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Glucose-meter test to monitor Covid antibody


Washington: Researchers have developed a simple glucose-meter test that can help people monitor their own antibody levels Covid. The team from Johns Hopkins University noted glucose meters are readily available, easy to use and can be integrated with remote clinical services. They validated the test by performing the analysis with glucose meters on a variety of patient samples. PTI

Russian sells Nobel to help Ukrainian kids

New York: Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov auctioned off his Nobel Peace Prize medal. The proceeds will go to UNICEF in its efforts to help children displaced by the war in Ukraine. As of Monday, the highest bid was $550,000. The purchase price is expected to spiral upward, possibly into millions. AP

Colombia picks 1st leftist President

Bogota: Colombia will be governed by a leftist President for the first time after former rebel Gustavo Petro narrowly defeated a real estate millionaire in a runoff election that underscored people’s disgust with the country’s traditional politicians. Petro’s third attempt to win the presidency earned him 50.48 per cent of the votes on Sunday. AP

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