Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why SARS-CoV-2 replicates better in the upper respiratory tract

A team of researchers from the Institute for Infectious Diseases (IFIK) at the University of Bern and the Federal Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) have assessed virus growth and activation of the cellular defense ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain tightens virus face mask rules

Spain on Tuesday tightened face masks rules, making them mandatory outdoors and in all public places.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poor gut health connected to severe COVID-19, new review shows

People infected with COVID-19 experience a wide range of symptoms and severities, the most commonly reported including high fevers and respiratory problems. However, autopsy and other studies have also revealed that the infection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Is air pollution related to COVID-19?

Patients with existing respiratory conditions are at risk for developing more severe cases of COVID-19. There are many factors that can contribute to respiratory conditions, including genetic factors, behaviors like smoking, ...

Medical research

COVID-19 mouse model will speed search for drugs, vaccines

The global effort to quickly develop drugs and vaccines for COVID-19 has been hampered by limited numbers of laboratory mice that are susceptible to infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Now, researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tiny RNA that should attack coronavirus diminish with age, disease

A group of tiny RNA that should attack the virus causing COVID-19 when it tries to infect the body are diminished with age and chronic health problems, a decrease that likely helps explain why older individuals and those ...

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