Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: the importance of ventilation

Using laser light techniques, UvA physicists and medical researchers have found that small cough droplets, potentially containing virus particles, can float in the air in a room for many minutes, especially when the room ...

Medical research

How to carry out rapid clinical research in combating COVID-19

Amid ongoing efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, some European countries have begun to take cautious steps to ease lockdown restrictions while others brace for worse. Like several ongoing EU-funded research projects ...

Vaccination

Don't hold your breath for a COVID-19 vaccine in 2020

Donald Trump may be "very confident" we will have a vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of the year, but the rest of us should be more cautious. Billions of dollars are being spent trying to develop vaccines and treatments as ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hypertension, obesity, diabetes common in U.S. COVID-19 patients

(HealthDay)—The most common comorbidities among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the New York City area are hypertension, obesity, and diabetes, according to a study published online April 22 in the Journal of the ...

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