Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns of virulent COVID variant risk

The World Health Organization on Wednesday laid out three possible paths that the COVID-19 pandemic might follow in 2022—with a new, more virulent variant the worst-case scenario.

Vaccination

This is how the new COVID-19 vaccine works

"What is new about this vaccine is that it works using genetic code," says Research Scientist Sven Even Borgos at SINTEF. "This means that the vaccine instructs the body to make small and accurately selected components of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How hepatitis C hides in the body

The Hepatitis C (HCV) virus is a sly enemy to have in one's body. Not only does it manage to make itself invisible to the immune system by breaking down communication between the immune cells, it also builds secret virus ...

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