Immunology

Researchers help develop rapid, reliable vitamin D test

A McMaster researcher is part of a team that has developed a more efficient way to screen for vitamin D deficiency that could become a tool in the fight against COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID-19 technology to deliver faster, more accurate test results

The latest research from Murdoch University and the Perron Institute is paving the way for the development of a new technological screening platform that will rapidly and accurately detect COVID-19, without compromising quality.

Biomedical technology

Research team develops faster, cheaper COVID tests

A University of Georgia nanotechnology research group entered the race to develop a rapid test for COVID-19 in August 2020, running experiments on a new sensor for an American manufacturing company. The group, led by Yiping ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clarifying the CDC's COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines

In December 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines for how long people should isolate following a COVID-19 infection. The agency shortened the isolation from 10 days to five, followed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Test-to-stay program safe for facilitating in-person learning

(HealthDay)—A statewide test-to-stay (TTS) program involving daily rapid antigen testing is safe and can maximize in-person learning during the pandemic, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in Pediatrics.

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