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Statistical modeling based of Australian native possum excreta identifies locations of Buruli ulcer occurrence in humans

Statistical modeling based of Australian native possum excreta identifies locations of Buruli ulcer occurrence in humans

Pawsitive test: Dogs sniff out COVID-19 with high accuracy, study shows

Pawsitive test: Dogs sniff out COVID-19 with high accuracy, study shows

Is COVID-19 diagnosis associated with the risk and incidence of type 1 diabetes?

Is COVID-19 diagnosis associated with the risk and incidence of type 1 diabetes?

National-level comprehensive mapping of high-fatality SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks in nursing homes

National-level comprehensive mapping of high-fatality SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks in nursing homes

CDC reports on its Mpox response

CDC reports on its Mpox response

Oral antivirals Molnupiravir and Nirmatrelvir-Ritonavir lower COVID-19 risks in type 2 diabetes patients

Oral antivirals Molnupiravir and Nirmatrelvir-Ritonavir lower COVID-19 risks in type 2 diabetes patients

Wastewater surveillance reveals hidden scale of mpox rpidemic, challenging official figures

Wastewater surveillance reveals hidden scale of mpox rpidemic, challenging official figures

Investigating the changes in severity and epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infections among children

Investigating the changes in severity and epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infections among children

Researchers find that SARS-CoV-2 directly infects hepatocytes that cause hyperglycemia

Researchers find that SARS-CoV-2 directly infects hepatocytes that cause hyperglycemia

Ticks found to harbor and release prions of chronic wasting disease

Ticks found to harbor and release prions of chronic wasting disease

Study identifies two novel highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (H5N1) clade 2.3.4.4b.2

Study identifies two novel highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (H5N1) clade 2.3.4.4b.2

Does obstructive sleep apnea increase the risk of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2?

Does obstructive sleep apnea increase the risk of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2?

Unlocking the secrets of Omicron: study reveals how unique spike mutations enable enhanced infectivity and resistance to immune barrier

Unlocking the secrets of Omicron: study reveals how unique spike mutations enable enhanced infectivity and resistance to immune barrier

Researchers show the effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection on somatosensory abnormalities in a hamster model

Researchers show the effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection on somatosensory abnormalities in a hamster model

New AI-powered, laser-based breathalyzer can detect COVID-19 in real-time

New AI-powered, laser-based breathalyzer can detect COVID-19 in real-time

Household transmission of endemic human coronaviruses in the US

Household transmission of endemic human coronaviruses in the US

Newly discovered frog virus poses threat to amphibian conservation and human health

Newly discovered frog virus poses threat to amphibian conservation and human health

Omicron's grip on Sweden: High transmission rates persist despite high seroprevalence

Omicron's grip on Sweden: High transmission rates persist despite high seroprevalence

Evaluating the effectiveness of both BA.1-containing and BA.4/BA.5-containing bivalent COVID-19 mRNA vaccines

Evaluating the effectiveness of both BA.1-containing and BA.4/BA.5-containing bivalent COVID-19 mRNA vaccines