Russian hacking group linked to intelligence services trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research: UK agency

Russian hacking group linked to intelligence services trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research: UK agency

A joint statement by Britain, the United States and Canada said that hacking group APT29 is targeting target organisations involved in COVID-19 vaccine development. Amid Russian claims that it has successfully completed clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine, UK cyber-security agency said on Thursday that a hacking group linked to Moscow’s intelligence services is trying […]

Testing per million in India crosses 8,994 in India

Testing per million in India crosses 8,994 in India

The government said that tests being performed every day is higher than WHO’s recommendation of 140 tests per day per million population. The COVID-19 testing per million for India is consistently rising and has touched 8994.7, government data showed on Wednesday. The cumulative number of samples tested, as of now is 1,24,12,664 with 3,20,161 samples […]

COVID-19: Moderna set to enter final stage of mRNA-1237 vaccine

COVID-19: Moderna set to enter final stage of mRNA-1237 vaccine

After proving safe and effective against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in all previous trials, US pharmaceutical firm Moderna Inc. is now all set to begin the final stage of the human trials for their experimental COVID-19 vaccine. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Moderna’s vaccine prototype is among the dozen other coronavirus vaccine prototypes from […]

India records over 10,000 new Covid-19 cases

India records over 10,000 new Covid-19 cases

India is now the fourth worst-hit country. India recorded over 10,000 new Covid-19 cases in a day for the first time, taking the tally to 2,97,535, while the death toll rose to 8,498 with a record single-day spike of 396 fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country has registered 10,956 new coronavirus […]

How the UAE uses Bluetooth to combat coronavirus

How the UAE uses Bluetooth to combat coronavirus

Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH) has launched an app that can help authorities contact and trace people that have come into close contact with patients that have tested positive for COVID-19. The app – TraceCovid – allows users to detect other smartphone devices that have also installed the same app, and […]

India Gov. Assures to have ample hydroxychloroquine

India Gov. Assures to have ample hydroxychloroquine

No widespread community transmission of coronavirus, says Health Ministry Clearing the air on hydroxychloroquine supplies, a drug being used as a preventive medicine for healthcare workers and high-risk contacts of Covid-19, the Centre has clarified that it has enough stocks to meet domestic needs even as it sanctions exports. “ hydroxychloroquine is in high demand […]