Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

If you get COVID-19, how long can you expect to be sick?

There are more than 11,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S., and nearly 300 in Georgia. That state number has been increasing by about 20% each day, which means the likelihood of being infected rises.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 is here. How long will it last?

With COVID-19 case numbers climbing dramatically in the United States and millions of people sheltered in their homes to help quell the outbreak, many are asking the obvious question: How long will all this last? Yale School ...

Medical research

An experimental peptide could block COVID-19

In hopes of developing a possible treatment for COVID-19, a team of MIT chemists has designed a drug candidate that they believe may block coronaviruses' ability to enter human cells. The potential drug is a short protein ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physicists test coronavirus particles against temperature, humidity

One of the biggest unknowns about the coronavirus is how changing seasons will affect its spread. Physicists from the University of Utah have received the university's first COVID-19-related grant to tackle the question.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Digestive symptoms are prominent among COVID-19 patients: study

The American Journal of Gastroenterology published today a new study that reveals digestive symptoms, including diarrhea, are common in COVID-19 patients. The study comes from the Wuhan Medical Treatment Expert Group for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will warmer weather stop the spread of coronavirus?

As the coronavirus death toll continues to rise, some have suggested that the approaching warmer spring weather in the northern hemisphere may slow or even stop the spread of the disease. US president Donald Trump echoed ...

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