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Rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 proves to be highly accurate for pediatric populations

Rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 proves to be highly accurate for pediatric populations

UV-C light prevents airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2

UV-C light prevents airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients less infectious than symptomatic patients

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients less infectious than symptomatic patients

What patients can learn with confidence from one negative rapid test (hint: very little)

What patients can learn with confidence from one negative rapid test (hint: very little)

Plasma SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA as a valuable biomarker for SARS-CoV-2 infection in the lungs

Plasma SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA as a valuable biomarker for SARS-CoV-2 infection in the lungs

How much protection does SARS-CoV-2 infection provide against reinfection?

How much protection does SARS-CoV-2 infection provide against reinfection?

High SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence among captive white-tailed deer in Texas

High SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence among captive white-tailed deer in Texas

Dynamics of hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2 infection in a geriatric setting

Dynamics of hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2 infection in a geriatric setting

New method for monitoring circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants and detecting new ones

New method for monitoring circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants and detecting new ones

SARS-CoV-2 and pepper mild mottle virus RNA highly persistent in wastewater solids

SARS-CoV-2 and pepper mild mottle virus RNA highly persistent in wastewater solids

New passive air sampler clip can help assess personal exposure to SARS-CoV-2

New passive air sampler clip can help assess personal exposure to SARS-CoV-2

Impact of post-exposure BNT162b2 prophylaxis against SARS-CoV-2 infections

Impact of post-exposure BNT162b2 prophylaxis against SARS-CoV-2 infections

Exploring the kinetics of SARS-CoV-2 Marseille-4 variant

Exploring the kinetics of SARS-CoV-2 Marseille-4 variant

Evaluating effectiveness of the COVID-19 mRNA-1273 vaccine against Omicron and Delta variants

Evaluating effectiveness of the COVID-19 mRNA-1273 vaccine against Omicron and Delta variants

Modeling shows that free SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests for all Australians would benefit the economy

Modeling shows that free SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests for all Australians would benefit the economy

Unique combination of nanomaterials in DNA biosensor enables easier SARS-CoV-2 detection

Unique combination of nanomaterials in DNA biosensor enables easier SARS-CoV-2 detection

Effectiveness of prior infection in preventing reinfection with Omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants in Qatar

Effectiveness of prior infection in preventing reinfection with Omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants in Qatar

Rapid antigen tests exhibit high accuracy for COVID-19 screening in children

Rapid antigen tests exhibit high accuracy for COVID-19 screening in children

New lab-on-a-chip platform for detecting SARS-CoV-2 in resource-limited settings

New lab-on-a-chip platform for detecting SARS-CoV-2 in resource-limited settings

Bolstering current therapeutic antibody treatments to help fight Omicron infections

Bolstering current therapeutic antibody treatments to help fight Omicron infections