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A new patent-free COVID-19 vaccine could be a game changer

CORBEVAX, a new patent-free COVID-19 vaccine, could be a pandemic game changer globally Maureen Ferran, Rochester Institute of Technology The world now has a new COVID-19 vaccine...
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Myocarditis: COVID-19 is a much bigger risk to the heart than...

Glen Pyle, University of Guelph and Jennifer H Huang, Oregon Health & Science University The heart has played a central role in COVID-19 since the...
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How effective are vaccines against omicron?

An epidemiologist answers 6 questions about vaccine effectiveness against Omicron Melissa Hawkins, American University The pandemic has brought many tricky terms and ideas from epidemiology into everyone’s...
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Intranasal COVID-19 vaccine effective in animal studies

US National Institutes of Health At a Glance A nasal spray of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine protected hamsters and monkeys against serious disease and reduced...
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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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