Corona Virus Net is the web resource for anyone interested in Coronaviruses. Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and humans. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, and shortness of breath. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death. Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing. Also avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019. The outbreak of COVID-19 was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020 by the WHO. As of March 11th, the WHO declared the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, acknowledging that the virus will likely spread to all countries in the world.
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- New Findings on 2 Ways Children Become Seriously Ill from the Coronavirus - The New York Times
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:32 GMT
- Florida coronavirus: State reports 7,128 new cases, 127 new deaths - WFLA
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:48 GMT
- California Coronavirus Updates: Five California Counties Move To Lower Coronavirus-Related Business Restrictions - Capital Public Radio News
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:05 GMT
- Coronavirus infection leads to immunity that’s comparable to COVID-19 vaccine, researchers find - KTLA Los Angeles
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:09 GMT
- Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s what to know Feb. 24, 2021 - WDIV ClickOnDetroit
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:11 GMT
- Spring Break travel could cause coronavirus surge in Florida, experts warn - WFLA
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:25 GMT
- Whitmer plans to further ease coronavirus restrictions - Crain's Detroit Business
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:20 GMT
- New Coronavirus Variant Surging in California - WebMD
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:25 GMT
- FDA.gov Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: February 23, 2021 - FDA.gov
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 20:50 GMT
- First confirmed infection with UK coronavirus variant in Idaho - KTVB.com
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:41 GMT
- Coronavirus Deaths Worldwide Fell By 20% Last Week, WHO Says - Forbes
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:05 GMT
- J&J Vaccine May Block Spread of Coronavirus, FDA Says - WebMD
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:35 GMT
- Ohio coronavirus deaths now exceed 17,000: Wednesday update - cleveland.com
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:18 GMT
- 2 New COVID-19 Vaccines Aiming For Approval In China : Coronavirus Updates - NPR
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:11 GMT
- Experts worry variant-fueled Covid-19 surge may be weeks away but cases will likely fall again by summer - CNN
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:44 GMT
- PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (75): mutation & recomb, transmission, school, Tanzania, WHO
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:18:21 -0500
COVID-19 -- Tanzania
To trace the evolution of coronaviruses and reveal the possible origin of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we collected and thoroughly analyzed 29 452 publicly available coronavirus genomes, including 26 312 genomes of SARS-CoV-2 strains. We observed coronavirus recombination events among different hosts including 3 independent recombination events with statistical significance between
- A tumor-activatable peptide supramolecular nanoplatform for the delivery of dual-gene targeted siRNAs for drug-resistant cancer treatment Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
Combinatorial short interference RNA (siRNA) technology for the silencing of multiple genes is expected to provide an effective therapeutic approach for cancer with complex genetic mutation and dysregulation. Herein we present a tumor-activatable supramolecular nanoplatform for the delivery of siRNAs to target telomerase and telomeres for paclitaxel-resistant non-small-cell lung cancer (A549/PTX) treatment. Two different sequences of siRNA are incorporated in a single nanoparticle, which is...
- 4-acetamido-3-nitrobenzoic acid - structural, quantum chemical studies, ADMET and molecular docking studies of SARS-CoV2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
In December 2019, a new type of SARS corona virus emerged from China and caused a globally pandemic corona virus disease (COVID-19). This highly infectious virus has been named as SARS-CoV-2 by the International Committee of the Taxonomy of Viruses. It has severely affected a large population and economy worldwide. Globally various scientific communities have been involved in studying this newly emerged virus and is lifecycle. Multiple diverse studies are in progress to design novel therapeutic...
- The Status of Pediatric Patients With Hematological Malignancy During COVID-19 Pandemic in Wuhan City, China Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
Data regarding the epidemiologic characteristics and clinical features of pediatric hematological patients are limited in this corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. We investigated the status of 113 pediatric hematological patients in Wuhan union hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic from January 23 to March 10, 2020. All the patients had routine blood and biochemical examination, as well as chest computed tomography scans, and the nucleic acid, immunoglobulin G-immunoglobulin M combined...
- Analysis of injury incidences in a trauma surgery university hospital during the SARS-CoV‑2 pandemic Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
INTRODUCTION: The corona crisis of 2020 posed previously unknown challenges to hospitals providing acute care. In addition to the treatment of COVID-19 patients, universities and other acute care hospitals had to provide emergency medical care, including for patients undergoing trauma surgery. The challenge was that no reliable planning figures were available regarding the expected volume for such a crisis situation and therefore no reliable resource planning was possible in this respect....
- Impact of Pangolin Bootleg Market on the Dynamics of COVID-19 Model Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
In this paper we consider ant-eating pangolin as a possible source of the novel corona virus (COVID-19) and propose a new mathematical model describing the dynamics of COVID-19 pandemic. Our new model is based on the hypotheses that the pangolin and human populations are divided into measurable partitions and also incorporates pangolin bootleg market or reservoir. First we study the important mathematical properties like existence, boundedness and positivity of solution of the proposed model....
- The COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing in Nigeria: ignorance or defiance Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
The severity of the novel 2019 Coronavirus leaves much trepidation, anxiety and desperate measures are taken to curb the pandemic. Such measures according to WHO include hygiene, isolation and social distancing. If clustering of people is considered a major catalyst in the spread of corona virus, social distancing is therefore important for its control. But compliance has remained a concern, especially in Nigeria. We examine the concept and global trends in social distancing in infectious...
- Managing cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic-experience at a cancer department in a tertiary hospital in Antigua and Barbuda Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
The emergence of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused a global public health emergency and the pandemic has forced the healthcare givers to organise their work differently to provide the same level of care to their patients. Meticulous planning and implementation of robust infection control, proper triage of patients, patient education and awareness and establishment of good command structure has become the norm. In this article we illustrate how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the...
- Corona-Cov-2 (COVID-19) and ginseng: Comparison of possible use in COVID-19 and influenza Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
In the 1918 influenza pandemic, more than 95% of mortalities were ascribed to bacterial pneumonia. After the primary influenza infection, the innate immune system is attenuated, and the susceptibility to bacteria is increased. Subsequent bacterial pneumonia exacerbates morbidity and increases the mortality rate. Similarly, COVID-19 infection attenuates innate immunity and results in pneumonia. In addition, the current pneumococcal conjugate vaccine may have limited defense against secondary...
- The Impact of COVID-19 Infection on the Postoperative Outcomes in Pancreatic Cancer Patients Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
CONCLUSION: Patients submitted to pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic head cancer who develop SARS-COV-2 infection postoperatively need a more appropriate supportive care; however, the overall mortality does not appear to increase, justifying, in this way, the continuation of programmed oncological of surgeries.
- The Experience of Greece as a Model to Contain COVID-19 Infection Spread Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:00:00 -0500
The severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in late 2019 and has caused a pandemic known as corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19), responsible for the death of more than 2 million people worldwide. The outbreak of COVID-19 has posed an unprecedented threat on human lives and public safety. The aim of this review is to describe key aspects of the bio-pathology of the novel disease, and discuss aspects of its spread, as well as targeted protective strategies that can...