Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. could reach herd immunity by late spring

The United States could be approaching herd immunity, which occurs when enough people become immune to a disease to make its spread unlikely, according to Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., an epidemiologist in the School of Public Health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why India's coronavirus cases have fallen so sharply

With its 1.3 billion population, India has the world's second-highest number of coronavirus infections—more than 10.8 million—but new cases and deaths have fallen sharply in recent weeks.

Pediatrics

What parents should know about COVID-19 vaccines and children

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the emergency use of two COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is approved for people over 16, and the Moderna vaccine is approved for people over ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research about emerging 'COVID-19 personality types'

New research by Mimi E. Lam (University of Bergen) just published in Humanities and Social Sciences Communications identifies and explores the impacts of salient viral or COVID-19 behavioral identities that are emerging.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should we be double masking?

Are you double masking on some occasions the way Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden's Secretary of Transportation, and Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, have? Does double masking have real benefits? ...

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