Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tuberculosis spread 'depends on moisture in the air'

Climatic factors such as dew point temperature, relative humidity and atmospheric temperature that affect water droplet formation are crucial for the survival and spread of tuberculosis (TB), an airborne infectious disease, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Respiratory virus detections decreased during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Respiratory virus detections decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic period, according to a research letter published online June 21 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identification of stomach flu culprit

Norovirus is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis, with at least 49 different norovirus genotypes. GII.4 genotype is responsible for the majority of norovirus epidemic outbreaks. The genotypes associated with medically-attended ...

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Pandemic likely to go in waves, researchers say

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Basel in Switzerland have produced a mathematical model that shows that the spread of the new coronavirus can decline in the summer and then return in the ...

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Climate similar in cities with biggest outbreaks of COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Cities that have experienced significant outbreaks of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) have similar winter climates, according to a study published online March 9 on the open-data site SSRN.

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