New coronavirus found in Malaysia could be transmitted from dogs
Published: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 10:54:01 +0000

Scientists have found a new type of coronavirus that can infect humans while looking into pneumonia cases in Malaysia. What's interesting is that this an alphacoronavirus, which mostly infects cats and dogs. Scientists say the more we look into unknown coronaviruses, the more likely we are to prevent them from evolving into viruses that cause pandemics, such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Shenzhen reports 2 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases
Published: Mon, 24 May 2021 08:10:41 +0000

The city of Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong Province on Sunday registered two new asymptomatic cases of the novel coronavirus, local authorities said.

WHO declares coronavirus mutation in India ‘variant of concern’
Published: Mon, 10 May 2021 22:37:24 +0000

UN health agency classifies the coronavirus mutation detected in India as ‘a variant of concern at the global level’.

Japan Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency Amid Alarming Spike in COVID-19 Variants
Published: Sun, 09 May 2021 07:24:35 +0000

Tokyo and Osaka face a prolonged, stricter state of emergency after an explosion of faster spreading COVID-19 variants.

The virus is an airborne threat, the C.D.C. acknowledges.
Published: Sat, 08 May 2021 23:57:46 +0000

Federal health officials on Friday updated public guidance about how the coronavirus spreads, emphasizing that transmission occurs by inhaling very fine respiratory droplets and aerosolized particles, as well as through contact with sprayed droplets or touching contaminated hands to one’s mouth, nose or eyes.