India is known as the Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) capital of the world owing to its high incidence. TNBC is the deadliest amongst all breast cancer subtypes with few therapeutic options. This type of cancer is associated with early metastasis resulting in poor five-year survival rates.
In the last almost three years, there have been many SARS-CoV-2 variants spreading across the world.
As part of the GEOTRACES-INDIA initiative, a major oceanographic programme supported by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt of India relating to dissolved iron cycling in the Arabian Sea and subtropical gyre region of the Indian Ocean has been studied.
Since the beginning of 2020, the spread of the COVID-19 virus has created panic across the globe, and so the WHO declared it as a pandemic.