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Even though the international team of scientists concluded that a leak is the least possible possibility, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that further investigation is needed. He stated that he is prepared to deploy further missions requiring specialized experts because he does not think the review was thorough enough. He...
As the coronavirus pandemic took root in India, there were concerns that the world's second-most populated country's precarious health infrastructure would sink.
The genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is called ribonucleic acid (RNA). To replicate, and therefore establish infection, SARS-CoV-2 RNA must hijack a host cell and use the cell’s machinery to duplicate itself. During the process of duplicating the viral RNA, errors frequently occur. This results in viruses that...
According to a recent study, a team of researchers found seven distinctive forms of the novel coronavirus dispersed in the United States, new strains that are specific to and mutated throughout the United States. “There’s clearly something going on with this mutation,” Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center virologist and...
Windsor-Essex is making continued progress against the spread of COVID-19, but the region’s top public health official is cautioning that case counts are still higher than they were in the peak of the first wave. Windsor-Essex has had a total of 12,470 confirmed cases of the virus, including 11,855 people who have recovered. The...
According to a recent research, a more infectious version of the coronavirus first identified in Britain is circulating quickly in the United States, doubling about every 10 days.