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Healthcare Institutions Face Cyber Threats

International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has warned member countries that cybercriminals are attempting to target major hospitals and other institutions on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 with ransomware. The organisation also talked about recent

India to Export of Hydroxychloroquine to US and all neighbouring Countries

India has revoked its earlier ban on the export of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), which is being used to treat Covid-19. Revocation has been done in view of the humanitarian aspects of the pandemic. The ban on

Disinfected barrier-examination booth for examining COVID-19 patients

Scientists at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, have designed and developed a disinfected barrier-examination booth for examining COVID-19

A technology CovE-Sens specifically for COVID 19

A two-year old Pune-based start-up, funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) has proposed a technology CovE-Sens specifically for COVID 19. A patent has been filed for CovE-Sens which would provide a rapid, point of

Rapid diagnostic kit for COVID 19 screening

FastSense Diagnostics, a start up incorporated in 2018, developing innovative products for rapid disease diagnosis, funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) is now developing two modules for detection of COVID 19. Daily Current Affairs