TODAY IN MICROBIOLOGY
Today is a world Health day, which is celebrated throughout the world on 07 April every year. Microbiology plays a vital role in world health and betterment. Microorganisms play a vital role in disease progress and development. We are still behind to find solutions to delay bugs around us in order to escape dreadful infections. MRSA, Malaria, HIV, Mycobacteria and Hepatitis viruses are still at large and we need to make efforts in order to eliminate their power of infection. All antimicrobial and antiviral are proving to be useless against them.
Theme, slogan and hashtag (World Health Organization)
The theme of World Health Day is: Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere.
The slogan is “Health for All”.
The primary hashtag that we are using is #HealthForAll but look out for posts using #WorldHealthDay as well.
IN THE NEWS
Phylogeny tree analysed by researchers courtesy Shi, M. et al.
Virologists at Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Beijing has discovered RNA virus species that are or may belong to the family of today’s most dangerous such as influenza, Ebola Read More
Discovery of a new antibacterial from soil microorganisms which is effective against multidrug Resistant Gram-positive pathogens
In a recent study they are successful in the discovery of a chemical from bacteria from soil which are effective against multidrug Resistant (MDR) bacteria especially gram positive pathogens.Read More
Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease in which pancreas does not produce insulin or insulin in the body does not work, Read More
OPINIONS AND ARTICLES
Poliomyelitis is an infectious disease which causes paralysis especially in children. The disease spreads from a virus of the family of Enterovirus called poliovirus. Polio eradication program was started in 1988 by World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations...read more