Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study predicts which kids hospitalized with RSV likely to worsen

Children hospitalized with breathing problems due to a common viral lung infection are likely to get sicker and remain hospitalized if they have high levels of defective copies of the virus, according to a new study by researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combination therapy protects against advanced Marburg virus disease

A new study conducted at the Galveston National Laboratory at the The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) has shown substantial benefit to combining monoclonal antibodies and the antiviral remdesivir against ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola death toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' measures

Four people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola virus during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Sunday, warning that people are resisting measures to contain the highly contagious disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Calls grow for US to rely on rapid tests to fight pandemic

When a Halloween party sparked a COVID-19 outbreak at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, school officials conducted rapid screening on more than 1,000 students in a week, including many who didn't ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

COVID scored big at 'Superspreader' hockey game

(HealthDay)—A single pick-up hockey game in Tampa Bay in June wound up becoming a COVID-19 superspreader event, with one player infecting as many as 15 other people on the ice, Florida public health officials report.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus threatens to reverse progress in TB fight: WHO

The novel coronavirus pandemic threatens to reverse progress towards eliminating tuberculosis, until now the top infectious disease killer globally, the World Health Organization warned Wednesday.

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