Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID-19 may stem from an overactive immune response in the lungs

Viruses that cause respiratory diseases like the flu and COVID-19 can lead to mild to severe symptoms within the first few weeks of infection. These symptoms typically resolve within a few more weeks, sometimes with the help ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unraveling the molecular mechanisms underlying severe COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc worldwide. While most infected individuals experience mild symptoms, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus may cause severe pneumonia, acute respiratory ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What parents should know about parechovirus

Last week, the CDC released an advisory regarding severe cases of parechovirus in young infants. Parechovirus is a common virus: most children have had it by the time they are five years old. Children with the virus often ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe to see 'high levels' of COVID this summer: WHO

The World Health Organization said Thursday it expected "high levels" of COVID-19 in Europe this summer and called on countries to monitor the spread as cases tripled in the past month.

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AI can predict probability of COVID-19 vs. flu based on symptoms

Testing shortages, long waits for results, and an overtaxed health care system have made headlines throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. These issues can be further exacerbated in small or rural communities in the US and globally. ...

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'Long COVID' linked to lasting airways disease

Disease of the small airways in the lungs is a potential long-lasting effect of COVID-19, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology. The study found that small airways disease occurred independently of initial ...

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