Diseases

May 13, 2021
Researcher studies rise of tick-borne diseases in Midwest thumbnail

Researcher studies rise of tick-borne diseases in Midwest

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain When Ram Raghavan heard from a former colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that a 7-year-old girl had died […]
May 10, 2021
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Malaysia tightens virus curbs ahead of Eid holiday

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Muslim-majority Malaysia will tighten coronavirus curbs across the whole country ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday as cases spiral, Prime Minister Muhyiddin […]
May 1, 2021
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Brazil hits 82,000 Covid deaths in April, new monthly record

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Brazil registered 2,595 new deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total for April to 82,266, the second consecutive monthly record as […]
April 28, 2021
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People with mental illnesses report worsening symptoms during lockdown

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain People with pre-existing mental health conditions have reported challenges posed by the COVID-19 lockdowns, such as the loss of normal coping routines, […]
April 25, 2021
India virus surge drives record global daily cases thumbnail

India virus surge drives record global daily cases

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a dying cell (blue) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 (yellow), the virus that causes COVID-19. Credit: NIAID Integrated Research Facility, Fort Detrick, […]
April 22, 2021
Study of 'breakthrough' cases suggests COVID testing may be here to stay thumbnail

Study of ‘breakthrough’ cases suggests COVID testing may be here to stay

Teresa Rozza of Rockefeller’s Clinical Genomics Lab runs COVID saliva tests for the whole university community. Credit: Matthew Septimus In rare cases, people who have been […]
April 13, 2021
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WHO urges pause in market sale of captured live wild animals

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The United Nations’ health agency on Tuesday urged countries to suspend the sale of live animals captured from the wild in food […]
April 10, 2021
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Thailand faces growing outbreak ahead of New Year travel

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Thai authorities struggled to contain a growing coronavirus outbreak just days before the country’s traditional Songkran New Year’s holiday, when millions of […]
March 29, 2021
'Premature' easing of COVID curbs boosts US cases, Fauci says thumbnail

‘Premature’ easing of COVID curbs boosts US cases, Fauci says

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A recent plateau in new COVID-19 infections in the United States was likely linked to the “premature” easing of anti-virus efforts, top […]
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