Symptomatic COVID Patients are More Contagious

UGA study identifies link between case severity and infectiousness. Individuals with COVID-19 are most likely to spread the virus to close contacts two days before the onset of symptoms to three days after symptoms appear, and the risk of transmission is highest when…

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The long view on COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy

Penn researchers weigh in on the regulatory and scientific efforts to track COVID-19 vaccines. The mRNA vaccines for COVID-19, made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, are among the most powerful vaccines the world has ever seen. According to clinical trial data, they are more…

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Need for more rapid diagnostics for COVID-19

The FINANCIAL — More accurate rapid diagnostics for COVID-19 are being developed using an isothermal test that simultaneously detects two gene targets. The tests are being developed by the i-sense group at University College London (UCL).…

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