Coronaviridae

New Research Defines Intrauterine Placental Transmission of COVID-19 From Pregnant Women to the Fetus

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00pm

Reports of increasing numbers of pregnant women with COVID-19 show that most neonates (newborn infants) are uninfected by the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.

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  • Reports of increasing numbers of pregnant women with COVID-19 show that most neonates (newborn infants) are uninfected by the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.
  • According to Dr. Schwartz, results from recent studies suggest that in rare instances, transplacental transmission of the coronavirus is occurring.
  • In their research, Dr. Schwartz and his co-authors provide guidance and photographic illustrations demonstrating criteria for the diagnosis of intrauterine placental infection and fetal transmission with coronavirus occurring before birth.
  • Identification of the virus in fetal cells of the placenta provides strong evidence of intrauterine fetal infection.

Theragen Bio analyzes Korea's largest COVID-19 patient and coronavirus genomic data

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 3:00am

SEOUL, KOREA, July 28, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Theragen Bio is conducting joint research on developing a new coronavirus (COVID-19) genomic big data in collaboration with the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Kyungpook National University Hospital, and the Daegu Metropolitan Government.

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  • SEOUL, KOREA, July 28, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Theragen Bio is conducting joint research on developing a new coronavirus (COVID-19) genomic big data in collaboration with the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Kyungpook National University Hospital, and the Daegu Metropolitan Government.
  • The study will analyze the full genome of each patient and the SARS-CoV-2 virus using samples from approximately 1,000 COVID-19 patients in Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do provence, the largest coronavirus genomic analysis to be conducted in Korea.
  • Through this study, Theragen hopes to identify the infection correlation between patient genome and the SARS-CoV-2 virus genome, and apply it to future vaccine development.
  • Theragen identified the genetic correlation while establishing big data for SARS-CoV-2 mutations.

Mitigating the Next Coronavirus, 2020 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 9:59am

The "Mitigating the Next Coronavirus" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Mitigating the Next Coronavirus" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • COVID-19 has crippled the global supply chain and forced most countries to take preventative measures by closing down their economies.
  • Global economies are currently in a recession that is likely to continue into 2021.
  • However, Western European economies and the US economy are likely to remain in recession into Q1 or Q2 2021.

In Midst of Government Charges, 4000 Shincheonji Church Members Agree to Donate Plasma for Coronavirus

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 1:37pm

Thepersecuted.orgattempts to answer this question in its latest analysis, Church and State: The Changing Landscape of Religion in South Korea .

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  • Thepersecuted.orgattempts to answer this question in its latest analysis, Church and State: The Changing Landscape of Religion in South Korea .
  • Recently during the Coronavirus pandemic, a super-spreader event in February at Shincheonji Church's Daegu branch resulted in the infection of over 4,000 members as well as several deaths.
  • Just this month, the vast majority of those individuals agreed to collaborate with the hospitals and government to donate their blood plasma for the Coronavirus relief effort.
  • In the midst of this, the Korean government pressed charges against Shincheonji church.

ThePersecuted.org Releases Article on Inequality in South Korea and the Coronavirus Response

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

SEOUL, South Korea, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Republic of South Korea has shined internationally in its response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Republic of South Korea has shined internationally in its response to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • They have received ample praise for their aggressive response to the virus; but there have also been accusations of human rights and religious freedom violations.
  • In other words, the US has 474 times the deaths and 245 times the cases as Korea.
  • The event that put South Korea on the map was an outbreak in the city of Daegu.

As COVID Spreads, StateRecords Focuses on Single-Source Information

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 1:38pm

Maryland.Staterecords.orgis covering all breaking news as well as providing statistics on the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus.

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  • Maryland.Staterecords.orgis covering all breaking news as well as providing statistics on the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus.
  • The outbreak is ongoing, and the need for consistent, reliable numbers is important for decision-making amongst the public.
  • Relaying on a single source for all information related to the virus - in this case the county governments of Maryland - can be an effective way to keep information consistent.
  • This organization also shares useful tips and advice on where to look for and access this information, as well as methods to avoid when trying to do so.

Adagio Therapeutics Launches With $50M Series A Financing to Advance the Development of Best-in-Class, Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies for Coronavirus Treatment and Prophylaxis

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 1:01pm

Adagio Therapeutics, Inc., today launched with the closing of a $50 million Series A financing, to advance its portfolio of coronavirus antibodies as both therapeutics and prophylactics against SARS-CoV-2 as well as future coronavirus outbreaks.

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  • Adagio Therapeutics, Inc., today launched with the closing of a $50 million Series A financing, to advance its portfolio of coronavirus antibodies as both therapeutics and prophylactics against SARS-CoV-2 as well as future coronavirus outbreaks.
  • The company believes these broadly neutralizing antibodies will offer best-in-class potency and coverage against SARS-CoV-2 and protection against future coronavirus outbreaks.
  • Adagio, a spin out of Adimab, LLC, expects this financing to enable the advancement of lead development candidates through IND-enabling studies and into early clinical development.
  • For more information: www.adagiotx.com
    Adimab has focused its efforts on identifying broadly neutralizing antibodies against entire viral pathogen families.

Coronavirus Pandemic Creates a Surge in the Number of Online Swingers in New York City and Other Cities

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 6:11pm

NEW YORK, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The coronavirus pandemic has caused thousands of swingers in the United States to revise their hookup strategies.

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  • NEW YORK, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The coronavirus pandemic has caused thousands of swingers in the United States to revise their hookup strategies.
  • According to a report by the leading threesome dating app " 3Fun ," the American city with the highest rate of active swingers is New York.
  • These statistics are based on the number of people who have used the 3Fun app since the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States back in March.
  • The report shows thatout of the 721,927 total active swingers in the country, New York City saw the highest number of swingers with a total of 22,874.

ThePersecuted.org: Fact-Based Site that Shares the Stories of the Silenced

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 1:37pm

As the world grows wealthier and more connected, many of these groups are still silenced or left behind.

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  • As the world grows wealthier and more connected, many of these groups are still silenced or left behind.
  • The Persecuted desires to see a world where powerless groups and individuals are protected by their governments and communities.
  • Some of the most pressing issues today include the human rights and religious freedom violations taking place during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • It shares captivating pieces about persecution in history, and exposes the persecution still taking place around the world today.

Can-Fite Completes Phase II COVID-19 Protocol Based on FDA Guidance, Plans to File IND Shortly

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Company plans to file an IND application with its completed protocol before the end of July.

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  • The Company plans to file an IND application with its completed protocol before the end of July.
  • Eligible patients are those diagnosed with moderate COVID-19 per U.S. National Institutes of Health Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines.
  • We believe Piclidenoson is a promising candidate to treat COVID-19 because it combines both anti-viral and anti-rheumatic properties in one drug.
  • Piclidenoson is a novel, first-in-class, A3 adenosine receptor agonist (A3AR) small molecule, orally bioavailable drug with a favorable therapeutic index demonstrated in Phase II clinical studies.