Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Coronavirus

Antibodies against coronavirus ‘coldspots’ discovered, may fight future coronaviruses: Study

Scientists have discovered regions on the coronavirus which do not change, or ‘coldspots’, and that antibodies specific for these coldspots may help fight future coronaviruses, according to a new study.The coronavirus keeps evolving, and in so doing it evades...

Covid subvariant BF.7 may be evolving to attack the brain

The coronavirus subvariant surging in China may be evolving to attack the brain, feel researchers, according to a media report. The study challenges previous assumptions that viruses usually evolve to become less dangerous, South China Morning Post reported.New research...

Post-pandemic spending spike made household savings dip to 5-year low

Indian households’ savings fell to a five-year low in 2021-22 as rising inflation gnawed into the purchasing power of the middle class.Also, due to the Coronavirus-induced lockdowns, people were forced to dig into their savings, as the pandemic also...

N. Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles amid 1st coronavirus outbreak

North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles toward the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, in the latest of a series of weapons demonstrations this year that came just hours after it confirmed its first case of the...

State logs 1 fresh Covid-19 case

Nagaland on Wednesday recorded one fresh case of Covid-19 from Wokha. With this, the total Covid-19 caseload surged to 35475. The number of active Covid-19 cases in Nagaland stood at 15 on Wednesday. As no fresh deaths were reported,...

‘NeoCov’ coronavirus found in bats may pose threat to humans in future, scientists caution

A type of coronavirus, NeoCov, that spreads among bats in South Africa may pose a threat to humans in future if it mutates further, according to a study by Chinese researchers.The yet-to-be peer-reviewed study recently posted on the preprint...

Robbie Williams hopes to tour in 2022

 Robbie Williams is hoping to go on tour at the end of the year. The 47-year-old singer - who had to cut his Las Vegas residency at Wynn Las Vegas’ Encore Theatre short in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic...