Medications

Anti-COVID-19 nasal spray 'ready for use in humans'

A nasal spray that can provide effective protection against the COVID-19 virus has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham, using materials already cleared for use in humans.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could a nasal spray prevent coronavirus transmission?

A nasal antiviral created by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons blocked transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in ferrets, suggesting the nasal spray also may prevent infection in people exposed ...

Vaccination

Nasal spray could mean needle-free COVID-19 vaccine

As the world eagerly awaits the debut of a COVID-19 vaccine, many of us imagine that receiving the immunization will be similar to getting the flu shot: We'll head to the clinic, roll up our sleeve and feel a quick prick ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic Minute: What to know about this season's flu vaccine

Experts recommend that those who are 6 months of age and older get their flu vaccine this year and get it as early as possible. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, discusses this season's ...

Vaccination

Inhaled vaccines aim to fight coronavirus at its point of attack

The COVID-19 vaccines closest to the finish line are designed to be injected into the arm. Researchers are looking at whether they can get better protection from inoculations that fight the virus at its point of attack - ...

Vaccination

Does my child need a flu vaccination?

Influenza is a respiratory infection that can cause serious complications, particularly in young children. Getting a flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu and its complications. Even when the vaccine doesn't completely ...

Medical research

Researchers uncover clues for COVID-19 treatment

By examining preexisting research for other conditions, researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found a potential treatment that could be applied to COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers working on nasal spray to block COVID-19

A team of researchers, including faculty from the University of Mississippi schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, are developing a treatment that could be effective at preventing COVID-19. The good news is that it's something ...

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