Category Economic Times

Coro Flu

• Bharat Biotech said that it has partnered with the University of Wisconsin Madison and US-based company FluGen to develop a vaccine, Coro-Flu, against COVID-19. About: • The company said they will manufacture the vaccine, conduct clinical trials and prepare…

Prana-Vayu

• IIT-Roorkee has developed a low-cost portable ventilator in association with AIIMS-Rishikesh, which can be useful for COVID-19 patients. About: • Named ‘Prana-Vayu,’ the closed-loop ventilator can deliver the required amount of air to the patient, with an automated process.…

COVID-19 Fact Check Unit

• The Press Information Bureau’s COVID-19 Fact Check Unit (FCU) became operational. About: • It had set up a portal to check facts related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. • It will receive messages by email and will send a…

Floyd Cardoz

• Renowned chef Floyd Cardoz passed away at 59 due to coronavirus with tributes pouring in from around the world. About: • Floyd Cardoz (1960 – 2020) was an Indian-born American chef. • Born in Mumbai, he was noted for…