Leader: Daniel Garzón, PhD (Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, COCSA)
Ana Cristina Aguilar (Professor of Embryology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, COCSA)
IESS Quito Sur Hospital team
The research describes the course of the disease in children and genotypes
USFQ Faculty: Health Sciences, COCSA
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Carceral Pandemic Politics and Epidemiological Elites in Ecuador
Garces C. (2020). Carceral Pandemic Politics and Epidemiological Elites in Ecuador. NACLA Report on the Americas 52(3): 309–316.
What the COVID-19 lockdown revealed about photochemistry and ozone production in Quito, Ecuador
Cazorla M, Herrera E, Palomeque E, Saud N. (2020). What the COVID-19 lockdown revealed about photochemistry and ozone production in Quito, Ecuador. Atmospheric Pollution Research.
Biosafety at Home: How to Translate Biomedical Laboratory Safety Precautions for Everyday Use in the Context of COVID-19
Reina Ortiz et al. (2020). Biosafety at Home: How to Translate Biomedical Laboratory Safety Precautions for Everyday Use in the Context of COVID-19. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Ecuador confirms first case of COVID-19 reinfection
Article published on China Global Television Network. The Institute of Microbiology of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) reported the first case of COVID-19 reinfection in Ecuador on Saturday. It compared the viral genome sequences in the two infections and found that they are different strains. The patient was first diagnosed with COVID-19 in…
USFQ concluded the genome sequence of the coronavirus strain circulating in Ecuador. Read more
On the 24th of may, “Día a Día” TV-program featured an extensive report titled «The Novel Coronavirus Genome.” This report is a work of investigative journalism that addresses the importance of analyzing the genetics of this virus, its origin, and changes. The report includes commentary from the following USFQ professors: Paúl Cardenas, Institute of Microbiology,…