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Risk posed by COVID-19 to newborn babies is low, research suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
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5-day Remdesivir dose works as well as the 10-day dose in COVID-19, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
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Number of COVID-19 cases diagnosed in Spain increases to almost 10% of the people infected  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
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Rochester Institute of Technology scientists have developed a method they believe will help epidemiologists more efficiently predict the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their new study, published in... more
Incineration is not needed to dispose COVID-19 biowaste, says environmental scientist  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Monkey steals COVID-19 blood samples from a lab technician in India  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
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Clinical trial launched to evaluate experimental COVID-19 therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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UCLA-led clinical trial to assess if hormone suppresser will reduce COVID-19 severity in men  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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COVID-19 could accelerate activation of dormant tuberculosis (TB)  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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