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How Intranasal COVID Vaccines Could Be ‘Holy Grail’ of Vaccination

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Beyond the obvious advantage for the needle-phobic, the seven intranasal COVID-19...

View: China lab leak theory goes viral

Did a Chinese wet market breed Sars-CoV-2? Or did the virus escape from China’s high-security Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV)? Despite its association with ‘conspiracy...

Worldwide COVID-19 Cases Reached New Weekly Record

More COVID-19 cases were reported worldwide last week than in any other seven-day period during the pandemic, according to new data published Tuesday by the...

Brazil’s P1 COVID Variant Mutating, May Become More Dangerous

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s P1 coronavirus variant, behind a deadly COVID-19 surge in the Latin American country that has raised international alarm, is...

T Cells Confer Protection to Three Main SARS-CoV-2 Variants

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Of the 45 noteworthy genetic mutations in three main SARS-CoV-2 variants...

Did CDC’s Misguided Mask Advice Drive Up COVID Death Toll for HCWs?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Since the start of the pandemic, the most terrifying task in...

Oral Antiviral Stops SARS-CoV-2 in its Tracks

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A single pill of the investigational drug molnupiravir taken twice a...

Tens of Thousands of Virus Species Live in Your Gut

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have identified more than 140,000 viruses that live in the human gut, including half that were previously...

Microvascular Injury of Brain, Olfactory Bulbs Seen in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Multifocal microvascular injury in the brain and olfactory bulbs is another...

New Gains in COVID-19 Science 1 Year Into the Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This time last year, hospitals in Wuhan, China, reported the first...

Underestimating the Coronavirus…Until It Was Too Late

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A year ago, while many Americans were finishing their holiday shopping...

The Vaccine Was Fast. Here’s How to Make it Faster

It’s  leveraging expertise to respond more quickly to outbreaks by “pivoting to work together,” said Jean Patterson, lead program officer for the CREID network. ...

Why A Vaccine Won’t Be a Quick Fix for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all exhausted, stressed...

Coronavirus on Surfaces: What’s the Real Risk?

In March, concerns over the coronavirus surviving on surfaces fueled a disinfectant shopping frenzy that left store shelves bare of hand sanitizer and cleaning wipes. A video...

SARS-CoV-2 Appears Unlikely to Pass Through Breast Milk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Breast milk is an unlikely source of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from...

Antigen Test Approval, Caring for Patients at Home

Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today: “Real-Time” Antigen Test Approved The US Food and...

Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Kids Tied to Local Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As communities wrestle with the decision to send children back to...

COVID-19 Autopsies Reveal Ravages of ‘Terrible, Terrible’ Disease

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. “Surprised” at how “terrible” COVID-19 is to the body — that’s...

T Cells a More Precise Immune Indicator in COVID-19?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Immune system memory T-cell levels accurately corresponded with SARS-CoV-2 severity in...

Dermatology Atlas Will Profile Disease in All Skin Types

An atlas that displays the unique nuances between different skin types across the spectrum of dermatologic disease is scheduled for release this coming winter. Available...

Pooled COVID-19 Testing Feasible, Greatly Reduces Supply Use

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Combining specimens from several low-risk inpatients in a single test for...

Is the Presence of Enanthem a Clue for COVID-19?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A study that observed oral petechial lesions in a small number...

One Third of Outpatients With COVID-19 Are Unwell Weeks Later

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 can mean weeks’ long illness, even in young adults and...

Antibodies Decrease, UV Light Fights Virus

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Schools Can Reopen Safely With Precautions, Experts Say

The absence of in-person school has harmed children in ways beyond loss of academic learning, according to Josh Sharfstein, MD, vice dean for public health...