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This new technology diagnoses COVID-19 ‘in minutes’

In a new study from the University of the West of Scotland, researchers found an artificial intelligence (AI) technology is capable of accurately diagnosing...

Persistent T cell response to omicron after infection and vaccination

In a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, researchers found the omicron variant can partly evade the antibody response provided by vaccination or...

The battle of the COVID variants: A winning approach

In order to fight the pandemic in the long term, it is crucial to understand why one variant prevails over another. In a new study...

FDA supports this antiviral drug for mild-to-moderate COVID-19

On Jan 21st, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took two actions to expand the use of the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) to certain...

Multi-layered face masks with proper fit could prevent omicron

As the omicron variant surges, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expected to issue more robust mask guidelines to help curb...

COVID-19 may strongly harm the brain

SARS-CoV-2 was initially identified as a respiratory virus, but it can affect the entire body, including the nervous system. In a new paper from…, researchers...

COVID-19 vaccine booster provides good protection against Omicron

In a new study from the Francis Crick Institute, researchers found a third 'booster' dose of COVID-19 vaccine successfully raises antibody levels that neutralize...

Some arthritis drugs may reduce COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

In a new study from the Arthritis Foundation, researchers found some arthritis drugs may reduce the effectiveness of COVID vaccines. The finding suggests that disease-modifying drugs...

In these places, you are most likely to get COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found a better way to predict where people are most likely to catch COVID-19. They analyzed outbreaks and superspreader events...

Is Omicron really mild?

With more than 800,000 cases a day in the United States, it is now likely that you or someone you know has had COVID-19. Michigan...