Infectious Disease News
  • Coronavirus: US buys nearly all of Gilead's Covid-19 drug remdesivir

    Added On : 6th July 2020

    The US is buying nearly all the next three months' projected production of Covid-19 treatment remdesivir from US manufacturer Gilead.

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  • Coronavirus: What does Covid-19 do to the brain?

    Added On : 5th July 2020

    Stroke, delirium, anxiety, confusion, fatigue - the list goes on. If you think Covid-19 is just a respiratory disease, think again.

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  • Coronavirus: Immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest

    Added On : 2nd July 2020

    People testing negative for coronavirus antibodies may still have some immunity, a study has suggested.

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  • Coronavirus: Hydroxychloroquine trial to restart

    Added On : 1st July 2020

    Trials of the controversial anti-malarial drug taken by US President Donald Trump to try to prevent catching coronavirus are to be resumed.

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  • Singapore hands out coronavirus tracing devices

    Added On : 30th June 2020

    Singapore has started to hand out Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing devices as part of its measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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  • Coronavirus: Survivors 'at risk of PTSD'

    Added On : 29th June 2020

    People who were seriously ill in hospital with coronavirus need to be urgently screened for post-traumatic stress disorder, leading doctors say.

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  • Coronavirus: Newborn Mexican triplets test positive in 'unprecedented' case

    Added On : 24th June 2020

    Newborn triplets in Mexico have tested positive for coronavirus in an "unprecedented" case, according to local health authorities.

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  • 'Do it at home' coronavirus saliva test trialled

    Added On : 23rd June 2020

    A new "no swab" saliva coronavirus test that lets people collect their own sample at home by spitting into a pot is being trialled in the UK.

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  • Coronavirus: What is a second wave and is one coming?

    Added On : 22nd June 2020

    Coronavirus is far from over. Some countries are still dealing with large epidemics, but even those currently controlling the virus fear "the second wave".

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  • Coronavirus: South Asian people most likely to die in hospital

    Added On : 22nd June 2020

    South Asian people are the most likely to die from coronavirus after being admitted to hospital in Great Britain, major analysis shows.

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