Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Promising developments in pursuit to design pan-coronavirus vaccine

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have shown that a specific area of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is a promising target for a pan-coronavirus vaccine that could offer some protection against new virus variants, common ...

Medical research

Scientists discover clue to stopping Lassa virus infection

Lassa fever is a viral illness that is far too common in West Africa. Although it can have a mortality rate of 15% in severe cases, up to 90% in pregnant women, and causes deafness in a quarter of survivors, there is no vaccine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Examining COVID-19 and its many sublineages

As new omicron subvariants of COVID-19 continue to sweep across the United States, researchers at the University of Missouri have identified specific mutations within the virus' spike protein that help omicron subvariants ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to navigate another summer of COVID-19

Summer: A hallowed time for barbecues, parties, vacations, and visits, and, for many over the past three years, a time of anxiety about how to engage in those vaunted activities without spreading disease.

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