Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Forgotten tale of phage therapy history revealed

In the current situation when the fear of virus infections in the public is common, it is good to remember that some viruses can be extremely beneficial for mankind, and even save lives. Such viruses—phages—infect bacteria. ...

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Asia deploys innovative, if invasive, tech to curb virus

Electronic bracelets and phones that report your whereabouts, text messages if you stray too far from quarantine and digital detectives tracking where you've been—Asian countries have embraced innovative, if somewhat invasive, ...

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Coronavirus modeling shows spread remains dangerously high globally

The reproduction number of the novel coronavirus is still at a dangerously high level globally, requiring greater public health interventions, according to data analyzed by a group including associate professor George Mohler ...

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Artificial intelligence recruited to find clues about COVID-19

U.S. health and technology specialists on Monday said they had launched a new collaborative venture to assemble a dataset of tens of thousands of scientific papers and literature on the coronavirus, which would then be analyzed ...

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Calling COVID-19 the 'Wuhan Virus' is inaccurate and xenophobic

This week, my colleagues logged on to Twitter to see "#ChinaVirus" and "#WuhanVirus" trending in the United States. Most posts were written with dismay from people who couldn't believe some government officials were influencing ...

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