21 Aug 2020 By CEPI How can CEPI measure success across its COVID-19 vaccine portfolio? We manage our portfolio to make sure the most promising vaccines move forward, based on [...]
Influenza and pneumonia currently rank eighth on the CDC's list of leading causes of death in the United States. The coronavirus is on track to be the country's third leading cause of death in [...]
The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized emergency use of a new and inexpensive saliva test for Covid-19 that could greatly expand testing capacity. By ED SILVERMAN and ANDREW JOSEPH [...]
Here, we review current approaches to COVID-19 vaccine development and highlight the role of nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing. Source: Nature Nanotechnology volume 15, pages646–655(2020)Cite this article Review Article Matthew D. Shin, Sourabh Shukla, [...]
Viruses enter cells and initiate infection by binding to their cognate cell surface receptors. The expression and distribution of viral entry receptors therefore regulates their tropism, determining the tissues that [...]
THE INDEPENDENT | Coronavirus: Health experts worry virus could cause lasting heart complications for athletes NFL and college football players have opted out of competing this year, owing to concerns regarding Covid-19
Reggie Lewis, a 27-year-old Boston Celtics star, collapsed at a practice before a playoff game in 1993 and later died (Getty ) Mr Schneider is one of many [...]
NATURE | Antibody therapies could be a bridge to a coronavirus vaccine — but will the world benefit?
Monoclonal antibodies (artist’s impression) are being harnessed against the coronavirus.Credit: Nanoclustering/Science Photo Library Monoclonal antibodies are complex and expensive to produce, meaning poor countries might be priced out. [...]
UNIVERSITY OF BATH | Risk to health from COVID‐19 for anaesthetists and intensivists – a narrative review
Relationship between COVID‐19 disease progression, locations of deaths in the UK and data sources. ISARIC, International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium ; ICNARC, The Intensive Care National [...]
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BIOMARKERS IN MEDICINE | The association between biomarkers and clinical outcomes in novel coronavirus pneumonia in a US cohort.
Summary. Five common blood biomarkers were investigated in the report: IL-6 (interleukin 6). IL-6 is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory cytokine and an anti-inflammatory myokine. In humans, [...]