DRDO-Developed COVID Drug

Government Releases DRDO-Developed COVID Drug for Emergency Use

The first batch of the adjunct COVID therapy drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) which was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in partnership with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL), Hyderabad, was released on Monday for emergency use. An anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-DG has been developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied…

Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

Ventilating Spaces with Improved Directional Air Flow Decreases the Rate of the Virus Accumulated in Air, Reducing the Risk of Transmission: Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

The office of Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India has reportedly released an advisory on stopping the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The advisory given by Professor K. Vijay Raghavan highlights the importance of well-ventilated places. He says that well-ventilated spaces dilute the viral load of infected air in poorly ventilated spaces like houses, offices etc. Proper ventilation can…

Dr Shashank Shah is the Co-founder & Director of Laparo Obeso Centre. He is a pioneer in laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

For Those Who Deserve Bariatric Surgery, It Has Been a Life-Changing Experience: Dr Shashank Shah

With the technological advances being made in the area of laparoscopic bariatric surgery, such procedures have become safer, less invasive, more efficient and popular, and are helping patients with severe obesity and metabolic disorders to lead healthier lives. Dr Shashank Shah is the Co-founder & Director of Laparo Obeso Centre. He is a pioneer in…

Tech Transfer Necessary to Scale Up Vaccine Production: Bharat Biotech Joint MD

Tech Transfer Necessary to Scale Up Vaccine Production: Bharat Biotech Joint MD

In order to scale up production of Covid-19 vaccines, scaling up partnerships, technology transfers and supply of various critical equipment and materials is necessary to cater to the huge demand for vaccines said Bharat Biotech Joint MD Suchitra Ella on Saturday. Ella, speaking at the EU-India Business Roundtable said that more emphasis should be on fostering…

Telemedicine Market to Reach US$ 202.8 Billion by 2027: Report

Telemedicine Market to Reach US$ 202.8 Billion by 2027: Report

A comprehensive overview of the Telemedicine market is recently added by UnivDatos Market Insights to its humongous database. The Telemedicine market report has been aggregated by collecting informative data of various dynamics such as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities. This innovative report makes use of several analyses to get a closer outlook on the Telemedicine…

Novavax & Gavi Execute Advance Purchase Agreement for COVID-19 Vaccine for COVAX Facility

Novavax & Gavi Execute Advance Purchase Agreement for COVID-19 Vaccine for COVAX Facility

Novavax, a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases has announced that it has finalized an advance purchase agreement (APA) with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) for the supply of its recombinant protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate to the COVAX Facility. Under the APA, Novavax is expected to manufacture and distribute 350 million doses…