What Will Future Look Like With the New Coronavirus?

VOA Learning English • voa
March 15, 2021 ~6 min

Pollen can raise your risk of COVID-19 – and the season is getting longer thanks to climate change

As climate change drives pollen counts upward, that could potentially result in greater human susceptibility to other viruses, as well.

Lewis Ziska, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University • conversation
March 9, 2021 ~5 min

Pollen can raise your risk of getting COVID-19, whether you have allergies or not

Recent studies also suggest that climate change is driving pollen counts upward. That could result in greater human susceptibility to viruses.

Lewis Ziska, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University • conversation
March 9, 2021 ~5 min

COVID-19 heart damage may result from viral invasion

It wasn't clear if heart damage in COVID-19 patients results from inflammation or the virus itself. New research with engineered tissue suggests the latter.

Julia Evangelou Strait-WUSTL • futurity
March 9, 2021 ~6 min

3 things to know about the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine joins ones from Pfizer and Moderna in the fight against COVID-19. Here's what ypu need to know about it.

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
March 8, 2021 ~4 min

3 things to know about the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine

The Johnson&Johnson vaccine joins ones from Pfizer and Moderna in the fight against COVID-19. Here's what ypu need to know about it.

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
March 8, 2021 ~4 min

COVID vaccines might not work as well on new SARS-CoV-2 variants

COVID-19 vaccines appear less effective against three new SARS-CoV-2 variants, researchers report. What does that mean for fighting the pandemic?

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
March 8, 2021 ~8 min

COVID vaccines might not work as well on new SARS-CoV-2 variants

COVID-19 vaccines appear less effective against three new SARS-CoV-2 variants, researchers report. What does that mean for fighting the pandemic?

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
March 8, 2021 ~8 min

COVID vaccines for older people save the most years of life

Giving vaccine priority to older adults and others most at risk of dying will actually save the maximum number of lives and the most years of life.

Yasmin Anwar-UC Berkeley • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~5 min

Huge number of COVID infections are from people with no symptoms

"This proportion is quite surprising. It's crucial that everyone—including individuals who don't show symptoms—adhere to public health guidelines..."

Alison Caldwell - U. Chicago • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~5 min

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