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coronavirusIsraeli Coronavirus Vaccine 10 Weeks From Testing and Fast Tracking to Deployment 90 Days After

Forfour years, MIGAL researchers has been developing a vaccine against infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), which causes a bronchial disease affecting poultry. The poultry coronavirus has high genetic similarity to the human COVID-19, and that it uses the same infection …

coronavirusMany Coronavirus Clinical Trials in China

There is reports of 77 different Coronavirus clinical trial applications filed have been China. Other sources talking about 19 clinical trials registered in China. Two weeks ago there were an estimated 30 anti-coronavirus therapies in the pipeline. Researchers in China …

diseaseUpdates on the Race for Coronavirus Vaccines and Treatments

1. U.S.-based biotech Gilead, known for its HIV and hepatitis C treatments, has partnered with Beijing’s China-Japan Friendship Hospital to test out an antiviral drug called remdesivir in actual humans in Wuhan, the apparent origin site of the coronavirus outbreak. …

diseaseAnti-flu and Anti-HIV Drug Cocktail May Have Effective Coronavirus Treatment

Doctors in Thailand combined the anti-flu drug oseltamivir with lopinavir and ritonavir, anti-virals used to treat HIV to cure a 71-year-old woman of coronavirus over a 48 hour period. Thailand’s Health ministry was awaiting research results to prove the findings. …

chinaEven More Draconian Quarantines Are Needed to Stop Coronavirus 2019 Ncov

The Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization reports that China currently premlimary calculation of human-to-human transmission (R0) of coronavirus 2019 ncov is 1.4-2.5. HKU Medicine has released new nowcasting and forecasting estimates for the 2019-nCoV outbreak. They estimate that …

diseaseMessenger RNA Treatment of Viruses Like Coronavirus

There has been 20 years of work on messenger RNA treatments against viruses. Technological advancements in RNA biology, chemistry, stability, and delivery systems have accelerated the development of fully synthetic mRNA vaccines. Molecular Therapy Journal (April 2019) reviewed mRNA as …

DNA2020 Emergency Coronovirus Treatment Will Start in 3 Months Versus 2 Years for SARS in 2003

In 2003 it took 20 Months for the first experimental treatment for newly identified virus but in 2020 it appears it will take 3 months for the first treatments against the Wuhan Coronavirus. China has already published the genome sequence …

medicineCold Plasma Kills 99.9% of Airborne Viruses

A nonthermal plasma reactor was able to inactivate or remove from the airstream 99.9% of a test virus, with the vast majority due to inactivation.

computer securityMicrosoft and Kaspersky comment on newest ransomeware attack

Microsoft has commented on the newest ransomeware attack. The attack is effecting airlines, banks, and utilities across Europe. “Our initial analysis found that the ransomware uses multiple techniques to spread, including one which was addressed by a security update previously …

computer securityAdylkuzz cyberattack dwarfs WannaCry

Another large-scale, stealthy cyberattack is underway on a scale that could dwarf last week’s assault on computers worldwide, a global cybersecurity firm told AFP on Wednesday. The new attack targets the same vulnerabilities the WannaCry ransomware worm exploited but, rather …