Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multiple mosquito blood meals accelerate malaria transmission

Multiple bouts of blood feeding by mosquitoes shorten the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential, according to a study published December 31 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the virus rages across the nation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mathematical modeling in the age of COVID-19

Predicting the future has always been risky but never more so than at the start of 2020. COVID-19, a disease that in January barely merited a footnote in medical journals, has, in less than a year, exploded onto all continents ...

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Study shows physical distancing slowed growth of COVID-19 in US

Between March 10 and March 25, 2020, all 50 states and the District of Columbia enacted at least one statewide physical distancing measure to help stop the spread of COVID-19. New research from clinicians at Massachusetts ...

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Defining paths to possible mother to child coronavirus transmission

UC Davis Health researchers took a critical step in defining the possible paths for the severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) causing COVID-19 to get transmitted from the mother to her newborn baby. ...

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