Category: Infectious

Diseases: New study finds racial disparities in COVID-19-related deaths exist beyond income differences in 10

While data and news reports show that Black and Hispanic communities are disproportionately affected by the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the role that neighborhood income plays in COVID-19 deaths is less...

Diseases: Assessing inequities in COVID-19 deaths by race/ethnicity reported by CDC

What The Study Did: Weighted and unweighted population data are compared to assess inequities in COVID-19 deaths by race/ethnicity as reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in this observational study. Authors: Tori...

Diseases: Drug linked to 45% lower risk of dying among COVID-19 patients on ventilators

IMAGE: This graph shows the outcomes over time for the COVID-19 patients on ventilators treated with...

Diseases: Biomedical Sciences researchers discover first-in-class broad-inhibitor of paramyxovirus polymerases

IMAGE: Dr. Richard Plemper, senior author of the study and Distinguished University Professor in the Institute for...

Diseases: 1 in 3 young adults may face severe COVID-19, UCSF study shows

As the number of young adults infected with the coronavirus surges throughout the nation, a new study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals indicates that youth may not shield people from...

Diseases: Mothers, newborns, young children and adolescents lose 20% of health and social services to COVID-19

Mothers, newborns, young children and adolescents are losing 20 percent of their health and social services due to the COVID-19 pandemic says a Panel of senior global health experts. "Health systems in...

Diseases: Long-term strategies to control COVID-19 must treat health and economy as equally important

Strategies for the safe reopening of low and middle-income countries (LMICs) from months of strict social distancing in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic must recognise that preserving people's health is as...

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Study: Effectiveness of cloth masks depends on type of covering

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask while out in public has become the recommended practice. However, many still question the effectiveness of...

Archaeology: Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors

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Nanotechnology: Sharing a secret…the quantum way

IMAGE: An artistic impression sharing a secret using structured...