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

The COVID-19 pandemic has made various researchers to channelize their work in finding the potential solution. In one such effort, research team of Jing Wang at EMPA and ETH Zurich has recently developed a biosensor which can help detect the COVID-19 virus in the air.   The biosensor need not be replacement to the existing detection technique but can be a ...

Inovio started human clinical trials in the USA for developing the COVID-19 vaccine after the US FDA accepted Inovio Pharmaceuticals’ IND application for INO-4800 vaccine candidate. This is the US’s second such human trial receiving approval. The company is backed by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and VGXI, Inc. This vaccine candidate will work ...

Two vaccines are said to have entered the first phase of human clinical trials and another 60 in preclinical trials have been confirmed by WHO. The first vaccine developed jointly by the Beijing Institute of Technology and Can Sino Biological Inc used the non-replicating viral vector system.  The other vaccine that has entered the first human trial is from the ...