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Potential targets for COVID-19 vaccine found

Scientists from the University of Manchester have identified parts of the SARS-CoV-2 strain of coronavirus that activate an immune response and which could act as targets for vaccine development.

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Coronavirus vaccine: reasons to be optimistic

The first coronaviruses known to infect humans were discovered more than half a century ago – so why are there no vaccines against these viruses? Should we be optimistic that an effective vaccine will be developed now?

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PPE, plus training, lowers risk of COVID-19 for health care workers

Health care workers carry a significant burden of coronavirus infections worldwide, but a new evidence review by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University shows the rate can be lowered with the use of personal protective ...

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Can you get the COVID-19 coronavirus twice?

Governments are starting to lift restrictions and some are considering "immunity passports," where all restrictions are lifted for those previously infected.

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He recovered from COVID-19. Can his blood help others?

(HealthDay)—Domenico Piccininni is one of the hundreds of thousands of people who have had a COVID-19 infection and recovered after a bit of misery, but with no lasting complications.

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A bid to lower COVID-19 deaths

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in patients with COVID-19 can lead to death but more than 50% of these cases are associated with co-infection with bacterial pathogens.

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Coronaviruses – a brief history

Most of us will be infected with a coronavirus at least once in our life. This might be a worrying fact for many people, especially those who have only heard of one coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the disease known ...

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