Category: Health

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By Eduardo Simões, SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Human clinical trials in Brazil for a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University started this weekend, sponsor Lemann Foundation said in a

By Reuters, BEIJING (Reuters) – Levels of an antibody found in recovered COVID-19 patients fell sharply in 2-3 months after infection for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according to a

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, Associated Press A genetic analysis of COVID-19 patients suggests that blood type might influence whether someone develops severe disease. Scientists who compared the genes of thousands of

By AFP Relax News, People who catch COVID-19 but don’t show symptoms may have significantly lower levels of immunity against the virus than those who become severely ill, new research

By Associated Press, What are the potential long-term effects of having COVID-19? It’s hard to say exactly, because the coronavirus is still so new that scientists don’t know much about

By AFP Relax News, A new study has reassuring results for mothers-to-be, finding that transmission of the COVID-19 virus from mom to baby is uncommon during pregnancy. To investigate the

By Antigua News Room, The Government of Canada has agreed to contribute 7.5 M Canadian dollars (about USD$5.3 million) to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the response to

By Rachel Schraer, BBC, How much coronavirus transmission comes from people with no symptoms is still a “big unknown”, a World Health Organization scientist has clarified. Dr Maria Van Kerkhove

By CARLA K. JOHNSON, Police departments have used tear gas and pepper spray on protesters in recent weeks, raising concern that the chemical agents could increase the spread of the