Tag Archives: Corona Virus

Choir practices, Gym classes and Business conferences may be responsible for 80% of coronavirus cases, scientists say

Scientists at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine say transmission is mostly the result of ‘superspreader’ events where one singular person is highly infectious.  Clusters of cases have often been blamed on situations where there is a crowd of people – described as ‘superspreading’ events. One of the best …

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How masks helped Hong Kong control the coronavirus

New research shows that universal mask-wearing may help slow the spread of Covid-19. Culled from VOX.COM Pedestrians in Hong Kong wear face masks as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus on May 14, 2020. Antony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images New York City, with a population of about 8.4 million, has had …

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BREAKING: Madagascar records first COVID-19 death 

Madagascar has registered its first death from Coronavirus. The country’s national COVID-19 taskforce announced on Sunday that the victim is a 57-year-old medical worker who was also suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure.  Taskforce spokeswoman Hanta Danielle Vololontiana said in a televised statement that the man had died on …

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Coronavirus could ‘burn out naturally’ so vaccine not needed, former WHO director claims

Leading scientist says Covid-19 could “burn out naturally” Professor Karol Sikora Coronavirus could “burn out naturally”, claims a former director of the World Health Organisation. His comments come as the UK Government announces a £90 million campaign to produce a vaccine. Professor Karol Sikora, an oncologist and chief medical officer …

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BREAKING NEWS:’There is a cure’: California biotech company claims it has discovered an antibody that can block ‘100%’ of coronavirus infections

Scientists at a California biotech company have found an antibody that completely blocks coronavirus in a discovery they called a ‘cure,’ Fox News reported. Sorrento Therapeutics of California is set to announce that it has discovered an antibody that can completely block coronavirus Scientists with the company are calling it a ‘cure’ and say the antibody …

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Covid-Organics: ALL FACTS ABOUT Madagascar’s magical coronavirus cure

  Covid-Organics: ALL FACTS ABOUT Madagascar’s magical coronavirus cure Tanzania, Senegal and Congo have received it, the World Health Organization has warned against it, and South Africa has said it will facilitate its clinical trial. Covid-Organics, or CVO, Madagascar’s tea infusion based on the artemisia plant, which has anti-malarial properties, …

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KENYA: Kemri is testing  efficacy of herbal remedy for Covid-19 from Madagascar

The Kenya Medical Research Institute headquarters in Ngumo, Nairobi. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  The African Union said it will now start testing the controversial herbal remedy for Covid-19 from Madagascar. At least five African countries continue to receive supplies of the remedy despite the World Health Organisation …

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Potential coronavirus vaccine using tobacco leaves ready for human trials: BAT

Via-Reuters (Reuters file) Experts have suggested that a coronavirus vaccine could take 12-18 months to develop. Cigarette company British American Tobacco said on Friday it was ready to test its potential Covid-19 vaccine using proteins from tobacco leaves on humans, after it generated a positive immune response in pre-clinical trials. …

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Potential coronavirus vaccine using tobacco leaves ready for human trials: BAT

Via-Reuters (Reuters file) Experts have suggested that a coronavirus vaccine could take 12-18 months to develop. Cigarette company British American Tobacco said on Friday it was ready to test its potential Covid-19 vaccine using proteins from tobacco leaves on humans, after it generated a positive immune response in pre-clinical trials. …

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Japanese sumo wrestler, Shobushi dies of Coronavirus at 28

A 28-year-old Japanese sumo wrestler has died at the age of 28 after contracting Coronavirus, the Japan Sumo Association (JSA) has announced. Shobushi, whose real name is Kiyotaka Suetake, died from multiple organ failure caused by the virus. He is the first in the sport to fall victim to Coronavirus …

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Woman with coronavirus gives birth to triplets but only one has survived

The hospital where 46 staff were sent home in case of coronavirus. The mother tested positive for Covid-19 after the babies were born prematurely   Woman with coronavirus gives birth to triplets but only one has survived After a woman with coronavirus gave birth to triplets in Guadalupe, Zacatecas, last …

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New York barber cutting hair ‘illicitly’ during lockdown tests positive for coronavirus

New York barber cutting hair ‘illicitly’ during lockdown tests positive for coronavirus after continuing to cut hair at a shop in New York over the past few weeks in violation of the state’s stay-at-home order has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to the Ulster …

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