Medical research

Shelf-stable vaccines avoid waste, expand access

More than 50% of all vaccines are wasted due to errors in transportation or storage, according to the World Health Organization. A research team led by Northwestern and Cornell universities has developed a new manufacturing ...

Medical research

COVID-19 pooling test method identifies asymptomatic carriers

A new peer-reviewed study published in Science Advances confirms the success of a new COVID-19 pooling test that identifies all positive subjects, including asymptomatic carriers, in a single round of testing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

40% of virus carriers in Italian town show no symptoms: study

More than 40 percent of people diagnosed with COVID-19 in one Italian town showed no signs of being ill, according to research published Tuesday indicating that asymptomatic carriers may be significant spreaders of the virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pack swimsuit, mask, California welcomes back tourists

There will be no packed double-decker safari buses with tour guides rolling through the San Diego Zoo, nor animal shows that draw crowds—nor breakfast buffets at hotels.

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