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Ecology, transmission, and diagnosis of mosquito-borne Tahyna virus

Ecology, transmission, and diagnosis of mosquito-borne Tahyna virus

COVID-19 risk: natural immunity vs. vaccine induced immunity

COVID-19 risk: natural immunity vs. vaccine induced immunity

Wildlife in Britain found free of SARS-CoV-2, but novel virus discovered in stoats

Wildlife in Britain found free of SARS-CoV-2, but novel virus discovered in stoats

Study examines the reinfection of SARS-CoV-2 variants in children

Study examines the reinfection of SARS-CoV-2 variants in children

Study identifies immune signature to predict severe COVID-19 in cardiovascular patients

Study identifies immune signature to predict severe COVID-19 in cardiovascular patients

Opening doors for broader participation in oral microbiome studies: the stability and comparability of ethanol-free mouthwash

Opening doors for broader participation in oral microbiome studies: the stability and comparability of ethanol-free mouthwash

Reducing COVID-19 burden: could Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccines confer protection?

Reducing COVID-19 burden: could Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccines confer protection?

Urgent call for improved diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines against deadly Hantavirus

Urgent call for improved diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines against deadly Hantavirus

A study surveilling Vermont wildlife detects no SARS-CoV-2

A study surveilling Vermont wildlife detects no SARS-CoV-2

The BCG vaccine does not decrease the risk of COVID-19 in healthcare workers

The BCG vaccine does not decrease the risk of COVID-19 in healthcare workers

NVX-CoV2373 COVID vaccine safe and effective in preventing COVID-19 in adolescent

NVX-CoV2373 COVID vaccine safe and effective in preventing COVID-19 in adolescent

Study suggests the zoonotic-like avian H3N8 virus has limited efficiency for human-to-human transmission and is unlikely to cause severe disease in humans

Study suggests the zoonotic-like avian H3N8 virus has limited efficiency for human-to-human transmission and is unlikely to cause severe disease in humans

Smoking alters lung microbiome, leading to loss of diversity and community structure

Smoking alters lung microbiome, leading to loss of diversity and community structure

The epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in white-tailed deer

The epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in white-tailed deer

What are the trends in severe outcomes among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the first 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic?

What are the trends in severe outcomes among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the first 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Study identifies an unknown SARS-CoV-2 lineage on three mink farms in Poland

Study identifies an unknown SARS-CoV-2 lineage on three mink farms in Poland

Novel self-amplifying RNA vaccine confers durable protection against COVID-19, reduces viral shedding in primate study

Novel self-amplifying RNA vaccine confers durable protection against COVID-19, reduces viral shedding in primate study

Study reveals CMPK-2 protein-coding gene as a potent inhibitor of flaviviruses

Study reveals CMPK-2 protein-coding gene as a potent inhibitor of flaviviruses

Protein OCLN found to play crucial role in SARS-CoV-2 cell-to-cell transmission

Protein OCLN found to play crucial role in SARS-CoV-2 cell-to-cell transmission

Can SARS-CoV-2 infection cause diabetes?

Can SARS-CoV-2 infection cause diabetes?