Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. sees another record-breaking day of new coronavirus cases

(HealthDay)—States across America reported nearly 60,000 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, setting yet another daily record as the pandemic tightens its grip on a country struggling to reopen.


Age-related impairments reversed in animal model

Elderly people are more prone to infectious diseases as the function of their immune system continuously declines with progression of age. This becomes especially apparent during seasonal influenza outbreaks or the occurrence ...

Medical research

Researchers overcome a vexing problem in vaccine research

Researchers at UConn's Center of Excellence in Vaccine Research (CEVR) have made a breakthrough in vaccine development for a common and difficult to treat pneumonia-causing pathogen. Their research was recently published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York City reopens as studies show lockdowns worked

(HealthDay)—New York City finally reopened its economy on Monday after being the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic for months, and a new study shows that stay-at-home orders may have been worth it, preventing nearly ...


The vaccine journey: from idea to immunisation

Researchers may well develop a safe, effective vaccine for COVID-19 before too long, but all that fantastic work could count for nothing unless we also invest in manufacturing and delivery—to make sure that there is enough ...


Don't hold your breath for a COVID-19 vaccine in 2020

Donald Trump may be "very confident" we will have a vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of the year, but the rest of us should be more cautious. Billions of dollars are being spent trying to develop vaccines and treatments as ...

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