Kawasaki

Kawasaki Syndrome: New Virus from Coronavirus?

Kawasaki Syndrome: In the past few weeks, doctors around the world have seen an uptake in children suffering from Kawasaki disease, a rare childhood disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels. So far, the number of cases has been small, but this is related to the fact that many children hospitalized for the disease have […]

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vaccine

Covid-19 might never have a vaccine just like HIV, dengue: Health Experts

A report states that leading health experts have warned that scientists may not be able to develop a vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), saying that it has already occurred in cases of HIV and dengue is. More than 100 vaccines are currently under pre-clinical trials and a couple of them have entered the human testing […]

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US

The US to have coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year: Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the United States will have a coronavirus virus vaccine by the end of this year. “We are very confident that we’re going to have a vaccine at the end of the year, by the end of the year,” Trump said in a Fox News “town hall” show broadcast […]

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Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un appears in public amid health rumors

North Korean state media say that leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance in 20 days amid rumors about his health. The Korean Central News Agency said on Saturday that it, along with other senior officials, including its sister Kim Yo Jong, attended a ceremony for the completion of a fertilizer factory in Sanche, […]

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Remdesivir

Remdesivir: Drug has the power to fight coronavirus

There is “clear-cut” evidence that a drug can help people overcome coronavirus, US officials say. Remdesivir has reduced the duration of symptoms from 15 days to 11 in clinical trials in hospitals around the world. The full details not published, but experts said it would be a “spectacular result” if confirmed, but not a “magic […]

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Hong Kong scientists

The new antiviral coating can protect surfaces for 90 days: Hong Kong scientists

Researchers at a University of Hong Kong state that they have developed an antiviral coating that can provide 90-day “significant” protection against bacteria and viruses such as COVID-19. The coating, called MAP-1, took 10 years to develop and can be sprayed onto surfaces that are often used by the public, such as elevator buttons and […]

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coronavirus treatment

People are buying up a heartburn medicine as a coronavirus treatment

The active ingredient in many heartburn drugs studied as a potential coronavirus treatment, which may lead to a shortage of popular heartburn brands in major US pharmacies. Famotidine, an antacid, and antihistamine found in the brand Pepsiid AC and another generic name are currently being used in trials by researchers at Northwell Health in the […]

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WHO

WHO warns COVID-19 patients could be infected again

The World Health Organization said on Saturday that there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies protected from another coronavirus infection. In a scientific brief, the United Nations agency warned governments against issuing “immune passports” or “risk-free certificates” for those infected who cannot be guaranteed their accuracy. The […]

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Seema Verma

Donald Trump might appoint Seema Verma as new health secretary

According to media reports, US President Donald Trump may replace Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Seema Verma, who heads government health insurance programs. Quoting White House sources, several media outlets on Saturday reported that top White House officials were discussing the removal of Azar, and Verma and Deborah Birks, coordinators of the […]

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Wuhan

Wuhan discharges its last COVID patient from the hospital

China’s central city of Wuhan, the first Covid-19 epidemic epicenter where the virus emerged late last year, has left no cases in hospitals, China announced on Sunday. The novel Coronavirus believed to produced in the wet seafood and meat market in Wuhan before spreading to China and the world. Early cases of Covid-19 discovered among […]

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