Covid-19

What is Coronavirus’ Achilles' Heel? Researchers Find

Scripps Research scientists reported that there appears to be a specific area of the coronavirus that could be targeted with drugs and other therapies.

Promising Trial Drug May Block Covid-19

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada have carried out a research which its results could be promising for the treatment of COVID-19 patients who are in the early stages of infection.

Iranian Researchers Unveil COVID-19 Diagnostic System

Sharif University of Technology Researchers have unveiled the first Iran-made COVID-19 diagnostic system with more than 97 percent accuracy.

The Importance of Speech in Transmitting Coronavirus

Aerosol scientists at University of California, Davis believe that normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection.

Video: Covid-19 Computer Model Can Speed the Discovery of Its Drugs

Stony Brook University researchers could develop computer models to help speed the discovery of drugs to combat Covid-19.

U.S. Researchers' Vaccine Could Generate Enough Antibodies to Fight Off Covid-19

Based on the first peer-reviewed study carried out by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine, a potential coronavirus vaccine could produce antibodies capable of fighting off Covid-19.

Mostafa Asgari

Azadi Tower Lit Up in Tribute to Frontline Workers and with Reminders to "Stay Home"/ In Photos

In Tehran, famous Azadi Tower has lit up with messages of hopes, instructions to stay at home and to thank those working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic over the last two weeks. The iconic buildings and structures have shown solidarity with those in self-isolation and saluted medical workers. The messages have now been displayed on the emblematic Empire State Building, the Great Pyramid of Giza, Tehran's Azadi Tower and also on Switzerland’s iconic Matterhorn Peak.

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IAP President Criticizes U.S. Inhumane Sanctions on Iranian Nation

Seyed Alireza Marandi, president of Iran's Academy of Medical Sciences (IAP), has criticized the cruel and inhumane US sanctions on the Iranian nation under the outbreak of coronavirus.

University of Toronto Researchers Developing Antibodies to 'Neutralize' Covid-19

Researchers at University of Toronto's Donnelly Centre are developing antibodies to help boost patient immunity and 'neutralize' novel coronavirus before it invades cells.

UK Researchers Training Dogs to Detect the Scent of COVID-19

UK researchers are trying to train dogs to sniff out the scent of coronavirus, known as covid-19.

Singapore Researchers Create the Fastest Covid-19 Test

Researchers of Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) have developed a new test which will be able to diagnose Covid-19 in five minutes.

Iranian Artists Launch a Movement Entertain People in Home Quarantine

Iranian artists have launched the nationwide #Moshahonar movement to entertain people during home quarantine.

Iranian Knowledge-Based Co. Creates Domestic Respiratory Equipment for Covid-19 Patients

A group of graduates from Sharif University of Technology, University of Tehran and Amirkabir University of Technology have designed and created Iran-made medical equipment since 2014, based on the world's latest technology.

Smart-Ring to Identify Coronavirus Symptoms

Researchers have created a smart ring which can monitor body temperature in an effort to detect COVID-19 symptoms early.

Researchers to Focus on Animal Models to Find Coronavirus Vaccine

Researchers at San Antonio-based Texas Biomedical Research Institute will focus on animal models in the hopes of creating a vaccine for COVID-19.

Scientists Develop COVID-19 Test that Could be Used at Home

A group of researchers from from the Brunel University London, Lancaster University and the University of Surrey could develop new low-cost, rapid COVID-19 test that could even be used at home.

Mohammad Mehdi Dorani

Tehran During the Persian New Year/ In Photos

Nowruz is supposed to be one of the happiest and busiest times of the year when people get together and visit their families. But this year, Iranians stay at home during Nowruz, the Persian New Year in order to help break the coronavirus chain of transmission.

NASA Fighting against Coronavirus

NASA supercomputers are joining the effort to look for potential treatment and vaccine candidates.

Iranian Researchers Develop an App to Break Chain of Coronavirus Transmission

Researchers of Sharif University of Technology have designed and created an application "Mask" which can break the chain of transmission of coronavirus.

Iranian Covid-19 Drug Combination to be Released in 10 Days

Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of Iran's Food and Drug Administration has stated that an Iranian covid-19 drug combination will be available in market within 10 days.

Google Launches Coronavirus Search Hub

Google has launched coronavirus search hub that makes looking for information on COVID-19 a bit less overwhelming.

Winnipeg Researchers Claim to Launch a Treatment for COVID-19 by 'End of Summer'

Researchers of WINNIPEG Research Hub have claimed they are close to launching a treatment for COVID-19 by the end of summer.

Researchers Answer Why Rapidly Expanding Social Distancing Measures are Crucial

Based on a new study in China, mild cases of COVID-19 that go unrecognized are fueling the coronavirus pandemic.

103-Year-Old Iranian Woman ‘Oldest Person to Recover from COVID-19’

A 103-year-old woman from Semnan has been discharged from hospital after recovering from coronavirus, said the head of Semnan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services.

Australian Researchers Could Understand the Virus by Mapping the Immune Responses

Researchers at Australia's Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity said they had taken an important step in understanding the virus by mapping the immune responses from one of country's first coronavirus patients.

Photos Capture the World’s First Corona Vaccine Human Trial

The first human clinical trial of a potential COVID-19 vaccine was administered on Monday, March 16, 2020, but the vaccine won’t be available to the general public for at least a year to see if it is both safe and effective,

IAU Branches Cooperating with National Committee for Fighting & Controlling COVID-19

Following the Iran responsible officials' demand for combating with the epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, IAU president, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Tehranchi has announced that the university branches all across the country must cooperate with National Committee for Fighting and Controlling COVID-19.

IAU Hospitals Cooperating with National Committee for Fighting & Controlling COVID-19

The head of Health Planning and Resources Development of Medical Science IAU has announced that coronavirus diagnostic testing is being done for patients with serious symptoms.

Iran’s Strategies to Control COVID-19 is ‘In the Right Direction’: WHO

After five days of extensive meetings and field visits, a team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), GOARN partners, Robert Koch Institute in Berlin and the Chinese Center for Disease Control concluded that Iran’s strategies and priorities to control COVID-19 are evolving in the right direction.

Minimizing Person-to-Person Contact More Effective Than Disinfecting Surfaces

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, all around the world, we can see Trucks spraying streets and sanitation workers wearing backpack tanks fogging sidewalks, parks, and plazas in various parts of cities.

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