Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine prevents severe disease in mice

An experimental vaccine is effective at preventing pneumonia in mice infected with the COVID-19 virus, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The vaccine, which is made from a mild ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lab-made virus mimics COVID-19 virus

Airborne and potentially deadly, the virus that causes COVID-19 can only be studied safely under high-level biosafety conditions. Scientists handling the infectious virus must wear full-body biohazard suits with pressurized ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Ebola vaccine faces key test

The experimental Ebola vaccine dubbed rVSV-ZEBOV has shown promising signs that it can contain the spread of the prolific killer virus.

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