Who coined the term SARS?

2020-03-31 Sunney 0

In 2003, the world successfully fought off a new disease that could have become a global catastrophe. Who coined the term “SARS”? What were they […]


“Herd Immunity” Debunked

2020-03-24 Sunney 1

Herd immunity. The indirect protection for individuals who are not immunized that occurs when a large percentage of their surrounding population has become immune through […]


History of Pandemics

2020-03-22 Sunney 0

History of Pandemics Pan·dem·ic /panˈdemik/ (of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world.  A pandemic (from Greek πᾶν pan “all” and δῆμος […]


Human Coronaviruses Revisited

2020-02-05 Sunney 0

Taxonomy: From “coronaviruses” to “COVID-19” In 1966, at the International Congress of Microbiology in Moscow,  an International Committee on Nomenclature of Viruses (ICNV) was established […]