Fully vaccinated people are half as likely to develop ‘Long COVID’ symptoms: study

Fully vaccinated people who get breakthrough infections of COVID-19 are 50 per cent less likely to experience “Long COVID” in comparison to unvaccinated people who are infected with the disease, … Read More

Coronavirus: WHO boss says all hypotheses still open in probe into virus origins

All hypotheses are still open in the World Health Organization‘s search for the origins of COVID-19, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a briefing on Friday. A WHO-led mission in … Read More

Cabbage, cavemen and miracle cures: how fast-moving COVID-19 science can confuse the public

As the coronavirus pandemic began to grip countries around the world, forcing shutdowns and filling hospitals, the scientific community sprung into action. However, as scientists worked directly under the public’s … Read More

People of colour disproportionately affected by coronavirus in U.S., U.K.: study

Ethnic minority groups are disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus, with Blacks and Asians at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to white individuals, according to an analysis published in … Read More

Nearly 1 in 5 coronavirus survivors later diagnosed with mental illness: study

Many COVID-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness, psychiatrists said on Monday, after a large study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus … Read More

Coronavirus linked to mental decline, may age some patients’ brains by 10 years: study

People recovering from COVID-19 may suffer significant brain function impacts, with the worst cases of the infection linked to mental decline equivalent to the brain aging by 10 years, researchers … Read More

Coronavirus can survive up to 28 days on some surfaces — but heat makes a difference: study

The novel coronavirus can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces such as glass, stainless steel and banknotes, an Australian government research agency has found. The study said … Read More

Study finds coronavirus antibodies last months, offering hope for vaccine efficacy

Antibodies that people make to fight the new coronavirus last for at least four months after diagnosis and do not fade quickly as some earlier reports suggested, scientists have found. … Read More

Risk of never fully recovering after coronavirus ‘very real,’ scientists say

Scientists are only starting to grasp the vast array of health problems caused by the novel coronavirus, some of which may have lingering effects on patients and health systems for … Read More

Mutation could significantly increase coronavirus infection ability, study suggests

By Manas Mishra Reuters Posted June 16, 2020 7:19 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A specific mutation in the new … Read More

Scientists cut peer review corners as demand for COVID-19 information grows

The novel coronavirus was engineered in a lab using HIV. Stem cells are a potent weapon against the new pandemic. People with blood type A are more susceptible to COVID-19.

Calgary researcher leads global study to improve diagnosis, treatment for kids with COVID-19

A researcher from the University of Calgary is leading a global study aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of children with COVID-19. The study, overseen by Dr. Stephen Freedman, … Read More

UBC study to look at how people cope with coronavirus outbreak

If you’re feeling out of sorts these days, you’re not alone. Nancy Sin is a health psychologist at the University of British Columbia, so she understands a lot about what many … Read More

Ontario could see medical shortages even if COVID-19 infection rate drops: study

A study by Toronto epidemiologists suggests that Canada’s largest province could run out of intensive care beds and ventilators by late April, even assuming a sharp drop in the current … Read More