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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, […]

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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
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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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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Jun
22

All You Need To Know About COVID-19

COVID-19, the unknown respiratory illness is shaking the world with terror and is causing a significant downfall in the global economy and a massive death count all throughout the planet. The novel disease also termed as the Wuhan virus originated from the industrial town Wuhan, a major city of the People’s Republic Of China. The […]

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