On Wednesday, Union Minister Smriti Irani tested positive for CoronaVirus. She announced about her being Covid positive on Twitter
Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of the Serum Institute of India revealed when will the COVID-19 vaccine arrive. “That review could take about two-three weeks I imagine and then you can have a vaccine by December,” predicted the CEO.
With the pandemic ravaging in the US and Europe, the Centre has extended the Unlock 5 guidelines. The reason provided for such gradual reopening was, that albeit the ministry wants India to progress, the pandemic hasn’t ended.
The New Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has reported its first coronavirus disease (Covid-19)-induced brain nerve damage in a girl (11), which has led to her blurred vision.
The ICMR chief Balram Bhargava said: “the researchers were not yet sure about how many days it takes for a Covid-19 survivor to be vulnerable to the virus again. A person who catches Covid-19 infection and is then cured of it develops anti-bodies which help him/her fight the virus.
The CDC on Monday revealed that COVID-19 can be transmitted through the air. “The reality is the airborne transmission is the main way that transmission happens at close range with prolonged contact.”