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,
Herd immunity is calculated from the epidemic’s reproductive number - an indicator of how many people each infected person spreads the virus to.
Champions League: COVID-19 tests to locker room protocols, key questions ahead of quarterfinals answered
Because of the health risks, spectators will be absent from Champions League matches and players and officials would follow a strict protocol set down by UEFA to prevent infections.
SFTS Virus is not a new virus and China has isolated pathogen of the virus in 2011, and it belongs to the Bunyavirus category.
'Invisible virus, not China, a threat to India': Ambassador Sun Weidong says nations should handle relations cautiously
The Chinese ambassador to India said the two neighbours need to straighten views on three key issues, including that Beijing is not a strategic threat to New Delhi
Scientists also found that green tea extract in combination with chitosan films can reduce levels of bacteria such as E coli and L innocua to undetectable levels after 24 hours of exposure
One in 10 people infected with Coronavirus contracted the disease from their families, finds new South Korean study
By age group, the infection rate within the household was higher when the first confirmed cases were teenagers or people in their 60s and 70s.
Social distancing alone will not slow the spread of the Coronavirus, other preventive steps need to be taken as well
If social distancing "alone" is to be implemented longer than two weeks, a moderate shut down could be more effective for the society than a stricter complete shut-down.
NIH research showed that fetuses aren’t infected more often because placenta cells rarely make the tools that the virus uses to gain entry.
The coronavirus is invisible, but seemingly everywhere, requires close contact to spread, but reached around the globe faster than any pandemic in history.
The focus of contact tracing is to find close contacts or people who were within two metres of the infected person for at least 10 minutes or so.
WHO chief says there is no return to normalcy in the future, too many countries are heading in the wrong direction with Coronavirus
The WHO said that government and individual responses should depend on local virus conditions - namely, whether there is community spread or no.
CanSino Biologics in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile, Saudi Arabia to launch Phase III trial of its COVID-19 vaccine
Qiu Dongxu co-founder of CanSino said its new factory under construction in China will allow it to produce 100-200 million vaccine doses per year by early 2021.
Scientists design “catch and kill” air filter that kills 99.9 percent of the Coronavirus causing bacteria in public spaces
The researchers are also developing a desk-top model which is capable of purifying the air in an office worker’s immediate surroundings.