'It remained unnoticed for decades': scientists have found out how SARS-CoV-2 originated and why it infects people

A few months after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists are still figuring out how the new coronavirus spread from animals to humans. According to a study published in the journal Nature Microbiology, a group of scientists may have found the answer to the question many have been asking ...

New payments: US lawmakers have proposed another financial aid plan in connection with COVID-19

After weeks of stalled talks on a new round of federal coronavirus aid, a bipartisan group of 50 House lawmakers has drawn up a new proposal, Forbes says. The offer includes another round of direct payments of $ 1200 to individuals, ...

Scientists have discovered a protein that neutralizes coronavirus without side effects

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have discovered a tiny antibody component that has been shown to be highly effective in preventing and treating SARS-CoV-2 infection in animals, Pittwire writes. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have isolated the smallest biological molecule to date that completely neutralizes the SARS-CoV-2 virus, ...

Patient with influenza COVID-19 is not threatened: virologist spoke about the relationship of viruses and quarantine

Returning to the harsh quarantine that was in the spring is the wrong way: when everyone is locked up, immunity is not acquired. If a person gets sick with the flu, he cannot get COVID-19 at the same time, but the flu should not be considered a salvation from COVID-19, writes Obozrevatel. Any new vaccine before ...

Source of infection: coronavirus can survive for a week on certain foods

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the FDA said there was no evidence of coronavirus infection through food or food packaging, new research suggests salmon could potentially carry traces ...

Infectionist names 14 everyday mistakes that increase the risk of contracting coronavirus

America continues to open up, but the coronavirus is still active and infects people everywhere, from the grocery store to parks and beaches. This does not mean spending warm days indoors, but it takes a little diligence, patience and understanding of how the disease spreads to ...

Scientists explain why men die from COVID-19 one and a half times more often than women

Men may have a slower immune response to coronavirus than women, and this could explain their higher mortality rate, Business Insider writes. According to a study by scientists from the University of Washington, a slow response of the immune system of men to the coronavirus can ...

Russian vaccine against COVID-19 went into circulation: scientists doubt the authenticity of the data about it

The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation said that the first batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine received permission to release and will soon appear in the country's regions. After that, mass vaccinations can begin, writes DW. The first batch of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus Sputnik V has been released into civilian circulation, ...

'This is real torture': the story of a woman living with symptoms of COVID-19 for six months

Monique Jackson is confident that she caught Covid-19 at the beginning of the pandemic, but almost six months later, she is still sick. Realizing that her case is rare, she keeps an illustrated diary of her symptoms and futile attempts to get treatment, writes the BBC. About a year ago Monique Jackson ...

Sick more often and more severely: identified groups of people most vulnerable to COVID-19

The statistics on the incidence of COVID-19 among e-cigarette smokers and obese people surprised researchers, writes Voice of America. American scientists have found out which segments of the population are most susceptible to the incidence of severe coronavirus. In the course of research, scientists have disproved the myth that for smokers COVID-19 ...

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