Coronavirus Infects More Than Half of Americans, CDC

Sixty percent of Americans, including 75 percent of children, had contracted the coronavirus by February — another major milestone in the pandemic that continues to surprise expectations, federal health officials reported Tuesday. The highly contagious Omicron variant was responsible for most of the toll. Since the variant began spreading in December 2021, only half of […]

FDA approves first breath test for coronavirus

This Food and Drug Administration It authorized the first test that can detect coronavirus in a person’s breath. InspectIR COVID-19 Breathalyzer uses technology that can detect chemical compounds in the virus in a breath sample. Regulators said the device is the size of a piece of carry-on luggage and would likely be ideal for screening […]

In Asia, Coronavirus Rules Fall With Big Warning

MANILA – In the Philippines, tens of thousands flock to political rallies in Manila, and the zoo there is jam-packed. Millions of people in India went out last weekend to celebrate a Hindu festival. And 15,000 fans in South Korea landed in a stadium In Seoul for three nights to see K-pop group BTS perform […]

Which Coronavirus Vaccine Will Work for the Youngest Children?

WASHINGTON — Over the past 10 months, tens of millions of children and teenagers have been vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech, while the companies’ main competitor, Moderna, has stayed on the sidelines, with shots limited to adults. But Moderna may now be ready for a comeback at a critical juncture in the country’s vaccination campaign. The company […]

Here’s how the coronavirus is stealing your sense of smell.

Few features of Covid-19 have aroused as much interest as anosmia, the sudden loss of smell that has become a well-known feature of the disease. Covid patients lose this feeling even without nasal congestion; The loss can make food taste detrimental, such as the smell of cardboard and coffee, and can sometimes persist after other […]

How Does the Coronavirus Steal the Sense of Smell?

Few features of Covid-19 have aroused as much interest as anosmia, the sudden loss of smell that has become a well-known feature of the disease. Covid patients lose this feeling even without nasal congestion; The loss can make food taste detrimental, such as the smell of cardboard and coffee, and can sometimes persist after other […]

Novel Coronavirus Lineage Discovered in Ontario Deer

Scientists have determined a new, highly mutated version The coronavirus that may have evolved in animals since late 2020 in white-tailed deer in southwestern Ontario. They also found a very similar viral sequence in a person in the area who had close contact with deer, the first evidence of possible deer-to-human transmission of the virus. […]

Coronavirus Menagerie – The New York Times

Some research teams are focusing on the ACE2 receptor, a protein found on the surface of cells of many species. The pointed protrusions of the coronavirus allow it to bind to these receptors and enter cells, like a key in a lock. in 2020 A group of scientists compared ACE2 receptors of hundreds of vertebrates, […]

Coronavirus Menagerie – The New York Times

Some research teams are focusing on the ACE2 receptor, a protein found on the surface of cells of many species. The pointed protrusions of the coronavirus allow it to bind to these receptors and enter cells, like a key in a lock. in 2020 A group of scientists compared ACE2 receptors of hundreds of vertebrates, […]

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