Health

What do studies on new coronavirus mutations tell us?

London, May 7, 2020 - A series of studies of the genomes of thousands of samples of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 show that it...

Study suggests coronavirus spread swiftly around world in late 2019

London, May 6, 2020 - A genetic analysis of samples from more than 7,500 people infected with COVID-19 suggests the new coronavirus spread quickly...

Blood pressure medicines don't raise Covid-19 risk, says research

Washington DC, May 2, 2020 ? Commonly used blood pressure medicines do not heighten susceptibility to Covid-19 infection, or increase the risk of becoming...

Gilead says remdesivir shows improvement in COVID-19 patients when used early

Gilead Sciences Inc’s experimental antiviral drug remdesivir helped improve symptoms in COVID-19 patients who were given the drug early than among those who were...

Trump retweets #FireFauci after coronavirus scientist comments

Washington DC, April 13, 2020 - President Donald Trump retweeted a call to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after the nation’s top expert on infectious...

Race for vaccine tests limits of drug innovation

Geneva, April 1, 2020 — From medical workers struggling to care for the rising tide of Covid-19 patients to the billions of people told...

Top U.S. expert sees ‘glimmers' social distancing dampening virus spread

Washington DC, March 31, 2020 - The U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert said on Tuesday there were “glimmers” that social distancing efforts to...

U.S. health experts pushed strongly for Trump to extend coronavirus restrictions: Fauci

Washington DC, Mar 30, 2020 - White House health experts argued strongly with President Donald Trump to extend a stay-at-home order for Americans fighting...

Coronavirus can persist in air for hours and on surfaces for days: study

New York, March 18, 2020 - The highly contagious novel coronavirus that has exploded into a global pandemic can remain viable and infectious in...

COV-19 Latest: 121 confirmed COV-19 cases in Georgia

Atlanta, March 16, 2020 - There are now 121 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Georgia as of noon Monday. The Georgia Department of Public...