Researchers have figured out a mechanism SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, uses to co-opt infected human cells to boost its own replication.
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In a new study, people with an untreated vitamin D deficiency were almost twice as likely to test positive for COVID-19 as people without a deficiency.
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A new approach that shows how the immune system responds to vaccination could lead to ways to build a better flu vaccine, researchers say.
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A look at "super-spreading" events shows that air conditioning may be making things worse by recirculating coronavirus particles indoors.
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Reports of Russia finishing development of a vaccine for COVID-19 called Sputnik-V are more complicated than they appear, an expert argues.
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New evidence suggests that odor-sensing cells in the nose are the key entry point for SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
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