The horse is a wonderful creation of Allah. It is a very faithful and noble animal. It is a very strong animal and runs very fast. Its beauty and strength make it very famous. It shows great trust for its master. The slim and strong legs of the horse make it run many miles without any brake. The Equus caballus is its scientific name. This article describes the interesting … [Read more...] about Interesting facts about horses that you may want to know
Is BCG vaccine a game-changer against COVID-19 in Pakistan?
The BCG or Bacilli Calmette-Guerin vaccine is used against tuberculosis disease. Different types of studies show that the incidence rate of COVID-19 is low in countries with routine BCG vaccination programs implemented. The research also shows that the persons who had been vaccinated with BCG in childhood show less chance of COVID-19. The prominent evidence is less death … [Read more...] about Is BCG vaccine a game-changer against COVID-19 in Pakistan?
COVID-19: An insight into the pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2
Since December 2019 a case of unidentified pneumonia was reported in Wuhan, Hubei Province, Peoples Republic of China, which resembles those of viral pneumonia. There are four types of Coronavirus: α-coronavirus (α-COV), β-coronavirus (β-COV), δ-coronavirus (δ-COV), ϒ-coronavirus (ϒ-COV). Previously six coronaviruses cause disease in human beings. After SARS-COV and MERS-COV, … [Read more...] about COVID-19: An insight into the pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2
Soaps and detergents can destroy bird flu and novel coronaviruses
Image source: CDC Commercially available soaps and detergents can destroy the bird flu virus, and possibly the COVID-19 causing novel coronavirus as well. Previous research in Pakistan has reported that commonly used soap (Lifebuoy) and detergent (Surf Excel) can kill the bird flu virus (H5N1). In this study, published in the 28th March 2009 issue of the Virology … [Read more...] about Soaps and detergents can destroy bird flu and novel coronaviruses
Anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin could be the drug of choice against COVID-19
Scientists at Australian Monash University have found that a commonly used antiparasitic drug, Ivermectin, can stop the COVID-19 causing virus, SARS-CoV-2, replication in human cell cultures in the laboratory. The drug killed the virus particles within two days and the scientists are expected to start the human trials in a month. As of April 5, 2020, the novel coronavirus … [Read more...] about Anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin could be the drug of choice against COVID-19