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U.K. to Launch First Human Challenge Trial for COVID-19
human challenge trial for COVID-19
Coronavirus
U.K. to Launch First Human Challenge Trial for COVID-19
The U.K. is funding a $44 million human challenge trial for COVID-19 during which healthy volunteers will be deliberately exposed to the coronavirus.
October 20, 2020

The U.K. is funding a $44 million human challenge trial for COVID-19 during which healthy volunteers will be deliberately exposed to the coronavirus.

Coronavirus
Patients Report Sudden Hearing Loss From COVID-19
Hearing Loss From COVID-19
Coronavirus
Patients Report Sudden Hearing Loss From COVID-19
Patients are experiencing sudden hearing loss from COVID-19, but if caught early enough, doctors can prevent the problem from becoming permanent.
October 15, 2020

Patients are experiencing sudden hearing loss from COVID-19, but if caught early enough, doctors can prevent the problem from becoming permanent.

Coronavirus
The Coronavirus Can Survive on Surfaces for 28 Days
Coronavirus Can Survive on Surfaces
Coronavirus
The Coronavirus Can Survive on Surfaces for 28 Days
The coronavirus can survive on surfaces, including money, for up to 28 days. But does that change what you need to do to avoid catching COVID-19?
October 13, 2020

The coronavirus can survive on surfaces, including money, for up to 28 days. But does that change what you need to do to avoid catching COVID-19?

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Post-COVID-19 Clinics Offer Hope to Coronavirus Survivors
post-covid-19 clinics
Coronavirus
Post-COVID-19 Clinics Offer Hope to Coronavirus Survivors
Post-COVID-19 clinics are helping coronavirus survivors cope with lingering symptoms while helping researchers better understand the disease.
October 11, 2020

Post-COVID-19 clinics are helping coronavirus survivors cope with lingering symptoms while helping researchers better understand the disease.

Coronavirus
Comparing COVID-19 Vaccines Just Got Way Easier
compare covid-19 vaccines
Coronavirus
Comparing COVID-19 Vaccines Just Got Way Easier
A newly formed network of labs will make it easier to compare COVID-19 vaccines by testing them all in exactly the same way, using the exact same supplies.
October 10, 2020

A newly formed network of labs will make it easier to compare COVID-19 vaccines by testing them all in exactly the same way, using the exact same supplies.

Coronavirus
Pain Relief From Coronavirus May Be Helping It Spread
Pain Relief From Coronavirus
Coronavirus
Pain Relief From Coronavirus May Be Helping It Spread
Rather than feeling sick, some people may be getting pain relief from coronavirus — a discovery that could impact both the pandemic and the opioid epidemic.
October 9, 2020

Rather than feeling sick, some people may be getting pain relief from coronavirus — a discovery that could impact both the pandemic and the opioid epidemic.

Vaccines
A New Molecule May Take The Edge Off Vaccines — And Make Them Perform Better
adjuvants
Vaccines
A New Molecule May Take The Edge Off Vaccines — And Make Them Perform Better
Adjuvants create a better vaccine immune response, but they also cause inflammation. A peptide may help curb their side effects while improving protection.
October 2, 2020

Adjuvants create a better vaccine immune response, but they also cause inflammation. A peptide may help curb their side effects while improving protection.

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Coronavirus Nasal Spray Vaccine Nears Human Trials
Coronavirus Nasal Spray Vaccine
Coronavirus
Coronavirus Nasal Spray Vaccine Nears Human Trials
A nasal spray vaccine for COVID-19 that contains a live coronavirus genetically engineered to replicate more slowly is nearing human trials.
October 1, 2020

A nasal spray vaccine for COVID-19 that contains a live coronavirus genetically engineered to replicate more slowly is nearing human trials.