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Coronavirus Antibodies Vanish a Few Months After Patients Recover, New Study Finds

According to a study published in the Journal of Nature Medicine, recovered COVID-19 patients may rapidly lose antibodies - the blood proteins necessary to stave off virus infections and the cornerstone of vaccinology. The finding raises new questions about the...

8 Most Common COVID-19 Myths Debunked

A few days after South Africa began its nationwide lockdown, the health minister, Dr. Zweli Mkhize tweeted a warning to the citizens of the republic to beware of fake news. https://twitter.com/drzwelimkhize/status/1245021954404487176?lang=en He would go on to say that during this time...

Top 5 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. Healthtech was on the radar this week as the pandemic shows few signs of it slowing down. In Africa, scientists...

COVID-19 Vaccine Backed by Bill and Melinda Gates Enters Human Trials

The world continues to reel from the impact of the novel coronavirus - a massive, spanning crisis that is meeting almost all aspects of our lives in some capacity. Economies stutter, businesses suffer, and human lives are lost. Amidst the...

A Coronavirus Vaccine is being Tested on Humans, but when will it be Ready?

Around the world, about 35 companies and institutions are racing to craft the much-needed vaccine for COVID-19, and The Guardian reports, that at least four of them have candidates ready for human trials. At the forefront of these candidates is...

IBM Supercomputer Identifies 77 Compounds That Could Fight Coronavirus

The Summit supercomputer, the fastest supercomputer on Earth, has more computing power than any other non-distributed system. Earlier this month, the US Department and Energy announced that it will turn the system's enormous computing power towards the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

PC Gamer? Volunteer your Rig to Find the Cure for Coronavirus

Folding@Home, a computing project that uses distributed processing power to find cures for dangerous diseases has announced that it is now working towards finding the answer to defeat the coronavirus. This information comes via My Broadband. The Stanford University project...

How Advancements in Biotech Help Fight the Coronavirus

Due to advancements in genetic technology, fighting the coronavirus now is much easier, faster and cheaper than it would be a few years ago. Only two weeks after the virus was reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO), scientists were...
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Transforming Zimbabwe’s Connectivity: Tech Collaboration

A joint venture between SATCOM Technologies and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the top supplier of satellite solutions...
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