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COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccines (Current Candidates)

There are currently 159 candidates for the vaccines, 11 of which have already conducted the human trials…


COVID-19 Vaccine

VACCINES – Part 1 – Approaches (Platforms) for Development of a COVID-19 Vaccine

To understand the process behind vaccine development, you have to go back to my section on immunology…


COVID-19 Vaccine

VACCINES

In this series which will probably be about 10 parts I am going to talk about vaccines….


UV light

The Influence of Temperature and UV Light on SARS-Cov-2

A study in Lancet looked at viability of the virus at 4 degrees celsius (which is the…


SARS-COV-2 disinfection

SARS-COV-2’s Viability on Surfaces

How long does SARS-Cov-2 survive on surfaces?  A study published in New England Journal of Medicine looked…


SARS-Cov-2

The Routes of Transmission of SARS-Cov-2

SARS- CoV is spread by multiple routes Droplets and fomite transmission. The first route of transmission is…


COVID-19 and Heart Disease

COVID-19 and Heart Disease (Part 7)

Stress induced cardiomyopathy AKA Broken heart syndrome AKA Takosubo syndrome There is a condition known as stress…


COVID-19 and Heart Disease

COVID-19 and Heart Disease (Part 6)

Myocardial infarction (heart attack) In my last blogs, I explained that inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis)…


Pericarditis

COVID-19 and the Heart (part 5)

Pericarditis In my previous post, I explained the disease of myocarditis which can occur with COVID-19.  Myocarditis…


Myocarditis

COVID-19 and the Heart (Part 4)

Myocarditis COVID-19 disease is a highly inflammatory disease that can affect both the muscle of the heart…


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