Coronavirus: Scientists test cannabis strains against infection

A team of Canadian scientists is testing whether or not marijuana compounds can block coronavirus infection. Researchers at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta looked at 400 cannabis strains and focused on about a dozen that showed promise in preventing the virus from ‘hijacking’ our cells. They say extracts of cannabidiol (CBD), the main non-psychoactive … Read more Coronavirus: Scientists test cannabis strains against infection

Coronavirus UK: 12 different strains in March, one unique

At least a dozen different strains of coronavirus were spreading through the UK in March, a Government-funded study has found. Leading genetic scientists analysed the genomes of the killer virus in 260 infected patients from all corners of the UK. They say they have identified 12 unique lines of the virus, one of which has … Read more Coronavirus UK: 12 different strains in March, one unique

Coronavirus: 30 strains have developed, most deadly in Europe

The novel coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different strains, which could have very deadly complications for the pandemic, a new small study finds. A team of Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University say there are tens of strains of the virus, known as SARS-COV-2. Strains within China were some of the most dangerous and … Read more Coronavirus: 30 strains have developed, most deadly in Europe

Coronavirus HAS mutated: Strains that evolved to be far deadlier have spread in Europe and New York

The novel coronavirus has mutated which could have very deadly complications for the pandemic, a new small study finds. A team of Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University say there are at least 30 strains of the virus, known as SARS-COV-2. Strains within China were some of the most dangerous and resembled ones that spread across … Read more Coronavirus HAS mutated: Strains that evolved to be far deadlier have spread in Europe and New York

Shock photos inside Wuhan lab which stores 1,500 virus strains

It is a rare glimpse inside the Chinese laboratory at the centre of mounting inter-national suspicion about the Covid-19 pandemic – and will do nothing to dispel fears that it was caused by a catastrophic leak which has been covered up by Beijing. Pictures from inside Wuhan’s secretive Institute of Virology show a broken seal … Read more Shock photos inside Wuhan lab which stores 1,500 virus strains