Brain damage markers associated with abnormal immunological responses in COVID-19

The 2019 (COVID-10) pandemic caused by coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a serious acute respiratory syndrome, has so far resulted in more than 265 million documented COVID-19 cases and more than 5.26 million deaths. In many cases, it has been found to be associated with neurological complications, including stroke, delirium, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and autoimmune encephalitis. The new … Read more

The WHO says Omicron is “highly unlikely” to avoid vaccination protections altogether

Granted: 8/12/2021 – 10:26 The Omicron variant does not appear to be inferior to other coronavirus strains and is highly unlikely to completely circumvent vaccination protections, top researchers at the WHO and the U.S. said Tuesday amid growing public health concerns. Hopeful estimates came as global concerns about the modified variant of the coronavirus grew, … Read more

Risk assessment of the SARS-CoV-2 threat in banknotes

The current 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has caused global concern due to the widespread belief that the virus will spread through currency exchange. These concerns arose in response to growing games that regularly handled items such as banknotes and coins could serve as a vehicle for … Read more

A simple quantitative framework for understanding the pathogenesis of severe COVID-19

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in the United States developed a model to explain why severe coronary virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections in acute respiratory syndrome cause high levels of inflammation. Their model focuses on cells that stimulate the inflammatory response by creating a feedback loop between infected and damaged cells. The persistent hyperinflammatory … Read more

Covid-19 disruption caused a sharp spike in malaria deaths in 2020

Granted: 6.6.2021 – 14:55 The disruption caused by the pandemic caused tens of thousands more malaria deaths in 2020, the World Health Organization said Monday, but added that urgent action has avoided a much worse scenario. In a recent report, the UN health agency found that Covid-19 had reversed progress against a mosquito-borne disease that … Read more

AMA WA President Mark Duncan-Smith calls for postponement of border opening plan to protect children

The boss of the AMA says WA’s reopening plan should be postponed so that children ages 5 to 11 can get COVID-19 so they are better protected against the deadly virus. It comes after the Therapeutic Goods Administration approved on Sunday a Pfizer vaccine for Australian children in this age group – about 2.3 million … Read more

Maternal morbidity and consequences in pregnant women with COVID-19

In a recent study, French researchers evaluated the link between maternal disease and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In this retrospective analysis, the researchers found that, compared with pregnant women who did not have COVID-19, pregnant women had more maternal morbidity and a diagnosis of COVID-19. This PLOS Medicine the study is the first report of … Read more

Denmark reports a “jump” in Covid-19’s Omicron variant cases.

Granted: 12.5.2021 – 16:24 Danish health authorities said on Sunday that there was a worrying increase in 183 confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the country. According to the SSI Institute for Public Health, the figure was three times the number of confirmed cases in 48 hours, compared to 18 confirmed and … Read more

The COVID-19 test for Adam Bandt’s employee is positive, which is why the federal parliament must be closed

The federal parliament has been issued a COVID warning after a positive virus test by an employee of Green leader Adam Bandt. Parliament has been closed to the public for the time being since the case was uncovered on Saturday night after the last week of the session in Canberra. The test result for the … Read more

The COVID-19 test for Adam Bandt’s employee is positive, which is why the federal parliament must be closed

The federal parliament has been issued a COVID warning after a positive virus test by an employee of Green leader Adam Bandt. Parliament has been closed to the public for the time being since the case was uncovered on Saturday night after the last week of the session in Canberra. The test result for the … Read more