South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2...

SARS-CoV-2

Clinical-stage biotechnology company, Vaxart today  it had produced five COVID-19 vaccine candidates for testing in its preclinical models.  Each of the COVID-19 vaccine constructs...

An international team led by University of British Columbia researcher Dr. Josef Penninger has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect...

In a new study, researchers identified the most common characteristics of 85 COVID-19 patients who died in Wuhan, China in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. The study reports...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews There were five additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported this past week in two of the remaining endemic countries–Pakistan...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials  report in an update today that the COVID-19 case count has risen to 3246, including 152 deaths. Of the total confirmed...

On today’s podcast, I want to look at some different issues involving the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 pandemic to include the varying fatality rates in certain countries,...

This week, March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week 2020. What is poison control and what is the role of Poison control centers? Joining me today to answer these questions and...

The Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from COVID-19 and may be able to donate plasma to help current patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota announced that they will be releasing a coronavirus serology test Monday, April 6. The antibody...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Saturday, Costa Rica health officials reported a cumulative 435 COVID-19 cases in the country, including two deaths. There are 212 women and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Today, German health authorities reported that the number of COVID-19 cases in the country has exceeded the 100,000 mark, reaching 100,123, the...