Vaccines vs the Variants

Vaccines vs the Variants

Col Zyg Dembek delivers an update on progress in the vaccination effort and asks if we can look to a Covid-free future By mid-June 2021, almost 42% of the US population had been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, with about 52% having received one vaccine dose. In the...
THE SEQUEL nobody wants to see

THE SEQUEL nobody wants to see

Deborah Carr assesses the onslaught and effects of evolving SARS-CoV-2 variants Eighteen months into the pandemic, scientists, policy makers and the public at large are concerned about variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that have appeared and spread globally. Could...
The long haul

The long haul

Deborah Carr examines the long-term effects of coronavirus infection. ‘Long Haulers’ or ‘Long Covid’ are terms coined to describe those still struggling to recover from Covid-19 symptoms months after being infected. In July 2020 Chinese researchers launched one of the...
CBNW talks to Antoine Bernasconi, CCO of SERB

CBNW talks to Antoine Bernasconi, CCO of SERB

Proud to save lives Antoine Bernasconi, CCO of SERB Specialty Pharmaceuticals, describes the achievements of this leading pharmaceutical company CBNW: Please could you outline the history of SERB? AB: SERB Specialty Pharmaceuticals is a leading pan-European specialty...
Testing, testing

Testing, testing

Neeraja Venkateswaran and Roma Venkateswaran explain the importance of testing as a tool against COVID-19 An outbreak of 27 cases of atypical viral pneumonia was first reported on 31 December 2019, in Wuhan, China. On that day, the Avian Flu Diary blog noted that...
The Pandemic Is Here

The Pandemic Is Here

Caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, there is so much that we do not know yet about the virus causing this pandemic – despite its rampant path worldwide since it was first detected last year in the city of Wuhan, in Hubei Province in China. As of April, at...