SARS-CoV-2 Detected in New York City Rats
A study revealed rats are susceptible to infection with Alpha, Delta, and Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variants, and wild rats in the NYC sewer systems and elsewhere in the city have been exposed.
Publish Date: 2023-03-11
COVID-19 a Leading Cause of Death in American Youth
Assessment of COVID-19 as the underlying cause of death among children and young people aged 0 to 19 years in America.
Publish Date: 2023-01-30
3rd COVID-19 Booster Shot Linked with 90% Death Reduction
A third booster dose of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine was associated with a 90% reduction in death in people with multiple health conditions compared to 2 doses.
Publish Date: 2023-01-30
DF-COV-01 Drug Neutralizes COVID-19 Virus and Variants
Researchers have developed a drug that potently neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 and is equally effective against the Omicron variant and every other tested variant.
Publish Date: 2022-12-07 - Updated: 2023-01-03
Obesity Associated with Higher Risk of COVID and Long COVID
Excess weight, not high blood sugar, associated with increased risk of COVID-19 infection and long COVID.
Publish Date: 2022-09-18
COVID Deadlier for Those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
COVID was the top cause of death for people with Intellectual and Development Disabilities (IDD), while it was the third leading cause of the death for people without.
Publish Date: 2022-09-15 - Updated: 2022-09-17
COVID-19: Average Time of Infection and Other Q&A
A new study of people with mild COVID-19 estimates how long people are infectious and when they can safely leave isolation.
Publish Date: 2022-08-19 - Updated: 2023-01-04
COVID-19 Lowers Life Expectancy for Native Americans
The COVID-19 pandemic set Native Americans further behind other major racial and ethnic groups in terms of life expectancy.
Publish Date: 2022-08-01
COVID-19 Started in Huanan Market, Wuhan, China
How COVID-19 began in Huanan Market, Wuhan, China, and the likelihood that causative SARS-CoV-2 virus made the leap from animal hosts to people multiple times.
Publish Date: 2022-07-27 - Updated: 2023-01-04
Long Covid Related Fatigue Linked to Anxiety and Depression
Researchers show there is a link between fatigue, depression, anxiety, and other cognitive deficits in patients with post-COVID-19 syndrome.
Publish Date: 2022-07-20 - Updated: 2023-01-04
Viruses: Variant, Mutant and Strain Differences
Article examines and describes the difference(s) between variants, mutants and strains when examining and discussing viruses.
Publish Date: 2021-04-14
COVID-19: Variants and Mutations List
Information and list of Variant of Concern (VOC) and Variant Under Investigation (VUI) mutations of COVID-19 coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Publish Date: 2021-03-14 - Updated: 2021-12-04
LED Lights Found to Kill Coronavirus Quickly and Cheaply
The research has both commercial and societal implications, given the possibility of using LED bulbs in all areas of our lives, safely and quickly.
Publish Date: 2020-12-22
Doctors Telling Patients Get Flu Shot this Season
Majority of U.S. doctors (92%) tell patients to get the flu shot and majority of physicians and doctors worldwide believe second wave of COVID-19 likely.
Publish Date: 2020-10-25 - Updated: 2021-08-23
Largest Analysis Reveals Risk Factors for COVID-19 Death
Risk factors for COVID-19 causes of death by analyzing NHS health data from 17.4M UK adults revealed in the largest analysis of Coronavirus patient records to date.
Publish Date: 2020-05-09 - Updated: 2021-08-23
COVID-19: Just 1 Infected Person Could Trigger Round 2
Relaxing social distancing rules before a vaccine or herd immunity is achieved means it will possibly take just one person infected with COVID-19 to restart another worldwide pandemic.
Publish Date: 2020-04-12 - Updated: 2021-08-23
Six Feet Not Far Enough Apart for COVID-19 Social Distancing
Article looks at examples of why social distancing should be a far greater distance than the recommended six feet currently advocated.
Publish Date: 2020-04-06 - Updated: 2022-11-26
COVIDView: CDC's Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report
U.S. CDC COVIDView includes information related to COVID-19 outpatient visits, emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as laboratory data.
Publish Date: 2020-04-05 - Updated: 2021-08-27
U.S. Medicare and Telehealth Services During COVID-19 Pandemic
Due to COVID-19 Medicare temporarily expands coverage of telehealth services, including evaluation and management visits, mental health counseling and preventive health screenings.
Publish Date: 2020-03-22 - Updated: 2022-03-09
Webinar, Fact Sheet for Protecting Students Civil Rights During COVID-19
U.S. Department of Education releases webinar and fact sheet for protecting American students civil rights during COVID-19 response.
Publish Date: 2020-03-18 - Updated: 2021-08-23
COVID-19 Death Rate by Percentage, Sex, Pre-existing Condition
Facts and statistics tables regarding the current mortality rate from contracting the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
Publish Date: 2020-03-14 - Updated: 2021-08-23
How Will the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak End?
Humans have not seen this strain of Coronavirus before, meaning we are not immune to it, making COVID-19 in the case of a pandemic a potential for many millions of infections.
Publish Date: 2020-03-11 - Updated: 2021-08-23
Call for Caution and Care as COVID-19 Coronavirus Continues to Spread
American Academy of Nursing call for caution and care as the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread - attention to the elderly, frail, and immunodeficient are paramount.
Publish Date: 2020-03-10 - Updated: 2021-08-23
COVID-19 : Individual Response Just as Important as Government Action
Researchers suggest what can be done to minimize a possible COVID-19 epidemic spread and its impact on the world's population.
Publish Date: 2020-03-06 - Updated: 2021-08-23
UN Releases $15M to Aid Vulnerable Countries Contain COVID-19 Spread
UN releases USD$15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to help fund global efforts to contain the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
Publish Date: 2020-03-02 - Updated: 2021-08-23
COVID-19 and Coronaviruses: Questions and Answers
Reference list of commonly asked questions, including answers, regarding COVID-19 and Coronaviruses in general.
Publish Date: 2020-02-20 - Updated: 2021-08-23
COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus Information
Information regarding new novel Coronavirus - 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - currently causing an major outbreak of respiratory illnesses worldwide.
Publish Date: 2020-01-29 - Updated: 2021-08-23
2019-nCoV Coronavirus Detected in U.S. - First Travel Related Case
U.S. CDC confirms first case of 2019-nCoV Coronavirus in the state of Washington, U.S..
Publish Date: 2020-01-24 - Updated: 2020-01-31
New SARS-like Virus WIV1-CoV May Cause Outbreak in Humans
New virus WIV1-CoV directly binds to the same human receptor as the 2002 SARS strain.
Publish Date: 2016-03-15 - Updated: 2020-01-24
First Case of Coronavirus (MERS) Reaches United States
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) confirmed in traveler to the United States.
Publish Date: 2014-05-02 - Updated: 2020-01-24
SARS-like Coronavirus Found in Chinese Horseshoe Bats
EcoHealth Alliance announce the discovery of a new SARS like coronavirus (CoV) in Chinese horseshoe bats.
Publish Date: 2013-10-31 - Updated: 2020-02-04
Potential for MERS Coronavirus to Spread Internationally
Researchers find MERS coronavirus that emerged in the Middle East may spread and encourage healthcare providers to learn from the experience of SARS.
Publish Date: 2013-07-21 - Updated: 2020-01-24
MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
CDC states MERS virus was first reported in 2012 in Saudi Arabia and has been found in European nations among people who have traveled to the Middle East.
Publish Date: 2013-06-22 - Updated: 2020-01-24
HCoV-EMC/2012 Coronavirus Related to Bat Viruses
Phylogenetic analyses places the virus within the Beta-coronavirus genus, where its closest fully sequenced relatives are viruses called BtCoV-HKU4 and BtCoV-HKU5, both originally isolated in Asia from Lesser bamboo bats and Japanese house bats.
Publish Date: 2012-11-20 - Updated: 2022-03-14
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) a contagious and sometimes fatal respiratory illness first appeared in China in November 2002.
Publish Date: 2009-06-21 - Updated: 2022-03-14