Medical research

New knowledge about airborne virus particles could help hospitals

The risk of being exposed to COVID-19 particles increases with shorter physical distance to a patient, higher patient viral load and poor ventilation. Measurements taken by researchers at Lund University in Sweden of airborne ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models say

The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, but COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are climbing and modelers forecast 50,000 to 300,000 more Americans could die by the time the wave subsides in mid-March.

Immunology

Do you need a COVID-19 booster shot?

If you got the COVID-19 shots back in early spring, your antibodies are likely waning. But it's not something you need to be worried about, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

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