Nov
13

Receptors for SARS-CoV-2 Present in Wide Variety of Human Cells

When the COVID-19 virus enters the body of a human being, it generally divides itself into two different parts. This happens due to two protein structures called the TMPRSS2 and the ACE2 found in the human cells. The emergence of this new virus, lead us through a lot of debate on viral infections getting into […]

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Nov
11

Remdesivir Shows Promise in Largest of Several Clinical Trials

Remdesivir is a drug produced by Gilead Sciences for helping in treating Ebola patients. This antiviral drug has even experimented in the US clinical trials on around 1,063 coronavirus patients. When a patient suffering from the dreaded COVID-19 disease is hospitalized, he/she takes an average of 15 odd days to completely recover. When the same […]

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Nov
10

Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Spurs Immune Response: Early Data

As of 18th May 2020, drug maker Moderna, who were developing the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine announced that a candidate coronavirus vaccine test is successful and it can safely generate a considerable amount of immunity against the COVID-19 virus. This data was completely based on phase 1 of their clinical trials of the vaccine. According to reports, […]

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Nov
05

It’s So Hard to Know Who’s Dying of COVID-19— And When

Each and every day for the past few months, the world is facing the highest death rate altogether. In accordance with the most recent tallies as of now, almost 470,822 have died and 9,051,949 are known to be infected by the dreaded COVID-19 virus worldwide. The recorded death toll in the United States on a […]

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Nov
02

COVID-19 Is “Very Different” in Young Kids Versus Adults

According to the World Health Organization or WHO, there are nearly ten million active COVID-19 cases all throughout the globe as of June 30, 2020. In the month of April, the United States Centers For Disease Control and Prevention reported that almost about two percent of the active coronavirus cases in the United States are […]

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Oct
30

Why the Accuracy of SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests Varies So Much

Due to the massive pressure from both policymakers and researchers, the test figures for the COVID-19 patients has skyrocketed in the past few weeks. According to a non-profit organization called Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, around 200 serologic test products are either in development or available in the market. Most of these test product manufacturers […]

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Oct
28

Studies Report Rapid Loss of COVID-19 Antibodies

Just a couple of weeks back, there was a study report published that showed light on the human body immunity after being affected by COVID-19. The report showed specific details about how patient were losing their IgG antibodies within a time span of a few weeks or months after being recovered. After being infected by […]

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Oct
26

Flu and HIV Drugs Show Efficacy Against Coronavirus

According to a recent publication of Thailand, a typical combination of HIV and flu drugs might be capable of treating severe cases of COVID-19, a new form of coronavirus that has emerged from China. A research team that used a combination of HIV drugs such as ritonavir and lopinavir along with a flu drug called […]

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