public health

Going To The Restroom? Keep Your Mask On

Flushing public restroom toilets or urinals can spew clouds of particles carrying viruses, including COVID-19.

Key Antibody Targets Of SARS-CoV-2 Identified

Researchers in Hong Kong have discovered that focusing on antibodies against ORF3b and ORF8 could lead to a rapid antibody test that is both highly sensitive and specific.

Silent COVID-19 Infections Responsible For Early Spread: Study

Silent infections may have contributed to the rapid spread of COVID-19 at the dawn of the pandemic, a modeling study in China shows.

Some Uninfected People Have T-Cell Immunity To COVID-19

Researchers were surprised to find memory T-cells in people with no history of SARS, COVID-19, or contact with SARS or COVID-19 patients.

Tracking COVID-19 Through Wastewater

Researchers have suggested tracking the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater to monitor the spread of COVID-19 in communities.

Two Coronavirus Lineages But Similar Clinical Outcomes, Study Shows

A study has identified two lineages of SARS-CoV-2 stemming from one common ancestor in Wuhan city, both exhibiting similar virulence and clinical outcomes.

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.

A*STAR’s Chief Scientist On COVID-19 Immunity And Antibody Drugs (VIDEO)

Catch Sir David Lane, A*STAR’s Chief Scientist and leading antibody expert, in our upcoming Wildtype Media Expert Opinion webinar.

Modeling The Impact of Singapore’s ‘Circuit Breaker’

Interventions such as workplace distancing are crucial to controlling the virus’ spread when community transmission is observed, the study found.