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All about COVID19 - An initiative from WhiteCoats that brings together updates from top curated resources exclusively for healthcare professionals

The rise of COVID-19 cases around the world has paved a way to create a need for prevention that can at least decrease/ prevent the worst symptoms of SARS-CoV-2. There is growing evidence of clinical trials for immunity booster and that vaccines like BCG could help with the same. A new report published in the American Society for Microbiology’s journal ...

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for the development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising US infections. Benchmarks in many cities including Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and countries like Australia all advanced. Investors were encouraged after Pfizer and BioNtech announced preliminary data from a vaccine test, one of a series being carried out ...

London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday amid hopes of a potential coronavirus vaccine, as investors eyed the release of the latest US non-farm payrolls report. At 0840 BST, the FTSE 100 was up 0.7% at 6,198.43. The sentiment was underpinned by news that an experimental Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNtech produced positive antibody results. Neil Wilson, chief ...

With a vigorous increase in vaccine trials around the globe, developing countries face a different challenge. Protestors in Africa gather around the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in South Africa on Wednesday reflecting long-running fears against the trials over testing drugs on people who do not understand the risks related to it even though the volunteers were given an ...

The recent outbreak of the disease COVID-19 has rattled the population all over the world. Studying the early transmission dynamics of the infection and evaluating the control measures being taken is an absolute necessity required for assessing the potential of transmission to occur in new areas. The first outbreak in almost all countries had a history of travel to Wuhan ...

A young patient in her 20’s diagnosed with COVID-19 had to undergo double lung transplant surgery. An Indian origin doctor led the study in Chicago. It was rather tragic news when it was reported that a young woman in her 20’s had to go through double lung transplant surgery due to the destruction of lungs by COVID. The surgery was ...

Around 5 drugs have either been approved by the government to use or are in the final stages of clinical trials.  With the scaring rise in COVID-19 cases every day, India is all in to find a solution to teat the deadly novel virus. Several states in India are reporting a new high in the number of COVID-19 cases. Currently, ...

Along with the increasing number of cases, there are growing concerns over the effect COVID-19 has on primary healthcare Over the past few weeks, reports are being published on the poor primary healthcare people are receiving in this current pandemic. This show about COVID affecting people in more ways than one, directly or indirectly. Cases of mental health being affected ...

As the need for the vaccine arises, the human race is reminded of how necessary it is to be careful. Several healthcare companies and researchers across the globe are burning the midnight oil for finding a safe and effective vaccine/treatment for deadly novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, some concerns related to a second wave have triggered a global dilemma. Some studies have ...

The National Vaccine Institute (NVI), a Thai public autonomous authority that coordinates vaccine affairs with domestic and international stakeholders cooperated with Genexine, a clinical-stage biotechnology company in South Korea, for the development of GX-19, a DNA vaccine material for COVID-19, as well as clinical trials. The memorandum of understanding which was with NVI came after Genexine secured approval from the ...