• The genetic quest to understand COVID-19

    6 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 is now likely to become the fifth endemic coronavirus in humans. Scientists are working to decipher its genome to help us stop other coronaviruses entering the human population.
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  • Expert: How to Fact-Check COVID-19 Info Online

    Expert: How to Fact-Check COVID-19 Info Online

    6 days ago - By Web MD

    Always check social media claims about coronavirus prevention and treatment against official sources such as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • Is It Possible That You Had The Coronavirus Earlier This Year?

    Is It Possible That You Had The Coronavirus Earlier This Year?

    6 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Many people are mulling over their last cold or flu and wondering if the symptoms were actually COVID-19.
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  • Risk for COVID-19 may be higher among those with cancer, Wuhan data suggest

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Risk for infection with SARS-CoV-2 - the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 - appeared more than twice as high among individuals with cancer than the general population, according to an analysis of data from a tertiary care hospital in Wuhan, China.
    “We propose that aggressive measures be undertaken to reduce frequency of hospital visits of patients with cancer during a viral epidemic going forward,” Jing Yu, MD, of the department of radiation and medical oncology at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, and colleagues wrote in a research letter published in JAMA
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  • A possible treatment for COVID-19 and an approach for developing others

    6 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease is more transmissible, but has a lower mortality rate than its sibling, SARS-CoV, according to a new review article.
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