Friday, October 30, 2020
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Russia claims world’s first Covid-19 vaccine but scepticism abounds

Russia's President Putin announced on Tuesday, August 11th, that his country was the first to approve a coronavirus vaccine, provoking skepticism from Russian and...

Night-time exposure to blue light associated with increased risk of colorectal...

Blue light has become an increasingly common component of urban outdoor lighting. But how does it impact our health? A team led...

The Tricky Math of Herd Immunity for Covid-19

According to the standard models, about 60 percent of the US population would need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or recover from it to...

Most people accessing USC COVID-19 patient self-assessment tool report mild symptoms

Of the more than 275,000 people worldwide who accessed a USC web-based COVID-19 patient self-assessment tool, only 20 percent reported severe symptoms requiring immediate...

mycobacterial associations

Hamburg/Borstel/Leipzig. The tuberculosis pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis can protect itself better when combined and thus stay alive longer in the air. This was...

High blood pressure linked to increased risk of dying from COVID-19

Patients with raised blood pressure have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus COVID-19 compared to patients without high blood...

Fatal Lyme carditis in a 37-year-old man shows need for awareness...

Lyme disease can have unusual presentations. Physicians and the public should be aware of its different manifestations, as people spend more time outside in...

I Enrolled in a Coronavirus Contact Tracing Academy

Six weeks after the US surpassed all other countries in the number of reported Covid-19 cases, some states are beginning to...

The FDA Tightens the Rules for Covid-19 Antibody Blood Tests

The federal government has received plenty of well-deserved flack for slow-rolling the national launch of diagnostic tests for Covid-19. First came the flawed swab-based...

Researchers report discovery of antibody that blocks infection by the SARS-CoV-2...

Researchers at Utrecht University, Erasmus Medical Center and Harbour BioMed (HBM) today reported that they have identified a fully human monoclonal antibody that prevents...