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Extremely dangerous Coronavirus Mutant has emerged

A team of US scientists led by US-based Los Alamos National Laboratory has identified a new, highly-potent strain of coronavirus that has spread globally and is more contagious…

Breakthrough treatment for coronavirus developed in UAE

A patent has been granted by the Ministry of Economy for the development of an innovative and promising treatment for COVID-19 infections using stem cells. The treatment was…

Challenge continues to find accurate coronavirus antibody tests

Coronavirus antibody testing is supposed to tell who’s been exposed to the virus, but questions have risen about how accurate they are and how much protection those antibodies…

UK’s contact-tracing app to be ready in a fortnight

NHS chief responsible for building the coronavirus contact-tracing app hopes the first version will be ready in a fortnight’s time. Matthew Gould also disclosed plans to log the…

Coronavirus lingers in air of crowded spaces says new study

The new coronavirus appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation, researchers found in a study that buttresses the notion that Covid-19…

Does sunlight rapidly destroy the coronavirus?

Does sunlight rapidly destroy the coronavirus? A White House presentation on a mysterious government study says so – but some scientists have called for caution as we await…

Researchers found coronavirus in a patient’s eyes – days after it left her nose

Italy’s first coronavirus patient traveled from Wuhan, China, to Italy in late January and was admitted to the hospital with coronavirus symptoms days later. A recently published report…

Coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different strains- says Study

A new study in China has revealed that the novel coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different genetic variations of which 19 were previously undiscovered. The results…

Covid-19 not the worst, another pandemic lurks in the Future: Ian Lipkin

The Coronavirus pandemic might be the worst crisis humanity has ever faced since World War II. But according to internationally-acclaimed virologist Dr Ian Lipkin, the Covid-19 pandemic is…

Coronavirus very likely of animal origin, no sign of lab manipulation: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests that the novel coronavirus originated in bats in China late last year and it was…

How does COVID-19 affect the brain?

A pattern is emerging among COVID-19 patients arriving at hospitals in New York: Beyond fever, cough and shortness of breath, some are deeply disoriented to the point of…

Will hydroxychloroquine help fight COVID-19? This trial is trying to find out

Hydroxychloroquine, which is usually used to treat malaria, has been championed by President Trump for the treatment of COVID-19. But doctors say it’s too early to be sure,…

What are the chances of recovered patients testing positive again?

More than two million people around the world have been infected with the novel coronavirus since it first surfaced in December 2019, and about a quarter have recovered…

The plan for dogs to hunt out the coronavirus

Finding virus carriers”-especially those with no symptoms”-is among the biggest hurdles to addressing the pandemic. But what if dogs can do that? Scientists in London say that dogs…

Hopeful coronavirus news; doctors learn more about treatment

So much of the news around Covid-19 is scary, but there is a hopeful item to share: A steep rise in the learning curve of doctors treating critically…

Can air-conditioning systems aid in spreading coronavirus?

Generic image used for illustrative purposes As the world counts COVID-19 deaths and tallies up confirmed cases, researchers are trying to fill in all the gaps in information…

Coronavirus did not jump from Wuhan’s seafood market: Here’s the evidence

HIGHLIGHTS Experiments on lab-grown pathogens, a.k.a. “chimera viruses”, had been going on for years They were done through so-called gain-of-function (GOF) research comprising virologists from across the world…

A german exception: Why the country’s coronavirus death rate is low

They call them corona taxis: Medics outfitted in protective gear, driving around the empty streets of Heidelberg, Germany, to check on patients who are at home, five or…

1 COVID patient can infect 406 people in 30 days says ICMR

Lav Agarwal, an official from health ministry, said the study indicated that 1 COVID-19 patient can infect 406 people in 30 days if he/she doesn’t follow lockdown. In…

Coronavirus was spreading in New York in February

People wear face masks on April 03, 2020 in New York. In New York, the epicentre of the US outbreak, Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to cover…

Search for COVID-19 cure: Coronavirus’ possible weak spot found

Scientist Linqi Zhang shows a tube with a solution containing COVID-19 antibodies in his lab where he researches for a possible drug, at Tsinghua University’s Research Centre for…

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