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.

Wuhan Study: Coronavirus RNA Found In Air Droplets

A new study from Wuhan presents evidence for viral RNA in the air, but whether this material has the potential to infect was not assessed.

How Viruses And Diseases Get Named

You may be using the terms interchangeably, but SARS-CoV-2 is the name of the novel coronavirus, while COVID-19 refers to the disease that it causes in humans.

It’s Morphing Time! How The Dengue Virus Evades Detection

Dengue virus becoming resistant to vaccines and therapeutics due to mutations in specific protein, study shows.

Eminent Scientists From India Among 2019 Royal Society Fellows

Virologist Dr. Gagandeep Kang and pharmaceutical company Cipla chairperson Dr. Yusuf Hamied are among this year’s roster of Royal Society Fellows.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Malik Peiris

Inspired by French microbiologist Louis Pasteur, Professor Malik Peiris decided to specialize in virology, which led him to play a critical role in the identification and characterisation of the SARS coronavirus.

Nipah Outbreak In India Leaves 17 Dead

Since the outbreak first started on May 19, 2018, there have been 17 deaths from Nipah virus infections in Kerala, India.

Rare Rotavirus Strain Identified In Indonesian Children

Genetic sequencing reveals that a third of the acute gastroenteritis cases affecting children in Indonesia from 2015 to 2016 were caused by a rare strain of rotavirus.

Philippine Senator Moves To Commend Scientists On 2018 AS100 List

Senator Leila de Lima is asking the Philippine senate to give due distinction and support to Filipino academicians, scientists, researchers and inventors.