By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  UK health officials report two cases of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with B.1.1.529 after overnight genome sequencing, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) confirmed. One...

Researchers around the world are racing to find a COVID-19 vaccine to eliminate the need for social distancing, mask wearing, and limits on interpersonal gatherings. In a new study, a computer simulation...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Saturday, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported 4,351 more confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1952 in Metro Manila, bringing the total to 157,918. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in Johannesburg reported 13,172 new COVID-19 cases today making South Africa the country with the sixth most...

On today’s podcast, I want to take a look at a couple of much talked about issues when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic at this point in time–the diagnostic testing (both PCR and antibody,...