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Trial drug offers hope to block early infection of novel coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

An international team led by University of British Columbia researcher Dr. Josef Penninger has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts.
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First genome sequences of SARS-CoV-2 viruses in Austria openly available

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

The first 21 SARS-CoV-2 genomes in Austria have now been completed and published within the scope of the “Mutational Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2” project recently launched by CeMM, the Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, in close collaboration with the Medical University of Vienna.
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DR ELLIE CANNON: Don't be one of the 80 per cent of men who'd rather be ill...

DR ELLIE CANNON: Don't be one of the 80 per cent of men who'd rather be ill than admit to a problem

DR ELLIE CANNON offers her guide to dealing with the male ailments you might be shy to talk about - but really needn't be, pictured. Read more ...

Face Masks at Home Ward Off COVID-19 Infection

Face Masks at Home Ward Off COVID-19 Infection

A new study has stated that wearing face masks at home helps ward off COVID-19 spread among family members. Read more ...

We might NEVER have a vaccine. immunity to other coronaviruses rarely lasts...

We might NEVER have a vaccine. immunity to other coronaviruses rarely lasts longer than a few months

People across the globe are experiencing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety as they struggle to cope with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. While hundreds of... Read more ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely in 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely in 2020

Vaccine for COVID-19 is likely to be developed in 2020, but production will only start by the end of 2021, said Sweden's chief epidemiologist Dr Anders Tegnell. Read more ...

What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

Scientists are developing drugs to stop the coronavirus. Here's what's promising and what isn't. Read more ...

South Korea's CDC says recovered coronavirus patients aren't contagious, as...

South Korea's CDC says recovered coronavirus patients aren't contagious, as country grapples with another surge of new cases

People who have tested positive again for the Wuhan coronavirus after initially recovering from the disease are not infectious, suggests new data from health authorities in... Read more ...

How many people have died of Covid-19 in YOUR area?

How many people have died of Covid-19 in YOUR area?

North Somerset, Preston, Doncaster and Carlisle are enduring their worst weeks so far, according to data from the Office for National Statistics. The data reveals a... Read more ...

Here's How 4 College Students Say They Are Managing Their Mental Health Amid...

Here's How 4 College Students Say They Are Managing Their Mental Health Amid COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic shook the world - and it's still shaking the world. In the US alone, we've hit the 100,000 death mark and 1 million cases across the country. As... Read more ...

How Much Of A Role Does Privilege Play In Getting A COVID-19 Test?

How Much Of A Role Does Privilege Play In Getting A COVID-19 Test?

Growing up as a young black girl, I was well aware of what it felt like and looked like to be treated less than. In my middle-class home, we talked about racism. I was armed... Read more ...

The Easiest Low-Carb Cauliflower Pizza Crust You Can Make at Home

The Easiest Low-Carb Cauliflower Pizza Crust You Can Make at Home

Cutting back on gluten and grains? This veggie-powered pizza needs to make its way to your kitchen. Freshly grated cauliflower serves as the base for the creative and delicious... Read more ...