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New SERS-based sensor can detect influenza A viral pathogens with high reproducibility

New SERS-based sensor can detect influenza A viral pathogens with high reproducibility

Researchers immunoengineer nanobead system for circulating tumor cell detection

Researchers immunoengineer nanobead system for circulating tumor cell detection

Lower CD4 T cell reactivity to seasonal coronaviruses found in healthcare workers with COVID-19

Lower CD4 T cell reactivity to seasonal coronaviruses found in healthcare workers with COVID-19

Large study finds SARS-CoV-2 viral load is lowest in children

Large study finds SARS-CoV-2 viral load is lowest in children

N501Y mutation may be associated with higher viral load, says preliminary study

N501Y mutation may be associated with higher viral load, says preliminary study

Prolonged shedding and multiple mutations 154 days after initial SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis reported

Prolonged shedding and multiple mutations 154 days after initial SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis reported

About 60 percent of SARS-CoV-2 cases in England tied to new variant by the end of December

About 60 percent of SARS-CoV-2 cases in England tied to new variant by the end of December

SARS-CoV-2 RNA in blood serum could predict COVID-19 mortality

SARS-CoV-2 RNA in blood serum could predict COVID-19 mortality

SARS-CoV-2 anti-N rigid monoclonal antibodies provide accurate early diagnosis

SARS-CoV-2 anti-N rigid monoclonal antibodies provide accurate early diagnosis

Research suggests St. John's Wort and Echinacea could protect against COVID-19

Research suggests St. John's Wort and Echinacea could protect against COVID-19

Can cloth masks protect healthcare professionals from SARS-CoV-2?

Can cloth masks protect healthcare professionals from SARS-CoV-2?

New DNA test quickly identifies secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

New DNA test quickly identifies secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

Certain oral pathogens are more prevalent in esophageal cancer patients

Certain oral pathogens are more prevalent in esophageal cancer patients

No inflammation of cerebrospinal fluid in COVID-19 patients with neurological features, study finds

No inflammation of cerebrospinal fluid in COVID-19 patients with neurological features, study finds

Hypoxia signaling pathway could lead to COVID-19 treatments

Hypoxia signaling pathway could lead to COVID-19 treatments

The mystery of Giglio island’s resistance to COVID-19

The mystery of Giglio island’s resistance to COVID-19

Could Ivermectin be an effective antiviral against SARS-CoV-2?

Could Ivermectin be an effective antiviral against SARS-CoV-2?

Study shows P681H mutation is becoming globally prevalent among SARS-CoV-2 sequences

Study shows P681H mutation is becoming globally prevalent among SARS-CoV-2 sequences

New test detects SARS-CoV-2 in less than 5 mins

New test detects SARS-CoV-2 in less than 5 mins

Researchers develop a low-cost, saliva-optimized RT-LAMP assay for faster detection of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers develop a low-cost, saliva-optimized RT-LAMP assay for faster detection of SARS-CoV-2