SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in Delhi highlights challenge of reaching herd immunity against Delta

3 days ago   |   By News Medical

The severe outbreak of COVID-19 in Delhi, India, in 2021 showed not only that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV2 is extremely transmissible but that it can infect individuals previously infected by a different variant of the coronavirus, say a team of international scientists writing in Science.
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COVID-19 immunity in family members reduces risk of infection by 45-97%

3 days ago   |   By News Medical

An interesting new study examines the risk of COVID-19 to a susceptible individual who is part of a family with COVID-19 immunity.
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Coronavirus vaccines and prior infections can provide broad immunity against...

Northwestern Medicine scientists have shown for the first time that coronavirus vaccines and prior coronavirus infections can provide broad immunity against other, similar... Read more ...

Scientists pave the way for creating 'mini biological computers' in droplets

Scientists have worked out how to best get DNA to communicate with membranes in our body, paving the way for the creation of 'mini biological computers' in droplets that have... Read more ...

Australia's Queensland state to open to vaccinated travelers

Australia's Queensland state plans to open to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of being virtually free of COVID-19 Read more ...

I'm ready to embrace freedom as Melbourne leaves lockdown

Look out beaches, breweries and basically anything that isn't confined to 15 kilometres of home. I'm free and I'm comin'. Read more ...

The Type of Fat You Eat Affects Your COVID Risk

The Type of Fat You Eat Affects Your COVID Risk

This article was previously published January 11, 2021, and has been updated with new information. A compelling report 1 in the journal Gastroenterology offers a radically... Read more ...

Vaccine Mandate Dissenters Smeared

October 4, 2021, Southwest Airlines sent an announcement to its employees informing them that “because Southwest Airlines is a federal contractor,” the airline is “required to... Read more ...

Lysine Therapy Interrupts Replication of Virus

Evidence suggests that lysine, an essential amino acid your body uses in the production of protein, 1 may help prevent or treat viral infections. 2, 3 Virologists have also... Read more ...

Why Glen Boss felt he had to leave the ‘toughest jockeys' room in the world'

The three-time Melbourne Cup winner won The Everest and a Golden Eagle during his latest stint in Sydney, but has endured a horror spring thus far in 2021. Read more ...

Leek Alleer leaps higher than Nic Nat and into draft reckoning

Leek Alleer on Saturday broke the running vertical jump record with ease in South Australia's combine, shattering previous records set by Kyron Hayden and Nic Naitanui. Read more ...

New method to study the nuclear pore complex directly inside cells

Context matters. It's true for many facets of life, including the tiny molecular machines that perform vital functions inside our cells. Read more ...