COVID-19

How SARS-CoV-2 spreads in care home settings?

Genomics study identifies routes of transmission of coronavirus in care homes.

COVID-19 in pregnancy is not linked with stillbirth or early neonatal death

Those who tested positive were more likely to have a premature birth.

Newly developed nasal spray blocks the spread of COVID-19 among ferrets

It can potentially generate therapeutic treatments as well.

Climate change could have played a direct role in the emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Global greenhouse gas emissions over the last century have made southern China a hotspot for bat-borne coronaviruses, by driving the growth of forest habitat favored by bats.

Vitamin D and other antiviral drugs might help combat COVID-19

How vitamins, steroids and potential antivirals might affect SARS-CoV-2?

Studying the disparate immune responses of men and women to the COVID-19

Scientists unravel the mystery of sex disparities in COVID-19 outcomes.

Heart patients afraid to seek medical help during COVID crisis

If patients delay or avoid treatment, they will suffer life-limiting complications or they will die.

Genetic changes in SARS-CoV-2 may be responsible for the jump from bats to humans

Study established which animals have cellular receptors that allow the virus to enter their cells most effectively.