alcohol and virus

Is alcohol antiviral? Things to know

Some viruses can be killed by alcohol, but not all. The virus’s efficiency is determined by the concentration and type of alcohol used,…

What lies ahead for SARS-CoV-2 variants?

The majority of mutations in the coronavirus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) produce only minor harm. A modest number of alterations,…
COVID-19 booster vaccine

COVID-19 boosters to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infections in adults

Since it was initially announced on March 11, 2020, the unusual coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic produced by the severe acute respiratory syndrome…
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Leading UK health charities unite people to promote COVID-19 vaccination

The British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK, and Cancer Research UK are among the leading health organizations in the UK working with the government…
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Statistically, COVID-19 became more lethal in the UK in late 2020

A new statistical analysis confirms that COVID-19 became more fatal in the UK in late 2020, and that several factors, not simply the…
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Study shows that two doses of the BBV152 vaccine are effective against COVID-19

India launched its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination campaign on January 16, 2021, with two vaccines: Oxford–AstraZeneca ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (a chimp adenoviral vector…
COVID-19 peptide vaccine

COVID-19 peptide vaccine safety and immunogenicity

Variants of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) continue to arise around the world. The Gamma version is causing havoc in…
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Studies explored moderna COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

The Moderna mRNA-1273 vaccine was one of the first produced against infection by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The licensing…
SARS-CoV-2 Delta

SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant mutation sites

Since its discovery, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has undergone multiple changes, resulting in various virus variants. The Delta version…
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Vaccinated multiple myeloma patients are more susceptible to SARS-CoV-2

In 2019, patients with a history of immunological problems or cancer are likely to be at a higher risk of developing severe coronavirus…
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SARS-CoV-2 Delta infections among vaccinated healthcare workers

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) genetic lineages have wrought havoc by mutating and circulating around the world. The B.1.617.2 (Delta) variation…
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Should we be concerned about SARS-CoV-2 in white-tailed deer?

SARS-CoV-2 is thought to be a zoonosis, or a disease that spreads from nonhuman animals to people via an intermediary nonhuman animal with…
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COVID-19 linked to sleep difficulties and tiredness

Researchers reviewed the health records of nearly 12 million people in the United Kingdom to see if there was a link between SARS-CoV-2…
COVID-19 death risk

COVID-19 mortality risk may be reduced by using a common antidepressant

A growing body of evidence suggests that taking a common antidepressant can help minimize the severity of symptoms and death associated with SARS-CoV-2…
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The benefits of dexamethasone therapy for COVID-19 exceed the risks

Individuals with severe COVID-19 often undergo treatment with a steroid drug called dexamethasone. Researchers looked at whether these individuals suffer from serious consequences…
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Post-acute COVID syndrome may impact female exercise recovery

The post-acute COVID syndrome is defined by symptoms that last longer than 3–4 weeks following exposure to SARS-CoV-2. Women hospitalized with COVID-19 are…
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Could the use of a “cupping” approach help in vaccine development?

Using a method similar to an ancient cupping technique, a group of researchers have established a unique approach of administering nucleic acid-based medicines.…
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COVID-19 neurological symptoms investigated

COVID-19 has been linked to neurological problems. More study is needed to determine how COVID-19 affects neurological symptoms. These findings were presented at…
Is COVID-19 always protective against infection in the future?

Is COVID-19 always protective against infection in the future?

According to the findings of an unpublished investigation, one-fifth of those who have had COVID-19 may not have a specific type of antibody…
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What are the risks of COVID-19 vaccinations for children?

Before being approved for use in the general public, vaccines must pass stringent safety tests. However, no medicine can be guaranteed to be…