Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Severe COVID-19 may lead to long-term innate immune system changes

Severe COVID-19 may cause long-lasting alterations to the innate immune system, the first line of defense against pathogens, according to a small study. These changes may help explain why the disease can damage so many different ...

Medical research

Scientists get closer to a 'universal' flu vaccine

Researchers are reporting progress on the path to a "universal" flu vaccine—one that would battle all strains of the virus and give the world a weapon against future flu pandemics.


Not enough new antibiotics in the pipeline, WHO review concludes

A review from WHO on the number of new antibiotics currently in the pipeline shows that just 12 new antibiotics have entered the market in the five years from 2017-21. And there are far too few (just 27) under development ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

After three years, COVID 'here to stay'

While the World Health Organization hopes COVID-19 will soon no longer be considered a public health emergency, it has warned the virus itself is here to stay.

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