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

With the increasing number of cases in Japan, healthcare officials have taken a bold move to administer the experimental drug remdesivir for severely affected COVID-19 patients.  In a recent article, Japan’s health minister said healthcare officials are administering severely affected COVID-19 patients with Gilead Sciences drug remdesivir, days after an emergency approval was given after the drug showing positive effects ...

Studies published recently to offer some insight into evidence that surviving the COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection. US researchers exposed as many as 9 monkeys to COVID-19, the illness caused by a novel coronavirus. After they recovered, the team exposed the same monkeys to the virus again and found that the animals weren't infected. The study suggests that ...

In the upcoming post-pandemic view, behavioural researchers and their data collection have faced consequences with the productivity and their ability to support trainees and make meaningful scientific achievements. The challenges faced during the pandemic are compelling the researchers to innovate and attempt interventions that may not have been previously attempted. Some researchers are also putting in the effort to know ...

Might or might not help with the Virus: With the vigorous spread of the virus COVID-19 worldwide, China has put efforts into developing a drug that might help bring the spread to a stop. The drug is said to have shorten the recovery time for the infected and has also proven to have provide short-term immunity from the virus or ...

With doctors discovering new symptoms in patients affecting kidney, heart, and brain, even something new ‘COVID toes’, experts are reassessing the diseases and in a mission to discover a treatment.  With COVID-19 cases increasing at an alarming rate, new hurdles like new symptoms are pushing experts to find a treatment. Here are a few case studies showing new symptoms. Deborah ...

As per the preprint of recent research done at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, a mutant dominant strain of Sars-CoV2 can be the reason behind more than 70,000 death cases in the United States. The strain is considered to be very dangerous due to its mutant form of the original SARS-CoV2 strain which originated in Wuhan city of China in ...

The cases of COVID-19 are increasing across the globe exponentially such that even the frontline workers and researchers are at risk. This highlights the importance of streamlining basic guidelines for safety and handling of coronavirus associated specimens. Here is the brief list of the same: All laboratories, companies, hospitals, research associations should make sure to perform site-specific and activity-specific risk ...

Convalescent plasma therapy aims at using antibodies from the blood of recovered COVID-19 cases, to treat those who are currently severely infected from the novel virus.   With a lot of stakes on drugs, but no results, the medical industry is turning to new technologies in need to desperately slow the current pandemic COVID-19. Recently, as a first, a 49-year-old COVID-19 ...

Disinfecting and sanitizing has its importance in survival when it comes to the recent COVID-19 Pandemic. Just one segment is said to have disinfected all the micro-organisms and is also a proven case in SARS-CoV – 2. So this Bengaluru - based start-up called Log9 Materials has successfully developed an oven called a Corona oven that can disinfect materials within ...

With an increasing number of COVID-19 cases every day, concerns are being raised on what measures the Indian Council of Medical Research is doing to expand the search for the number of cases? With the lockdown being slowly lifted in multiple places in India, health authorities are broadening the pool of search for the people infected. Multiple efforts are being ...