An Indian-American scientist has discovered a potential strategy to prevent life-threatening inflammation, lung damage and organ failure in patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Published online in the journal Cell, the research coming from the lab of Dr Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, an Indian-born researcher working at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee, identified the drugs after discovering that the hyperinflammatory immune response associated with COVID-19 leads to tissue damage and multi-organ failure in mice by triggering inflammatory cell death pathways.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday appeared skeptical of arguments that Harvard discriminates against AsianAmerican applicants, a claim made in a closelywatched lawsuit challenging the use of race as a factor in U.S. college admissions.
Donald Trump Jr has said that his father’s relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “incredible”. The forty-two-year-old is leading the re-election campaign of his 74-year-old father. The presidential elections in the US are slated to be held on November 3.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pondering additional COVID19 restrictions as Britain is at a critical moment in the novel coronavirus outbreak with the trend going in the wrong direction.