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Metabolic testing of COVID-19 patients through skin imprints

Metabolic testing of COVID-19 patients through skin imprints

Can sniffer dogs be trained to detect SARS-CoV-2 infection?

Can sniffer dogs be trained to detect SARS-CoV-2 infection?

Strides against HIV/AIDS falter, especially in the South, as nation battles COVID

Strides against HIV/AIDS falter, especially in the South, as nation battles COVID

Limited SARS-CoV-2 spread in childcare centers, finds study

Limited SARS-CoV-2 spread in childcare centers, finds study

Researchers show how to evaluate waning efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

Researchers show how to evaluate waning efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

One dose of mRNA vaccine may be sufficient for individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2

One dose of mRNA vaccine may be sufficient for individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2

Researchers reveal long-term kinetics of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in patient sera

Researchers reveal long-term kinetics of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in patient sera

Research looks at SARS-CoV-2 transmission from people to pets

Research looks at SARS-CoV-2 transmission from people to pets

Rapid mRNA vaccination effectively controls SARS-CoV-2 transmission in long-term care facilities

Rapid mRNA vaccination effectively controls SARS-CoV-2 transmission in long-term care facilities

New plasmonic isothermal PCR technology can detect respiratory viral pathogens in 30 minutes

New plasmonic isothermal PCR technology can detect respiratory viral pathogens in 30 minutes

High antibody and inflammatory mediator levels may predict severe COVID-19

High antibody and inflammatory mediator levels may predict severe COVID-19

More than half of COVID-19 patients report persistent symptoms 12-months after infection

More than half of COVID-19 patients report persistent symptoms 12-months after infection

Study demonstrates that the main creators of SARS-CoV-2 mutations are vaccine-suppressed

Study demonstrates that the main creators of SARS-CoV-2 mutations are vaccine-suppressed

No evidence B.1.1.7. variant worsens symptoms or increases risk of long COVID

No evidence B.1.1.7. variant worsens symptoms or increases risk of long COVID

PCR-based reverse genetic system helps analyze SARS-CoV-2 mutations

PCR-based reverse genetic system helps analyze SARS-CoV-2 mutations

CityMD experience during the coronavirus pandemic in New York City

CityMD experience during the coronavirus pandemic in New York City

Children less likely to spread SARS-CoV-2 than adults

Children less likely to spread SARS-CoV-2 than adults

Real-world evidence from Israel on VOCs and SARS-CoV-2 vaccine protection

Real-world evidence from Israel on VOCs and SARS-CoV-2 vaccine protection

New test offers a simpler way to quantify the reservoir of intact viruses in HIV patients

New test offers a simpler way to quantify the reservoir of intact viruses in HIV patients

P681 mutation has little impact on transmissibility in the SARS-CoV-2 UK variant, finds study

P681 mutation has little impact on transmissibility in the SARS-CoV-2 UK variant, finds study