COVID-19

We are mutating SARS-CoV-2, but it is evolving back : Scientists

  • Posted on: 23 July 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Scientists investigating the evolution of the virus that causes Covid19 say that its mutation seems to be directed by human proteins that degrade it, but natural selection of the virus enables it to bounce back. The findings could help in the design of vaccines against the virus.

New study suggests Air borne transmission of novel coronavirus

  • Posted on: 22 July 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

New research conducted by scientists from various US based universities like Harvard University, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign concluded that SARS-CoV-2 (novel coronavirus) RNA exists in respired aerosols less than 5 μm in diameter; that aerosols containing SARS-CoV-2 RNA exist in particle modes that are produced  during respiration, vocalization, and coughing.

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