Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In 'zero-COVID' China, 1 case locks down Peking University

Chinese authorities locked down a major university in Beijing on Wednesday after finding one COVID-19 case as they stick to a "zero-COVID" approach despite growing public discontent.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Wastewater surveillance for COVID-19: It's complicated

Lately, the phrase "wastewater surveillance" has been all over the news—but what is it, exactly? And why is it useful to researchers and public health experts trying to get a grasp on fluctuating levels of COVID-19 infection?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First death linked to monkeypox reported in US

Texas authorities on Tuesday confirmed the first US death linked to monkeypox, but said they are still determining what role the disease played in the demise of the "severely immunocompromised" patient.

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