Read about the latest in research and testing methodologies. Understand why it is important to wear a mask in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Study by WHO Shows that Wearing Face Masks Reduces the Chance of Getting Coronavirus by 80%
Effects of COVID-19 on the Nervous System
Published: August 19, 2020
COVID-19 fight enlists digital technology: Tracking an elusive foe
Published: August 17, 2020
SARS-CoV-2-related atypical thyroiditis
Published: July 30, 2020
Particle sizes of infectious aerosols: implications for infection control
Published: July 24, 2020
Electroceutical Fabric Lowers Zeta Potential and Eradicates Coronavirus Infectivity upon Contact
Published: May 15, 2020
IU Researchers Identify Fabric That Kills Coronaviruses
IU researchers have demonstrated that a fabric with an electric field kills coronaviruses—and their discovery could revolutionize the future of personal protective equipment…MORE
Digital Technology Supercluster Completes $60 Million Investment in COVID-19 Program
The Digital Technology Supercluster (the “Supercluster”) announces the completion of its $60 million investment in the COVID-19 Program, launched in April to contribute to Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19. The sixteen projects announced today round out the Program which addresses the biggest challenges presented by COVID-19. Members are addressing the diagnosis and treatment of the virus, providing for Canadians’ mental and physical health, and supporting the safe reopening of our economy. . . MORE
The lasting misery of coronavirus long-haulers
Months after infection with SARS-CoV-2, some people are still battling crushing fatigue, lung damage and other symptoms of ‘long COVID’.
The lung scans were the first sign of trouble. In the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, clinical radiologist Ali Gholamrezanezhad began to notice that some people who had cleared their COVID-19 infection still had distinct signs of damage. “Unfortunately, sometimes the scar never goes away,” he says. . . MORE
University of Toronto Tests Confirm First Mask That Deactivates Coronavirus
i3 BioMedical Inc. today announced that a team of scientists at the University of Toronto tested and established that the virus SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, cannot be recovered after being applied to the TrioMed Active mask. The mask’s external surface deactivates >99% of the Coronavirus suspension within minutes…MORE
Why Get Tested?
A swab test for virus detection and a medical examination can determine if you have contracted COVID-19, while also screening for other viruses and illness. This will help you better protect yourself and those around you.
When Should You Get Tested?
Anyone who shows symptoms of the coronavirus can be tested.
The most common symptoms are: acute respiratory disease (e.g. cough, sore throat, shortness of breath) with or without fever, a feverish feeling or muscle pain and/or sudden loss of sense of smell or taste.
The following symptoms are also possible:
- General weakness
- Gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain)
- Skin rashes
Combating the coronavirus pandemic: Bosch develops rapid test for COVID-19
Bosch has developed a new rapid test for its Vivalytic analysis device to detect the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen. The test provides a reliable result in 39 minutes and is currently the fastest polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test worldwide.. . . MORE
Quick and affordable saliva-based COVID-19 test developed by Yale scientists receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization
A saliva-based laboratory diagnostic test developed by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health to determine whether someone is infected with the novel coronavirus has been granted an emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). . . MORE
German sniffer dogs show promise at detecting coronavirus
Researchers in Germany have found that army sniffer dogs can discern between samples from coronavirus-infected and healthy patients. So high is the level of accuracy, they hope this can be used in real-life scenarios…MORE
Roche rises on word of COVID trial win, new test and European cancer drug nod
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