Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine candidate protects against COVID-19 and yellow fever

Virologists at the Rega Institute at KU Leuven (Belgium) have developed a vaccine candidate against Covid-19 based on the yellow fever vaccine, which as a result also works against yellow fever. Results published today in ...

Medical research

Hidden damage to lungs from COVID-19 revealed in new study

Research by the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, is the first in Europe to use hyperpolarised xenon gas with MRI scanning to identify the impact on lung function as patients recover ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO alarmed by Covid-19 surge in Brazil, Mexico

The World Health Organization voiced alarm Monday over a rapid worsening of the COVID-19 situations in Brazil and Mexico, urging them to be "very serious" about halting the spread.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why an antidepressant could be used to treat COVID-19

A commonly used drug called fluvoxamine was recently tested as a treatment for COVID-19 in the United States. The 152 patients enrolled in the trial had been confirmed to have COVID-19 using a PCR test, and had seen symptoms ...

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SARS-CoV-2

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus was first reported in Wuhan, Hubei, China, on 17 November 2019.

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