Epidemics 2023, March

Rospotrebnadzor announced the development of a biochip for testing for COVID-19

Rospotrebnadzor announced the development of a biochip for testing for COVID-19

Rospotrebnadzor begins work on the creation of a biochip for testing for coronavirus infection

Scientist named the most likely origin of COVID-19

Scientist named the most likely origin of COVID-19

The assumption of the artificial origin of the COVID-19 virus is the most likely, as there are many facts that indicate this

Scientists have found 200 symptoms of lingering coronavirus

Scientists have found 200 symptoms of lingering coronavirus

Scientists at University College London, together with colleagues from US research centers, found 203 symptoms of protracted coronavirus and clarified that mostly people suffer from only 56 of them

Unvaccinated people in China denied access to hospitals, parks and schools

Unvaccinated people in China denied access to hospitals, parks and schools

Unvaccinated residents of parts of China will be barred from accessing public services, including hospitals, schools and nursing homes, as the country strives to achieve at least 80% Covid-19 vaccination rates

WHO: the world is on the verge of the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic

WHO: the world is on the verge of the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic

The new "Delta" strain (Indian strain) has caused an increase in COVID-19 cases in the world. This was reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Infectionist explains how heat affects the spread of COVID-19

Infectionist explains how heat affects the spread of COVID-19

Hot weather accelerates the spread of COVID-19 infection. Alexey Avenirovich, Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, St

The world has managed to defeat only one virus - a deadly disease that has raged for thousands of years

The world has managed to defeat only one virus - a deadly disease that has raged for thousands of years

The history of smallpox is cruel - but it has led humanity to the greatest discoveries

Scientists say pregnancy triples the risk of contracting coronavirus

Scientists say pregnancy triples the risk of contracting coronavirus

According to the study, 80% of sick pregnant women had a mild and asymptomatic course of the disease

Scientists have discovered a coronavirus "reservoir" in the human body

Scientists have discovered a coronavirus "reservoir" in the human body

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to multiply in the salivary glands, said a group of pathologists, dentists and otolaryngologists from the University of São Paulo School of Medicine in Brazil

One of the most dangerous viruses discovered in India

One of the most dangerous viruses discovered in India

Scientists from the National Institute of Virology of India first detect the Nipah virus in bats in the state of Maharashtra

In the description of outbreaks of smallpox 300 years ago, found a similarity with the coronavirus

In the description of outbreaks of smallpox 300 years ago, found a similarity with the coronavirus

In the American Boston, in the found and digitized diary entries of the 18th century about outbreaks of smallpox in the city, they found similarities with the current situation with the coronavirus

Mysterious virus: did covid-19 really come from Wuhan?

Mysterious virus: did covid-19 really come from Wuhan?

WHO has created a group of "virological detectives" whose goal is to find out where the sars-cov-2 virus came from

In China, another outbreak of the contagious virus. What do you need to know?

In China, another outbreak of the contagious virus. What do you need to know?

Five years ago, there was an outbreak of the contagious STFS virus in China, which subsequently spread to Japan and South Korea. The death rate in China was 30% in 2015, and virologists from South Korea and Japan reported similar data

New diseases transmitted from animals to humans could destroy humanity

New diseases transmitted from animals to humans could destroy humanity

Ebola Doctor Warns Deadly New Viruses May Come From Congo Rainforest

New variant of coronavirus discovered in Vietnam, hybrid of strains of India and Great Britain

New variant of coronavirus discovered in Vietnam, hybrid of strains of India and Great Britain

A new variant of the coronavirus has been discovered in Vietnam, which is a hybrid of strains first discovered in India and the UK, Vietnamese Minister of Health said

What actually happened at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

What actually happened at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

Almost a year and a half ago, the first cases of infection with the new coronavirus occurred in Wuhan, China. A seafood market located near the Wuhan Institute of Virology was named the alleged source of infection

Salmon pathogenic virus originated on Atlantic farms and spread to wild Pacific salmon

Salmon pathogenic virus originated on Atlantic farms and spread to wild Pacific salmon

Piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) - which has been associated with kidney and liver damage in chinook salmon - is constantly transmitted between open-farm salmon farms and wild chinook salmon in British Columbia waters, according to a new genomic analysis published

Good News: Even Mild COVID Develops Antibody Protections In The Body That Can Last Life

Good News: Even Mild COVID Develops Antibody Protections In The Body That Can Last Life

Dr. Tamara Bhadari, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis, recently published an article that even mild COVID-19 infection induces lifelong antibody protection

Chinese Scientists Warn H5N8 Avian Flu Strain May Cause "Catastrophic Pandemic"

Chinese Scientists Warn H5N8 Avian Flu Strain May Cause "Catastrophic Pandemic"

While the world was worried about the rampant spread of the coronavirus, infections with another deadly pathogen that pose a threat to global public health also began in 2020

The number of deaths from covid-19 in the world is two or four times more than official figures

The number of deaths from covid-19 in the world is two or four times more than official figures

The rich world suffered quite a lot, but most of the dying were outside of it. According to official figures, the number of deaths from coronavirus worldwide has exceeded three million people. However, the official figures at best barely reach

Scientists are concerned about outbreaks of fungal infections around the world

Scientists are concerned about outbreaks of fungal infections around the world

The fungus Coccidioides immitis is spreading in the United States, and Sporothrix brasiliensis in Brazil. Both of these fungi are deadly

Two more coronaviruses can infect humans, according to research

Two more coronaviruses can infect humans, according to research

Scientists in the United States are identifying more and more cases of how, for example, canine coronavirus is able to replicate in humans. Alarming news came from the Malaysian island of Borneo: an unusual variant of the virus infected children who had contact with the most

A new type of coronavirus discovered in the United States

A new type of coronavirus discovered in the United States

The epidemic of the coronavirus COVID-19 in the world does not subside. For the first time this year, the Argentine authorities impose strict quarantine restrictions across the country

A rapid test has been created that detects coronavirus in a second

A rapid test has been created that detects coronavirus in a second

Biologists have created a kind of analogue of test strips for diabetics, inside which they built a set of microchannels and electrodes

Mosquitoes infected with deadly West Nile virus found in Israel

Mosquitoes infected with deadly West Nile virus found in Israel

Mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus have been found in central and northern Israel, the Ministry of the Environment (MEP) said. Infected mosquitoes were found during routine sampling by the MEP in the coastal city of Herzliya near Tel Aviv in central Israel and in the northern part of the Harod Stream near Beit Alpha and Hefziba communities.

USA - Outbreak of "stomach flu" virus recorded in New Mexico

USA - Outbreak of "stomach flu" virus recorded in New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating multiple norovirus outbreaks statewide. Norovirus is a highly contagious disease often referred to as "stomach flu" with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Noroviruses are easily transmitted from person to person.

Fungal complications of covid found in India, identified in Russia

Fungal complications of covid found in India, identified in Russia

In Russia, cases of fungal complications began to be recorded, about which doctors in India had previously warned. Microscopic fungi that usually live in the soil, against the background of weakened immunity and diabetes, infect people - they germinate in soft tissues, lungs

Australia - Melbourne tackles 220 percent rise in syphilis cases among women

Australia - Melbourne tackles 220 percent rise in syphilis cases among women

Australia - Melbourne tackles 220 percent rise in syphilis cases among women

India - Hundreds of bodies found buried on the banks of Indian rivers

India - Hundreds of bodies found buried on the banks of Indian rivers

India - Hundreds of bodies found buried on the banks of Indian rivers

How the coronavirus changed society

How the coronavirus changed society

How the coronavirus changed society

Why some COVID patients get dangerously ill while others don't even notice they've contracted the virus

Why some COVID patients get dangerously ill while others don't even notice they've contracted the virus

Why some COVID patients get dangerously ill while others don't even notice they've contracted the virus

Australia: Leptospirosis outbreak reported in Queensland

Australia: Leptospirosis outbreak reported in Queensland

Australia: Leptospirosis outbreak reported in Queensland

Mucomycosis, a dangerous fungal infection, spreads in India

Mucomycosis, a dangerous fungal infection, spreads in India

As a child, I often watched "The X-Files" and I remember one episode especially well: in it, a scientist discovered a corpse of an animal in a rainforest, whose body was covered with strange ulcers

Additional evidence suggests SARS-CoV-2 genes can integrate into human DNA

Additional evidence suggests SARS-CoV-2 genes can integrate into human DNA

Additional evidence suggests SARS-CoV-2 genes can integrate into human DNA

Indians use cow dung to treat Covid-19

Indians use cow dung to treat Covid-19

Indians use cow dung to treat Covid-19

India - Shocking sight! Bodies of COVID victims thrown into rivers, 45 decomposed bodies found in the Ganges

India - Shocking sight! Bodies of COVID victims thrown into rivers, 45 decomposed bodies found in the Ganges

India - Shocking sight! Bodies of COVID victims thrown into rivers, 45 decomposed bodies found in the Ganges

Nepal runs short of hospital beds due to COVID-19 outbreak

Nepal runs short of hospital beds due to COVID-19 outbreak

Nepal runs short of hospital beds due to COVID-19 outbreak

India: Rise of Black Fungus Cases Reported in Covid Patients

India: Rise of Black Fungus Cases Reported in Covid Patients

India: Rise of Black Fungus Covid Cases Reported

Avian influenza: 27,000 birds killed in Nigeria to stop epidemic spread

Avian influenza: 27,000 birds killed in Nigeria to stop epidemic spread

Avian influenza: 27,000 birds killed in Nigeria to stop epidemic spread

New study claims coronavirus deaths 57% higher than official figures - up to 900,000 in the US

New study claims coronavirus deaths 57% higher than official figures - up to 900,000 in the US

New study claims coronavirus deaths 57% higher than official figures - up to 900,000 in the US