Coronavirus Disease COVID 19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. COVID-19 is caused by one virus, called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2.
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Biosensor assay SARS-CoV-2 antibody test may predict COVID-19 severity in patients

Biosensor assay SARS-CoV-2 antibody test may predict COVID-19 severity in patients

Avacta Group announces significant progress in the development of SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test

Avacta Group announces significant progress in the development of SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test

Research links SARS-CoV-2 prevalence, hospital surfaces and patient microbiomes

Research links SARS-CoV-2 prevalence, hospital surfaces and patient microbiomes

Treatment of mental health issues neglected during stroke recovery

Treatment of mental health issues neglected during stroke recovery

Mauritian Prime Minister calls upon world leaders to ensure fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

Mauritian Prime Minister calls upon world leaders to ensure fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

SARS-CoV-2 RNA best preserved in wastewater under freezing conditions

SARS-CoV-2 RNA best preserved in wastewater under freezing conditions

New data could minimize impacts of COVID-19 crisis on the restaurant industry

New data could minimize impacts of COVID-19 crisis on the restaurant industry

COVID-19: HLA class I genotypes and mortality

COVID-19: HLA class I genotypes and mortality

Early high-titer convalescent plasma prevents 75% of severe COVID-19 in elderly

Early high-titer convalescent plasma prevents 75% of severe COVID-19 in elderly

COVID-19 severity is higher in male cancer patients compared to females

COVID-19 severity is higher in male cancer patients compared to females

Marinomed to initiate clinical trial with Carragelose for preventing COVID19 in frontline healthcare staff

Marinomed to initiate clinical trial with Carragelose for preventing COVID19 in frontline healthcare staff

Favorable clinical outcome for ivermectin in COVID-19 animal model

Favorable clinical outcome for ivermectin in COVID-19 animal model

Scientists studying aerodynamics of infectious disease reveal ways to reduce indoor SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Scientists studying aerodynamics of infectious disease reveal ways to reduce indoor SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Duke-NUS expert joins international taskforce to study the origins of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Duke-NUS expert joins international taskforce to study the origins of SARS-CoV-2 virus

FDA expands approved indication for influenza treatment to include post-exposure prevention

FDA expands approved indication for influenza treatment to include post-exposure prevention

New CDC report describes COVID-19 in NYC in early spring

New CDC report describes COVID-19 in NYC in early spring

Mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients may be contagious for longer than previously thought

Mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients may be contagious for longer than previously thought

Repeat infection following COVID-19 recovery may not pose risk to close contacts

Repeat infection following COVID-19 recovery may not pose risk to close contacts

SARS-CoV-2's spike protein mutations have slowed, study finds

SARS-CoV-2's spike protein mutations have slowed, study finds