Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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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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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Jun
26

Origin And Source Of Coronavirus

Sources state that the novel form or coronavirus emerged from the wet market of Wuhan City, China last year and are causing a large scale of the epidemic, spreading its wings to almost all countries in the world. The World Health Organization has called this dreaded infectious disease as a pandemic. There are several rumours […]

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Jun
24

First Saliva Test for COVID-19 Approved for Emergency Use by FDA

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the whole world with terror. Conducting a series of tests being the only option to track down the pandemic, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has passed the saliva-based test on April 13, 2020. Saliva based testing can serve to be a great alternative to the swab coronavirus testing […]

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May
06

Are Mesenchymal Stem Cells A Promising Treatment for COVID-19?

According to a recent study in China, several novel coronavirus patients received some intravenous infusion of mesenchymal stem cells. These are basically multipoint cells having immunomodulatory capacities, injection of which is safe and their approach might improve patient’s outcome. The test conducted on seven patients in China has recovered wholly making the scientists over there […]

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