Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'The tip of the iceberg': Virologist discusses COVID-19

As of March 20, more than 8,700 people worldwide had died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Caltech trustee David Ho (BS '74) of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q and A: Tips for coping with COVID-19 at home

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My sister tested positive for COVID-19 with an at-home test and has not been to her doctor because her symptoms are mild—just some congestion and a slight cough. Although the new omicron variant of COVID-19 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Flaw in many home pregnancy tests can return false negative results

Each year, women in the U.S. rely on some 20 million home pregnancy tests to learn potentially life-altering news. Despite marketing claims that such tests are 99 percent accurate, research at Washington University School ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid Covid tests sell out in Germany on first day

Germans flocked to supermarket chain Aldi on Saturday to snap up the first rapid coronavirus tests to go on sale nationwide, with stocks selling out within hours.

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