Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Restrictions easing in US and Europe amid disaster in India

Air travel in the U.S. hit its highest mark since COVID-19 took hold more than 13 months ago, while European Union officials are proposing to ease restrictions on visitors to the continent as the vaccine sends new cases and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US keeps in place mask requirement on planes, transit

A requirement that people on planes and other forms of transportation in the U.S. wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will remain in place through at least Sept. 13, the Transportation Security Administration said ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should masks be worn outdoors?

Mask wearing by the public, particularly outdoors, remains controversial. But should masks be worn outside, in some circumstances, to help reduce COVID-19 virus transmission—or should efforts focus on reducing indoor transmission ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kiev to ease restrictions as COVID cases decline

The mayor of Ukraine's capital Kiev on Wednesday announced strict coronavirus measures in the city would be eased later this week as the number of new infections slowly drops.

Medical research

Transporter imbalance implicated in schizophrenia

Alterations in the balance of two chloride ion transporters may be responsible for cognitive deficits in schizophrenia, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science Advances.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan declares virus emergency three months before Olympics

Japan announced a new virus state of emergency in Tokyo and three other regions on Friday, as the country battles surging infections just three months before the Olympic opening ceremony.

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