infectious disease

Wearing Face Masks At Home May Reduce COVID-19 Spread

Wearing face masks, disinfection and social distancing in households might help ward off COVID-19 spread among family members, an observational study suggests.

How Remdesivir Blocks SARS-CoV-2 Replication

Chinese scientists have uncovered the structural basis for SARS-CoV-2 inhibition by Remdesivir.

Hydroxychloroquine Ineffective Against COVID-19

Two studies have shown that hydroxychloroquine does not improve outcomes for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Michele Wucker On COVID-19 And Other Gray Rhinos (VIDEO)

Hear what best-selling author Michele Wucker has to say about highly probable, high impact but often ignored threats like the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the next episode of Wildtype Media Expert Opinion.

Scientists Unveil The Transcriptome Of SARS-CoV-2

The first high-resolution transcriptomic map of the SARS-CoV-2 could help scientists find new targets against the virus that causes COVID-19.

How Singapore’s NCID Is Addressing Questions About SARS-CoV-2 (VIDEO)

Join us on May 13, 2020 to hear from three clinicians on the frontlines of Singapore’s response to COVID-19.

Predicting The March Of COVID-19 From Mobile Phone Data

Using anonymized mobile phone data from nearly 11.5 million people, researchers could predict the spread of COVID-19 infections from Wuhan, China, up to two weeks in advance.

Turning CAR-Ts On Infectious Disease

Scientists in Singapore are exploring using immunotherapy traditionally used for cancer on infectious diseases including COVID-19.

Nearly Half Of COVID-19 Infections Occurred Before Symptoms: Study

A modeling study estimates that 44 percent of COVID-19 infections were transmitted during the pre-symptomatic stage.