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WHO Team Clears China Lab of Accusation of Leaking Coronavirus

A team of international and Chinese scientists looking for the origins of COVID-19 said on Tuesday that the coronavirus most likely first appeared in humans after jumping from an animal. They also dismissed the unlikely alternate theory that the virus was leaked from a Chinese lab. Earlier this year, a team of experts from the […]

Smartphone Camera Capable of Diagnosing Viral Infections

With pandemic gripping the world for most of the year, scientists have been searching for ways to contain the current one and slow down the spread of the next. A team of researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, have found a way to use a smartphone camera to test for viral infections. […]

Italy Worst-Affected in Europe Virus Death Toll: AFP

According to an AFP tally, Italy on Saturday became the country with the highest virus death toll in Europe. The new total is 64,036 deaths, outnumbering Britain. The Italian health ministry reported that 649 new cases of coronavirus were registered in the past 24 hours and 19,903 new cases were diagnosed. Worldwide (virus death toll), […]

WARNING: Deadly Second Wave of CoronaVirus to Hit Middle East

With winter right around the corner, coronavirus cases are surging across the world and the  Middle East is no exception. However, the regional director for WHO fears that the worst part of the second wave is yet to hit. The fundamentals of pandemic response, from social-distancing to mask wearing, “are still not being fully practiced […]

COVID-19 Affects 900 Mayo Clinic Staff Member Over Last Two Weeks

The past two weeks have been horrible for the staffers of the Mayo Clinic. More than 900 of them were diagnosed with COVID-19. According to Dr. Amy Williams, dean of clinical practices at the hospital system, around 93 percent of these COVID-19 cases were contracted in community areas like break rooms. It shows how easy […]

Finally, A Reason to be Happy

Yes, finally good news for everyone searching for a glimpse of “normal life”. Even before the vaccine for coronavirus lands, studies are indicating the fact that immunity to the Corona Virus might last for years, even decades. Individuals, who have recovered from the corona virus, have developed “robust” levels of B and T cells (vital […]

How COVID-19 is Triggering Innovation in the Healthcare Market

The rapid increase in COVID-19 cases has forced healthcare providers to adapt to new ways for patient testing and other healthcare aspects. Amidst the crisis the pandemic has created, there’s also a silver lining. Implementation of technology has been on massive growth, and telemedicine has gained massive popularity among people throughout the country. The healthcare […]

COVID-19 & The Effects of Postponing Essential Care

The worldwide pandemic caused several people to lose their job. However, along with their job, they have also lost their health insurance. Moreover, many such people have either avoided or delayed emergency care, treatments, or procedures out of the fear that they might get exposed to the virus while visiting their physician. Patients might face […]

Covid-19: 4 Precautions for The Healthcare Personnel

Healthcare workers have been the frontline warriors against the COVID-19 virus since the beginning. They cared and helped people to the best of their capability to return home safe and sound. However, the healthcare workers and their families are exposed to maximum risk while they provide care and treatment to others and always recommend “Wellness […]