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COVID-19

Astronomers observed the final moments of planetary remnants for 1st time

A new study confirms decades of indirect evidence for debris from disintegrating planets hurtling into white dwarfs across the galaxy.

Study found a strong connection between COVID-19 mortality risk and obesity

Those from ethnic minorities who have a higher BMI were most at risk of dying from COVID-19.

Online sextortion increased during the pandemic, study

Men are twice as likely to fall victim.

Booster dose is essential to provide immunity against the Omicron

No Omicron immunity without a booster.

Coughing Downward Reduces Spread of Respiratory Droplets

A global pandemic infectious respiratory disease, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), threatens human life and health. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, fluid droplets expelled from...

COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy is not linked with preterm birth

A new study offers evidence on the safety of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy. Pregnant women with COVID-19 have an increased risk of disease severity and...

Study to find why bats live with viruses but don’t get sick

The knowledge could help us to reduce the threat to humans of infectious diseases.

Study explains what makes mRNA vaccines so effective against COVID-19

Shots trigger exceptional antibody response by activating key helper immune cells.

Targeting white blood cells responsible for acute lung inflammation

Targeting neutrophils is a potential new route to diagnose and treat acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Scientists identified antibodies that neutralize omicron

Findings could lead to the development of more effective vaccines and antibody treatments.

Shark antibody-like proteins neutralize the COVID-19 virus

The proteins could help prepare for future coronaviruses.

Sensor-based on quantum physics could detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Mathematical simulations show the new approach may offer faster, cheaper, and more accurate detection.

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