Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and School of Pharmacy (UMSOP) have discovered new drug compounds to potentially treat the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The...

Researchers worldwide are racing at breakneck speed to develop potential vaccines and drugs to fight the novel coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2. Now, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted...

Researchers led by the Global Health Program, Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park and Conservation Biology Institute published a study in PLoS One last week which looks at the detection of novel coronaviruses...

People are staying home to avoid the novel coronavirus, but it may linger on commonly used surfaces for longer than you think. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine examined how long the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Malaysia Ministry of Health has reported one additional case of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the 17th case reported to the National Crisis Preparedness...

The investigational drug remdesivir, developed through research conducted through the Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development Center, or AD3C, and centered at the University of Alabama at Birmingham,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation in England, Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty said today an additional patient has tested...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews British Columbia Health officials in British Columbia have reported a second 2019 novel coronavirus case in the province. In a joint statement from Adrian Dix, Minister...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Wisconsin health officials report the confirmation of the first case of 2019 novel coronavirus in the state. The patient is an adult with a history of travel to Beijing,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a statement Tuesday, the Belgium Ministry of Health (FPS Public Health) announced (computer translated) the first case of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country. The...