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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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What are COVID-19 variants and how can you stay safe as...

With the delta variant making up over 93% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. at the end of July 2021, questions arise about how...
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mRNA Vaccines May Pack More Persistent Punch Against COVID-19 Than Thought

Dr. Francis Collins - National Institutes of Health Many people, including me, have experienced a sense of gratitude and relief after receiving the new COVID-19...
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COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Although fewer children have been infected with COVID-19 compared to adults, children can: Be infected with the virus...
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Could a Nasal Spray of Designer Antibodies Help to Beat COVID-19?

Dr Francis Collins, National Institutes of Health There are now several monoclonal antibodies, identical copies of a therapeutic antibody produced in large numbers, that are...
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Researchers very concerned about covid variant P.1

Dr. Francis Collins National Institutes of Health By last October, about three out of every four residents of Manaus, Brazil already had been infected with SARS-CoV-2,...
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Neurological damage common among covid long haulers

Prolonged brain dysfunction in COVID-19 survivors: A pandemic in its own right? Chris Robinson, University of Florida One in three survivors of COVID-19, those more commonly...

Coronavirus variants represent a very serious threat

How worried should you be about coronavirus variants? A virologist explains his concerns Paulo Verardi, University of Connecticut Spring has sprung, and there is a sense...
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Tracking Covid’s variants and spread with genomic surveillance

Genomic surveillance: What it is and why we need more of it to track coronavirus variants and help end the COVID-19 pandemic Alexander Sundermann, University...
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Already had coronavirus? You still need to get vaccinated

Why you should get a COVID-19 vaccine – even if you've already had the coronavirus Jennifer T. Grier, University of South Carolina A few weeks ago,...

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