Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

For some, GI tract may be vulnerable to COVID-19 infection

No evidence so far indicates that food or drinks can transmit the virus that causes COVID-19, but new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that people with problems in the upper gastrointestinal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the new coronavirus penetrates, exploits and kills cells

"Know your enemy," Sun Tzu, the great sage of war, wrote some 2,500 years ago. Today, as COVID-19 spreads around the globe, the greatest army of medical scientists ever assembled is bent on learning all it can, as fast as ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modelling the spread of COVID-19

New research suggests that a different approach to modelling the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, could be beneficial for developing new strategies for coping with the ongoing global pandemic. ...

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