Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Severe COVID-19 impairs the immune system for longer than 6 months

The immune cells of patients who received hospital care for COVID-19 early in the pandemic were still affected six months later. A study conducted by researchers at Linköping University suggests that infection by the SARS-CoV-2 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City's wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn't been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New test may predict COVID immunity

Most people in the United States have some degree of immune protection against COVID-19, either from vaccination, infection, or a combination of the two. But, just how much protection does any individual person have?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polio fears rise in New York amid possible community spread

New York state health officials issued a more urgent call Thursday for unvaccinated children and adults to get inoculated against polio, citing new evidence of possible "community spread" of the dangerous virus.

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