Left Menu
Development News Edition

Science News Roundup: Coronavirus vaccine safe in early trial

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 24-05-2020 18:32 IST | Created: 24-05-2020 18:27 IST
Science News Roundup: Coronavirus vaccine safe in early trial
Representative image Image Credit: Pixabay

Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

Coronavirus vaccine safe in early trial, hydroxychloroquine may increase death risk

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Coronavirus vaccine appears safe in first-in-human trial Children with COVID-19 may have lower infectivity than adults, UK scientists say

Children have milder COVID-19 symptoms than adults and the balance of evidence suggests they may also have lower susceptibility and infectivity than adults, scientists advising the British government has said. As Europe and the United States start to return to work after lockdowns imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, world leaders are trying to work out when it is safe for children and students to get back to their studies.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Why COVID-19 is unstoppable in USA despite it being ranked at the top of GHS Index?

Several worst-hit countries such as Italy, France, Spain, the UK, Canada, and Russia have peaked COVID-19 cases in April. Almost all of them have gradually flattened the curve. However, the USA is setting new daily records of infections tha...

COVID-19 seems cooking biggest ever global scam

The increasing number of corruption cases on COVID-19 funds from throughout the world and involvement of high profile persons indicate that the countries cant ignore corruption in their pandemic response programs. This has generated the nee...

Health Management Information Systems lack holistic, integrated, and pandemic resilient character

Being a part of the United Nations system, the World Health Organization WHO deserves its share of rebuke for its alleged failure issue COVID-19 health emergency alerts on appropriate time. However, the pandemic has also exposed loopholes i...

Pride in the time of coronavirus: a welcome move online?

This year is different in many ways not least as celebrations are also taking place against the dramatic backdrop of a global health crisis and a resurgence in grassroots activism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...

Videos

Latest News

Record number of LGBTQ candidates running for office in US

The number of openly LGBTQ elected officials in the United States has more than doubled in the past four years and those ranks could soon grow, thanks to a record field of LGBTQ candidates this year, according to new data from an advocacy ...

Amid U.S. racial justice fight, top House Republican threatens to cut funding to protect statues

The Republican leader in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation on Thursday that would cut federal aid to state and local governments if they do not protect statues, after protesters attacked monuments to people who owned ...

Maharashtra reports 8641 new COVID-19 cases, 266 deaths

As many as 8,641 new COVID-19 cases and 266 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours in Maharashtra, taking the total number of active cases in the state to 1,14,648, the health department said. According to the health department, the deat...

Plane carrying former Pemex CEO Lozoya has left Spain, police say

Emilio Lozoya, the former chief executive of oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, who is wanted in Mexico on corruption charges, has left Spain, a Spanish police spokesman said on Thursday.The spokesman, who could not confirm if the plane was e...

Give Feedback