advertisement
Cold and Flu News
September 28, 2020

Top Headlines
 

New Study Reveals Why Flu Can Be Devastating for Pregnant Women

New research overturns current scientific thinking on flu infection in pregnancy. The study helps explain why influenza can lead to life-threatening complications during pregnancy. The research also ...

Rapid 90-Minute COVID-19 Test Shown to Be Highly Accurate

A 90-minute COVID-19 test has been shown to have over 94 percent sensitivity, and 100 percent specificity in a new ...

How to Capture Images of Cells at Work Inside Our Lungs

Scientists have discovered how to capture 'live' images of immune cells inside the lungs. The group is the first in the world to find a way to record, in real time, how the immune system battles ...

Insight on How to Build a Better Flu Vaccine

Repeated exposure to influenza viruses may undermine the effectiveness of the annual flu vaccine. A team of researchers has developed an approach to assess whether a vaccine activates the kind of ...
Latest Headlines
updated 4:27pm EDT

Earlier Headlines
 

How Do Americans View the Virus? Anthropology Professor Examines Attitudes, Perceptions of COVID-19

A new study looks at how Americans' attitudes and responses have changed during the time of the pandemic and how to many people, the virus is not a biological agent but instead a malicious ...

Lessons from Coronavirus Surveillance Testing in Seattle-Area Homeless Shelters

A coronavirus surveillance study undertaken at Seattle-area homeless shelters, starting as the pandemic emerged, provides possible community-based strategies for detecting SARS-CoV-2 infections and ...

Seven in 10 Americans Willing to Get COVID-19 Vaccine, Survey Finds

Almost seven in 10 Americans would be interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available, according to a new study. But researchers say there are concerning gaps in interest, ...

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Moving Fast, but Will Americans Agree to Get Them?

Only one in three U.S. adults received the flu vaccine in 2018, a number that has critical implications for the impending flu season, which threatens to overwhelm medical resources and lead to tens ...

Inconsistencies in Data Presentation Could Harm Efforts Against COVID-19

Since COVID-19 emerged late last year, there's been an enormous amount of research produced on this novel coronavirus disease. But the content publicly available for this data and the format in ...

Defiance and Low Trust in Medical Doctors Related to Vaccine Scepticism

A new study shows that individuals who react negatively to rules and recommendations and have lower trust in doctors more often use complementary and alternative medicine, that is, treatments or ...

Low-Cost, Accurate COVID-19 Antibody Detection Platform

A robust, low-cost imaging platform utilizing lab-on-a-chip technology may be available for rapid coronavirus diagnostic and antibody testing throughout the nation by the end of the ...

School Flu Vaccine Program Reduces Community-Wide Influenza Hospitalizations

A city-wide school influenza vaccine intervention was associated with a decrease in influenza-associated hospitalizations for all age groups and a decrease in school absence rates among students in ...

Airborne Viruses Can Spread on Dust, Non-Respiratory Particles

Influenza viruses can spread through the air on dust, fibers and other microscopic particles, according to new research. The findings have obvious implications for coronavirus transmission as well as ...

New Gene Therapy Approach Eliminates at Least 90% Latent Herpes Simplex Virus 1

Infectious disease researchers have used a gene editing approach to remove latent herpes simplex virus 1, or HSV-1, also known as oral herpes. In animal models, the findings show at least a 90 ...

Social Distancing Decreased Pediatric Respiratory Tract Infections in Finland

Finland declared a lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, and the ensuing social distancing measures decreased the number of pediatric emergency room visits to nearly ...

Realtime Observation of Structural Dynamic of Influenza A Hemagglutinin During Viral Entry

Unlike living organisms, to avoid extinction, viruses need to hijack living host machineries to generate new viruses. The devastating respiratory virus, influenza A virus, utilize its hemagglutinin ...

Seasonal flu vaccination does increase the number of antibody-producing cells specific for flu in the bone marrow. However, most of the newly generated cells are lost within one year, researchers ...

Scientists Identify the Order of COVID-19's Symptoms

Knowing which symptoms appear first will help doctors identify COVID-19 patients sooner and make better treatment ...

Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Prevents Severe Disease in Mice

Researchers have created a COVID-19 vaccine candidate from a replicating virus. This experimental vaccine has proven effective at preventing pneumonia in ...

Bouncing, Sticking, Exploding Viruses: Understanding the Surface Chemistry of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers highlight the need to understand the different environmental conditions that affect the surface chemistry of viruses like SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease ...

Masks, PPE Materials Should Be Hydrophilic

Making masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) with hydrophilic surfaces, where droplets of coronavirus spread out and dry faster, could reduce infection risk, researchers ...

Study Finds Dedicated Clinics Can Reduce Impact of Flu Pandemic

A new study concludes that opening clinics dedicated specifically to treating influenza can limit the number of people infected and help to 'flatten the curve,' or reduce the peak ...

COVID-19 Should Be Treated as an Acute Inflammatory Disease, Scientist Suggests

A team of scientists conducted a comprehensive analysis of worldwide COVID-19 data to identify key strategies moving forward to develop effective therapeutics. The scientists suggest that COVID-19 ...

Taste Bud Cells Might Not Be a Target of SARS-CoV-2

An intriguing early symptom among some COVID-19 patients is the loss of the sense of smell and/or taste, which has led to the suspicion that the virus that causes the illness, SARS-CoV-2, could be ...

Friday, September 25, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Friday, August 21, 2020
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Monday, August 17, 2020
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Monday, August 3, 2020
Monday, July 27, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Monday, June 29, 2020
Friday, June 26, 2020
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020
Friday, May 22, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Monday, May 18, 2020
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Monday, May 11, 2020
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Monday, May 4, 2020
Friday, May 1, 2020
Monday, April 27, 2020
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Friday, April 3, 2020
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Monday, March 30, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Monday, March 16, 2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Monday, February 24, 2020
Friday, February 14, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Monday, February 3, 2020
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Tuesday, January 7, 2020