Coronavirus Disease COVID 19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. COVID-19 is caused by one virus, called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2.

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SARS-CoV-2 vaccines modeled on South African variant may offer broad protection against other variants

SARS-CoV-2 vaccines modeled on South African variant may offer broad protection against other variants

Continued vigilance needed as COVID lockdown is relaxed in England, warn researchers

Continued vigilance needed as COVID lockdown is relaxed in England, warn researchers

Sniffer dogs could be used to detect SARS-CoV-2 infections, say researchers

Sniffer dogs could be used to detect SARS-CoV-2 infections, say researchers

Clinical trial launched to test the effectiveness of mouthwash in reducing COVID-19 spread

Clinical trial launched to test the effectiveness of mouthwash in reducing COVID-19 spread

Narrowing down on small molecular inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 key protease

Narrowing down on small molecular inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 key protease

Data from Israel’s vaccination program suggests Pizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine induces strong host antibody response

Data from Israel’s vaccination program suggests Pizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine induces strong host antibody response

Study rethinks the role of ACE2 in SARS-CoV-2 viral entry

Study rethinks the role of ACE2 in SARS-CoV-2 viral entry

Researchers present fragment-based computational design of antibodies that target structured epitopes

Researchers present fragment-based computational design of antibodies that target structured epitopes

Impairments in immune response contribute to severe COVID-19

Impairments in immune response contribute to severe COVID-19

Apoptosis is an important mediator of pathogenesis in animal coronavirus infection

Apoptosis is an important mediator of pathogenesis in animal coronavirus infection

Biden’s criticism of Trump team’s vaccine contracts is a stretch

Biden’s criticism of Trump team’s vaccine contracts is a stretch

On vacci-dating: Singles seem enamored of sharing vaccination status online. Is that wise?

On vacci-dating: Singles seem enamored of sharing vaccination status online. Is that wise?

Small negative lifestyle changes during COVID-19 lockdown could accumulate, say researchers

Small negative lifestyle changes during COVID-19 lockdown could accumulate, say researchers

Novel bioinformatics tool could help improve COVID-19 diagnosis

Novel bioinformatics tool could help improve COVID-19 diagnosis

How can physicians distinguish between COVID-19 persistence and SARS-CoV-2 reinfection?

How can physicians distinguish between COVID-19 persistence and SARS-CoV-2 reinfection?

Masks could be worn safely during intense exercise, shows study

Masks could be worn safely during intense exercise, shows study

Study analyzes COVID fatality rate using age and GDP as proxies for the quality and abundance of healthcare

Study analyzes COVID fatality rate using age and GDP as proxies for the quality and abundance of healthcare

Study confirms B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2 is more transmissible

Study confirms B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2 is more transmissible

Saliva testing has high accuracy in detecting early cases of SARS-CoV-2

Saliva testing has high accuracy in detecting early cases of SARS-CoV-2

FDA authorizes first molecular non-prescription, at-home COVID-19 test

FDA authorizes first molecular non-prescription, at-home COVID-19 test