Yale researchers develop a wearable clip

You may soon be able to get a wearable device that would help alert you to potential COVID-19 exposure. Today, we usually only learn about exposure to COVID when we find out someone we’ve been in contact has tested positive or symptoms of our own arise. Or perhaps you’ve scrambled to get at-home tests or … Read more

Vaccinated people with prior COVID infection had strongest protection during delta, CDC study finds

The study did not involve any cases of the latest omicron flare. January 19, 2022, 8:37 PM • 5 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Vaccination and prior infection provided protection against further infection and hospitalization from COVID-19 during the US delta wave, according to a study released Wednesday by the Centers … Read more

Antibiotic-resistant infections are killing millions, scientists say in Lancet study

MRSA bacteria DTKUTOO | Getty Images Drug-resistant bacteria killed nearly 1.3 million people in 2019, scientists estimated, more than HIV or malaria. The researchers also estimated that antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections played a role in 4.95 million deaths in the same year. The results of the study – which was funded by the UK government and … Read more

“Superpower” Nano Bubbles Could Treat and Prevent COVID-19 – Including Current and Future Variants

The evACE2 nano-bubble, which could be delivered as a nasal spray, fights novel COVID variants as well or better than the original strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The evACE2 nano-bubble fights new variants as well or better than the original strain of the virus. The drug can be administered as a nasal spray Acts as … Read more

An aging retina could reveal if you’re at risk of an early death: study

A marker in your eye could reveal whether you’re at risk of premature death, scientists say. Their discovery means they could predict who could die in a decade before any obvious signs of poor health. Researchers say the retina, the tissue at the back of the eye, can give clues to a person’s health. Damage … Read more

PCR vs. antigen tests: Which you should take after having Covid-19

PCR – or reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction – tests can detect small amounts of coronavirus genetic material in a sample taken from a human. The test then works by amplifying or making copies of that genetic material, if any, present in a person’s sample, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The … Read more

Omicron Might Be ‘Like the Flu’ For the Vaccinated Bay Area, But It Is Killing 3 Times As Many as the Flu Elsewhere

The Omicron variant has been variously touted by pundits and pundits as a possible key to exiting the pandemic and entering an endemic phase of COVID, and talk of being able to “live with COVID like the flu” is all over the place right now. . But after two years of tallying hospitalizations and death … Read more

Effectiveness of mRNA-1273 and BNT162b2 Vaccines in Qatar

For the editor: Mounting evidence suggests that coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines differ in their effectiveness against infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) or Covid-19. 19 severe,1-3 but data from controlled studies that include direct comparisons of immunity induced by these vaccines are lacking. We conducted a study to compare the protection … Read more