

Higher proportion of patients treated with 2-DG showed RT-PCR negative conversion in COVID patients.

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Navigating the infodemic: top tips to identify misinformation or disinformation

Here are seven steps you can take to navigate this wave of information and decide who and what to trust.

IIT Bombay shows how to solve Oxygen shortage by converting Nitrogen Generator into Oxygen Generator

The demonstrated technology will aid in resolving the issue of Oxygen shortage across the country.

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IIT Madras Researchers study the high transmission potential of Coronavirus

Researchers found that the interaction area between spike protein and ACE2, surrounding hydrophobicity and interaction energy play a key role in deciding the severity and transmission potential of coronaviruses.

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