Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus antibodies appear to stop reinfection for months

(HealthDay)—Protective immune system antibodies that develop after being infected with COVID-19 last for at least a few months, a new study suggests. And reinfection does seem to be relatively rare.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portugal's relief at falling COVID-19 cases tempered by fear

Dr. Nuno Germano had a nagging fear when Portugal's January surge of COVID-19 cases threatened to overwhelm the public health system, forcing his intensive care unit at Lisbon's Curry Cabral Hospital to double its number ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patient-centered care during COVID-19 promoted

The COVID-19 pandemic has diminished people's ability to make in-person, human connections, and such relationships are especially important in health care. However, healthcare organizations can improve connections with their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ambulances queue at hospitals as virus surge slams Portugal

Ambulances waiting to deliver COVID-19 patients queued outside hospital emergency departments Friday as Portugal's COVID-19 surge continued unabated, adding a new record of daily deaths for the fifth day in a row.

Vaccination

The coronavirus vaccine: A doctor answers 5 questions

With the Food and Drug Administration issuing emergency use authorization for a vaccine to limit the spread of coronavirus, you might have questions about what this means for you. If you do, send them to The Conversation, ...

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