Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers use mobile device data to predict COVID-19 outbreaks

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health were able to accurately predict outbreaks of COVID-19 in Connecticut municipalities using anonymous location information from mobile devices, according to a new study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The omicron surge: Is the worst almost over?

While COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are expected to remain high in Chicago and across the country in the coming weeks, experts at RUSH predict that the worst of the omicron surge may be behind us.

Medications

Can a heartburn drug help doctors treat COVID-19?

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors in Wuhan noticed something surprising. Many of the elderly patients who survived the virus were poor: not exactly the demographic you would expect to fare well in a health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

1 report, 4 theories: Scientists mull clues on virus' origin

A team of international and Chinese scientists is poised to report on its joint search for the origins of the coronavirus that sparked a pandemic after it was first detected in China over a year ago—with four theories being ...

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