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Thailand Coronavirus News is a section dedicated to the new coronavirus that is causing an epidemic in China and fast spreading globally. The strain of coronavirus called Covid-19 or also commonly called the Wuhan coronavirus is genetically more potent and faster spreading than the SARS coronavirus. Currently teams are working to develop a new vaccine for this new coronavirus while other teams are...
COVID-19 News - Masks - Air Cleaners - Schools  May 19, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Could the humble face mask and an unassuming air cleaner really hold the key to curbing COVID-19 transmission in schools? The answer, according to a recent Swiss study, is a resounding "yes". Please! When procurring masks for kids, make sure its a N95 mask and not some plain cloth mask or surgical mask!   In a captivating study led by Nicolas Banholzer and Kathrin Z...
COVID-19 News - South Korea  May 18, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: South Korean health authorities reported 26,147 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours and 11 Deaths due to COVID-19. Pic Credit : Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters   According to officials from the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), South Korea's new daily COVID-19 cases stayed over 20,000 for a second day on Wednesday.   South Korea which recently had re...
Thailand Medical - COVID-19 Cases Rising  May 16, 2023  9 months ago
Thailand Medical experts are sounding the alarms as COVID-19 infections continue to rise in the country. Recent Election Rallies Where Many Were Maskless! Pic Credit:  Andre Malerba/Bloomberg/Getty Images   Health officials from the Department of Disease Control (DDC) issued a public warning yesterday via various media outlets, alerting locals to the resurgence of SARS-CoV-2 infections...
COVID-19 News - Vietnam  May 16, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Health authorities reported 1987 new COVID-19 infections in Vietnam over the last 24 hours. The figure represents a huge rise over the previous day of only about 1050 reported infections. https://suckhoedoisong.vn/ngay-15-5-so-mac-covid-19-moi-tang-len-gan-2000-ca-169230515173753342.htm   As very minimal COVID-19 testing is being done, local physicians warn that the actual num...
Medical News - Long Non-Coding RNA MALAT1 - COVID-19  May 15, 2023  9 months ago
Medical News: An intriguing discovery at the intersection of genetics and medical research has been gaining significant attention in recent years. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) i.e. RNA molecules exceeding 200 nucleotides in length, which lack the ability to code for proteins, have emerged as a fascinating subject of study.   Notably, one lncRNA, known as metastasis-associated lung adenoca...
COVID-19 News - New Zealand  May 15, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: Health authorities in New Zealand reported 11,739 new COVID-19 Infections and 58 COVID-19 deaths for the last 7 days, a slight decrease from the previous week figures of 12,277 COVID-19 infections but an increase in terms of COVID-19 deaths as there were only 30 COVID-19 deaths reported in the previous week. The seven-day rolling average of daily COVID-19 cases was 1672. https://www...
COVID-19 News - Spike Protein Exhibits Extreme Plasticity  May 15, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: While some ‘experts’ have recently said that there is only up to a certain level to which the SARS-CoV-2 virus can evolve for immune escape and even for viral fitness, a latest study by scientist from Janssen Pharmaceuticals has revealed that the spike proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus exhibits extreme plasticity and is able to adopt a variety of never-ending shape-shifti...
COVID-19 News - Depleting Levels Of The Macrophage-Derived Chemokine MDC/CCL22 In COVID-19  May 14, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: In the sprawling realm of immunology, the Macrophage-Derived Chemokine, known as MDC or CCL22, is a significant player. Belonging to the CC subfamily, this chemokine is produced by dendritic cells and macrophages, with or without external stimulation. The Saint Petersburg Pasteur Institute and Pavlov First State Medical University in Russia have spearheaded groundbreaking studies on...
COVID-19 News - SARS-CoV-2 Impair Genes Associated With Pain-Related Pathways  May 14, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: The COVID-19 disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 poses a myriad of health challenges since its advent. With a spectrum of clinical outcomes from asymptomatic infection to mortality, the scientific world has been grappling to comprehend its complex nature. The disease has a broad range of symptoms, varying from common respiratory infection manifestations like cough, congestion, and fever to...
COVID-19 News - Omicron - Brain Infections  May 13, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: In a groundbreaking revelation by scientists from some of South Korea's leading universities, the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, has been found to potentially cause brain infections, even in cases where the disease presents milder symptoms.   The research, a collaborative effort between Kangwon National University, Seoul National University, an...
COVID-19 News - SARS-CoV-2 N Proteins - PKR and RNase L-Mediated Antiviral Pathways  May 13, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and its close relative, the bat coronavirus RaTG13, have demonstrated a powerful ability to evade key antiviral pathways in the human body. This unique capability likely contributes to the high transmissibility and widespread infection rate of the COVID-19 pandemic.   A new research led by scientists from the National Microbiology Laboratory...
COVID-19 News - Viral Peristence - Long COVID  May 13, 2023  9 months ago
COVID-19 News: When Thailand Medical News sounded the alarms about SARS-CoV-2 viral persistence as early as mid-2020, we were ridiculed by so called experts from Europe particularly British, French, German and Swiss individuals. Ironically some of these very same “bastards” are today presenting themselves as “experts” about SARS-CoV-2 persistence and some even developing th...
COVID-19 News - Australia - New South Wales  May 12, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Australian health authorities reported 32,197 new COVID-19 infections, 2,223 COVID-19 related hospitalizations with 61 new ICU admissions due to COVID-19 and 140 COVID-19 deaths for the last 7 days. https://covidlive.com.au/   New South Wales was the worst hit state with 12,980 new infections, 1,292 new hospital admissions and 59 deaths due to COVID-19 in the last seven days....
COVID-19 News - Severe Sexually Deviant Behaviors  May 12, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News:  Breaking ground in our understanding of COVID-19's neurological impacts, a captivating case study from Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Japan, has brought to light an unprecedented link between SARS-CoV-2 infection and severe sexually deviant behavior. The far-reaching implications of this revelation are sure to send shockwaves through the global medical communit...
Long COVID - neuroPASC - Immune Imprinting  May 12, 2023  10 months ago
Long COVID: Despite the fact that SARS-CoV-2 primarily targets the respiratory system, this treacherous pathogen doesn’t stop there. In its destructive journey through the human body, it often reaches the central nervous system (CNS), causing distressing neurological symptoms.   Intriguingly, these symptoms don’t merely appear during the acute phase of COVID-19. They have a much...
SARS-CoV-2 Research - Hematopoietic Stem Cells  May 11, 2023  10 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) play a pivotal role in the formation and maintenance of the hematopoietic system, the body's blood cell production network. The hematopoietic system is responsible for creating erythrocytes (red blood cells), leukocytes (white blood cells), and platelets, which collectively perform a range of critical functions, including oxygen transport, c...
COVID-19 News - SARS-CoV-2 N Proteins - Cell Apoptosis   May 11, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has presented a complex puzzle for researchers and medical professionals alike. Among the most intriguing aspects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is the vast range of clinical manifestations exhibited by infected individuals, from severe respiratory distress to completely asymptomatic cases. Understanding the mechanisms underlying asymptomatic infections, which...
COVID-19 News - Post COVID - Autoimmune Encephalitis  May 10, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers are tirelessly studying its long-term effects on the human body. A recent review study conducted by scientists from Sichuan Taikang Hospital, Affiliated Hospital of Youjiang Medical University for Nationalities, and Affiliated Hospital of Yunnan University in China reveals an alarming connection between post-COVID n...
COVID-19 News - SARS-CoV-2 Viral Persistence In The Gastrointestinal Tract  May 10, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Findings from a new study clearly indicates the persistence of SARS-CoV-2 in the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract of many exposed to the virus leading to distinct immunological dysfunctions and Immune impairments that contribute to Long COVID. Millions of humans are basically walking around unaware that they are reservoirs of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that is able to disarm...
Medical News - Idiopathic CD4 Lymphocytopenia (ICL)  May 09, 2023  10 months ago
Medical News: A groundbreaking 11-year study led by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases that was initiated by Dr Anthony Fauci Nation has exposed shocking insights into idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia (ICL), a rare and obscure immune deficiency that leaves individuals susceptible to a myriad of infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases, and cancers.   The study has ...
Long COVID - Unique Molecular Signatures in Monocytes and Regulatory T Cells  May 09, 2023  10 months ago
Long COVID: The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has infected nearly a billion people and resulted in millions of deaths since its emergence in late 2019. Despite extensive research on the human immune response during the active phase of the disease, the long-term effects after recovery remain largely unknown. This is crucial for understanding SARS-CoV-2 and the long-term complic...
COVID-19 Drugs - Acyclovir  May 09, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Drug repurposing has garnered significant interest as a viable alternative to traditional drug development, offering a cost-effective, time-saving, and less risky approach. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the urgent need for therapeutic agents to prevent viral outbreaks has intensified.   Well-established antiviral drugs like acyclovir (Acv) have shown promise in combati...
Sepsis - COVID-19  May 08, 2023  10 months ago
Sepsis: The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented challenge, but as we see light at the end of the tunnel, another deadly threat emerges. The UK Sepsis Trust (UKST) estimates that 20% of COVID-19 survivors, approximately 100,000 people, are at risk of developing sepsis within the first year of being discharged from the hospital. Unless diagnosed early, this could cost the UK government an ad...
COVID1-19 News - Asean  May 08, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: There is another COVID-19 onslaught occurring across almost all ASEAN countries spanning from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia and even Myanmar and Cambodia. The situation in other Asian countries is no different as cases are also increasing in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. While health authorities across many countries are trying to downplay the COVI...
Long COVID - Lower Levels Of CD4 And CD8 T-Cells  May 07, 2023  10 months ago
Long COVID: A groundbreaking study by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that most individuals suffering from Long COVID neurological symptoms have lower levels of CD4+ and CD8+ T cells. These crucial immune cells are responsible for coordinating the immune system's response to viruses. This discovery proves that SARS-CoV-2 triggers immune dysfunction and even induces immun...
COVID-19 News - Vitamin C - COVID-19 Mortality  May 07, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A study conducted by researchers from the University of Zimbabwe has shown that early vitamin C treatment reduces the risk of mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.   The retrospective study involving 672 COVID-19 hospitalized patients showed that early vitamin C treatment was associated with a 52% reduction of mortality risk.   The study basically focused on facto...
COVID-19 News - SARS-CoV-2 - PCSK9 Cleavage Site  May 06, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A groundbreaking study by a team of international researchers from India and the United States has unveiled a remarkable and distinct feature in the SARS-CoV-2 virus that sets it apart from its predecessors, SARS-CoV-1 and MERS.   This discovery could potentially revolutionize our understanding of the virus's pathogenicity and pave the way for more effective antiviral the...
COVID-19 News - Musculoskeletal System  May 06, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in millions of deaths worldwide, and now the more aspects of the long-term consequences of the disease are starting to be revealed. Though primarily affecting the respiratory system, COVID-19 can also have significant effects on other areas of the body, resulting in extrapulmonary complications as well. Studies, cases reports and past COVID-19 News...
Long COVID - Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis  May 05, 2023  10 months ago
Long COVID: Researchers from Yale University, USA while presenting a new clinical cases report are warning that more cases of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, a hematological disorder are emerging as a complication in Long COVID.   Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a potentially fatal condition in which certain white blood cells (histiocytes and lymphocytes) build up in and dam...
COVID-19 News - Lung Fibrosis In Asymptomatics  May 05, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A silent health crisis is taking place as many Post-COVID individuals who are unaware that as a result of exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, irrespective as to whether they were mildly asymptomatic or asymptomatic, lung scarring is taking place leading to lung fibrosis that can lead to a variety of serious health consequences. There is a current fallacy among many even physicians tha...
COVID-19 News - Asymptomatic Spreads  May 04, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new hypothesis is being proposed by us which will require urgent research as we could be approaching the whole COVID-19 pandemic wrongly.   As the world continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, it is crucial to analyze the trends in infection rates and types of infections and consider the implications of these trends. The assumption that decr...
COVID-19 News - Indonesia  May 04, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: COVID-19 cases are once again rising in Indonesia after the Muslim Holiday break of Idul Fitri as predicted.   On April 23, a day after Idul Fitri, a low number of confirmed cases was recorded at 384 but it has continued to rise since then.   On Friday the 28th of April, Health authorities reported more than 2067 new daily COVID-19 infections as ‘mudik’ trave...
COVID-19 News - XBC.1.6.3  May 03, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new spawn from the Deltacron sub-lineage XBC.1.6 has emerged with an interesting nucleocapsid mutation A173V. This new XBC.1.6.3 sub-lineage is worrying experts and scientist as it could be possibly driving a new onslaught in Queensland Australia but with signs of disease severity as hospitalization rates have been seeing to rise in the last two weeks.   Also worrying is th...
COVID-19 News - Japan  May 03, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Scientist’s predictions that we will not see big seasonal COVID-19 waves but rather continuous wavelets of infections driven by a constant line of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants that are more transmissible and immune evasive seems to be holding true and we are currently seeing such scenarios being played out in various countries across the world. https://www.thailandmedical.news...
SARS-CoV-2 Research - E and M Proteins   May 03, 2023  10 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: COVID-19 is a highly infectious respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It has led to millions of cases and deaths worldwide since the pandemic began in 2020. The virus has a single-stranded RNA genome enclosed in a capsid with four structural proteins, including the poorly understood envelope (E) protein. A new study by researchers from Columbia University-New Yor...
COVID-19 News - Wavelet Era  May 02, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: The COVID-19 pandemic has been ravaging the world for three years, and despite hopes of a seasonal pattern, it shows no signs of abating. SARS-CoV-2 infections continue to rise, with new variants like XBB.1.16 emerging and contributing to the uptick in cases in various geolocations across the world. XBB.1.16 spawns like XBB.1.16.1, XBB.1.16.2, XBB.1.16.3, its third generations like ...
Long COVID - Autoimmune Disease  May 02, 2023  10 months ago
Long COVID: The ongoing saga of the COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled a plethora of previously unknown health complications, and the Long-COVID syndrome is perhaps the most notorious among them. Affecting around 28 to 30% of Americans who have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus and about 30 to 33% of Europeans, the lingering effects of Long COVID such as brain fog, post-exertional malaise, and joint pai...
COVID-19 News - South Korea  May 02, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: South Korea is currently experiencing a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections, with more than 15,000 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours. This alarming spike, attributed to the XBB.1.16 and EG.1 sub-lineages of the virus, has raised concerns among health officials, as the country continues to navigate its way toward normalcy. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA...
COVID-19 Drugs - Drug Metabolizing Enzymes And Membrane Transporters (DMETs)   May 01, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 Drugs: It is coming to light that all strategies with regards to treating COVID-19 has been wrong as many missed out certain critical data that affects the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of these drugs that have been approved so far by various clueless regulatory agencies across the world.   A new breakthrough study by researchers from University of Toronto-Canada, OneDrug-C...
COVID-19 News - ORF3a And NSP5 Regulate Autophagy Receptor p62 Levels  May 01, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: Researchers from the University of Belgrade-Serbia, and the University Clinical Center of Serbia have in a new study found that SARS-Cov-2 proteins ORF3a and NSP5 regulate autophagy receptor p62 levels, typically downregulating it and leading to hyperinflammation states.   COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has had a wide range of impacts on patients, from asymptomatic o...
COVID-19 News - SARS-CoV-2 Infections Are Accelerating T Cell Immunosenescence In CMV Positive Individuals  Apr 30, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: A groundbreaking study by the University of Cordoba-Spain and Reina Sofia University Hospital-Spain has revealed that SARS-CoV-2 infections in Cytomegalovirus  or CMV-seropositive individuals are linked to accelerated T cell immunosenescence and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This discovery has significant implications, considering the vast prevalence of both cyto...
COVID-19 News - XBB.2.3  Apr 30, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are emerging. These novel strains have the potential to cause significant changes in the virus's transmissibility, severity, and immune evasion capabilities.   While the XBB.1.16 variant recently caught the attention of health experts and the mainstream media worldwide, a lesser-known XBB.2...
COVID-19 News - Vietnam  Apr 29, 2023  10 months ago
COVID-19 News: The XBB.1.16 sub-lineage has been grabbing headlines worldwide due to its rapid transmission rate and in some cases has been found to be contributing to an increase in disease severity as reported by Indian researchers in a recent preprint study. https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/indian-study-shows-that-xbb-1-16-does-increase-risk-for-disease-severity-contrary-to-claims-by-cluel...
SARS-CoV-2 Research - NSP12  Apr 29, 2023  10 months ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: A new study by researchers from West China Hospital of Sichuan University, China has found that the SARS-CoV-2 NSP12 proteins plays a critical role in virus replication and splicing regulation.   SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, is a highly infectious pathogen that has mutated into highly transmissible variants, such as the Omicron strain. Und...