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Vitamin D supplementation found to reduce COVID-19-related mortality, says study

Vitamin D supplementation found to reduce COVID-19-related mortality, says study

Glycyrrhizin in licorice root neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 in vitro by inhibiting the main protease Mpro

Glycyrrhizin in licorice root neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 in vitro by inhibiting the main protease Mpro

One-third of COVID-19 survivors manifest neurological problems

One-third of COVID-19 survivors manifest neurological problems

SARS-CoV-2 surface proteins alter the expression of key chemokines and cytokines in cell lines

SARS-CoV-2 surface proteins alter the expression of key chemokines and cytokines in cell lines

Neanderthal gene variant increases risk of severe COVID-19

Neanderthal gene variant increases risk of severe COVID-19

Neutrophils may play a key role in COVID-19-related thrombosis

Neutrophils may play a key role in COVID-19-related thrombosis

People with vitamin D deficiency at higher risk of severe COVID-19, says study

People with vitamin D deficiency at higher risk of severe COVID-19, says study

Researchers tie smoking to higher COVID-19 mortality in lower-middle-income countries

Researchers tie smoking to higher COVID-19 mortality in lower-middle-income countries

SARS-CoV-2 enters the CNS via multiple routes and causes various neurological disorders

SARS-CoV-2 enters the CNS via multiple routes and causes various neurological disorders

SARS-CoV-2 versus Zika: Comparing and contrasting the flow of research

SARS-CoV-2 versus Zika: Comparing and contrasting the flow of research

FDA expands approved indication for influenza treatment to include post-exposure prevention

FDA expands approved indication for influenza treatment to include post-exposure prevention

How COVID-19 compares to other respiratory illnesses

How COVID-19 compares to other respiratory illnesses

Parents complain that pediatricians, wary of COVID, shift sick kids to urgent care

Parents complain that pediatricians, wary of COVID, shift sick kids to urgent care

Researchers develop survey to understand factors that influence vaping

Researchers develop survey to understand factors that influence vaping

Diabetes and hypertension may increase the risk of COVID-19 brain complications

Diabetes and hypertension may increase the risk of COVID-19 brain complications

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 survivors develop mental illness within 90 days

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 survivors develop mental illness within 90 days

Severe COVID-19 linked to age, body mass index and ABO blood group

Severe COVID-19 linked to age, body mass index and ABO blood group

Exosome-mediated mRNA delivery generates broad immune response to multiple SARS-CoV-2 proteins

Exosome-mediated mRNA delivery generates broad immune response to multiple SARS-CoV-2 proteins

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 direct heart muscle cell infection, cell death, loss of contractility

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 direct heart muscle cell infection, cell death, loss of contractility

COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths skew towards older males of non-European ancestry

COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths skew towards older males of non-European ancestry