Public health experts have largely offered up reassurance that existing COVID-19 vaccines work well against dominant variants, as
Human challenge trials, which deliberately expose participants to pathogens to test potential treatments or vaccines, have seen participants inhale flu strains and be bitten by malaria-infected mosquitoes.
In West Virginia—a hotspot of the US opioid crisis—the Quick Response Team was born of a ‘day of reckoning’ in the city of Huntington, WV: On August 15, 2016, 28 people overdosed in 4 hours.
The latest Ebola outbreaks in 2 African countries are reviving memories of the devastating 2014–2016 West Africa outbreak, which took over 11,000 lives.
A spike in COVID-19 cases in Iraq spurred the health ministry to warn of “dire consequences” if citizens continue to flout prevention measures,
More than half of all global COVID-19 deaths reported over the last week were found in the Americas—reporting more than 1.3 million new cases and 37,000 deaths,
All eyes are on the fate of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, with EU drug regulators set to announce their findings about possible links between the jab and rare blood clots,
Our immune response to SARS-CoV-2 centers on the virus’s spike protein. All 3 COVID vaccines authorized in the US are based on a modified version of spike called 2P. A new, more resilient version called HexaPro may be even better.
Liberia is the first African country to introduce the new typhoid conjugate vaccine, folding it into routine immunizations for 9-month-olds, the
It’s not impossible to get infected with SARS-CoV-2 from contaminated surfaces—but the risk is extremely low—less than 1 in 10,000, the CDC confirmed yesterday,