Unmasking Pirola: The BA.2.86 Variant of SARS-CoV-2 and Its Global Impact

Pirola was first identified in Denmark in July 2023, and it has since been found in at least 11 other countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Israel.

Managing the Nipah Virus Outbreak: Lessons Learned from Kerala, India

In 2018, Kerala, a state in southern India, witnessed an outbreak of the Nipah virus, a rare and highly contagious zoonotic pathogen.

Lumpy Virus: Does it Concern Human Life?

Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a viral disease that affects cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and pigs. The virus is caused by a poxvirus called lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV).

COVID-19: A Wakeup Call for Public Health Research

The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably been one of the most transformative events of our time, affecting virtually every aspect of human life and exposing vulnerabilities in our global healthcare systems.

COVID-19-Linked Reactive Arthritis: Symptoms, Cause & Treatment

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a myriad of challenges and complications, and one of the lesser-known but significant ones is reactive arthritis related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

mRNA Vaccines: Benefits and Concerns

ID: 26571639 mRNA vaccines, such as the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, have emerged as groundbreaking tools in the fight against infectious diseases. These vaccines...

Coronavirus Symptoms: What Are They and Should I See a Doctor?

ID: 26571635 The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. The virus can spread through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person...

Find Out How Many Confirmed Cases Are in Your Area Right Now?

Your local health department is a good source of information about COVID-19 cases in your area. They will typically have a website that provides up-to-date information on the number of cases, as well as other information such as vaccination rates and testing availability.

The Coronavirus Hospital Crisis and What to Do to Avoid It

ID: 26571638 The COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on hospitals around the world. The virus has caused a surge in patients, overwhelming hospitals and...