Russian-speaking biologist in the USA spoke about the most dangerous places during the epidemic

Molecular biologist, professor at the GMU School of Systems Biology Ancha Baranova in an interview with the Voice of America spoke about important precautions in a big city, why Russia is following the American pandemic scenario, as well as about coronavirus strokes and the protocol for recovering from illness. Biologist…

Russian-speaking FDA official: 'Coronavirus is not very harmful, mortality can be overestimated'

Why the virus turned out to be less dangerous than expected, and whether it is worth gradually phasing out strict quarantine measures, in an interview with the Observer, the Doctor of Biological Sciences, Deputy Director for Science of the Vaccines Department of the US Food and Drug Administration (Fоod and Drug ...

Artificial intelligence will diagnose COVID-19 by the sound of a voice

A new startup is collecting voice samples from COVID-19 patients online in hopes of finding markers for the coronavirus, Business Insider writes. Modern IT technologies are entering the fight against coronavirus. So, a team of researchers from Harvard and MIT began to train artificial intelligence to diagnose ...

Can COVID-19 be treated by plasma transfusion and how is it obtained

It will take months to develop a vaccine against COVID-19. But theoretically, patients can be treated with the help of blood plasma transfusions from people who have already recovered. In response to bacterial or viral pathogens, the b-lymphocytes of a sick person produce antibodies. Among such manufacturers - ...

It's all about genes: scientists have found out why men are more often sick and die from COVID-19

Statistics around the world give an unambiguous picture: the majority of deaths from COVID-19 are men. According to experts, the matter is in genetics, writes Voice of America. On average, there are four women and six men for every ten coronavirus deaths. However, if you look at the age ...

US-made antiviral drug could become standard in COVID-19 treatment

Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief infectious disease expert on a White House working group, said an experimental antiviral drug from Gilead Sciences will become the standard treatment for COVID-19, Voice of America reported. According to the results of a key clinical study, doctors concluded ...

I carry everything with me: for which the Swedes massively implant microchips

In Sweden, mass chipping of the population began in the spring of this year. People implant a microchip between their thumb and forefinger, which replaces all plastic cards and all kinds of keys and passes that a person usually carries with him. And if a year ago in this way ...

'It's like discovering a new planet': 12 treasure ships found in the Mediterranean

In the Mediterranean Sea, on the seabed between Cyprus and Lebanon, a British team of scientists discovered 12 sunken ships, the holds of which are filled with treasures, writes the League. News. In the Mediterranean Sea, ships of the XNUMXth century were found with treasures - porcelain of the early Ming dynasty, which is sold at auctions ...

Humidity and sunlight: what weather kills coronavirus fastest

Scientists from the United States conducted a series of experiments on coronavirus samples. Their results have already been announced by the US Department of Homeland Security advisor for science and technology, writes DW. Direct sunlight has a strong effect on the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and contributes to its death. With such a statement, an adviser to the Department of Internal ...

Coronavirus hardly transmits across surfaces: important evidence from new studies

German scientists came to the conclusion that the coronavirus is almost not transmitted through surfaces, and in 99% of cases, infection occurs after prolonged contact with a patient, writes the UNIAN agency. Scientists are convinced that 99% of the virus is transmitted during prolonged contact with an infected person. About it…

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