Several dozen vaccine candidates are currently being tested in clinical trials, ten of which are in the most advanced "phase 3" stage involving tens of thousands of volunteers.
It also found that age was not a confounding factor in levels of antibodies produced, but disease severity is.
Researchers compiled data from six million patients, including age, height-weight ratio, ethnicity, and pre-existing conditions known to increase the risk of serious outcomes after infection.
It has been advised against using HCQ and drugs that affect the immune system which studies have found ineffective against the virus.
"I know there is a fatigue but the virus has shown that when we let our guard down, it can surge back at breakneck speed and threaten hospitals and health systems."
Lingering shortness of breath and diminished stamina have dogged many COVID patients whose lungs were viciously attacked by the coronavirus
Both the coronavirus and the flu virus are inactivated within 15 seconds by applying ethanol, which is used in hand sanitisers.
The 14-year-old began working on ways to fight the seasonal flu. But her plans changed when the pandemic hit.
COVID-19 causing virus can survive on things for upto 28 days in cool, dark conditions says new study
Researchers also said that the virus survived for shorter periods on porous surfaces such as cotton — up to 14 days at the lowest temperatures and less than 16 hours at the highest.
Ryan said southeast Asia faced a surge in cases, Europe and the eastern Mediterranean were seeing an increase, while the situations in Africa and the Western Pacific were “rather more positive.”
Cats, dogs can catch COVID-19, but cats’ immune systems are better equipped to fight off infection, study says
Cats shed the virus and infect other cats while infected dogs in the new study didn’t produce the virus in their upper respiratory tracts and didn’t shed it at all.
Does COVID-19 linger in the body? What we know about viruses in general staying on in the brain, testicles
In one small study, the virus was detected in semen in a quarter of patients during active infection and in a bit less than 10 percent of patients who apparently recovered.
The age-old concept of deliberately exposing people to a pathogen to generate a protective immune response was first tried against smallpox paved the way for the rise of modern vaccines.
Masks act as filters and actually capture the droplets and any other particles that are expelled while face shields are not able to do that.
Herd immunity is calculated from the epidemic’s reproductive number - an indicator of how many people each infected person spreads the virus to.
Four in ten schools around the world lack basic soap and water hand washing facilities during COVID-19, UN says
818 million children were affected with the virus and 355 million went to schools which had facilities with water but no soap.
New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary
The country halted the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by imposing a strict lockdown in late March when only around 100 people had tested positive.
COVID-19 may have longer incubation period of eight days instead of previous estimates of four to five days, scientists say
Using a method, researchers calculated that the average incubation period was 7.75 days with 10 percent of patients showing an incubation period of 14.28 days.
Children are not 'almost immune' to the Coronavirus: Everything we know on how the virus infects them
Israel serves as a cautionary tale, with outbreaks in multiple schools that infected hundreds of students, teachers and relatives.
The STFS virus is transmitted to humans by ticks or bits, and is thought to be fatal in 1 to 3 out of every 10 infections.