TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese researchers said on Wednesday that low concentrations of ozone can neutralise coronavirus particles, potentially providing a way for hospitals to disinfect examination rooms and waiting areas.
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Senior CEBM tutor Dr Tom Jefferson believes many viruses lie dormant throughout the globe and emerge when conditions are favourable.
What are the odds COVID-19 patients with no symptoms could develop them later on?
Quite slim, according to a recent study led by a group of researchers in Aichi Prefecture, who have discovered that asymptomatic coronavirus patients tend to recover within nine days of having their infections confirmed via polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests.
[Chine] China’s ‘bat woman’ at centre of coronavirus theories says her work helped identify new strain fast
Shi Zhengli tells state broadcaster that years of research meant cause of mystery pneumonia was quickly found after it emerged in Wuhan last year.
Shi Zhengli is a Chinese virologist and writer. She is a researcher at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), which is part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Shi and her colleague Cui Jie found that the SARS virus originated in bats. Shi is a member of the Virology Committee of the Chinese Society for Microbiology. She is an editor of the Board of Virologica Sinica,[ the Chinese Journal of Virology, and the Journal of Fishery Sciences of China.