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Scientists have identified at least eight strains of coronavirus spread across the globe.

March 29, 2020
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Scientists have identified at least eight strains of coronavirus as the bug wreaks havoc spreading across the globe. More than 2,000 genetic sequences of the virus have been submitted from labs to the open database NextStain, which shows it mutating on maps in realtime, according to the site. Think of the open-source project Nextstrain.org as an outbreak museum. Labs […]

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COVID-19: learning from experience

March 28, 2020
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COVID-19: learning from experience The Lancet Published:March 28, 2020 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30686-3 Over the past 2 weeks, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has marched relentlessly westward. On March 13, WHO said that Europe was now the centre of the pandemic. A few days later, deaths in Italy surpassed those in China. Iran and Spain had also […]

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Not wearing masks to protect against coronavirus is a ‘big mistake,’ top Chinese scientist says

March 28, 2020
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Science has interviewed George Gao, director-general of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Q: What can other countries learn from the way China has approached COVID-19? A: Social distancing is the essential strategy for the control of any infectious diseases, especially if they are respiratory infections. First, we used “nonpharmaceutical strategies,” because you […]

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Plasma of recovered patients can help treat severe coronavirus cases

March 28, 2020
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A new report raises hope that the blood of recovered patients can help treat severe coronavirus cases. Five critically ill patients were hospitalized in Shenzhen, China, with serious cases of COVID-19. They received an experimental plasma transfusion and have since recovered to varying degrees, according to new research published 27 March 2020 in the Journal […]

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58 Postdoctoral and Research Positions at The Scripps Research Institute, United States

March 25, 2020
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Postdoctoral AssociateImmunology and Microbiology – CASan Diego, CA Postdoctoral AssociateChemistry – CASan Diego, CA Postdoctoral AssociateIntegrative Structural and Computational Biology – CASan Diego, CA Postdoctoral AssociateImmunology and Microbiology – CASan Diego, CA Postdoctoral AssociateImmunology and Microbiology – CASan Diego, CA Postdoctoral AssociateIntegrative Structural and Computational Biology – CASan Diego, CA Postdoctoral AssociateImmunology and Microbiology – […]

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Facts you need to know about Hantavirus

March 24, 2020
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The country where the pandemic COVID-19 started just started recovering when a report surfaced that a new virus has hit China. The man died on a chartered bus and later tested positive of Hantavirus. The other passengers were also tested for the virus. The news immediately went viral in social media and has spread fears […]

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Baby Named Corona After Novel Virus

March 23, 2020
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The girl’s uncle, Nitesh Tripathi, decided to name the baby after the deadly virus because it has unified the world on one issue “Symbol Of Unity” . A newborn girl in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, has been named Corona, after the Coronavirus pandemic that has affected millions worldwide. She was born on Sunday. The baby, born […]

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13 PhD, Postdoctoral and Faculty Positions at The Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

March 23, 2020
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Professor/associate professor in fish and fisheries ecology and management  Postdoctoral and PhD Positions in Chemical Biology – novel approaches to carbon dioxide assimilation  PhD scholarship within environmental microbiology Three Associate professors within food science and sustainable food processing: Plant-based food, meat science, dairy science and technology Associate professor in Global Development and Environmental Governance  Tenure track […]

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25 Postdoctoral Positions at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, United States

March 18, 2020
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Post-doctoral Fellow-Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Post-doctoral Fellow / Staff Scientist – Osteoarthritis, Mechanobiology, Regenerative Medicine Research Technician / Research Assistant – Biomechanics, Preclinical Models, Osteoarthritis Post-doctoral Fellow – Developmental Biology Post-doctoral Fellow / Assistant Staff Scientist / Associate Staff Scientist Research Assistant / Sr. Research Assistant Post-doctoral Fellow / Staff Scientist-Genes & Human Disease Post-doctoral […]

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26 Postdoctoral and Faculty Positions at The Australian National University, Australia

March 17, 2020
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Researcher – Social Researcher in Energy Change We are seeking a social science researcher to work on a new project in socio-technical transitions, particularly in relation to renewable energy and electric vehicles. Director, Research Infrastructure The Australian National University (ANU) is seeking to appoint a Director, Research Infrastructure. The ANU is ranked amongst the top […]

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5 PhD and Postdoctoral Positions at German Cancer Research Center, Germany

March 16, 2020
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Epidemiologist / Postdoc Bioinformatician for Single-Cell Sequencing Data Analysis Postdoctoral Scientist – Bioinformatics PhD Student in Molecular Biology – RNA-dependent Proteins in Cancer Cell Mitosis Postdoc in High Content Light Microscopy and CRISPR Methods Development

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Age, Sex, Existing Conditions of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

March 15, 2020
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There are two sources that provide age, sex, and comorbidity statistics: The Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission published on Feb. 28 by WHO, [2] which is based on 55,924 laboratory confirmed cases. The report notes that “The Joint Mission acknowledges the known challenges and biases of reporting crude CFR early in an epidemic” (see also our discussion on: How to calculate […]

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Countries where COVID-19 has spread (15 March 2020)

March 15, 2020
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156 Countries and Territories around the world have reported a total of 162,699 confirmed cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 that originated from Wuhan, China, and a death toll of 6,069 deaths. Country Cases Deaths Region China 80,849 3,199 Asia Italy 21,157 1,441 Europe Iran 12,729 611 Asia South Korea 8,162 75 Asia Spain 6,391 196 Europe Germany 4,599 […]

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9 PhD and Postdoctoral Positions at helmholtz-zentrum berlin, Germany

March 14, 2020
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Phd scientist (f/m/d) ?Project BESSY III? Postdoctoral Scientist (f/m/d) in the field of Physics, Engineering or equivalent PhD student (f/m/d) Topic of the doctoral thesis:”High resolution coherent x-ray imaging of antiferromagnetic spin textures” PhD Student (m/f/d) – Accelerator Physics – Electron beam diagnostics for extreme beams (bERLinPro and Athena_e) PhD student/doctoral researcher (f/m/d) (M.Sc. in […]

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