Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicImmunity

Topic: immunity

Tulsi drops, amla & flaxseeds to Chyawanprash, immunity boosters are flavour of the season

Wellness product companies are cashing in on this demand with increased production of old favourites as well as a host of new products.

Are people who have had Covid-19 immune? Perhaps not

What needs to happen now is a series of studies to determine whether the presence of antibodies is associated with protection against re-infection with SARS-CoV-2.

If I had Covid-19 am I immune? This is what scientists know so far

Based on research so far, it’s reasonable to assume that most people who’ve had Covid-19 are less likely to be re-infected, and less likely to get a severe case if they do.

Can Covid-19 survivors get the infection again? The answer is complicated

Evidence from earlier studies suggests having a coronavirus once does not make someone totally immune in the future.

Why it’s time to start testing for coronavirus immunity

A serology test that can detect antibodies for the coronavirus means it can tell whether someone has developed immunity to the disease.

Anti-Modi lobby quotes voodoo COVID-19 math of US economist, forgets to verify the numbers

A US-based economist claimed that at least 200 million Indians will be infected, but no one knows his assumptions, based on which he arrived at this figure.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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