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High alcohol consumption increases risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection, finds US student study

High alcohol consumption increases risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection, finds US student study

Research shows how SARS-CoV-2 variants are evolving towards increased furin cleavage efficiency

Research shows how SARS-CoV-2 variants are evolving towards increased furin cleavage efficiency

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine offers decreased protection six months after second dose, suggests Israeli study

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine offers decreased protection six months after second dose, suggests Israeli study

SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant associated with more critical and fatal disease than Alpha, suggests Qatar study

SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant associated with more critical and fatal disease than Alpha, suggests Qatar study

Double vaccinated three times less likely to test positive for COVID-19 than unvaccinated, says study

Double vaccinated three times less likely to test positive for COVID-19 than unvaccinated, says study

A correlation study between time-from-vaccine and SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections

A correlation study between time-from-vaccine and SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections

Diagnosis of viral infections using micro and nanoscale technologies

Diagnosis of viral infections using micro and nanoscale technologies

Unvaccinated and vaccinated have similar viral load in communities high in SARS-CoV-2 delta

Unvaccinated and vaccinated have similar viral load in communities high in SARS-CoV-2 delta

National Qatari study shows vaccination reduces risk of spreading SARS-CoV-2 infection

National Qatari study shows vaccination reduces risk of spreading SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study shows efficacy of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 delta variant

Study shows efficacy of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 delta variant

New model can help clinicians to predict 40-day mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

New model can help clinicians to predict 40-day mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

In-depth sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 variants crucial in controlling outbreaks

In-depth sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 variants crucial in controlling outbreaks

Study examined 1,497 full-vaccinated healthcare workers for breakthrough infections

Study examined 1,497 full-vaccinated healthcare workers for breakthrough infections

Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection enhances effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection enhances effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant marginally affects Pfizer vaccination efficacy in fully vaccinated

SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant marginally affects Pfizer vaccination efficacy in fully vaccinated

Scientists identify an antiviral metabolite as a potential serum biomarker for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Scientists identify an antiviral metabolite as a potential serum biomarker for SARS-CoV-2 infection

SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in breast milk: Study

SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in breast milk: Study

Study in France suggests high efficacy of mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Study in France suggests high efficacy of mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Mayo Clinic study provides insights into risk factors for severe COVID-19 in younger populations

Mayo Clinic study provides insights into risk factors for severe COVID-19 in younger populations

An assay capable of detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in breast milk and other samples

An assay capable of detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in breast milk and other samples