A COVID-19 READER

The biomedical science behind the emergence, spread, impact and management of COVID-19, using an emerging infectious disease framework as a lens to examine the disease and its attributes.

Micrognome comes out of retirement

In challenging times the new normal is to dig deep into our reserves. On one such foray, I was able to track down the MicroGome, who has been out of touch for a long time since. Never mind the reason he was hors de combat. He has agreed to step out of his cave, emerge […]

COVID – 5 facts

An infectious disease attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 RNA virus. Transmitted via droplets of respiratory secretions directly to close contacts, or indirectly via hands and subsequent facial contact, or possibly via contact with contaminated inanimate surfaces.

Language lapse or sloppy semantics? Time for accessible words

Leading experts make a plea for standard language to describe the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance. The words we use need to be accessible.

Missing Micrognome found lurking in northern Europe

Missing Micrognome found after lengthy search, frightened by latest reports of increasing antimicrobial resistance.