La “variante pesadilla” no es tan mala como suena.
The research looked at patients who qualified for the antiviral through age or health conditions. Those who took it shortly after infection were 26 percent less likely to have symptoms 90 days later.
Before the Covid pandemic, most people caught respiratory syncytial virus before the age of 2. Now things have changed.
Flu cases are higher than usual for this time of year and are expected to soar in the coming weeks. A third virus, R.S.V., is straining pediatric hospitals in some states.
The findings strengthened calls from scientists for more expansive care options for long Covid patients.
Two new vaccines may finally turn back an ancient plague. But in unexpected ways, their arrival also complicates the path to ending the disease.
The coronavirus revealed flaws in the nation’s pandemic plans. The spread of monkeypox shows that the problems remain deeply entrenched.
Before its discovery in New York’s wastewater, the virus made a series of ominous appearances around the world.
Here’s how a scrappy team of scientists, public health experts and plumbers is embracing wastewater surveillance as the future of disease tracking.
El aumento de la subvariante BA.5 es un recordatorio de que debemos tomar precauciones para evitar enfermarnos, desacelerar el ciclo implacable de nuevas variantes y minimizar la interrupción de nuestra vida diaria.