Bharat Biotech

Bharat Biotech needle-free intranasal Covid vaccine is approved for emergency use

According to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, the needle-free intranasal vaccine of Bharat Biotech against COVID-19 has received approval for use in emergencies in India. The new vaccine can be administered via the nasal route, making it a more advantageous and safe choice. The minister wrote, “Big Boost to India’s Fight Against COVID-19! Bharat Biotech’s […]

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Cervavac

Cervavac, India’s first indigenously developed vaccine for cervical cancer

On Thursday, September 1, Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of Science and Technology, announced that Cervavac, India’s first locally developed quadrivalent human papillomavirus (qHPV) vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer, had reached its scientific goal. Cervical cancer is the fourth most prevalent cancer in women worldwide, despite being largely preventable, according to the WHO. […]

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Black Fever

Black Fever: Indian scientists find how black fever causes parasite spreads

Indian scientists have made a significant medical advancement by figuring out how the Leishmania parasite, which causes black fever, targets and spreads more quickly within the body. In order to spread throughout the body, the Leishmania parasite takes advantage of SUMOylation, a crucial regulator of numerous cellular, nuclear, metabolic, and immune processes. The parasite “Leishmania […]

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Langya Virus

Langya Virus: What is this new zoonotic virus that has infected 35 people in China?

A new zoonotic virus has been discovered in China’s two eastern provinces, almost three years after the first coronavirus was discovered there. To date, 35 illnesses have been reported. The Langya Henipavirus or LayV is another name for this novel henipavirus (Langya Virus). Henipaviruses are categorised as pathogens at biosafety level 4 (BSL4). They can […]

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Monkeypox

Monkeypox: ICMR Invites Companies to Manufacture Vaccine And Testing Kits

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India’s premier medical research organisation, issued an invitation to vaccine developers on Wednesday to work together on the creation of a vaccine against the monkeypox virus. In order to develop in-vitro diagnostic tools and vaccine candidates for the monkeypox virus, ICMR has issued a call for expressions of interest. […]

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