Tag: infection

Canadian Researchers Successfully Isolated the COVID-19 Virus

Canadian Researchers Successfully Isolated the COVID-19 Virus

A team of scientists from Canada has succeeded isolating a strain of the COVID-19 and they’ve grown lab samples to help the study of the pathogen responsible for the deadly pandemic. The researchers are from the McMaster University, Sunnybrook Research Institute, and the University of Toronto, all of which are […]

Why Is the COVID-19 Virus more Dangerous for Elderly People?

Why Is the COVID-19 Virus more Dangerous for Elderly People?

Even though the COVID-19 disease and its responses impact everyone, older people are at a higher risk. Before the virus affected more than 100 countries globally, early Chinese data showed that the older people were the most vulnerable to the disease’s worst effects. Now, this data, along with research from […]

Is a Coronavirus Pandemic on Our Doorstep?

Is a Coronavirus Pandemic on Our Doorstep?

According to the WHO, countries need to act over the COVID-19 outbreak in order to avert a possible pandemic. They also called the sudden increase of deaths from the virus in Italy ‘deeply concerning’. The Italian authorities have confirmed 7 deaths due to the virus and it’s spreading from the […]

Learn How to Keep Yourself Safe from the Coronavirus

Learn How to Keep Yourself Safe from the Coronavirus

The spreading of the coronavirus throughout China and at least other 10 countries, including Japan, South Korea, and the US, has led health experts and authorities to advise us about how to lower our risk of contracting the disease. The 80 reported deaths happened in Hubei province (all, but 4 […]