China wants to patent Gilead’s potential coronavirus cure

Beijing, Feb 5 : A Chinese institute has applied for a national patent on a potential coronavirus treatment developed by California-based pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences (GILD), according to media reports. The coronavirus outbreak which originated in China’s Wuhan city has led to the death of over 490 people so far. The Wuhan Institute of Virology […]

The bats return to trigger Novel Coronavirus outbreak: Lancet

Beijing/New York, Jan 30 : As millions around the world speculate about the real culprit behind the outbreak of deadly Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), researchers in a significant Lancet study have once again pointed fingers towards the infamous bats, and not snakes as was reported earlier. In the study, Professor Guizhen Wu of the Chinese Center […]

Coronavirus: IndiGo, AI suspend some flights to China, HK

New Delhi, Jan 29 : Indian passenger carriers Air India and IndiGo on Wednesday said that they will suspend some flight services to mainland China and Hong Kong owing to the outbreak of Coronavirus. Accordingly, IndiGo will suspend two of its flight services to China, including Hong Kong, from February 1. Currently, IndiGo operates four […]