Monthly Archives: August 2022

Scientists develop a novel solution to evaluate airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Scientists from Germany have developed a novel mathematical model to study the airborne transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

Detection of a novel bird flu virus with pandemic potential

A recent virological study published in the Emerging Infectious Diseases journal identified the novel influenza A virus (H3N8) in live poultry in Hong Kong, genetically similar to the zoonotic H3N8 viruses reported in mainland China with its origin akin to H5N1, H5N6, H10N8, and H7N9 viruses.