Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

If you already had COVID, do you need the COVID vaccine?

More than 15 million Americans have been infected by the COVID-19 virus, and many may be questioning whether they need to receive one of the two coronavirus vaccines now on the verge of approval from U.S. regulators.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pneumonia kills 140,000 children each year in Nigeria

Pneumonia kills around 143,000 children under the age of five each year in Nigeria, the government said Thursday, with the coronavirus pandemic hampering access to life-saving treatment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New insights into the immune system's role in severe COVID-19

By conducting advanced analyses of immune system activation in patients with severe COVID-19, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have managed to identify several cell types that play a key part in the immune response to ...

Medical research

New findings on enzymes with important role in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers at Uppsala University have described the presence, throughout the human body, of the enzyme ACE2. This is thought to be the key protein used by the SARS-CoV-2 virus for host cell entry and development of the disease ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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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