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Could oral antiviral pills be a game-changer for COVID-19?

An infectious disease physician explains why these options are badly needed Patrick Jackson, University of Virginia Nearly two years into the pandemic, it has become starkly clear...
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White-tailed deer found to be huge reservoir of coronavirus infection

Graeme Shannon, Bangor University; Amy Gresham, Bangor University, and Owain Barton, Bangor University New research from the US has shown that white-tailed deer are being...

The Latest on COVID-19 Boosters

Dr. Francis Collins US National Institutes of Health More than 180 million Americans, including more than 80 percent of people over age 65, are fully vaccinated...
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A healthy diet and exercise are not a substitute for vaccination

Can healthy people who eat right and exercise skip the COVID-19 vaccine? A research scientist and fitness enthusiast explains why the answer is no Richard Bloomer,...
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Even mild cases of COVID-19 cause changes in the brain

Preliminary research finds that even mild cases of COVID-19 leave a mark on the brain – but it’s not yet clear how long it lasts Jessica...
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A pediatrician explains a spike in ear infections after Covid restrictions...

Abigail Kumral, University of Virginia As a pediatrician, I see children in my clinic daily for ear infections. Because these are associated with viral upper...
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Do I need a booster shot if I got the Johnson...

Do I need a booster shot if I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine? A virologist answers 5 questions Maureen Ferran, Rochester Institute of Technology For people...
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US is split between the vaccinated and unvaccinated

Deaths and hospitalizations reflect the divide in the US between the vaccinated and unvaccinated. Rodney E. Rohde, Texas State University and Ryan McNamara, University of...
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What is a breakthrough infection?

Six questions answered about catching COVID-19 after vaccination Sanjay Mishra, PhD, Vanderbilt University If you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, maybe you figured you no longer need...
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6 COVID-19 treatments helping patients survive

William G. Bain, University of Pittsburgh; Georgios D. Kitsios, University of Pittsburgh, and Tomeka L. Suber, University of Pittsburgh A year ago, when U.S. health...

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