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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 World News  Apr 19, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 World News: The Australian government on today (19th April) called for an independent investigation into the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, including the WHO or World Health Organization’s handling of the crisis. Marise Payne, the Australian Foreign Minister said the country would "insist" on a review that would probe, in part, China's early response to t...
Source: COVID-19 Drug Research  Apr 19, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drug Research: A new meta-analysis collaborative study by medical researchers from the University of San Diego and  Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital in Shandong and also Shengjing Hospital in Shenyang, both in China, has confirmed that both Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine are both not effective for treating the COVID-19 disease and in fact caused a variety of adverse events in most pat...
Source: COVID-19 Studies  Apr 19, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Studies: Shanghai researchers are warning that a lot of recovered patients showed no signs of possessing the neutralising proteins or antibodies while majority had extremely low counts.   These could have major implications for vaccine development and herd immunity.   The researchers also warned that recovered patients also possessed a higher risk of reinfections.   The t...
Source: COVID-19 Protection  Apr 19, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Protection: N95 mask or respirators can be harmful to certain individuals with breathing problems and heart issues and also long term usage of these mask can also lead to serious medical conditions. (ATTENTION: PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE THIS ARTICLE OUT OF CONTEXT! IT IS IMPORTANT FOR ALL TO WEAR A PROTECTIVE MASK TO HELP STOP THE SPREAD THE COVID-19 DISEASE WHILE OFFERING PROTECTION TO ALL US...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Apr 19, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: According to sources, a French research entity is planning  to start a clinical trial on Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 disease soon. A lot of medical professionals are now coming out in support of using Ivermectin as a experimental drug while the many clinical trials are underway may pave the path for its official repurposing as a COVID-19 drug.     The interest sta...
Source: COVID-19 Clinical Research  Apr 18, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Clinical Research: A collaborative group of eleven international medical research organizations is investigating whether overactive immune cells that produce Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) cause the most severe cases. The consortium, called the NETwork, includes Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, and the Research Institute of the McGill Un...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Apr 18, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: An abstract study submitted by researchers from University Of Utah, Harvard Medical School and Surgisphere Corporation showed that COVID-19 patients who were critically ill with lung injury needing mechanical ventilation, benefitted from taking Ivermectin compared to other drug alternatives. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3570270   The study lead by Dr A...
Source: COVID-19 Latest  Apr 18, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Latest: New emerging  studies show that individuals infected with the SARS-CoV02 coronavirus could be spreading "aerosolized" viral particles as they cough, breathe or talk in a 13-foot radius, and viral particles can also move around on people's shoes.   Fortunately the studies also indicated that standard protective gear appears to effectively shield healt...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Apr 18, 2020  2 years ago
Breaking Medical News: Virologists are warning about the appearance of two new species of viruses that have been identified in blood samples taken from patients in Brazil's northern region who had similar symptoms to those of dengue or Zika, such as high fever, severe headache, rash and red skin spots.   A virus that belongs to the genus Ambidensovirus and was found in a sample collecte...
Source: COVID-19 DRUGS  Apr 18, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Ivermectin is gaining more attention as a possible drug candidate as it is an already approved drug for the treatment of parasites and also various virus causing diseases. It has already demonstrated to possess relevant antiviral properties.   More than 2.5 billion doses of the drugs have been used by humans in the last 30 years to treat malaria, dengue fever and even the &n...
Source : COVID-19 Research  Apr 17, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: French researchers lead by Professor Remi Charrel from the Aix-Marseille University in southern France  has discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to withstand high temperatures even when heated to as high as 60 degrees Celsius (140 Fahrenheit) for an hour, as it was found the that the new coronavirus was still able to replicate.   It was found that ...
Source: COVID-19 Global Crisis  Apr 17, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Global Crisis: As on Friday Morning (0830hrs, 17th April 2020), the total number of confirmed infected individuals in the world is roughly about 2,195,000 while the official death toll is 147,027 (the real death toll could be around the range of 185,000 to 235,000 due to under reporting and cover ups by governments in most countries, and also in some cases as a result of lack of testing, ...
Source: COVID-19 ALERT  Apr 16, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Alert: To add to many studies already showing that the deadly and potent ways the SARS-Cov-2 has of attacking various human host cells and also critical proteins and cellular pathways in the human cells, a new collaborative study by researchers from the United States and China now shows that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus also attacks the T Lymphocytes similarly to the way that HIV viruses ac...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Apr 16, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Treatments: A major medical debate has emerged among healthcare professionals treating COVID-19 as to when should patients who need help breathing be placed on ventilators and could intubation do some patients more harm than good? Currently it has emerged as one of the biggest medical dilemma. Supporting research studies and data is scarce and there aren't yet formal studies on th...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Apr 15, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs : Hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug that is being advocated by some to treat COVID-19 despite the dangers associated with its use, appeared not to help patients get rid of the pathogen in yet another new study by researchers from China. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.10.20060558v1.article-info The drug did not help patients clear the virus better tha...
Source: COVID-19 Updates  Apr 15, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Updates: Medical researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine are warning that in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic or even currently in recovered patients and also those that are asymptomatic, a host of neuropsychiatric challenges may emerge and healthcare professionals need to pay careful attention to these.   Their research findings were published ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Apr 15, 2020  2 years ago
SARS-CoV-2 Research: Medical and genomic researchers have been for the last few months  been trying to identify the species of origin to understand how the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus first leapt from its animal hosts to humans, causing the current pandemic infecting millions globally and causing almost 200,000 deaths so far.   Researchers have been looking for an intermediate animal ho...
Source: COVID-19 Blood Plasma Therapy  Apr 14, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Blood Plasma Therapy: Medical experts from Johns Hopkins have created a clinical guide to help hospitals and medical centers rapidly scale up their ability to deliver so-called convalescent plasma therapy, which leverages immune system components found in the plasma portion of blood from people who have recovered from COVID-19 illness.   Dr Evan M Bloch, M.D., M.S. an Associate Pro...
Source: US COVID-19 Crisis  Apr 14, 2020  2 years ago
US COVID-19 Crisis: Initially, there was only reports COVID-19 lung damage. Then came revelations of cardiovascular complications in patients with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Now, the COVID-19 crisis is highlighting how certain populations, namely African-Americans, in some cities are dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than other populations. Dr. Clyde Yancy (left) and Dr. Robert Bonow (right)....
Source: COVID-19 Drug Research  Apr 14, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drug Research: More mounting evidence is emerging that both Choloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine have no clinical efficacy whatsoever for the treatment for COVID-19 and on the contrary can be actually dangerous and fatal for certain patients.   Choloroquine was first brought in the limelight by unprofessional and unregulated clinical studies conducted by certain Chinese researchers ...
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic News  Apr 14, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Pandemic: To add more confusion to the unknown characteristics of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that scientists and medical experts are still trying to unravel, South Korea reported on Monday (13th April 13) that at least 116 people initially cleared of the new coronavirus had tested positive again, although officials suggested that they would soon look at easing strict recommendations aimed...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Apr 13, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: This time a clinical trial of COVID-19 patients in Brazil ended early after patients taking a higher dose of chloroquine developed irregular heart rates. The clinical study was halted early for safety reasons after patients developed irregular heart rates that increased their risk of a potentially fatal heart arrhythmia.   The drug chloroquine is closely related to the more&...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Apr 13, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: The new antibody blood test kits for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease could play a key role in deciding whether millions of individuals can safely return to work and school. But US and EU public health officials are warning that many of these test kits have not been checked for accuracy and approved by regulatory bodies. Example of  a product...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Apr 13, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: When we are dealing with a new virus that there has not been much data or information till the last few 14 weeks, we should keep our options open when we are dealing with theories and hypothetic explanations as to date we have no confirmed prevention or treatment protocols nor vaccines except for lots of experimental drugs that have yet to have any proper clinical studies to sup...
Source: COVID-19 RESEARCH  Apr 12, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study published in the journal Science reported that tests of the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus on domesticated cats, dogs, pigs, chickens, ducks and ferrets found that both cats and ferrets are highly susceptible to the virus. Cats can become infected through airborne transmission. It was observed however that dogs have a very low susceptibility to the vi...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus Updates  Apr 11, 2020  2 years ago
Thailand Coronavirus Updates: While Thailand management of the COVID-19 crisis can be considered as excellent by the intellectually challenged in the sense to date, the country has only 2518 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 disease and only a mere 35 dead so far  as claimed by local authorities, foreigners are bearing  the brunt of upfront racialism and discrimination. To date daily ca...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Apr 11, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research Updates: A New Study Conducted in China by medical researchers from the Academy of Military Sciences, Tianjin, China and Wuhan’s Huoshenshan Hospital, and published in the US CDC’s Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, states the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be found in air samples as far as 4 meters away from infected patients. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/7...
Source: COVID-19 Drug Research  Apr 11, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drug Research: For the past week, lots of media was abuzz about the results of an in vitro study by Australian researchers involving Ivermectin, a drug used to treat parasitic infections.   A single dose anti-parasitic drug was found to be able to stop the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus from replicating in cells within 48 hours, according to findings from the vitro studies by Monash Univer...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Apr 10, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Supplements: The first clinical trial in the world trial will see researchers from Austin Health Teaching Hospital and the University of Melbourne use intravenous zinc to fight the symptoms of COVID-19 in infected patients.   The clinical trial will be led by Dr Joseph Ischia from Austin Health, along with Dr Oneel Patel from the Department of Surgery at the University of Melbourne...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Apr 09, 2020  2 years ago
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Source: COVID-19 Clinical Care  Apr 09, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Clinical Care: Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are being used to ‘treat and prevent’ COVID-19 despite extremely little and weak evidence for effectiveness, and doctors, healthcare professionals  and patients should be aware of these drugs' potentially serious adverse events, states a new report and announcement in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Asso...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Updates  Apr 08, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: To date, no vaccines exists that safeguard individuals against infections by the various coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, which causes the COVID-19 disease, or the ones that cause SARS and MERS. As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc, many research laboratories around the world have developed a targeted focus on understanding the virus and finding the best strategy for ...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 08, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Updates: China leading COVID-19 expert, Dr Zhang Wenhong has publicly warned that a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is gradually emerging in China and warns that it could far more worse than the first. His warnings echo the calls from many other Chinese medical professionals who are claiming that despite massive cover-ups by the Chinese government, some even more sophisticated than i...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Apr 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: In a rare case study in Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, medical researches came across a 66 year old male patient that had developed post-infectious acute myelitis.   Acute myelitis or sometimes called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious neurologic condition. It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of the spinal cord called gray matter, wh...
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19: Dr Michael Mina, an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and its Center for Communicable Disease Dynamic has announced that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is more transmissible than previously thought. To date, it has been difficult to keep it from spreading in a number of settings, including hospitals, cruise ships, and...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Apr 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Supplements: Medical researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin have released a new crucial report in response to the COVID-19 global crisis. https://tilda.tcd.ie/publications/reports/pdf/Report_Covid19VitaminD.pdf   The medical report: "Vitamin D deficiency in Ireland—implications for COVID-19. Results from the Irish Longit...
Source: COVID-19 Drug Research  Apr 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drug Research: A new drug called EIDD-2801 developed by medical researchers from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill could change the way doctors treat COVID-19. The drug shows promise in reducing lung damage, has finished testing in animal models such as mice and will shortly be moving into human clinical trials.   To date, the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus had infected more th...
Source: Covid-19 News  Apr 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19: Thailand Medical News has always been the forefront of breaking the latest credible research and developments with regards to the COVID-19 disease and often it is a grim picture. Our intention is not to cause panic or make things even more depressing but rather for medical researchers and healthcare professionals to be aware or issues so that solutions can be found and precautions taken....
Source: COVID-19 News  Apr 05, 2020  2 years ago
A new study published in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine identifeis the most common characteristics of 85 COVID-19 patients who died in Wuhan, China in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. The study reports on commonalities of the largest group of coronavirus patient deaths to be studied to date. https://www.atsjournals.o...
Source: COVID-19 Drug Research  Apr 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Drug Research: A study just published in a French medical journal provides new evidence that hydroxychloroquine does not appear to help the immune system clear the coronavirus from the body. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0399077X20300858?via%3Dihub The study comes on the heels of two others one in France and one in China that reported some benefits i...
Source: Covid-19 News  Apr 04, 2020  2 years ago
The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the deadly Covid-19 disease could even spread through the air via normal breathing and speaking, a top US scientist said on Friday as the American government was poised to recommend the use of face masks for everyone.   Dr Anthony Fauci, head of infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told Fox News the guidance on masks would be chang...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Apr 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A major collaboration of international experts from various medical, genomic  and biological fields lead by Northeastern's Center for Complex Network Science Research has identified that the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus is able to target 332 human proteins and also has a variety of binding sites, not just the four that was initially discovered including ACE-2 receptors. &nb...
Source: Covid-19 Vaccine Updates  Apr 03, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Vaccine Updates: Medical, virology and genomic researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have reported a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the deadly Covid-19 disease. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/ebiom/article/PIIS2352-3964(20)30118-3/fulltext   The vaccine when tested in animal models such as mice, the vaccine, delivered throu...
Source  Apr 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19: Despite an early warning by Thailand Medical News in an article published 5th Of March 2020 that the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 disease could cause harm to the nervous system and also the brain, https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-news-coronavirus-can-also-attack-the-nervous-system,-causing-neurological-conditions-and-even-viral-encephalitis ,many ignorant...
Source: Covid-19 Clinical Care  Apr 03, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Clinical Care: As the global number of infected cases of Covid-19 has already hit more than the one million mark as of Friday morning (9.30am Bangkok, 3rd April) ie 1,015,082 cases and the total number of deaths has now reached 53,207, researchers and medical experts are frantically trying to find treatments and cures and many existing drugs are being repurposed and placed as experimental...
Source: Covid-19 Drug Research  Apr 02, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Drug Research: European pharmaceutical giant, APEIRON Biologics AG today announced that it has received regulatory approvals in Austria, Germany and Denmark to initiate a Phase II clinical trial of APN01 to treat Covid-19. APN01 is the recombinant form of the human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (rhACE2), and has the potential to block the infection of cells by the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus...
Source: Covid-19 Clinical Care  Apr 02, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Clinical Care: Medical researchers and ophthalmologists from the Department of Ophthalmology, The First College of Clinical Medical Science, Yichang Central People’s Hospital, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center and Sun Yat-Sen University have published findings form a new  study that shows that almost a third of Covid-19 patients exhibit ocular abnormalities. Previous studies on clin...
Source: Covid-19 Diagnostics  Apr 02, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Diagnostics: According to a new study by Chinese researchers from Wuhu Public Hospitals In Anhui, updated CT scan scoring criteria that considers lobe involvement, as well as changes in CT scan findings, could quantitatively and accurately evaluate the progression of theCovid-19 pneumonia. https://www.ajronline.org/doi/10.2214/AJR.20.23078 CT scoring criteria were applied to images from...
Source: Covid-19 Prevention  Apr 01, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Prevention: Many  are still wondering who is the charlatan who came the idea that social distancing of 1 to 3 meters would suffice to prevent the spread of the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus despite no official scientific studies to show that it true and is fully safe.   To make matters worse, since the beginning of this Covid-19 breakout, we have allowed government authorities, healt...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Apr 01, 2020  2 years ago
Thailand Coronavirus Updates: The Covid-19 crisis is expected to worsen in Thailand over the next few weeks basically due to irresponsibility of locals and lack of discipline as many do not understand the importance of self-isolation, social distancing and taking necessary precautions.   Even worst are selfish individuals who when experiencing symptoms , instead of either going to a hospita...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Apr 01, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Research: A novel protocol brings the hope of new therapeutic options for suppressing seasonal influenza, avian flu and even the Covid-19 by utilizing an empty and therefore non-infectious shell of a phage virus to block biding sites of these viruses. Phage shell docks on surface of virus and inhibits it . Credit: Barth van Rossum / FMP   German researchers from the Leibniz-Forschu...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Mar 31, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Research: Chinese researchers have been exploring the usage of stem cells to treat the Covid-19 disease since late January when a team of researchers from Baoshan Hospital and Peking University lead by Dr Bing Liang used mesenchymal stem cells from human umblical cord to treat a 65 year old female patient who was in critical condition. file:///C:/Users/Administrator/Downloads/202002.00084...
Source: Covid-19 Research  Mar 31, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Research: A new study published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine gives a warning that majority of patients who are clinically recovered were still found to be infectious with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the deadly Covid-19 disease.   The medical researchers found that half of the patients they treated for...
Source: Covid-19 Warning  Mar 31, 2020  2 years ago
Covid-19 Warning: A joint statement published March 26 by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Association for Respiratory Care, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, American Association of Critical‐Care Nurses, and American College of Chest Physicians warns that the sharing of mechanical ventilators should not be attempted during the Covid-19 &nb...
Source: Covid-19 News  Mar 30, 2020  2 years ago
As the Covid-19 cases are escalating exponentially globally, with almost 739,385 confirmed infected cases and 35,128 deaths reported as of 2100 Hrs (Bangkok, 30th April 2020) and millions more infected awaiting testing, and one quarter of the planet  sheltered in their homes to help quell the outbreak, many are asking the obvious question: How long will all this last? Associate Professor D...

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