Dr. Susan Olender from Columbia University Irving Medical Center said in the Gilead statement that the analysis draws from a real-world setting and serves as an important adjunct to clinical trial data even as it is not as vigorous as a randomized controlled trial. … [Read more...] about Gilead analysis shows remdesivir reduced coronavirus death risk, more studies needed
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Presentations were given by the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the principal scientific adviser to the government before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Climate on the Centre's COVID-19 preparedness. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 vaccine could be available by early 2021: Parliamentary panel told
Delhi has recently witnessed a surge in the number of reported coronavirus cases and deaths. Following the increasing number of deaths, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation on June 10 reserved a crematorium ground in Punjabi Bagh for bodies of COVID-19 victims. … [Read more...] about Delhi reserves Punjabi Bagh crematorium for COVID-only funerals
“Unlike the last recession, we anticipate demand for products that provide much-needed liquidity like credit cards and personal loans as consumers will seek funds to bridge any personal finance gap," Kelkar noted, adding that demand for secured lending products like auto loans and home loans is likely to remain weak for some time. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Significant drop in approval rate of personal loan, LAPs, says report
"In these events, short-range aerosol transmission, particularly in specific indoor locations, such as crowded and inadequately ventilated spaces over a prolonged period of time with infected persons cannot be ruled out. However, the detailed investigations of these clusters suggest that droplet and fomite transmission could also explain human-to-human transmission within these clusters. Further, the close contact environments of these clusters may have facilitated transmission from a small number of cases to many other people (e.g., super-spreading event), especially if hand hygiene was not performed and masks were not used when physical distancing was not maintained." the statement added. … [Read more...] about Pharma wrap: WHO adds airborne transmission to modes of coronavirus spread; but is it coming too late?