Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID booster needed for broad protection against omicron variants

A COVID-19 booster shot will provide strong and broad antibody protection against the range of omicron sublineage variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in circulation, two new studies using serum from human blood samples suggest.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID mortality age patterns changed significantly during pandemic

Early in the pandemic, older populations in the United States suffered the greatest death toll from COVID-19. But Penn demographers Irma Elo and Samuel Preston, with Boston University's Andrew Stokes and others, wanted to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World remains unprepared to face new pandemics: panel

Global reform efforts to better ward off new pandemic threats have been slow and fragmented, leaving the world as unprepared as when COVID-19 first surfaced, a report warned Wednesday.

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