Systemic corticosteroids (CS) are known to potently dampen immune inflammation. Like in inflammatory rheumatic diseases, CS might serve as a “bridge” to specific efficient antiviral therapy for COVID-19.
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Individual and organisational opinions about microbial topics and issues
by Africa CDC
In Africa, the number of COVID-19 cases and impacted countries has been increasing steadily. As of 12 March 2020, 129 cases have been diagnosed in 12 countries, with one death recorded. The experience in countries outside Africa is that, after initial cases are diagnosed, community transmission occurs rapidly.
by Tayo Fasuan So let us get straight to this in order to warn and encourage us in the fight against COVID-19 caused by SARS CoV-2 that just got into our country, Nigeria. So, why would this Coronavirus be difficult to control. 1. It is an air-borne virus. In the history of infectious diseases, airborne […]
Before any individual can be infected, there must be a point of entry. For us humans, most of our sense organs are point of entry for microorganisms, and they also double as initiation point for infection most times. Hence, we have the following entry points for infective microorganisms: mouth, ear, nose, eyes, skin and sex organs (genitalia).
What Is My Science Worth? Hello ladies and gentlemen. Are you a scientist? If yes, then what is the worth of your science? The above question becomes crucial as MicroBiotics introduces a novel initiative of bringing the many fields of science and their scientists closer to the Society, for the ultimate development of the Society. It is […]
Stem cells have over the years become popular due to their various applications and uses in the world of medicine and medical science. What exactly are the ways they can be used, and what are the factors promoting and militating against their applications? This piece gives a comprehensive answer to these questions.