The legendary former batsman urged citizens to come forward and take part in voluntary blood donation.
The Austrian biologist and physician, in 1901, carried out experiments using six samples of blood, 5 from his colleagues along with his own sample.
A total of 25,000 people have registered for blood donation in POL-APP, a mobile app of the Kerala Police.
Specific changes in the circulating blood cells of COVID-19 patients proved to be of use as indicators whether a serious course of events was expected.
India is currently fully dependent on imported blood flow meters to precisely measure blood flow rates - a critical parameter to measure the outcome of open heart surgeries.
A native of Kollam in Kerala, K S Venu Kumar has been helping to find blood donors for the needy for six years now. He also earned a moniker 'Venu A+ve'.
Researchers are working on a blood test that could be able to detect risk of spontaneous pre-term delivery.