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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: COVID-19 Treatments  Jun 28, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Treatments: The oral administration of the amino-acids Cysteine and Theanine could attenuate SARS-CoV-2 viral infection, replication and associated symptoms of COVID-19 such as cytokine storm according to Japanese researchers from the Research Institute for Bioscience Products & Fine Chemicals, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.   The preprint study that is yet to be peer-reviewed is publishe...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus  Jun 28, 2020  2 years ago
SARS-CoV-2: Genomic researchers from the department of molecular biology and genetics, faculty of science, Sivas Cumhuriyet University-Turkey have done a detailed comparative phylogenomics study of various SARS-CoV-2 sequencings and their research findings indicate that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus most likely originated from Guangdong province and not Wuhan as originally though and that the coronav...
Source: COVID-19 Dermatology  Jun 28, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Dermatology:  Reports are appearing in JAAD (Journal Of American Academy of Dermatology ) that numerous COVID-19 patients are now manifesting chicken-pox like lesions on their skin, a condition known as Varicella-like exanthema.   In one report submitted by Italian researchers and doctors, a study was made on 22 patients who displayed these dermatological symptoms. . https://www...
Source: US Medical News  Jun 27, 2020  2 years ago
US Medical News: America is facing an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases. In the last 24 hours, 47,342 new cases were reported and the numbers are still rising. Though there were only 663 deaths, the number of critical patients are rising as well with hospitals bearing the stress. It was reported that there are currently more than 24,700 patients in critical conditions across the country.  ...
Source: Occulus Hirsutus and AQCH  Jun 27, 2020  2 years ago
Occulus Hirsutus and AQCH: For the past 4 months India has been secretly working with teams of medical, biotech, biomolecular and pharmaceutical experts in developing an antiviral drug to treat COVID-19 using extracted phytochemicals from the Occulus Hirsutus plant.   The plant Cocculus hirsutus (Linn.) Diels (Menispermaceae), described in traditional indian medicine ayurvedic literatu...
Source: COVID-19 Inflammation  Jun 27, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Inflammation: A new research lead by University of Bristol, University-UK, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research-Germany, Geneva Biotech Sàrl-Switzerland and other European entities have discovered a novel free fatty acid (FFA) binding pocket on the SARS-CoV-2 virus that could explain in part the viral effects of hyper inflammation, immune modulation, and membrane structure. Th...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus  Jun 27, 2020  2 years ago
SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus: There is still so much we do not know about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus  and it reinforces the fact that there is also so much not known in the field of virology, which continues to challenge the ability of mankind to remain healthy when faced with pathogens. While most known microbes have restricted affinity for specific species, continuing to adapt within the host spe...
Source: US Medical News  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
US Medical News: The total number of confirmed new COVID-19 cases per day in the U.S. hit an all-time high of 40,184 in the last 24 hours, eclipsing the mark set during one of the deadliest stretches in late April, in a resurgence that has led some governors to backtrack or at least pause the reopening of their states.   Though the increase is believed to reflect, in part, greatly expanded ...
Source: Oxygen Concentrators  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
Oxygen Concentrators: The World Health Organization (WHO) head has said that the world is facing an acute shortage of oxygen concentrators as the number of worldwide cases of COVID-19 disease nears the 10 million mark.   WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told media, "Many countries are now experiencing difficulties obtaining oxygen concentrators. Demand is currently outst...
Source: COVID-19 Neurological And Psychiatric Complications  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Neurological And Psychiatric Complications: A collaborative study involving numerous institutions and hospitals including University of Cambridge, University Hospital Southhampton, King’s College London, University of Manchester, University of Newcastle, University of Edinburg, University Of Liverpool, University College London, and others, which focused on neurological and psychiat...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: Leading molecular and cellular pathologists from the University of Alabama have now identified 15 main viral genes explicitly expressed in human lung epithelial cells infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The research lead by Dr Sooryanarayana Varambally, Dr Darshan S. Chandrashekar and Dr Upender Manne, all from the Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at B...
Source: WHO and COVID-19  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
WHO: It was reported that changes were made to the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Research Roadmap based on the opinions involving more than 1,528 experts from 137 countries on research priorities and the new shift is away from vaccine development to greater emphasis and focus on public health intervention.   That new research roadmap has been published on a preprint server. htt...
Source: COVID-19 News  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: Medical researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas recently pinpointed a potential strategy for counteracting the acceleration of the illness in the lungs of COVID-19 patients.                                 A total of ...
Source: Artemisia Annua  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
Artemisia Annua: German biotech researchers and chemists from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Potsdam, Germany) in close collaboration with virologists from Freie Universität Berlin have shown in laboratory studies that aqueous and ethanolic extracts of specially bred sweet wormwood plants (A. annua) are active against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that has caused the COVID-...
Source: Cytokine Storms  Jun 26, 2020  2 years ago
Cytokine Storms:  Medical researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are the first in the world to profile the body's immune response to COVID-19.   Simply by detailed studying of blood samples from critically ill patients at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), the research team identified a unique pattern of six molecules that could be used as thera...
Source: Facebook  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
The American Facebook Platform Does It Again By labeling another article about FAR-UVC Light that has been proven safe to disinfect against the COVID-19 By Columbia University As fake.   https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/far-uvc-columbia-university-researchers-show-that-far-uvc-light-kills-99-9-percent-of-airborne-coronaviruses-while-being-safe-for-humans   This despite the fact th...
Source: COVID-19 Warning  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warning: Chinese researchers are saying that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has gone thru six major gene modifications along with thousands of smaller codon changes since January that seems to be enhancing its ability to infect and evade the human immune system. The researchers are saying that at the moment the US and Europe are the major sites for virus mutations but strangely there seems to...
Source: US Medical News  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
US Medical News:  38,386 new COVID-19 infections were reported in the last 24 hours as of 4.36am California, 25th Of June and the numbers are still rising. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours was 807.   What is worrisome is that it is estimated that there are about 23,631 individuals under critical care at the moment with many more on the waiting list for ICU facilities ...
Source: COVID-19 Severity  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Severity: Researchers from King's College London, University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital have discovered that blood proteins in COVID-19 patients change over time, and these can possibly predict or reflect the severity of disease and also could serve as targets for treatment. Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay  Their research findings ...
Source: COVID-19 Symptoms  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Symptoms: A new collaborative meta-analysis study involving researchers from University Of Sheffield, Imperial College London, University Of Leeds and University Of Bristol, that aims to supersede the outdated list of symptoms listed by the World Health Organisation at the start of the pandemic, show that persistent cough and fever have been confirmed as the most prevalent symptoms associ...
Source: High-Flow Nasal Cannula  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
High-Flow Nasal Cannula: Clinical treatment of COVID-19 has been a medical nightmare for front-line doctors largely learning about the disease in real-time without proven protocols. During the first crush of COVID-19, doctors around the world relied heavily on ventilators for mechanical ventilation to rescue oxygen-starved patients.   Patients with COVID-19 can struggle to get enough oxygen d...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Latest: Medical researchers from the University Of California-San Francisco (UCSF) report that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is unlikely to negatively impact pregnancy-related outcomes such as premature birth, transmission to babies, and infertility issues as the female reproductive tract has very extremely low expression of ACE-2 receptors unlike the male testes which studies are showing is...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Immunology:  Medical and immunology researchers from Qatar have discovered that antibody performances against endemic human coronaviruses are qualitatively different in children when compared to the general adult population, as well as healthy adult blood bank donors and they may also provide cross-protection against epidemic/pandemic strains.   So far four endemic h...
Source: Colchicine And COVID-19  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
Colchicine and COVID-19: Greek researchers have reported success in a small early clinical trial using an ancient drug called Colchicine to treat patients with severe COVID-19. The clinical trial results were published yesterday in the journal: JAMA Network Open. https://jamanetwork.com/searchresults?q=Spyridon%20Deftereos&f_SiteID=214&SearchSourceType=3&exPrm_qqq={!payloadDisMaxQPars...
Source: Far-UVC  Jun 25, 2020  2 years ago
Far-UVC: A new study by researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found that more than 99.9% of seasonal coronaviruses present in airborne droplets were killed when exposed to far-UVC, a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe to use around humans. The research findings were published in the journal: Scientific Reports. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Jun 24, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Immunology: Immunology researchers from Strasbourg University Hospital show that COVID-19 antibody responses may sometimes be lacking following exposure to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This could lead to a significant underestimation of the number of infections and the number of individuals who have achieved immunity.   As scientists are working to discover the true incidence and preval...
Source: Metformin and COVID-19  Jun 24, 2020  2 years ago
Metformin: Medical researchers from the University Of Minnesota have found in an observational study that the diabetes drug Metformin may lower risk of COVID-19 death in women especially those already with type 2 diabetes and/or those who are obese.   It is already a known fact that type2 diabetes (T2DM) and obesity are significant risks for mortality in Covid19. Metformin has been hypothes...
Source: Australia Medical News  Jun 24, 2020  2 years ago
Australia Medical News: The Australian military was called in today to help tackle a COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne as there seems to an ever increase of new infections each day that is rattling the country's second-most populous city.   The state of Victoria has recorded double-digit increases in new daily cases for more than a week, mostly in the state capital Melbourne representing a...
Source: COVID-19 Transmission  Jun 24, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Transmission: With new evidence surfacing about the possibility of SARS-CoV-2 infecting various animals, researchers from the University College London (UCL) are warning that say a global effort is needed to reduce the risk of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus later returning to people. A recently published comment piece for The Lancet Microbe by the  researchers warn...
Source: COVID-19 Recovery - Helena Oliviero, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  Jun 24, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Recovery: For certain individuals with COVID-19, symptoms can linger for weeks, even months or simply ongoing.   When American citizen Nina Dalsania Makadia felt the first symptoms of COVID-19 in March, she braced herself for a couple of miserable weeks.   The mother of three young children from Kennesaw, Georgia expected the virus to be like a bad cold or the flu. Her headach...
Source: Prednisone and COVID-19  Jun 24, 2020  2 years ago
Prednisone: According to a new international study involving researchers from America, Europe, Australia and Canada, for patients with rheumatic disease infected with COVID-19, usage of glucocorticoids such as predisone is associated with increased odds of hospitalization and severity. The study was published in the journal: Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. https://ard.bmj.com/content/79/7/859  ...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Jun 24, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 World News: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is far from flattening peaking or let alone over. In the last 24 hours, the world is seeing exponential spike in cases and even countries like South Korea, China, Japan, Germany, Italy etc are all witnessing new clusters.   In the last 24 hours itself, there has been a total of 160,645 new cases of COVID-19 infections, bringing the total figure t...
Source: Androgens And COVID-19  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
Androgens: Studies have now emerged that bald men have a higher chance of ending up with severe conditions of COVID-19 when they contract the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jocd.13443 and https://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(20)30948-8/fulltext   Typically male pattern baldness is associated with high levels of male sex hormones called androgens....
Source: COVID-19 Serologic Assays  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Serologic Assays: A collaborative study led by St George’s University-London on the use of inexpensive and accurate ELISA and rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) to identify the demographic and clinical factors that affect the antibody response in COVID-19 patients, showed that up to 8.5% of COVID-19 patients do not seroconvert. The research findings that are yet to have been peer-revie...
Source: CD4 And CD8 T Cells  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
CD4 and CD8 T Cells: A collaborative study lead by Oxford University involving researchers from Imperial College, University of Liverpool, University of York, University of Sheffield, and researchers from China shows that T cell responses in COVID-19 patients are broader and more robust in severe disease and are explicitly directed against spike, memory, and ORF3a proteins.   A significant ...
Source: Favipiravir And COVID-19  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
Favipiravir: The COVID-19 pandemic has made the medical and pharmaceutical world one big circus with many charlatans including Government authorities for the sake of greed, power or ego endorsing drugs that do not have any proven efficacy to treat the COVID-19 disease let alone safety studies done on their usage. One example is hydroxychloroquine and we are not going to elaborate on it here as eve...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new collaborative research report by scientists from the University Of Exeter-UK, University Of Glasgow-UK, Lukasiewicz Institute of Electron Technology-Poland and Krakow University Of Agriculture-Poland  published on a preprint server that is yet to have been peer-reviewed describes the presence of stable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) ...
Source: Flu Vaccine  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
Flu Vaccine: A new study has shown that influenza vaccination was associated with a small risk for subdetltoid bursitis in a large retrospective cohort study, an association that was previously supported by clinical evidence from case reports.   The research findings have been published in the journal: Annals of Internal Medicine. https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M19-3176   The ...
Source: COVID-19 Infections  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Infections: Numerous researchers and epidemiologists believe that the initial SARS-Cov-2 infection rate was undercounted due to many testing issues, asymptomatic and alternatively symptomatic individuals, and a failure to identify early cases.   A latest research from Pennsylvania State University estimates that the number of early COVID-19 cases in the United States may have ...
Source: Arrhythmia and COVID-19  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
Arrhythmia: According to a new study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, patients with COVID-19 who were admitted to an intensive care unit were 10 times more likely than other hospitalized COVID-19 patients to suffer cardiac arrest or heart rhythm disorders.   The study was published in the Heart Rhythm Journal-the official journal of...
Source: COVID-19-Drugs  Jun 23, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19-Drugs: German researchers from Marburg University Hospital claim that the cancer drug ruxolitinib is able to stop inflammatory processes in COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory syndrome (ARDS).   Their research findings were published in the journal: Nature https://www.nature.com/articles/s41375-020-0907-9   Dr Thomas Wiesmann who is from  intensive care team in the D...
Source:COVID-19 Facts  Jun 22, 2020  2 years ago
News: It is interesting that when mainstream media or laymen make assumptions that the SARS-Coronavirus could perhaps be spread by food or can be frozen and thawed back again in its active state, we have so called ‘qualified medical experts’ from a third world country famous for lying and most probably coming from some university with pathetic rankings (not even in the top 75)  ma...
Source: COVID-19 Natural Cures  Jun 22, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Natural Cures: Researchers from the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has identified 125 naturally occurring compounds that have a computational potential for efficacy against the COVID-19 virus from the first batch of 50,000 compounds rapidly assessed by a supercomputer.   A supercomputer is being utilized to assess the treatment efficacy of naturally occurring compounds a...
Source: Protease Inhibitors and COVID-19  Jun 22, 2020  2 years ago
Protease Inhibitors: Leading astrobiologists supported in part by the NASA Astrobiology Program are applying their diverse skillset to the development of treatments for patients infected by COVID-19. Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations are an important tool used by the team. This technique allows researchers to simulate proteins, understand how they work, and design inhibitors before w...
Source: D614G Mutation And COVID-19  Jun 21, 2020  2 years ago
D614G Mutation: According to warnings from Chinese researchers, individuals infected with the earlier SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strains could be defenseless against the more aggressive European strains with the D614G mutations. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.06.20.161323v1                    ...
Source: US Medical News  Jun 21, 2020  2 years ago
US Medical News: Despite decreasing COVID-19 death rates in the last 24 hours, a worrying sign is emerging that new infected rates are on the increase once again in America. In the last 24 hours a total of 33,412 new cases were registered for COVID-19 (certain states had not submitted their reports yet as of press time, suggesting that figures could be much higher) while the day before it was 33, ...
Source: Clozapine and COVID-19  Jun 21, 2020  2 years ago
Clozapine: Researchers from King’s College London are warning that patients taking antipsychotic drug Clozapine are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19.   Their research findings are published in a preprint server that has yet to be peer reviewed. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.06.17.20133595v1   Clozapine is an antipsychotic drug with proven efficacy to tr...
Source: Hepatitis B and COVID-19  Jun 21, 2020  2 years ago
Hepatitis B and COVID-19: Although the impaired liver function is prevalent in COVID-19, it is poorly understood. UAE researchers report the first case of hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation caused by COVID-19 in a young adult with altered mental status and severe transaminitis. The patient was asymptomatic, hypothermic, his skin was jaundiced with the icteric sclera, with very high levels o...
Source: Ivermectin And COVID-19  Jun 21, 2020  2 years ago
Ivermectin and COVID-19: Despite initial molecular docking studies and vitro studies showing a potential of using Ivermectin to treat COVID-19, there has only been a few clinical trials and even then despite having positive results, not much is talked about Ivermectin as its basically a drug whose patent has lapsed and hence it is not profitable for many pharmaceutical giants to promote it. To als...
Source: Azithromycin and COVID-19  Jun 21, 2020  2 years ago
Azithromycin: In a new study published in the Oxford Journal: Open Forum Infectious Disease, researchers Dr Jeniffer Lighter and Dr Vanessa Raabe from New York University School of Medicine warn against the use of the antibiotic azithromycin to treat COVID-19. https://academic.oup.com/ofid/article/7/6/ofaa207/5849083   In the mad scramble to find drugs to treat COVId-19 and the testing of v...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Jun 21, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: Researchers from a biomedical cum AI company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts have discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein’s furin cleavage site is identical to a sequence in the human epithelial sodium channel, which likewise must be cut by furin in order to be activated. The researchers propose that the new coronavirus may be competing with the sodium channel for f...
Source: Asthma and COVID-19  Jun 20, 2020  2 years ago
Asthma: According to a new research by scientist from University of St Vincent in Ireland, individuals with asthma are not at a higher risk of developing more severe conditions of COVID-19  as research findings show that the condition does not increase one’s risk of hospitalization when contracting the coronavirus.   The study findings were published in the Journal of Allerg...
Source: Cannabis And COVID-19  Jun 20, 2020  2 years ago
Cannabis And COVID-19: According to researchers from Harvard Medical School, Northeastern University, Concordia University of Wisconsin and Vilotos Pharmaceuticals Inc, Caflanone (FBL-03G) a flavonoid extracted from a rare strain of cannabis found in Jamaica called Black Swan could hold therapeutic properties to treat COVID-19.   The research findings were published in the journal : Molecul...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Jun 20, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Latest: A recent research by Marshall University-West Virginia found that environmental conditions affect the stability of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in human nasal mucus and sputum.   The findings of the research was published in the journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, the journal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
Source: US Medical News  Jun 20, 2020  2 years ago
US Medical News: A new study that is yet to have been peer-reviewed indicates that Chicagoans are being infected with a unique strain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus unlike the rest of the United States.   The study findings published in a preprint server indicates that the strain is linked to the early coronavirus outbreak in China and correlates with a lower viral load in the upper airways....

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