Medical research

New knowledge about airborne virus particles could help hospitals

The risk of being exposed to COVID-19 particles increases with shorter physical distance to a patient, higher patient viral load and poor ventilation. Measurements taken by researchers at Lund University in Sweden of airborne ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence up from Dec. 2021 to Feb. 2022

From December 2021 to February 2022, the seroprevalence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) increased, reaching about 75 percent among children and adolescents by February 2022, according to research ...

Pediatrics

Hype up fitness to support kids' health post-lockdowns

As COVID-19 reaches record levels in the UK, health experts are calling for a focus on children's physical fitness as new research reveals concerning changes to children's health and physical fitness following the pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fauci: US in 'a different moment' but pandemic not over

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday the coronavirus is under better control in the United States. but the pandemic isn't over—and the challenge is how to keep improving the situation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC estimates 3 in 4 kids have had coronavirus infections

Three out of every four U.S. children have been infected with the coronavirus and more than half of all Americans had signs of previous infections, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers estimated in a report ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nearly 60% of US population had COVID by February: CDC

By February of this year, 58 percent of the US population—more than 190 million people—had been infected with COVID, according to an antibody survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published Tuesday.

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