Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 spotted in Texas deer

Researchers have confirmed that some white-tailed deer in Texas have COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID widespread among Iowa deer

(HealthDay)—The discovery that up to 80% of white-tailed deer in Iowa may be infected with COVID-19 has scientists worried that the animals could become a reservoir for variants that could come back to haunt humans.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Opinion: Yes, we can prevent future pandemics

As we hopefully soon will start seeing the results of the efforts against COVID-19, we must simultaneously prepare for new and potentially more serious pandemics. Preventing new pandemics is definitely a common global challenge.

Medical research

Origin of the COVID-19 virus: The trail of mink farming

On January 14, a team of international experts commissioned by the World Health Organization arrived in China for a three-week mission with the aim of visiting Wuhan to meet Chinese scientists and help to pinpoint the origin ...

Medical research

Understanding the evolution of SARS and COVID-19 type viruses

As COVID-19 sweeps the world, related viruses quietly circulate among wild animals. A new study shows how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and SARS-CoV-1, which caused the 2003 SARS outbreak, are related to each ...

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