Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Over 2,000 new daily cases in Portugal virus surge

Health authorities in Portugal reported over 2,000 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours Wednesday, a high in a new wave of infections blamed on the Delta variant.

Medications

One dose of BNT162b2 inadequate for hemodialysis patients

(HealthDay)—For a majority of hemodialysis patients, a single dose of the BNT162b2 severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine fails to elicit a humoral response, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sources of SARS-CoV-2 and other microorganisms in dental aerosols

COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020 and given an incomplete understanding of the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 at that time, the American Dental Association recommended that dental offices refrain from providing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will summer slow the spread of COVID-19? New research sheds light

At face value, it seems highly plausible that SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—could behave seasonally, being more prevalent in winter and less so in summer. The four other coronaviruses that commonly circulate ...

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