Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Tracking, data privacy and getting the numbers right

As plans for re-opening businesses, communities and schools emerge, it becomes increasingly important to better understand how many people are being infected and dying from COVID-19, and where and how the new coronavirus ...

Medical research

Molecular signatures can predict the efficacy of malaria vaccines

Molecular signatures before and after immunization can predict vaccine-induced protection, according to a study by ISGlobal. The study analysed the gene expression in peripheral blood cells from individuals immunized with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI fast-tracks drug discovery to fight COVID-19

A global race is underway to discover a vaccine, drug, or combination of treatments that can disrupt the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the COVID-19 disease, and prevent widespread deaths.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using prediction models to manage the coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge for policymakers across Europe, given the pace at which its effects are unfolding. The current coronavirus outbreak marks the return of an old and familiar enemy. Nothing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data science can play a key role in combating coronavirus

After China, Europe and America, chances of a major coronavirus outbreak in Africa are high. "Many victims will be in poor communities where health care and protection is scarce," says professor Mirjam van Reisen of Leiden ...

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