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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Most people who fall sick with COVID-19 will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment. However, some will become seriously ill and require medical attention.

Despite the uncertainty, there is hope for long COVID patients

It’s estimated one in 10 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 will have lingering symptoms, but most people will improve over time. As the world came to...

This study shows the cause of severe inflammation in COVID-19

Clinical evidence showed that the leading cause of death in COVID-19 patients is the dangerous condition known as a cytokine storm. Scientists from the University...

COVID-19 leads to high blood clot risk

Scientists from the University of Oxford found that around 1 in 100 people with COVID-19 developed dangerous blood clots, with rates higher in men,...

‘Natural immunity’ from COVID-19 omicron is weak and limited

Scientists from Gladstone Institutes and UC San Francisco found that in unvaccinated people, infection with the omicron variant of COVID-19 provides little long-term immunity...

This hormone treatment may reduce COVID-19 deaths

Scientists from the University of Southampton found that receiving hormone replacement therapy within six months of a recorded diagnosis of COVID-19 was linked to...

Scientists find a new treatment option for COVID-19

Scientists from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences found an effective treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients. They found that using an anti-inflammatory protein,...

This drug could benefit people with severe COVID-19

Scientists from Amsterdam University Medical Centers found that patients with severe COVID-19 who were given imatinib had lower death risk at 90-day follow-up. The research...

These drugs could fight against BA.2 Omicron variant effectively

Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison found the antiviral therapies remdesivir, molnupiravir, and the active ingredient in Pfizer’s Paxlovid pill (nirmatrelvir), remain effective against...

6 in 10 people with COVID-19 still have a least one symptom a year...

Scientists from the Luxembourg Institute of Health found that six in ten people with COVID-19 still have at least one symptom a year later. They...

Five tips for young people dealing with long COVID

While we might not be hearing the daily COVID numbers anymore, the virus hasn’t gone away. In the UK alone, thousands of new cases...