Coronavirus – How Southeast Asia is preventing a pandemic effect

As of 26 February, infections of coronavirus have been detected in 28 countries outside of China – 11 of them are Asian countries and some reports have claimed that Southeast Asia is particularly at risk. A study by The Lancet ranks this region among the worst in health care access and equality so, the risk of death due to the coronavirus outbreak […]

Coronavirus: Is there a cure in sight?

The coronavirus has taken the world by storm. As of 23 Feb 2020, the global COVID-19 case count stands at over 78,800 confirmed cases with a death toll of over 2,400. But, there’s also a ray of hope as there have been over 23,000 recoveries and 80% of COVID-19 cases are considered mild. According to WHO less than 14% develop into pneumonia and […]

COVID-19 aka coronavirus: The who, what, when, where, why and how?

What is COVID-19? COVID-19, formerly known as the 2019 novelcoronavirus (nCov-19) and, the Wuhan coronavirus, is an upper respiratory tract illness that has flu-like symptoms. These include a runny nose, cough, sore throat, and sometimes a headache and fever which can last for a few days. This virus however can be deadly and far more threatening among those […]