• 'COVID-19 is here to stay for the foreseeable future'

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    In a new paper, experts comment on the future of field-based sciences in a COVID-19 world. The piece outlines the epidemiological characteristics of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic, details its effects on field-based sciences and identifies how working practices can be remodeled to overcome the challenges brought on by the virus.
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  • T cells take the lead in controlling SARS-CoV-2 and reducing COVID-19 disease severity

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A multi-layered, virus-specific immune response is important for controlling SARS-CoV-2 during the acute phase of the infection and reducing COVID-19 disease severity, with the bulk of the evidence pointing to a much bigger role for T cells than antibodies. A weak or uncoordinated immune response, on the other hand, predicts a poor disease outcome.
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  • SARS-CoV-2 with D614G mutation is prevalent in central India

    7 days ago - By News Medical

    A team of scientists at the Defence Research and Development Establishment, India, reveals that there are multiple viral introduction events in central India, and SARS-CoV-2 with D614G mutation is the prevalently circulating strain.
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