Researchers involved with the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 trials said the vaccine had shown signs of priming the rhesus macaque monkeys’ immune systems to fend off the deadly virus and showed no indications of adverse effects.
Three more samples from Super Specialty Hospital here including that of two nurses and an attendant came out to be positive for novel coronavirus
Other security personnel who were killed in Handwara on Sunday have been identified as Major Anuj Sood, Naik Rajesh and Lance Naik Dinesh.
With 21 positive cases and death due to the novel (new) coronavirus in Kashmir valley so far, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday has urged doctors to use arthritis drug, hydroxychloroquine for patients who are diagnosed with the viral infection.
Deputy Health Minister Alireza Reisi was quoted as saying that 147 people died over a 24-hour period, while 1,192 new cases were confirmed, bringing the total to 17,361.
“The responses to coronavirus cannot be based on human rights violations and a lack of transparency and censorship,” the statement said.