Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Immune system culprit in severe COVID cases found

Yale researchers have identified a particular immune response pathway that leads to severe illness and death in people infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is COVID-19 on airplane air filters?

Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have become more interested in how well airplane cabins filter and circulate their air.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mysteries of omicron variant could take weeks to untangle

A pandemic-weary world faces weeks of confusing uncertainty as countries restrict travel and take other steps to halt the newest potentially risky coronavirus mutant before anyone knows just how dangerous omicron really is.

Vaccination

EXPLAINER: How activists target CDC vaccine tracking system

Once, getting vaccinated was all but routine. But since the heightened public awareness around the new COVID-19 vaccines, it's a different story. Now, it means check-ins with family and friends about possible arm soreness ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early warning system fills in gaps in infectious disease surveillance

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health developed an infectious disease early warning system that includes areas lacking health clinics participating in infectious disease surveillance. The approach ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can the sewers disclose the scale of COVID-19?

In an application to the Research Council of Norway's emergency call for proposals in the fight against the Coronavirus, scientists from NMBU, NIVA, Karolinska Institutet and The Veterinary Institute wants to analyze samples ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How sepsis care program saves lives and reduces costs

A sepsis care quality improvement program saves lives, shortens hospital stays and reduces healthcare costs, according to a study by researchers at Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago.

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