Viruses(Search results - 4)
Views3, Apr 2020, 5:21 PM
Coronavirus: Population explosion, human animal interface associated with pandemics
While we come to terms with how to stop the spread of coronavirus, we also should start understanding the causes of epidemics which could lead to pandemics and how to avoid another crisis like this
World19, Mar 2020, 3:29 PM
Why Soap Is Preferred In The Fight Against Coronavirus
As coronavirus cases surge globally, there’s one consumer product critical to the pandemic - The humble, cheap and effective SOAP. Respiratory viruses — like the novel coronavirus— can be spread via our hands. That’s why our hands are the front lines in the war against Covid-19. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends washing hands with soap and water. Although it states that using hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol can help, CDC prioritizes soap. Watch this video to learn more.
Not For Women Only4, Feb 2020, 3:01 PM
Padma Bhushan Kamal Ranadive: India's Forgotten Cancer Crusader
The battle against cancer is perhaps one of humanity’s longest. The need to find its cause and put an end to great misery has fuelled research in oncology for decades. Dr. Kamal Ranadive was an Indian biomedical researcher who is known for her research in cancer about the links between cancers and viruses. She was a founder member of the Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA). In the 1960s, she established India's first tissue culture research laboratory at the Indian Cancer Research Centre in Mumbai. Let’s find out more about the life of this unsung scientist in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.