Why the Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Need to Be Kept So Cold

Reading Time: 5 minutes Vials with a sticker reading “COVID-19/Coronavirus vaccine/Injection only” and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed Moderna logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Dado Ruvic As the weather cools, the number of infections of the COVID-19 pandemic are rising sharply. Hamstrung by pandemic fatigue, economic constraints and political discord, public …

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IISER Kolkata Suspends Scholars in Row Over COVID-19 Tests on Campus

Reading Time: 3 minutes A view of IISER Kolkata. Photo: IISER Kolkata. Kolkata: Two students, pursuing their final and pre-final year PhDs at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, have been suspended allegedly for questioning the institute’s COVID-19 testing efforts on campus. The students had flagged concerns about authorities not prioritising COVID-19 tests properly, and …

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How Two Companies Sprinted Ahead in Extraordinary Race for a COVID Vaccine

Reading Time: 6 minutes Featured image: Syringes are seen in front of displayed Biontech and Pfizer logos in this illustration taken November 10, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Dado Ruvic Just as the novel coronavirus was gaining a foothold in the US in mid-March, Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla called on his top vaccine scientists and laid out a clear mission:“He …

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Study Reveals How Smoking Worsens the Impact of COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Featured image: Cigarette butts in an ashtray in Los Angeles, California, May 31, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Jonathan Alcorn Los Angeles: Using lab-grown lung tissue, scientists have pinpointed how smoking cigarettes facilitates more severe lung infection by the novel coronavirus, an advance that may lead to new therapeutic strategies to help reduce smokers’ chances of developing severe …

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Behaviour Change, Not Lockdowns, Will Quell India’s Epidemic: Gagandeep Kang

Reading Time: 24 minutes Photo: Twitter/UKinIndia. The following is the transcript of Karan Thapar’s interview of Dr Gagandeep Kang on November 17, 2020 (conducted entirely online). The video of the interview is embedded below. The transcript was prepared by Zobia Salam, and has been lightly edited for clarity. Public health Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to a special interview …

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