covid-19

Dec
08

How the Pandemic Transformed the Nursing Profession

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a lasting imprint on the world, changing many parts of our lives, including healthcare. One of the most notable shifts noticed during this time was the enormous impact on the nursing profession. Nurses, frequently referred to as “frontline heroes,” emerged as the core of our healthcare system, and their roles […]

By Annie M | Uncategorized
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Apr
28

Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy: The Role of Nurses in Educating Patients and Families

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine hesitancy has become a major concern across the world. The development and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines have been a massive undertaking, but it has been met with significant resistance from some individuals and communities. As a result, there is a pressing need for healthcare professionals, particularly nurses, […]

By Annie M | Uncategorized
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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
04

SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Shares Sequence with a Human Protein

Medical science has already determined that there is a cleavage site in the COVID-19 spike protein for furin, which is also a human protease, and that spike unit is even subdivided into two different parts at that spot. This cleavage site helps in opening the virus such that it can easily enter a human cell. […]

By COVID Editor | Blog
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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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