Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows Spain far from having 'herd immunity' to virus

A second round of random testing in Spain for antibodies to the new coronavirus indicates that a third of those infected do not develop symptoms, Spanish health authorities said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus hopes and fears center on 'immunity'

Could exposure to the coronaviruses that cause the common cold help protect against COVID-19? Is herd immunity closer than previously thought?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New SARS-CoV-2 test can detect neutralizing antibodies in an hour

Researchers at the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore have announced a new blood test for neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and have formed public and private partnerships to begin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO urges 'extreme vigilance' as countries exit lockdown

The World Health Organization on Monday hailed dwindling COVID-19 infection rates and deaths in some countries, but called on nations to show "extreme vigilance" as they begin loosening their restrictions.

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