Study identifies the human genes enabling SARS-CoV-2 infection

The activity of a gene called CIART is a key factor in the establishment of the viral infection that causes COVID-19, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York University Grossman School ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA authorizes combination flu-COVID test for home use

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first combination test for flu and C OVID-19 that can be used at home, giving consumers an easy way to determine if a runny nose is caused by either disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

RSV cases surging earlier than in previous years

Cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are usually at their worst during the winter months. This year, however, has seen a marked increase of cases in the summer, leading to overcrowding in hospitals throughout the United ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New nasal vaccine strategy could improve COVID-19 protection

Researchers from the Centenary Institute and the University of Sydney have developed a new nasal vaccination strategy that induces potent lung immunity and protection against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Medical research

Gut parasites may increase onward transmission of respiratory bugs

Rabbits co-infected with a respiratory bacterial infection and one or more gut helminth parasites are more likely to shed bacteria that can infect others, according to a report led by researchers at Penn State and published ...

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