Category: Coronavirus

COVID -19 Vaccine Does Well in Phase 1 Study

July 29th, 2020
  A Covid-19 vaccine developed by biotechnology company Moderna in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been found to induce immune response in all of the volunteers who received it in a Phase 1 study.   Potential COVID-19 Vac… more »

Wearing Facemasks can Help Slow Down Virus

June 17th, 2020
  Facemasks combined with other preventative measures, such as frequent hand washing and social distancing, can help slow the spread of the coronavirus.   New Research   Population-wide facemask use could push COVID-19 transmission down to controll… more »

Children Diagnosed with Kawasaki-like Illness

May 27th, 2020
  Children and adolescents are coming down with a rare inflammatory syndrome, potentially connected to COVID-19.   Rare Syndrome   Children are becoming ill with symptoms similar to toxic shock and Kawasaki disease. This includes inflammation of th… more »

CDC Adds New COVID-19 Symptoms to Official List

May 6th, 2020
  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added six new symptoms to its official list of COVID-19 symptoms on April 26.   New COVID-19 Symptoms   The symptoms that have been added to the official list are:   Chills Headache Mus… more »

Calls to Poison Control Centers on the Rise

April 29th, 2020
A study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” says calls to poison control centers are on the rise. Numbers Rise A team of CDC investigators using data from the National Poison Dat… more »