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 ...

Immunology

New research on dust mites and respiratory infections

When asthmatics' respiratory tracts are exposed to dust mites, their immune response becomes less effective, which can lead to a weaker immune system. People who suffer from asthma associated with infection may therefore ...

Medical research

Study finds COVID without symptoms may be very rare

(HealthDay)—Healthy, unvaccinated adults who get COVID are unlikely to be symptom-free, according to a new study that challenges other research suggesting that asymptomatic infection is common.

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