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10 Science News from 2020

January 2020Tragic month in AustraliaThe 2019-20 fire season in Australia was one of the tragic of all times. By the end of January, more...

The Cognitive Sequels of Covid-19

According to a non-peer-reviewed report, some people who have suffered and recovered from Covid-19 showed considerable cognitive performance deficits. A study performed by Imperial College...

Asymptomatic Patients Appear to Have Lung Damage and Low Antibody Levels after SARS-CoV-2 Infection

The levels of antibody protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection may not last longer than a few months, reveals an article published last week on Nature...

Nearly Every Recovered Covid-19 Patient Has Antibodies Against the Virus

Most of the patients who recover from Covid-19 have antibodies against SARS-CoV2, the coronavirus that causes the disease, shows a study published in the...

First Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Begin in the UK

Phase I of the new Covid-19 vaccine trials set up to begin today in the UK.

Spain to Ease Lockdown Rules for Children

Salvador Illa Roca, Spain’s health minister, announced yesterday that, from April 27, children under 14 may leave their houses for short walks, after nearly...

Covid-19 peak in Belgium has passed, health officials say

Belgium will begin to ease lockdown restrictions, as the number of new hospital admissions due to Covid-19 continues to go down. Last Sunday, 232 people...

Study Reveals Geographic Differences in the SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

Bioinformatic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 reveals several variations between the genomes of SARS-CoV-2 from Italy, India, Nepal and USA, and the SARS-CoV-2 originated from Wuhan....

Reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 Does Not Occur in Rhesus Monkeys

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has caused more than 170,000 cases of infection worldwide, and its death toll continues to rise. Meanwhile,...

Coronavirus Update: 100,000 Infected, More Than Half Recovered

Situation report 100,686 infections (80,573 Mainland China; 6,593 South Korea; 4,747 Iran; 3,858 Italy) 55,753 recoveries 3,411 deaths Source: Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at...