The findings suggest that COVID-19 patients, even those with mild-to-moderate symptoms, need proper healthcare to overcome the infection completely.
Hantavirus got much public attention earlier this year when a man in China died of an infection caused due to a strain of this virus, the first isolate of which was found in India in 1964
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that "We cannot negotiate with it, nor close our eyes and hope it goes away."
Most importantly, the pregnant women faced a 70 percent increased risk of death, when compared to nonpregnant women who were symptomatic.
The report says an estimated 1.7 million currently undiscovered viruses are thought to exist in mammal and avian hosts.
Seventy percent of emerging diseases — such as Ebola, Zika and HIV/AIDS — are zoonotic in origin, meaning they circulate in animals before jumping to humans.
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.
The volunteer would be infected via the nose and the results will be used to study how vaccines might work and to explore potential treatments.
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 A2a strain is predominantly found in India and maybe one or two mutations will take place “here and there” but nothing major.
Negative views of China rise sharply in Australia, Britain, 12 other countries, says survey; COVID-19 handling key factor
Citizens in the surveyed countries also do not trust China's leader Xi Jinping, with a median of 78 percent saying they do not have confidence in him to do the right thing in world affairs
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.”
It would mean that a dengue vaccine, that has already been tested to be safe and effective, could provide some form of immunisation against the virus.
AstraZeneca resumes UK trials for COVID-19 vaccine days after single recipient shows 'adverse reaction'
The trials for the coronavirus vaccine candidate, AZD1222, resumed in the UK following confirmation by the MHRA that it was safe to do so, AstraZeneca said in a statement
Is staying home harming your child’s immune system by making them more susceptible to other diseases?
A theory known as the “old friends” hypothesis suggests that exposure to harmless microbes that have co-evolved with humans help to train the developing immune system.
Ignoring official warnings and public health orders, several hundred people gathered at an illegal "Freedom Day" protest calling for an end to lockdown measures
Published in the medRxiv preprint repository, the yet-to-be peer reviewed study analysed whole genome sequence data of virus samples from 210 patients in and around Hyderabad in Telangana
Scientists are seeing signs of lasting immunity to COVID-19, among survivors with even mild infections
Protection against reinfection is not confirmed unless there's proof that people can encounter the virus again and keep it at bay,