The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve globally. How to detect the SARS-COV-2 infection? How far are we from a vaccine or cure? Learn more about the reagents used for detection and research, latest news, research advance, and join us in the discussion.
A new study reported that antibodies decrease within 2-3 months after initial infection and instigated the notion that immunity against SARS-CoV-2 is short term (Quan-Xin Long et al., 2020). It was then widely interpreted that COVID-19 antibody tests are useless, and herd immunity ...Learn More
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that has arisen from widespread severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection has presented a major threat to public health. Fortunately, an incredible amount of fine-grained knowledge about the disease has ...Learn More
If COVID-19 antibodies decline after 2-3 months, are COVID-19 antibody tests really USELESS?Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, herd immunity, immunity passport, neutralizing antibodyIntroductionAs the pandemics of COVID-19 is still ongoing, we are all anxious to know whether herd immunity ...Learn More
As for now, 12,170,570 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported in over 210 countries. The conditions are far from satisfactory. The virus appears to spread fast from person to person. How can we stay safe during the battle against COVID-19 pandemic, which could possibly last ...Learn More
Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province in central China, experienced a pneumonia outbreak near the end of 2019. In the following months, several high-profile papers reported the etiological agent of this outbreak— a novel, zoonotic coronavirus now called severe acute ...Learn More