Coronaviruses Closely Linked to SARS-CoV-2 Found in Lab Freezers

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Coronaviruses closely related to the COVID-19 pandemic was found in lab freezers in Cambodia and Japan, finds a new study.
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Letter to the Editor: Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with respiratory viruses

Letter to the Editor: Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with respiratory viruses

2 monthes ago   |   By The Journal of Pediatrics

A report of pediatric patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection in New York City included 21 patients with pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome 1. A diagnosis of PARDS mandates the presence of respiratory failure, defined as the use of positive pressure mechanical ventilation, either invasive or noninvasive. Therefore, it might be helpful to determine the incidence of PARDS in patients with respiratory failure and various respiratory viruses, as it is possible that specific viruses are more frequently associated with the development of PARDS.
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Zonitise launches antimicrobial surface coating that constantly eliminates harmful pathogens

2 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A biotech company has launched an antimicrobial surface treatment proven to kill harmful bacteria and viruses including TGEV coronavirus, the model virus for SARS COV 2, for up to twelve months after one application.
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Siemens Healthineers SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody test demonstrates ability to detect neutralizing antibodies

2 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Siemens Healthineers has announced its SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Test has proven to measure neutralizing antibodies and has achieved CE Mark. The test is an enhanced version of the assay which became available globally this summer.
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Worse COVID Illness, Stronger Immunity After?

Worse COVID Illness, Stronger Immunity After?

People who've recovered from severe COVID-19 may have stronger long-term immune protection from reinfection than those with milder illness, researchers report. Read more ...

COVID-19 Vaccine: How Best to Prepare

COVID-19 Vaccine: How Best to Prepare

Among the suggestions circulating online, including some with little or no research backing them up, are recommendations to pre-dose with allergy medicine, take common... Read more ...

NIAID Director Fauci experiences side effects of second Wuhan coronavirus...

NIAID Director Fauci experiences side effects of second Wuhan coronavirus vaccine dose

The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases experienced the side effects of the Wuhan coronavirus vaccine. NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said... Read more ...

This 25-Minute Treadmill Workout Is Expert-Approved to Help You Lose Weight

This 25-Minute Treadmill Workout Is Expert-Approved to Help You Lose Weight

Not to get super old-school on you, but we all know that fitness trends come and go. One thing that never goes out of style? Treadmill workouts. They're just too darn versatile... Read more ...

Merck gives up trying to make coronavirus vaccine after total failure

Merck gives up trying to make coronavirus vaccine after total failure

After accepting $356 million in taxpayer money from the Trump administration to develop a fast-tracked Wuhan coronavirus vaccine under “Operation Warp Speed,” Merck & Co. has... Read more ...

Moderna Covid-19 Vax Works Against New Variants

Moderna Covid-19 Vax Works Against New Variants

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine neutralized titers against all key emerging variants tested, including B.1.1.7 and B.1.351, first identified in the UK and South Africa. Read more ...

Biden Announces Increase in COVID-19 Vax Distribution

Biden Announces Increase in COVID-19 Vax Distribution

WASHINGTON - President Biden promised Tuesday to rapidly increase the number of COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S., saying that "100 million shots in 100 days is not the... Read more ...

Diabetes Etiology Varies by Race/Ethnicity

Diabetes Etiology Varies by Race/Ethnicity

Ethnic differences emerged among subgroups of diabetes characteristics, a new study found. In an analysis of nearly 1,300 people with diabetes, five distinct types of diabetes... Read more ...

Moderna confirms it is in talks to supply U.S. with an additional 100...

Moderna confirms it is in talks to supply U.S. with an additional 100 million doses of its vaccine 

With the 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses already purchased last year, this would bring the federal's government's confirmed order with Moderna to 300 million doses Read more ...

Wales' top doctor on bringing back local lockdowns as cases fall

Wales' top doctor on bringing back local lockdowns as cases fall

Wales' chief medical officer Dr Frank Atherton said he had 'learnt a lot' from local lockdowns which were first introduced last September Read more ...