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New drug combination found effective against coronavirus infection: Study – Times of India

New drug combination found effective against coronavirus infection: Study - Times of India

LONDON: A new drug combination can suppress infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, according to a study conducted in animals and cell cultures. Early test results, published in the journal Viruses, found that the combined use of the antiviral drugs nafamostat and Pegasys meets all availability and efficacy requirements. “This combination effectively suppresses the infection,” said Denis Kainov, ...

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Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid – Times of India

Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid - Times of India

NEW ORLEANS: Rescuers in boats, helicopters and high-water trucks brought hundreds of people trapped by Hurricane Ida’s floodwaters to safety Monday and utility repair crews rushed in, after the furious storm swamped the Louisiana coast and ravaged the electrical grid in the stifling, late-summer heat. Residents living amid the maze of rivers and bayous along the state‘s Gulf Coast retreated ...

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US lab stands on threshold of key nuclear fusion goal

“The pace of improvement in energy output has been rapid, suggesting we may soon reach more energy milestones, such as exceeding the energy input from the lasers used to kick-start the process,” said Prof Jeremy Chittenden, co-director of the Centre for Inertial Fusion Studies at Imperial College London. Source link

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