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COVID-19 DRUG DESIGN – Using Artificial Intelligence

COVID-19 Drug Design using AI

The Java computer language was developed at Oracle Corporation, in California, USA. The Java software package CDK stands for Chemoinformatics Developer Kit and can be used for analysing molecular information. A derived package rcdk by Rajarshi Guha and others makes […]

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COVID-19 DRUG DESIGN IN INDIA

COVID19 Drug Design

There is another side to the government response to the SAR-CoV2 as the Covid19 virus is also known. These are from the molecular biologists and pharmacologists, who are finding an antivirus to it. An invitation in the mail to participate […]

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COVID-19 TESTING IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES – PART III

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

The word Timocracy appeared in a cryptic crossword last week. I google it to find out that the Greek philosopher Plato had described various forms of state and governance, including this one. If I have understood ancient Greek correctly, in […]

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Infodemic Tolls on Physical and Mental Health during Pandemic

Infodemic

The term “Infodemic” refers to information plus epidemic and means the supply of excessive information that leads to the problem statement, and that makes a solution to them difficult to find. In other words, an infodemic refers to that large […]

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COVID-19 TESTING IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES – PART II

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

I compared the emphasis on testing between various countries, over the seven month period from December 31st 2019 to July 30th 2020. Many countries did not report cases in the early months, but the mean comparison over the extended period […]

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Stigma around COVID Survivors Silences the Joy of Recovery

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The coronavirus pandemic has spread all over the world, and the lockdown was observed for an extensive period of time, across the country making people stressed out staying at home. The impact of coronavirus pandemic has affected lots of people […]

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COVID-19 TESTING IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

In my last blog, I looked at the stringency index of 30 countries. This is an index devised by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford and is an aggregate of 9 measures of government enforcement on […]

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STRINGENCY INDEX

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

Government Response Stringency Index: a composite measure based upon 9 response indicators including school closures, workplace closures, and travel bans, rescaled to a value from 0 to 100 (100 = strictest response). This Government Response Tracker is from the Blavatnik […]