Coronavirus Malta: Another young patient lost his life

A 56-year-old man has died at Mater Dei Hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19 on May 17. The health authorities said that the man, who suffered several chronic conditions, had died overnight.

Covid-19, a first vaccine has passed phase 1

The race for a vaccine against the new coronavirus by many research groups around the world - there are already more than 70 candidate vaccines - is almost a race against time or better against Sars-Cov-2, in order to try to stop the Covid-19 pandemic as soon as...

WHO stops tests on hydroxychloroquine against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has decided to temporarily discontinue treatment with hydroxychloroquine against coronavirus in the Solidarity study, after some studies have highlighted its high mortality rate. This was reported by WHO director general...

Coronavirus Malta: 97-year-old man loses his life

A 97-year-old male is another victim of coronavirus. The man tested positive for coronavirus on 9th May. The Ministry of Health announced this morning that the man was being treated at Karin Grech Hospital. The Ministry...
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How Long Does Covid-19 Coronavirus Last On Different Surfaces?

Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) actually “change their minds” this week about the potential risk of Covid-19 coronavirus being spread by contaminated surfaces? Not really. Not even on the surface. Nevertheless,...

Could Vitamin D be defense against COVID-19?

There is a “D” in Covid-19. But can a lack of Vitamin D make you more susceptible to the Covid-19 coronavirus? Well, some studies have suggested this possibility. However, before you rush to the...

Would you infect yourself voluntarily with Covid-19 in race to find vaccine?

Scientists have warned there could be major delays in producing a Covid-19 vaccine if current UK infection rates remain low and lengthy waiting times are needed to show if candidate products are working. As...

New corona vaccine appears safe, effective in early trials

A coronavirus vaccine developed by CanSino Biologics Inc appears to be safe and induced a rapid immune response in its first human trial, Chinese researchers reported on Friday in The Lancet medical journal. CanSino uses...

Coronavirus Malta: 15 new cases confirmed

The number of new cases in the last 24 hours was 15, while three were cured. This is out of a total of 1,358 tests in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases...

Wuhan Authorities Ban Eating Wild Animals

Authorities in Wuhan have announced a comprehensive ban on eating wild animals and the hunting and trading of wildlife, according to a statement by the city's municipal government shared on Chinese social media. A press...