Pay close attention to this data: 13.5 million cases and about 600,000 deaths worldwide. While it may seem in Europe or Asia, that the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is already more or less under control, the virus continues to spread around the world at breakneck speed. And for now, the Americas are taking the brunt. With just … Read more Will the SECOND WAVE of CORONAVIRUS be WORSE than the first? – VisualPolitik EN
Children typically are “superspreaders” of respiratory germs, which makes the fact that they don’t seem to be major transmitters of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 puzzling. They’re relatively absent among hospitalized patients, which initially was thought to be because they’re less likely to become seriously ill once infected. Later studies indicate that those of primary … Read more What We Know About Kids and Covid-19
This video is sponsored by NordVPN. Go to https://NordVPN.com/visualpolitik or use code VISUALPOLITIK to get 70% off a 3-year plan plus 1 additional month free. Vietnam is one of the few countries that is benefiting from the New SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. While almost every country is facing a colossal recession, Vietnam will not only continue to … Read more VIETNAM, the BIGGEST WINNER from the CORONAVIRUS? – VisualPolitik EN
Results from trials involving three different coronavirus vaccines released, all showing positive results, with evidence the vaccines can produce immune responses that would be expected to protect people against infection. They all also appeared to be safe, although it will take studies with more people to show how safe they really are and whether they … Read more Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine appears safe, but more research needed
The current timeline for the COVID-19 pandemic begins with a cluster of viral pneumonia cases that was discovered in Wuhan in late December 2019, and were reported to the World Health Organization on December 31, 2019. However, as scientists continue to check samples going back through the year, there has been evidence to suggest the … Read more COVID-19 Timeline: How and when did the virus spillover to humans?
WHO issued an updated scientific brief on COVID-19 transmission, which provides information on how, when and in which settings the virus spreads between people. COVID-19 transmission occurs primarily through direct, indirect or close contact with infected people through their saliva and respiratory secretions, or through their respiratory droplets, which are expelled when they cough, sneeze, … Read more WHO scientific brief on COVID-19 transmission
The current timeline for the COVID-19 pandemic begins with a cluster of viral pneumonia cases that emerged in Wuhan in late December 2019, and were reported to the World Health Organization on December 31, 2019. However, as scientists continue to check samples going back through the year, there has been evidence to suggest the virus … Read more COVID-19 Timeline: How and when did the virus spillover humans?
The most prevalent strain of influenza spreading among pigs in China has sparked concern among scientists, who say it has certain properties that give it pandemic potential. Chief among them: The virus has infected humans. So far it isn’t known to spread from person to person, but the worry is that with further mutations, it … Read more Five Things to Know About the New Swine Flu Virus in China
A WHO official said the Organization was “encouraged” by the progress made on candidate COVID-19 vaccines and was “looking forward” to clinical trial results as five vaccines move into phase two of research and one moved to phase three. At a press conference in Geneva today (02 Jul), WHO Medical Officer Ana Maria Henao Restrepo … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update, research and development (02 July 2020)
Researchers at the Federal University of Santa Catarina announced on July 2 that they had detected the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes COVID-19, in the wastewater samples collected on Nov. 27, 2019, in Florianopolis, capital of Santa Catarina in southern #Brazil. #COVID19 Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Brazilian researchers find coronavirus in sewage sample from Nov 2019
The modus operandi is becoming clearer. For the most part, SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, spreads by close personal contact via tiny particles emitted when an infected person coughs, sneezes, speaks, sings — or even just breathes normally. These can infect another person by falling into an eye, nose or mouth, by being inhaled … Read more How Can People Catch Covid-19? The Evidence on Virus Transmission
A strain of flu virus spreading in Chinese pigs has shown it can also infect humans, suggesting that another pathogen with pandemic potential waits in the wings behind the coronavirus. The flu strain that jumped to humans has become predominant among pigs across China since 2016, according to a team of researchers that includes George … Read more Swine Flu Infecting Humans in China Raises Fears of Another Pandemic
A strain of flu virus spreading in Chinese pigs has shown it can also infect humans, suggesting that another pathogen with pandemic potential waits in the wings behind the coronavirus. The flu strain that jumped to humans has become predominant among pigs across China since 2016, according to a team of researchers that includes George … Read more New Swine Flu Strain Discovered in China With Pandemic Potential, Fauci Says
Scientists believe the new coronavirus Sars-Cov-2 may have originated in bats before somehow jumping to humans. Bats are known to be reservoirs of viruses that affect humans, so studying them can give us important clues about how to fight new ones. The BBC joined a group of scientists at the Khao Ang Rue Nai wildlife … Read more Coronavirus: Looking for viruses in Thai bats – BBC News
What do you know about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that is causing a health emergency? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus that … Read more Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)