Coronavirus’s centre of gravity

We need to know our coronavirus enemy. In order to plan our return to normality, we need to consider SARS coronavirus’s key attributes, and what makes up its centre of gravity.

SARS coronavirus 2: feeling acronumb

COVID-19 is 2019’s unwanted legacy. Its trail of destruction has left governments and their public health machinery with a horde of acronyms. The most notorious of these are SARS-CoV-2 and its disease manifestation, COVID-19.

Presymptomatic COVID-19

The prodigious transmissibility of the emerging coronavirus we now call SARS-CoV-2 has raised questions about the period leading up to symptomatic infection. If a presymptomatic stage of COVID-19 is common, it could contribute to spread of the virus and explain its high transmissibility.  This is important for how the infection should be diagnosed and controlled.

COVID-19: the vitamin D debate

There is growing interest in vitamin D supplements as a low risk intervention for COVID-19. Here some of the recent debate has been captured to help you make up your own mind.

Make AST faster with FAST method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing

The FAST Lab’s first method is available in an open access on-line publication. Meet the team behind the method. See our poster at CYTO 2017.