Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prior COVID-19 infection reduces infection risk for up to 10 months

The risk of being infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is substantially reduced for up to 10 months following a first infection, according to new findings from the Vivaldi study led by UCL researchers.

Medical research

Nursing home staffing during the pandemic

More than any other sector in health care, nursing homes have suffered during the pandemic. Nursing home residents and staff account for 34% of all COVID-19 deaths, though they make up less than 1% of the population. As a ...

Health

Racial representation in ob-gyn residency varies

Black and Hispanic residents are more common in obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) than in surgical and nonsurgical specialties, according to a research letter published online May 19 in JAMA Network Open.

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