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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...
Source: Coronavirus News  Sep 12, 2020  2 years ago
Coronavirus News: As most people once again go out freely this weekend in denial of what is coming and how they are indirectly contributing to it, the official global COVID-19 deaths has now reached 916,125 while the official numbers of those infected have now reached more than 28.5 million. As we all know by the now the reality is that the actual numbers are much higher than this and it is going ...
Source: Influenza 2020/2021  Sep 12, 2020  2 years ago
Influenza 2020/2021: Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine- University of Pennsylvania have found that middle-aged individuals ie those born in the late 1960s and the 1970s may be in a perpetual state of H3N2 influenza virus susceptibility because their antibodies bind to H3N2 viruses but fail to prevent infections.   The study findings were published in the journal: Nature Commu...
Source: COVID-19-Livestock  Sep 12, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19-Livestock: A new study by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency-Manitoba involving researchers from University of Manitoba and also from the Iowa State University-U.S. has found that pigs are also susceptible to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The study results could have a magnitude effects on the livestock industry and also has implications on zoonotic transmissions and potential induced muta...
Source: T Cells-COVID-19  Sep 11, 2020  2 years ago
T Cells-Covid-19: Australian researchers from University of Melbourne, Monash University, La Trobe University, James Cook University and University of Tasmania have discovered that killer T cells, key immune cells in fighting viral infections, are present at much lower levels in individuals with COVID-19, compared to influenza or glandular fever.   As CD8+ T cell memory promotes rapid ...
Source: Herbs-COVID-19  Sep 11, 2020  2 years ago
Herbs-COVID-19: While the Western (America, Europe, Australia and Canada) world that loves to typically denounce herbal therapies are getting infected and dying by the droves and pinning their hopes on overpriced toxic drugs churned out by their greedy pharmaceutical companies and aided by their corrupted governments and further supported by their ‘bastard’ media and social media platf...
Source: Myanmar COVID-19 News  Sep 11, 2020  2 years ago
Myanmar COVID-19 News: Authorities in Myanmar on Friday announced its toughest measures so far to control the spread of the coronavirus, banning travel out of the country's biggest city, Yangon, and grounding all domestic flights. The city is experiencing a huge surge cases and hospital are overflowing with test kits being scarce.   Travel in and out of the city by other transport syste...
Source: Antibodies COVID-19  Sep 11, 2020  2 years ago
Antibodies COVID-19: Another study by researchers from Nanjing University Medical School -China led by Dr Chao Wu and Dr Rui Huang, both infectious disease and immunology specialists show that various factors contribute to the fact that antibodies might not be a good solution to treat COVID-19 coupled with the fact that most convalescent treatments did not produce positive results due to lack of t...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Sep 11, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Immunology: According to Professor Dr Marc Hellerstein of the University of California-Berkeley, althought more than 120 companies have rushed into vaccine development against COVID-19 as the U.S. government pushes for a vaccine rollout at "warp speed"-possibly by the end of the 2020,  the bar set for an effective, long-lasting vaccine is far too low and may prove dangerous...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 11, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Indiana University-U.S. led by Professor Dr Nir Menachemi from the university’s School of Public Health has found that the COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is hundreds of times more deadly for individuals over 60 compared to those under 40.   The study findings were published in the journal: Annals Of Internal Med...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Sep 10, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warnings: Researchers from Huazhong Agricultural University-China  led By Dr Meilin Jin, a Professor from the Department of Agricultural Microbiology have in a new study that was based in Wuhan have discovered that more cats might be contracting the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus  than first believed.   The study also shows that cats are fighting off the virus with naturally deve...
Source: COVID-19 World News  Sep 10, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 World News: The world is now seeing daily infection rates of average above 240,000 new infections per day for the last 2 months with the record highest that was on the 4th of September with almost 300,683 reported cases. As of today the total number of infections has reached almost 28 million with global COVID-19 deaths amounting to about 904,124. Forget about the recovery rates as we now...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 10, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: British researchers led by the University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust and  various British hospitals and medical universities have found that as many as one in 100 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 will eventually develop a condition known as pneumothorax or  'punctured lung'. The condition was also ...
Source: COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma  Sep 10, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma: An open-label, parallel-arm, phase II, multicentre, randomized controlled trial (PLACID) in India has shown that the use of convalescent plasma as a therapeutic for moderate COVID-19 patients showed no positive effects and did not improve the outcome of the patients.   The study findings are published on a preprint server and are currently being peer reviewed. ...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Sep 10, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Latest: Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai are warning the manifestation of AKI or acute kidney injury is on the exponential rise in hospitalized COVID-19 patients and a high proportion are dying as a result or will never recover from it even after being discharged.   The research findings are published in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. https://ja...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 10, 2020  2 years ago
A new COVID-19 Research by scientist from Murdoch University-Australia led by Professor Dr Jeremy K. Nicholson and Professor Dr Elaine Holmes have discovered that by comparing lipoproteins and metabolites in the blood of COVID-19 patients and healthy subjects, not only are signs of multi-organ damage apparent but a distinct metabolite signature was observed in COVID-19 patients that could be furth...
Source: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome or MIS-C  Sep 09, 2020  2 years ago
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome or MIS-C could be triggered by high antiviral antibody levels in COVID-19 Infected Children according to researchers from at Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.   The study team said that measuring blood antibody levels against SARS-CoV-2 may distinguish children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), ...
Source: Anxiety and Stress  Sep 09, 2020  2 years ago
Anxiety and Stress: Researchers from Washington State University have found in a new study that exercise which typically helps by reducing anxiety and stress is unable to help with COVID-19 related mental issues.   Surprisingly in a study of twins led by the study team, individuals who reported increasing their physical activity after the start of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders reported highe...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Sep 09, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Alerts: According to a new UK study by Universities of Warwick and Birmingham, home-testing kits sold online in the UK, US and elsewhere in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis were provided with incomplete and in most cases, misleading information on how accurate they were.   Worst till there were reports from other regulatory bodies, medical institutions and consumer boards that some...
Source: COVID-19 Immunity  Sep 09, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Immunity is short-lived for those who had mild symptoms when they were first infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus or were asymptomatic according to a new study by Chinese researchers from the Army Medical University in Chongqing led by Dr Ye Lilin, a leading Immunologist from the University’s Institute of Immunology.   The study also indicates that the absence of the key ...
Source:   Sep 09, 2020  2 years ago
Vaccine-COVID-19: It was announced the last few hours that the large phase 3 clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine AZD1222 developed by the University of Oxford and Astrazenaca was stopped in the last 24 hours and put on hold as a result of reported serious adverse reactions.   The sudden stoppage affected numerous testing sites globally especially in the United States and United Kingdom a...
Source: Drugs And COVID-19  Sep 09, 2020  2 years ago
Drugs And COVID-19: Danish researchers led by Dr Anton Pottegård of the University of Southern Denmark along with other scientists from Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Medicines Agency have in a new study found that the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and diclofenac, is not associated with any adverse effects in people who have tested p...
Source: COVID-19 News  Sep 09, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)-U.S. have in a new study shown that the blood clotting protein factor V plays a very critical role in the outcomes of hospitalized COVID-19 patients.   Factor V (pronounced factor five) is a protein of the coagulation system, sometimes referred to as proaccelerin or labile factor. In contrast to most other coagul...
Source: COVID-19 Second Wave  Sep 08, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Second Wave: Before anyone accuse us of fear mongering, first look at some simple facts…..when the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out, it started with a couple of hundred infected individuals that caused the virus to spread worldwide. Today despite border controls or closures, we have millions of people worldwide who are infected and millions more in our midst that are asymptomatic....
Source: COVID-19 Gut  Sep 08, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19-Gut: A new study by researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong has found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus may continue to infect and replicate in the digestive tract after clearing in the airways. https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/en/press_detail.php?id=3356   It was also observed that COVID-19 patients have active and prolonged gut viral infection, even in the absence of gastro...
Source: Diagnostics-COVID-19  Sep 08, 2020  2 years ago
Diagnostics-COVID-19: UK based biotech firm Avacta Group plc ,the developer of Affimer® biotherapeutics and reagents has announced the launch of an ultra-sensitive ELISA laboratory test for the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein to support global research efforts into the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Dr Alastair Smith, Avacta’s chief executive   ELISAS or enzyme l...
Source: Drugs-COVID-19  Sep 08, 2020  2 years ago
Drugs-COVID-19: Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-New York in a new study suggest that using drugs such as PI3K/mTOR And Topoisomerase inhibitors reduces ACE2 expression and reduces risk and an individual’s susceptibility to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease.   As ACE2 are the main and first receptors that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus uses...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Sep 08, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai in a new study have found that D-Dimers, a fragment protein produced by the breakup of fibrin clots can be used as a biomarker to determine which patients are at the risk of dying.   Information such as this which predicts a COVID-19 patient’s risk of mortality is useful in designing clinical treatment protoco...
Source: Influenza Vaccinations And COVID-19  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
Influenza Vaccinations And COVID-19: A new study by Canadian researchers from Laval University and McGill University show that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) can offer a certain degree of protection against the COVID-19 disease  compared to inactivated influenza vaccines (IIV) containing three or four variants. The study findings also suggest that inactivated influenza vaccines II...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Via Frozen Food  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Via Frozen Food: A new research by Chinese researchers from the South China Agricultural University-Guangzhou, Institute of Animal Health-Guangdong and Fudan University-Shanghai has confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to survive on seafood such as salmon for up to 8 days at 4 degrees Celsius which is the temperature of most frozen storage facilities for seafoo...
Source: COVID-19 Next Generation Vaccines  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Next Generation Vaccines: Cambridge based Elicio Therapeutics has developed a next generation COVID-19 vaccine ELI-005 that is expected to start initial clinical trials soon. Unlike most of the current genetic based vaccines under development or in phase 3 trials, this lymph node-targeting vaccine is composed of an adjuvant developed using the company’s Amphiphile technology and the...
Source: India COVID-19-Coronavirus News  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
India COVID-19-Coronavirus News: India reported its fourth documented case of COVID-19 reinfection in the IT city Bengaluru on Sunday. Someone Should Really Show Him How To Wear A Mask Correctly   The patient, a female aged 27 years from the southern Indian city who got recovered from an initial infection from SARS-CoV-2 in July, has tested positive again for the virus. The confirmation of ...
Source: United Kingdom And Israel COVID-19 News  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
United Kingdom reported almost 3,000 new coronavirus cases over 24 hours, a level not seen since late May according to health authorities on Sunday.   Also it was reported that two more people had died after testing positive over the past 28 days, bringing Britain’s overall death toll to 41,551, Europe's highest.   Also, 2,990 new cases were recorded, significantly higher tha...
Source: Herbs For COVID-19  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
Herbs For COVID-19: A number of studies are now emerging showing that the phytochemical Tryptanthrin extracted from the leaves of the Strobilanthes Cusia plant also known as Assam Indigo or Chinese Rain Bell has potential efficacy as an antiviral against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes the deadly COVID-19 disease.   Scientifically known as Strobilanthes Cusia, the plant blooms ...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 research by German scientists from the University of Tuebingen shows that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus basically paralyzes the cytotoxic and metabolic functions of the human host immune cells which leads to disease severity and progression.   The study findings are published on a preprint server and are currently being peer-reviewed. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.04...
Source: Australia COVID-19  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
The COVID-19 lockdown in the Australian second-biggest city of Melbourne has been extended by another two weeks according to government and health officials who said that new cases had not dropped enough to prevent another surge. An Australian Protester In Melbourne.   Australians in Melbourne were due to exit a harsh six-week lockdown next weekend but face continued restrictions for months...
Source: Thailand COVID-19 News  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
Thailand COVID-19 News:  6 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Thailand today (Sunday, 6th September) of which three could be COVID-19 reinfections! Westerners Not Wearing Mask Still A Common Sight In Thailand   The CCSA or Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration Thailand said that of the 6 cases, 3 were Thai male nationals who had been previously infected in Singapore but had sin...
Source: COVID-19 Antibody  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 antibody immunity and virus neutralizing capabilities will be critical to control the anticipated worsening of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic however already emerging studies are indicating that there could be many complications and disappointments although numerous pharmaceutical and biotech companies along with certain governments are trying to conceal these news in order to either profit from...
Source: America COVID-19 News  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
America COVID-19 News: COVID-19 cases are rising in the various campuses of U.S. colleges and universities, leading authorities to react in a vast array of ways including reverting back to classes going online and a sudden rise of disciplinary actions and dismissals as school authorities try to maintain control in the campuses.   It was found that most of the students breaking social distan...
Source: Narsoplimab And COVID-19  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
Narsoplimab And COVID-19: Researchers are now saying that treatments for COVID-19 may be focusing on at the wrong elements of the disease based on emerging data from Bergamo, Italy, the epicenter of the pandemic in Europe.   Italian researchers realized, as they combed through the data, that COVID-19 is an endothelia injury rather than a pulmonary event and that stopping the complement casc...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
World COVID-19 News: The Global COVID-19 pandemic is not showing any signs of slowing down, on the contrary tell-tale signs are indicating that it is going to get worse and that a real second wave is fast approaching.   In the last 24 hours the world saw its highest record of daily reported new COVID-19 infections of 299,185 cases. The total global deaths from the COVID-19 disease is now 87...
Source: Coronavirus Cases In India  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
India coronavirus cases have crossed the 4 million mark on Saturday as the country also reported its record highest number of COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours which was said to be 86,430 cases.   India is reported to be behind the United States which has more than 6.3 million cases and Brazil which has more than 4.1 million cases.   However many Indian experts and medical profession...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Radboud University Medical Center-Netherlands questions as to whether it is really to assume that cytokine storms are truly causing disease severity in the case of COVID-19 as new emerging data questions the unproven hypothesis.   In the study it was observed that although IL-6 levels are elevated in severe COVID-19, they are lower than lev...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Alerts: Researchers from Texas Children's Hospital-Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio and Georgetown University-Washington have discovered in a new study that the multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), linked to COVID-19, damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.   The numb...
Source: Common Cold-COVID-19  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
Common Cold-COVID-19: Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine have discovered that the Rhinovirus which causes most of the common colds can prevent the flu virus from infecting airways by jumpstarting the body's antiviral defenses.   The study findings help answer a the strange phenomena surrounding the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic in which an expected surge in swi...
Source: COVID-19 And Unconventional T Cells   Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
French researchers have discovered that a class of immune cells known as unconventional T cells (uT cells) plays a role in the progression of COVID-19 disease into its severity forms. Furthermore it was proposed that these unconventional T Cells could be also used as biomarkers to determine COVID-19 severity risks.   So called unconventional T cells are a diverse class of immune c...
Source: D614G Mutation  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
D614G Mutation: According to a new study by researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston-Texas, the mutation of the spike proteins of the new strain D614G has indeed made the new strain more infectious. This new study also reaffirms other previous studies about the new D614 strain being more infectious contrary to some so called Singaporean ‘experts’ making comments t...
Source: COVID-19 And Fatty Liver Disease  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 And Fatty Liver Disease: Researchers from the University of Minnesota and John Hopkins School of Medicine in a new observational study reveal that individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and steatohepatitis have increased odds of hospitalization due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19); conversely, metabolic surgery was found to be protective against the admission of inf...
Source: COVID-19 And Metformin  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 And Metformin: A new study comprising researchers from China, America and UK have shown that metformin as a diabetic drug for COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with higher incidence of acidosis which could lead to kidney complications but it was not associated with higher mortality rates.   The study findings were published in the journal: Cell Metabolism https:...
Source: COVID-19-Heart  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19-Heart: Despite early reports and studies that showed the heart was affected by a variety of ways by the SARS-CoV-2 infection including just recent studies that showed the SARS-CoV-2 was able to attack the heart tissues directly and despite so many numerous articles that that showed that the emerging impact of the COVID-19 on heart health, in the last few days doctors and researchers are r...
Source: COVID-19 Pediatrics  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Pediatrics: Researchers from the Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC in a new study on the kinetics of viral clearance and antibody production across age groups in SARS-CoV-2 infected children found that the virus and the corresponding antibodies can co-exists simultaneously raisng lots of questions and possible implications.   The study is available on a preprint f...
Source: COVID-19 Bradykinin Storms  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
By detailed analysis of data on more than 40,000 genes , 17,000 genetic  and 2.5 billion genetic combinations samples linked to COVID-19, researchers from Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee have managed by using the world’s second fastest computer called the Summit supercomputer have come up with a hypothesis as to how the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus affects the human host dubbed the &...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
A new COVID-19 Research study published the JAMA Journal that involved an international collaboration of huge magnitude has shown that widely available corticosteroids improved the survival rates of COVID-19 patients experiencing severity and in critical conditions. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2770279   Researchers and medical experts pooled data from 121 hospitals in ...
Source: COVID-19 And Plasmin  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an attempt to answer a question as to why the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus more dangerous in individuals with comorbidities have managed to propose a hypothesis that an extracellular protease called plasmin might be responsible for aiding the accelerating the virus activities at the furin sites. The team also proposed that the widely a...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Sep 02, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Vaccine researchers from UK and Taiwan have demonstrated the potential of a new candidate vaccine called RBD-SpyVLP against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in animal models.   In vivo trials involving animal models such as mice and pigs, low doses of the vaccine triggered a potent neutralizing antibody response that was stronger than the response induced by serum taken from patients who...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Sep 02, 2020  2 years ago
Thailand Coronavirus News: Thailand celebrated its 100 Days without any local COVID-19 cases or transmissions. The country has been lucky as it was only exposed to the milder strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus since the epidemic plus it is speculated that due to epigenetic changes as a result of the excessive usage of herbs in Thai cuisines and dietary habits, Thais have developed a robust and ...

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