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Tag: infectious/emerging diseases

Metabolic syndrome linked to worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients

Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die...

Researchers show children are silent spreaders of virus that causes COVID-19

BOSTON - In the most comprehensive study of COVID-19 pediatric patients to date, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC)...

New gene therapy approach eliminates at least 90% latent herpes simplex...

Infectious disease researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have used a gene editing approach to remove latent herpes simplex virus 1,...

USC scientists identify the order of COVID-19’s symptoms

USC researchers have found the likely order in which COVID-19 symptoms first appear: fever, cough, muscle pain, and then nausea, and/or vomiting, and diarrhea.Knowing...

PLOS Special Collection: Successful approaches to HIV care

On July 27 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) launched a Special Collection of...

Nature study identifies 21 existing drugs that could treat COVID-19

A study authored by a global team of scientists and led by Sumit Chanda, Ph.D., professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has...

Common FDA-approved drug may effectively neutralize virus that causes COVID-19

TROY, N.Y. -- A common drug, already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), may also be a powerful tool in...

Scientists uncover SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in recovered COVID-19 and SARS...

The study by scientists from Duke-NUS Medical School, in close collaboration with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,...

Columbia physicians give first comprehensive review of COVID-19’s effects outside the...

NEW YORK, NY (July 10, 2020) -- After only a few days caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients at the start of the outbreak...

Commentary in Pediatrics: Children don’t transmit Covid-19, schools should reopen in...

A commentary published in the journal Pediatrics, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, concludes that children infrequently transmit Covid-19...