Tag Archives: Coronavirus

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

Scientists find new human coronavirus that originated in dogs: report

Scientists have reportedly discovered a new kind of coronavirus that is believed to have originated in dogs – in what may be the eighth unique form of the bug known to cause disease in humans. Researchers in a study published in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal said their findings from patients hospitalized with pneumonia in… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

Coronavirus: Four-month-old kitten in the UK is put down after catching Covid from its owner

Four-month-old kitten has to be put down after catching Covid from its owner: Study confirms two cases of human-to-cat transmission in Britain during 2020’s first wave The Ragdoll cat developed critical lung damage from a case of pneumonia University of Glasgow study said sick owners could pass virus onto their pets It is not clear,… Read More »

What you need to know about coronavirus today

A version of this story appeared in the September 16 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. At an ABC town hall in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, the President hit back at a question over his remarks to renowned journalist Bob Woodward… Read More »