Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Noninfectious versions of SARS-CoV-2 provide powerful research tools

To study a virus as infectious as SARS-CoV-2, researchers need to follow laborious protocols and have access to high-biosafety laboratories. Seeking to make such investigations safer, faster, and accessible to more teams ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study confirms kids as spreaders of COVID-19 and emerging variants

By studying 110 children aged two weeks to 21 years who tested positive for COVID-19 at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) or urgent care clinics, researchers confirmed earlier findings that infants, children and adolescents ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO unveils new team to investigate pandemic

The World Health Organization unveiled Wednesday a team of scientists it wants to investigate new pathogens and preventing future pandemics—plus reviving the stalled probe into COVID-19's origins.

Medications

Antiviral compound blocks SARS-CoV-2 from entering cells

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a chemical compound that interferes with a key feature of many viruses that allows the viruses to invade human cells. The compound, called ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China kills 3 housecats that tested positive for COVID-19

A city in northern China has killed three housecats after they tested positive for COVID-19, according to a local media report Wednesday, as the country takes increasingly strict measures to contain new outbreaks.

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