Vaccines and Drugs for COVID-19: An overview

2020 was a pandemic year in human civilization that has affected 220 countries and resulted in 1.4 million deaths so far. This pandemic was the outcome of infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS- CoV-2) that accounted for 63 million confirmed human infections (World Health Organization (WHO)). The highly pathogenic virus strain… Read More Vaccines and Drugs for COVID-19: An overview

Predicted antiviral drugs Darunavir, Amprenavir, Rimantadine and Saquinavir can potentially bind to neutralize SARS-CoV-2 conserved proteins | Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki | Full Text

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Vietnam says new Covid variant is hybrid of India and UK strains | Coronavirus | The Guardian

Authorities in Vietnam have detected a new coronavirus variant that is a combination of the Covid variants first identified in India and the UK and spreads quickly by air, the health minister has said. After successfully containing the virus for most of last year, Vietnam is grappling with a rise in infections since late April… Read More Vietnam says new Covid variant is hybrid of India and UK strains | Coronavirus | The Guardian

WHO approves Sinovac Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, the second Chinese treatment to win designation | South China Morning Post

The company joins Sinopharm as a Chinese supplier endorsed by the World Health Organization; the move has the potential to help WHO’s dose-strapped Covax vaccine distribution programme.This content was originally published here. WHO approves Sinovac Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, the second Chinese treatment to win designation | South China Morning Post

New Initiative to Help COPD Patients During COVID-19 Crisis Launched by Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety

(Senmer News Wire) Chicago, Nov 18, 2020 (Senmer News Wire)  – The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety (PPAHS) today announced the launch of a new initiative to help Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients during COVID-19, empowering them to better understand their conditions and to not delay seeking medical attention. The Virtual Patient Care initiative… Read More New Initiative to Help COPD Patients During COVID-19 Crisis Launched by Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety