COVID-19 is showing no signs of stopping. Researchers are working round the clock to produce a vaccine or find an effective treatment plan to fight the pandemic.Here is a roundup of the latest developments happening around the world:
Patanjali promises 100% cure to beat COVID-19
Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda has said that its researchers have successfully found a ready cure for the outbreak. The CEO of the group, Acharya Balkrishna also said that the medicine, in its testing phase was able to completely "cure" COVID-19 infected patients within 5-14 days.
Ayurvedic clinical trials are going onIn a statement given to an agency, he said, " First, we conducted a clinical case study on hundreds of positive patients and we have got 100 per cent favourable results. We are not talking about an immunity booster. We are talking about a cure." He also claimed that the patients also consecutively tested negative for COVID-19.
Moderna surpasses critical stage in vaccine development, to start Stage-3 trials in July
Moderna Inc, which is one of the frontrunners in the global hunt for a vaccine development surpassed a crucial stage of the clinical trials. The pharmaceutical giant, which is set to conduct stage-3 trials of its novel mRNA-1273 vaccine in July has said that preliminary studies suggest that one dose of the vaccine may be able to nip the infection and may not pose any serious health adversaries. A series of studies conducted on mice found that the vaccine may effectively work garner protection against COVID-19. S