21 March 2019, Berlin: Medical exhibits can be found in the exhibition "Auf Messers Schneide" in the Medical History Museum of the Charite - file photo. (Photo by Monika Skolimowska/picture … [Read more...] about Person who had measles 100 years ago helps scientists trace origins of virus
The HIV virus can take refuge in the brain even when treated with antiretroviral therapies, only to later infect other organs in the body if that treatment is stopped, a new study in mice and human … [Read more...] about HIV may hide out in brain cells, ready to infect other organs
In this photo taken on April 9, 2020 State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell of the Public Health Agency of Sweden talks during a daily news conference on the coronavirus, Covid-19 situation, in … [Read more...] about Sweden’s lax COVID-19 response caused too many deaths, country’s top epidemiologist says
File photo: Gombe, Tanzania - Jane Goodall and infant chimpanzee Flint reach out to touch each other's hands. (National Geographic Creative/ Hugo van Lawick) (National Geographic … [Read more...] about Jane Goodall says humanity is doomed if we don’t change after this pandemic
The city of Wuhan, China, where the COVID-19 outbreak first emerged, recently launched a campaign to test every one of its 11 million residents for the virus.Already, less than two weeks into the … [Read more...] about Wuhan tested millions of people for COVID-19 in just days: Could US cities do the same?
People infected with COVID-19 may spread the disease when they speak and breathe, not only when they let out a hearty cough.Although these modes of transmission could help to explain how asymptomatic … [Read more...] about Coronavirus may spread through breathing, talking — but we don’t know how much
Medical staff install patients infected with the COVID-19 virus in a train at the Gare d'Austerlitz train station Wednesday April 1, 2020 in Paris. (Thomas Samson, Pool via AP) Editor's … [Read more...] about Coronavirus may be most infectious when symptoms are mildest, small study finds
At the Costco in Spokane Valley, Wash., the store is practicing social distancing by limiting how many customers can be in the store at one time. A line wrapped around the building Friday, March 20, … [Read more...] about When will ‘social distancing’ end?
In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 photo, a rhesus macaques monkey observes kayakers as they navigate along the Silver River in Silver Springs, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) When exposed to the … [Read more...] about Macaque monkeys can’t become reinfected with COVID-19, small study suggests.
Female common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis) (Credit: Nathalie Feiner) A newfound species of parasitic worm wiggles its way into the brains of baby lizards long before the reptiles hatch.How … [Read more...] about ‘Shocked’ scientists find brain parasites in baby lizards still in shells