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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: Lambda Variant  Sep 06, 2021  3 years ago
Lambda variant: A new study by researchers from the Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine, National Jewish Health-Denver and the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Center, University of Colorado-USA along with scientists from the State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agriculture University, Beijing...
Source: NeuroCOVID  Sep 06, 2021  3 years ago
NeuroCOVID:  New alarming study findings by researchers from the Ruđer Bošković Institute-Croatia, University of Zagreb-Croatia and the National Institute of Chemistry- have shown that the Spike proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have a strong biding affinity for the enzyme found in the brain called monoamine oxidases (MAO) enzymes and it is as a result of these binding and su...
Source: COVID-19 And Dysphagia  Sep 06, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19-Dysphagia: Researchers from University of Foggia-Italy have found that many hospitalized COVID-19 patients who are non-intubated tend to manifest Dysphagia or swallowing difficulties.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00405-021-07062-3   Dysphagia is condi...
Source: COVID-19-Pituitary Gland  Sep 06, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19-Pituitary Gland: More worrisome study findings have emerged from a research conducted by Italian neurology scientists from Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele , Milan-Italy along with support from the Pituitary Center, Departments of Medicine and Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University-U.S.A in which it has been found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able ...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs-Fluvoxamine  Sep 06, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Results from the TOGETHER multi-institutional, multi-country randomized platform clinical trials of various repurposed drugs to treat COVID-19 has shown that  treatment with fluvoxamine (100mg twice daily for 10 days) among high-risk outpatients with early diagnosed COVID-19, reduced the need for extended emergency room observation or hospitalization.   The institutions ...
Source: China's COVID-19 Vaccines  Sep 05, 2021  3 years ago
Doctors and medical researchers from the Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi-UAE have reported instances of individuals experiencing various adverse ocular events as a result of having taken the China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine.   A total of 9 patients presented with ocular complaints 5.2 days after administration of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccine by Sinopharm.   The cli...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 05, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from New York University Grossman School of Medicine, NYU Langone Health-USA has found that higher viral loads of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the lungs of those infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is what is driving increased mortality risks especially in those hospitalized and requiring mechanical ventilation. The study also found that low anti-S...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Sep 04, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Drugs: Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco along with support from Stanford University are exploring the use of the abortion drug Ethacridine to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 by inactivating viral particles and to assess its potential as a prophylaxis and also therapeutic agent to treat COVId-19. Their study findings were published in the peer reviewed journal: PLOS Pathogen...
Source: COVID-19 Supplements  Sep 04, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Supplements: A new study by medical researchers from Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital-Netherlands, Maastricht University-Netherlands and also involving doctors from University Hospitals Leuven-Belgium has found that Vitamin K play a critical role in preventing COVID-19 disease severity especially involving lung damage and thromboembolism. Thailand Medical News strongly feels that these ...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance   Sep 03, 2021  3 years ago
SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance: Thailand Medical News would first like to bring up certain issues with regards to the genomic surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and to highlight how badly it is being managed throughout the world.   While there has been extensive focus on understanding the amino acid mutations in the Delta variant’s Spike protein, the mutational landscape of th...
Source: Supplements For COVID-19   Sep 03, 2021  3 years ago
Supplements For COVID-19: A new study by researchers from King's College London-UK, Massachusetts General Hospital-USA, Lund University-Sweden, University College London-UK, University of Nottingham-UK and University of Southampton-UK has shown that women do benefit modestly from taking multivitamins, Omega-3 supplements and probiotics in terms of decreasing the risk of COVID-19.   Based...
Source: COVID-19 And Hyperglycaemia  Sep 03, 2021  3 years ago
Researchers from the Università di Milano in Italy and the from the  Nephrology Division, Boston Children’s Hospital,Harvard Medical School-USA are warning that there will be a huge surge of diabetes caseloads in individuals who had been infected with the COVID-19 disease despite being healthy prior to the SARS-CoV-2 infection.   COVID-19 patients who were otherwise healthy...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Sep 02, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Immunology: A new study by the University of Vienna-Austria has shown that early exposure of the human host’s nasopharyngeal mucosa to antiviral interferon activates epithelial cells to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM).  https://rupress.org/jem/article/218/10/e...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 02, 2021  3 years ago
A new study led by researchers from the University of Queensland-Australia has shockingly found that unique proteins called fusogens found on the surface of the spike proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able cause the fusion of neurons cells  and also cause fusion between neurons and glial cells. This phenomena could possibly explain the various neurological manifestations in both COVID...
Source: BCG or bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine and COVID-19  Sep 02, 2021  3 years ago
A new study led by researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH claims that the bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine could offer protection against COVID-19 disease severity and mortality based on study findings involving mice models. According to the study team, early events in the host response to SARS-CoV-2 are thought to play a major role in det...
Source: Long-COVID  Sep 02, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System has alarmingly found that most ‘recovered’ COVID-19 patients including those that initially only had a mild condition of the disease upon infection will still ultimately develop kidney damage over time.   Numerous studies continue to mount indi...
Source: Physical Exercise and COVID-19  Sep 01, 2021  3 years ago
A study conducted last year by Brazilian researchers from São Paulo State University (UNESP) is once again getting revived by various research groups and a few clinical trials are expected to start soon based on those earlier significant findings. The study team then had found that the hormone Irisin produced during exercising can prevent COVID-19 disease severity by modulating host genes....
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic  Sep 01, 2021  3 years ago
More great news emerging as the once ‘model country’ that was used by many ignorant researchers and mainstream media to showcase how ‘effective’ the COVID-19 vaccines were in terms of returning life to normalcy is now facing critical times again due to the rising SARS-CoV-2 infections brought on by the wonderful Delta variant. (Certain stupid  ‘experts’ had...
Source: Pulmonary Fibrosis  Sep 01, 2021  3 years ago
A new breakthrough study by researchers from University of Alabama at Birmingham-USA has found that the drug Venetoclax used to treat adult patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) could be repurposed to reverse lung fibrosis after successful mouse model drug trials. Venetoclax, sold under the brand names Venclexta and Venclyxto, is a medication used to treat adults with chronic lymp...
Source:Long-COVID-FibroCOVID  Sep 01, 2021  3 years ago
A new Italian study led by the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute and the University of Bologna that also involved researchers from the University of Catanzaro, University of Turin, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma and the University of Ferrara has alarming found that there is now a growing prevalence of the medical condition known as fibromyalgia among so called recovered COVID-19 patients w...
Source: COVID-19 Drugs  Sep 01, 2021  3 years ago
Researchers from the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC)-Spain and the IIS-Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital-Spain have in a new clinical study discovered that metprolol- a cheap drug widely used to treat cardiovascular disease, is beneficial in treating severely ill COVID-19 patients.   Metoprolol, sold under the brand name Lopressor, amo...
Source: Controversial COVID-19 Research  Aug 31, 2021  3 years ago
A new research by Brazilian researchers from the National Institute of Science and Technology for Innovation-Brazil, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Iguaçu University and the Federal Fluminense University has found that the SARS-CoV-2 proteins binds not only to metabolites of  hemoglobin like biliverdin but also to hemoglobin itself!   The study findings were published in the peer review...
Source: COVID-19 Immunology  Aug 31, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers from the University of Helsinki-Finland has discovered the important role that Low-density granulocytes (LDG) play in the role of COVID-19 disease outcomes. Typically severe COVID-19 is characterized by extensive pulmonary complications, to which host immune responses are believed to play a role. As the major arm of innate immunity, neutrophils are one of the first cell...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 31, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study published in the peer reviewed journal: Allergy (The European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) warns that about 20% of individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 or even having received full vaccine doses will not develop immune protection against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus!   https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/all.15066   Accor...
Source: COVID-19 And Reproductive Health  Aug 30, 2021  3 years ago
Yet more alarming data is emerging on a daily basis about the dangerous effects of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections on the human host and this time a new study by researchers from Sheba Medical Center-Israel, University of Bari-Italy, Strasbourg University-France, Sechenov University-Russia and Tel Aviv University-Israel has found that the novel coronavirus could also affect female fertility thou...
Source: COVID-19 News Briefs  Aug 29, 2021  3 years ago
COVID-19 News Briefs: Study Shows That Microscopic Lung Damage Continues In The Recovered! A new study shows that the persistent breathing issues that plague some COVID-19 survivors, known as "long COVID," may be due to microscopic processes that continue to damage lungs even after the acute infection is over! https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.08.10.21261834v1   The sci...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant  Aug 29, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by researchers from Public Health England(PHE) and the University of Cambridge has confirmed that the Delta variant doubles the risk of hospitalization when compared to alpha variant and warns that disease severity also often accompany infections with the Delta variant.   The B.1.617.2 variant also known as the Delta variant was first detected in England in March, 2021. It has si...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Research  Aug 28, 2021  3 years ago
Study findings by researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research-Singapore ( (A*STAR), Duke-NUS Medical School-Singapore and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore have alarmingly found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to destabilize and also alter human host RNA in order to for it to improve its own viral fitness!   The stud...
Source: COVID-19 Pandemic  Aug 27, 2021  3 years ago
A new study by Israeli researchers from Maccabi Healthcare Services, Samson Assuta Ashdod University Hospital and Tel Aviv University has shockingly found that recovered COVID-19 patients with natural immunity are 13 times less likely to get infected with the current predominant circulating delta variants than individuals who had got fully vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccines! Soon Children Too Wi...
Source: COVID-19 Alliance  Aug 27, 2021  3 years ago
The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a new turn with the emergence of various new sub-lineages of the current SARS-CoV-2 VOCs and also VOIs and also with newer variants including arising recombinant and reassortant strains. Contrary to what certain government authorities around the world along with American and British mainstream media and social media platforms are saying that the COVID-19 situation i...
Source: Myocarditis and COVID-19  Aug 27, 2021  3 years ago
Alarmingly a new study by researchers from Clalit Research Institute-Israel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheva-Israel, Harvard Medical School-USA and Boston Children’s Hospital-USA has found that the Pfizer- BioNTech BNT162b2 shot was associated with a threefold increased risk of myocarditis!   The study findings were published in the peer reviewed New England ...
Source: Delta variant Sub-Lineages  Aug 26, 2021  3 years ago
INSACOG or the India SARS-CoV-2 Genome consortium reports prevalence of the Delta variant sub-lineage A.Y.12 in India that has been linked to a COVID-19 surge in Israel. Interestingly the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) has ‘birthed’ several sub-lineages or second generation variants or sub-species that bear most of its characteristic mutations but are different in other ways.  To date...
Source: Delta Variant And COVID-19 Shots  Aug 26, 2021  3 years ago
For the past three months, the world was bombarded with numerous studies claiming that the various COVID-19 jabs were still maintaining full efficacy or in some cases only a slight drop of efficacy against Delta variant. Off course most of these were studies were funded by the COVID-19 jab manufacturers either directly or indirectly and were conducted by researchers who would not hesitate to sell ...
Source: C.1.2 Variant  Aug 25, 2021  3 years ago
South African researchers from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), University of the Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital have discovered a new emerged SARS-CoV-2 variant called C.1.2 that is currently gaining dominance in circulation and could change the course of th...
Source: ADE and COVID-19  Aug 24, 2021  3 years ago
GREAT NEWS! Finally the U.S. Director Rochelle Walensky has admitted that based on emerging data from Israel, those that got the COVID-19 jabs might be prone to more disease severity and increased mortality upon getting infected with the Delta variants. This could  basically be due to ADE or antibody dependent enhancement.   Her report was extremely contradictory as although she said th...
Source: Delta Variant Sub-Species  Aug 24, 2021  3 years ago
Thailand’s Center For Medical Genomics has announced that 4 different second generation Delta variants bearing unique mutations have been identified in Thailand so far in 14 different individuals.   According to local Thai experts, the Delta AY.4 variant was found  in a total of 9 gene sequencing cases in Thailand with Pathumthani province reporting 4 cases and one each case in th...
Source: Second And Third Generation Variants Of VOCs  Aug 24, 2021  3 years ago
The SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant is undergoing rapid mutation as it evolves to not only enhance its viral fitness and also transmissibility but it is now in a perfect environment as most countries only have about half a half or less of its population fully vaccinated, hence providing a perfect environment for it to fight the conferred immunity by the vaccines and to have vaccine resistant variants eme...