While the omicron variant is reported to be mild, "it’s not going to be mild in everyone.” And the question is how much its rapid spread will contribute to hospitalizations and deaths.
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After former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell died Monday from COVID-19 complications, vaccine skeptics immediately seized on news that he had been vaccinated to stoke doubts.
Scientists have discovered a new canine coronavirus in a child who was hospitalized with pneumonia in Malaysia in 2018. If the virus is confirmed to be a human pathogen, it would be the eighth coronavirus, and the first canine coronavirus, known to cause disease ...
In a new study, researchers used computer simulations to map how virus-laden airborne particles might flow through the inside of a car.