Death of Newborn: Doctor gets 1-year jail

A gynaecologist of the Ernakulam General Hospital was sentenced to imprisonment for one year and a fine of ₹3 lakh for causing the death of a newborn by negligence. Dr. Kalakumari of Ernakulam was awarded the punishment by the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court, Ernakulam. Passing the order, magistrate S. Shamnad directed that the convict

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Ashwagandha can be effective COVID-19 preventive drug, finds research by IIT Delhi and Japan’s AIST

The drug’s development may take some time, and in the current scenario, these natural resources — Ashwagandha and Propolis — can offer some preventive or even therapeutic value, according to D Sundar, head of the Delhi Indian Institute of Technology’s Biotechnology department. NEW DELHI: Ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha can be an effective therapeutic and preventive drug against the COVID-19

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Hyderabad-based biotech firm working on nasal vaccine for Covid-19…

An international collaboration of virologists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the vaccine companies FluGen along with Bharat Biotech has begun the development and testing of a vaccine against Covid-19 called CoroFlu.     Hyderabad-based biotech company is working on developing a nasal vaccine for Covid-19. An international collaboration of virologists at the University of

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