University of Oxford Current Affairs - 2020

Oxford led COVID-19 Vaccine trial put on hold

When the whole world is eyeing the successful launch of COVID-19 vaccine, there is bad news for folks out there. Oxford which is one of the biggest contenders for the production of vaccine has gotten into a serious problem. The vaccine trial has been put onto hold giving reasons to safety concerns. Why the trial Read More…

Dexamethasone added in Clinical Management Protocols for COVID-19 Patients by Health Ministry

On 27th June 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released an updated Clinical Management Protocol under Dexamethasone was advised as an alternative to Methylprednisolone. Further, the Ministry has also stated that the Dexamethasone drug to be only used for COVID-19 positive patients who require oxygen support or those with an excessive Read More…

Seychelles President’s Underwater Speech

Seychelles President Danny Faure delivered a speech from deep below the ocean’s surface. Seychelles President made a global plea for stronger protection of the Oceans which are beating blue heart of our planet. The underwater speech comes at a time when many island nations including Seychelles threatened by global warming. Seychelles is an archipelago of Read More…