Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Africa ramps up vaccine drive, too late for this surge

Some in wheelchairs, others on canes, hundreds of South Africans waited recently on the ramps of an open-air Johannesburg parking garage to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots. Despite the masks, social distancing and blustery ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Superspreading events could help make COVID-19 endemic

The COVID-19 coronavirus is not your average virus. During the pandemic, it has become increasingly clear that averages do not apply in understanding the paths the virus takes or when or where it attacks. What some scientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

If you need a ventilator for COVID-19, odds are 50-50 you'll survive

Mike DeWan, 43, of Worcester; Jim Cracas, 51, of Chester Springs; and Raveena Brown, 62, of Bear, Del., each had the bad luck to get a horrible case of the coronavirus, so bad that they needed to spend days—in DeWan's case, ...

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