Tag: Infectious Disease

Coronavirus is a type of zoonotic virus and can affect both animals and human beings. In December 2019, the first Coronavirus outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease symptoms include fatigue, fever, general malaise, and dry cough. But…

Coronavirus cases continue to rise, affecting close to 27.6 Million people worldwide and causing 900,000 deaths. As of September 10th, USA has 6.37 Million cases and India has 4.45 million cases. We hope to contrast the healthcare systems in India…

With the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic (also called SARS-Cov-2) in December 2019 in Wuhan came a flood of questions about treatment, symptoms, susceptibility, and more. Naturally, the questions that surrounded—and continue to surround—SARS-CoV-2 are logical, basic questions that need…

According to www.worldometers.info, as of today, there are 10,590,724 Coronavirus cases worldwide, racking up 514,020 deaths and 5,798,270 recoveries. Because of this, the economic situation of the world has immensely declined, and affected countries have imposed severe lockdown and strict…

With the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelming the world, attention is turning toward the subject of lethal zoonotic diseases—particularly those that have affected the world in the past two decades.  Of those, there have been three severe and exceptionally lethal zoonotic diseases…

It’s common knowledge that the COVID-19 Pandemic is on everyone’s minds. According to a study published in AHA Journals, as of March 21, 2020, infected patients were present in 167 countries and regions around the world, totaling about 285,000 cases…

It’s no secret that most of the world’s attention has been cast in the direction of the COVID-19 pandemic that’s currently plaguing countries spanning the globe. Naturally, with rising infection rates, hospitalizations, and even deaths, the coronavirus is on everyone’s…

As the world reels from the coronavirus pandemic, people across the globe are confused, uncertain, and scared. The unknown can feel overwhelming, and the aggressive measures being taken to dampen the spread of the disease are unprecedented, leading many to…

Convalescent plasma is the yellow liquid that is separated from blood donated by a patient who has recently recovered from an infection. Convalescent plasma is being investigated for the treatment of severe COVID-19 infection. It is possible that antibodies to…

3/27/20 FDA GRANTS EMERGENCY USE authorisation of RAPID CORONAVIRUS TEST Currently available tests in USA take few hours to days to detect novel Coronavirus cases. Now, Abbott has received emergency use authorisation of rapid Coronavirus Test. Abbott ID NOW COVID-19…