Vitamin C and zinc for the management of malaria

In this study, researchers from Nigeria and the U.K. evaluated the effects of different combinations of vitamin C and zinc on hematological parameters and the mortality of mice infected with the malaria parasite, Plasmodium berghei. Their findings were published in the journal Food Science and Human Wellness. According to research, iron and zinc deficiencies are common in … Continue reading Vitamin C and zinc for the management of malaria

Ebola survivor infected five years ago may have started new outbreak in Guinea

On Feb. 14, health authorities in Guinea informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD). Researchers believe the new outbreak was most likely started by someone who survived the disease’s previous outbreak. In particular, researchers who examined samples of the Ebola virus spreading across Guinea found that it bore genetic similarities to the Ebola virus … Continue reading Ebola survivor infected five years ago may have started new outbreak in Guinea

New, more transmissible coronavirus variant from the Philippines detected in the UK

A new variant of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) originating from the Philippines has been detected in the United Kingdom. The new mutation of the coronavirus, known as P3, was detected in two people, one in London and one in the city of Birmingham in central England. The Birmingham case was picked up through routine testing after the patient … Continue reading New, more transmissible coronavirus variant from the Philippines detected in the UK

Yes, the rushed-to-market Covid “spike protein” vaccine means an unpredictable, genetically engineered and mutated virus fragment is being injected into your blood

Clinical trial geeks posing as journalists manipulate the language around the dirty and experimental methods used today to manufacture vaccines. Online, all the vaccine hucksters are trying to convince everyone that this sped-up hustle to produce a Covid-19 vaccine is still ‘safe and efficacious,’ and not to worry your little head a bit about the … Continue reading Yes, the rushed-to-market Covid “spike protein” vaccine means an unpredictable, genetically engineered and mutated virus fragment is being injected into your blood

Nearly 47 million Americans have been infected by coronavirus, study finds

A new study of antibody tests finds that as much as 14.5 percent of the population in the United States may already have antibodies for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). This potentially puts the country closer to achieving the goal of herd immunity. This research is according to a study by Pfizer Vaccines, which determined that nearly 47 million … Continue reading Nearly 47 million Americans have been infected by coronavirus, study finds

Plastic face shields can’t prevent COVID-19 transmission, experts warn

Plastic face shields have become a popular alternative to face masks throughout the pandemic. Besides being less restrictive than a face mask, a face shield allows people to see the wearer’s mouth. This helps people who are hard of hearing understand the wearer better when communicating. However, new research reveals that a face shield does not protect … Continue reading Plastic face shields can’t prevent COVID-19 transmission, experts warn

Coronavirus controls will only delay large outbreaks of endemic diseases like influenza and RSV

A study from Princeton University has found that current non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) being utilized to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) make it likely that larger, delayed outbreaks of other diseases will occur soon. The study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, argues that NPIs being employed against COVID-19, such as the wearing of … Continue reading Coronavirus controls will only delay large outbreaks of endemic diseases like influenza and RSV

Study: Patients still have immunity to coronavirus 6 months after testing positive

A study by British researchers found that patients may still have some form of immunity to COVID-19 long after the antibodies specific to the Wuhan coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) have fallen below detectable levels. Researchers from Public Health England (PHE) and the U.K. Coronavirus Immunology Consortium (UK-CIC), a public research initiative established to stem the COVID-19 pandemic, found that the T cell levels of coronavirus … Continue reading Study: Patients still have immunity to coronavirus 6 months after testing positive

Immunity developed from previous infection with endemic coronaviruses reduces COVID-19 severity – study

Previous infection with other coronaviruses may lessen the severity of COVID-19, reports a new study. Researchers at Boston University found that owing to genetic similarities with the SARS-CoV-2, prior exposure to other coronaviruses primes the immune system to mount a better response to the virus responsible for COVID-19. Although this doesn’t prevent people from contracting COVID-19, it does lessen the severity … Continue reading Immunity developed from previous infection with endemic coronaviruses reduces COVID-19 severity – study

Study: Coronavirus social distancing measures will trigger a flu surge next winter

Social distancing and other measures meant to slow the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) this year could result in a surge of flu cases next year. This is according to a new study by researchers from Princeton University. According to the researchers, social distancing and other so-called non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) have helped slow down COVID-19, as … Continue reading Study: Coronavirus social distancing measures will trigger a flu surge next winter