Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What you need to know about XBB.1.5, the latest omicron variant

Four weeks ago, the XBB.1.5 variant caused less than 10% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. Now it causes more than 25% of them. Virologists including Andy Pekosz, a professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, are paying ...


EU backs new Omicron vaccines for first jabs

The EU's drug watchdog on Tuesday said two COVID vaccines targeting new types of the Omicron variant could now be used for people's first vaccinations, and not just for boosters.


Childhood pneumonia antibiotics can be given for just three days

There is no internationally agreed standard treatment for children discharged from hospital with pneumonia. St George's researchers recently found that shorter courses of lower-dose antibiotics are just as effective as higher ...

page 1 from 4