IberoGEN develops a kit for detecting coronavirus on handles, mobile telephones, and switches

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Company IberoGEN at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) has developed a test for the early detection of coronavirus on surfaces susceptible to contamination from everyday use, such as handles, railings, switches, telephones, and keyboards, which is intended for comprehensive service companies as well as specialised entities. The test is also valid for detecting the virus in wastewater, an important aspect for controlling outbreaks of COVID-19. Read More

Research on pulmonary haemorrhage with kidney failure used to avoid respiratory distress in COVID-19 patients

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A research team from the University of Valencia, led by Professor Juan Saus from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, is developing a project to provide the healthcare system with a diagnostic test that anticipates the entry into advanced stages of patients with COVID-19 and a scalable oral treatment for the disease. The proposal has the support of the Valencian Government, within the call “Capacities of the Valencian System of Innovation in the fight against COVID-19”, which finances actions that provide innovative solutions to the new coronavirus. Read More