Most COVID-19 testing (such as qPCR) is currently performed in a laboratory environment that is quite laborious and time-consuming. Accurate and scalable point-of-care (POC) tests for the diagnosis of COVID-19 would increase the scope for diagnosis to be made in the temporary screening locations, doctor's offices, labs, and nursing homes at a larger scale, and outside the laboratory setting by
10 December 2021 | 9 min readRead More
COVID-19 vaccines are now available to every adult, and with that comes the question of administering available COVID-19 vaccines to pregnant and lactating women. Public health agencies have been slow to endorse vaccines for pregnant women. This is due to the potential risk and rigorous safety precautions needed to evaluate the vaccine in this group.
03 June 2021 | 9 min readRead More
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic loss of human life worldwide. The economic and social disruption caused by the pandemic is devastating with an unprecedented challenge to public health, food systems, and the world of work. Causing nearly 169 million infections and over 3.5 million deaths until late May 2021, the virus that causes this infectious disease is Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) i.e. SARS-CoV-2.
05 May 2021 | 9 min readRead More