In this study, 50% of patients tested positive for COVID-19 after recovery in the hospital and two weeks of isolation. They were found to still have the coronavirus in their system for up to eight days after symptoms disappeared.
Since December, 2019 a virus which causes the COVID-19 disease has been spreading, resulting in a global pandemic. While some questions about COVID-19 can be answered, researchers are still working on other aspects. In one review article, researchers overview aspects of COVID-19 relevant to biology, medicine, and…
Reality now matches what was predicted. According to models, travel restrictions alone would only delay the epidemic status of COVID-19. But when they are combined with social distancing, the two policies drastically reduce the predicted number of new cases.
A group of researchers gathered evidence from previous studies and, using what is known about the virus structure, made the case that the 2019 novel coronavirus was unlikely to have been intentionally engineered.
What are the best ways to sanitize various surfaces from coronaviruses? A team of researchers reviewed 22 studies to better understand the persistence of this group of viruses on various surfaces, and the most effective cleaners for inactivating them. They hope this collective information will help understand the best…
Computer models are handy tools to figure out how well our public health interventions might work in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic simply by looking at the numbers.