Exploring the evidence to support the role of home and community hygiene in preventing the spread of infection and reducing…
Bacteriophages (viruses that invade bacteria and can kill them) have gained renewed interest as part of measures to combat the…
By investigating the lung microbiome we can increase our understanding and therefore treatment avenues for CF lung infections.
An update on the state of knowledge on the COVID-19 pandemic and how this pertains to health including the influence on antiviral strategies to stop the spread of the virus and potential treatments for the disease.
The emergence and global spread of SARS-CoV-2 has prompted scientific study on an unprecedented scale, with an urgent need for…
Harvard’s Wyss Institute is leveraging its unique technology innovation capabilities to develop diagnostic, therapeutic, and vaccine interventions for COVID-19 at lightning speed.
A COVID-19 vaccine is widely regarded as the panacea for a fast track to normal life. There are currently over 120 vaccine candidates in development, with ten already in clinical trials. Take a look at the front-runners.
Pathogen biogeography, the distribution of a disease within an area, can be studied using data-driven approaches in order to predict and prevent the spread of pathogens. In this article, Tim Sandle discusses the use of a machine learning model to predict infectious disease spread in a globalized world.
The Canadian population and all levels of its government are facing difficult times with the rapid spread of a novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This analysis demonstrates that the benefit of a short-term economic lockdown can outweigh the potential cost of massive contamination, especially if healthcare systems were to become overloaded.