public health

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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Jun
19

Frontrunners Of COVID-19 Vaccine

A recent statement made by Anthony Fauci, the director of National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases stated that it might take almost a year and a half to get a coronavirus vaccine approved for the citizens of US. Though some experts even suggest this statement to be optimistic as several odds might come into […]

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Jun
17

Why Senior People Are More Prone To Coronavirus Infections

The cases of COVID-19 pandemic are doubling up in rocket speed. As new cases are getting emerged, researchers have learned that the senior people of our society and the ones having previous medical issues in the past are more and more prone to this virus. A recent statement by Nancy Messonnier, MD and Director of […]

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May
14

How Scientists Can Volunteer to Help Fight COVID-19

Bench scientists all around the globe who were actively studying the cause and remedies of the current COVID-19 pandemic has been forced to shut down or scale back from their experiments out of COVID-19 precautions. But all these factors don’t mean their expertise or skills can’t help them in contributing to the worldwide effort to […]

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May
12

What Do Antibody Tests For SARS-CoV-2 Tell Us About Immunity?

It has been months, that we are facing the COVID-19 pandemic, and still the Government or the public health officials don’t know the exact figures of how many people have come in direct contact with the culprit, SARS-CoV-2. There are in fact several nations where the testing facilities have lagged way behind the spread of […]

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May
10

Negative Mental Effects Of Isolation And Lockdown During The Pandemic

The sudden emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has resulted in a public health emergency by the CDC and the World Health Organization. Including the US, several other countries in Europe and Asia are under a considerable number of precautionary measures such as social distancing, quarantines, or under complete lockdown. Ever since the Second World War, […]

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May
08

Difference Between SARS And COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 or the COVID-19 virus, is lately dominating all the news channels throughout the entire world. Well, you might have questions in your mind as there are chances of yours being familiar to the term coronavirus during the 2003 outbreak of SARS. Both these viruses belong to the same family of coronaviridae of positive-sense, enveloped, […]

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Mar
18

How to Protect Oneself from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), “coronavirus”,  is a potentially deadly respiratory illness that has the ability to spread from person to person. The virus was first identified in 2019 during investigation efforts into the sudden occurrence of a then unidentified illness affecting Wuhan, China.   The risk of contracting the coronavirus is increased for healthcare […]

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