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The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus
'For the first time in history, the disease can now be cured, raising hopes of eradicating HCV from the world population'
New vaccines may not be right for some cancer patients; solid sewage beats wastewater for tracking virus
Even though marijuana is still illegal for people under 21, evidence is emerging that decriminalization is increasing the number of kids who consume weed illegally
Five key genes are linked with the most severe form of COVID-19, scientists said , and also pointed to several existing drugs that could be repurposed to treat people who risk getting critically ill with the pandemic disease
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus
The US Congress approved an $892 billion coronavirus aid package to shore up the pandemic-battered economy
New variants, or strains, of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been seen almost since it was first detected in China nearly a year ago
The nine new local coronavirus infections cases are connected to a shrimp market in Samut Sakhon province, near Bangkok, where four infections were reported on Friday, officials told a briefing
National surveys in the European region showed a third or more of adults, one in two young people (18 to 29-year-olds) and up to 20% of health care workers were already subject to anxiety and depression because of the pandemic
With the virus resurgent in Europe, Germany closed non-essential shops and schools, swathes of England came under tighter curbs, and Denmark extended its restrictions
The following table lists the top 50 countries by the number of reported cases
People are expected to get some level of protection within a couple of weeks after the first shot. But full protection may not happen until a couple weeks after the second shot
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus
Every year experts mark the month of November to tackle the problem profoundly and address new ways of limiting the complications before they become inevitable
Some calculate that immunising just two-thirds of a population could halt the pandemic disease and help protect whole communities or nations. Some experts say such expectations are misplaced.
Cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer among women globally, is a preventable disease but strikes at least 570,000 each year and kills 311,000, the UN agency said
Many COVID-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness, psychiatrists said, after a study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days.
This week has seen a flurry of good news from COVID-19 vaccine developers, with Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE trumpeting early data indicating their mRNA candidate is more than 90% effective
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