Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CSIRO uses lab-grown 'lungs' to fight respiratory viruses

Scientists have found that human airway cells grown in a laboratory can reliably be used to study respiratory viruses such as COVID-19, which could help to minimize animal testing and fast-track drugs for human clinical trials.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pfizer reports encouraging, very early vaccine test results

The first of four experimental COVID-19 vaccines being tested by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech showed encouraging results in very early testing of 45 people, the companies said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Pooled testing' for COVID-19 holds promise, pitfalls

The nation's top health officials are banking on a new approach to dramatically boost U.S. screening for the coronavirus: combining test samples in batches instead of running them one by one.

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