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

Phone device flags COVID-19 in less than an hour

A new diagnostic tool that plugs into a phone can test for COVID-19 in 55 minutes or less, researchers report. It can be done almost anywhere, too.

Mike Williams-Rice • futurity
Feb. 26, 2021 ~5 min

Survey: COVID-19 vaccine acceptance has fallen worldwide

In several countries, including the US, the number of people who say they'll get a COVID-19 vaccine is falling short of the number needed for herd immunity.

Stephanie Desmon-JHU • futurity
Feb. 26, 2021 ~6 min

Expert: You should wear two masks to avoid COVID-19

An expert breaks down what we know about the new coronavirus strains and why you should be wearing two masks during the pandemic.

Michigan State • futurity
Feb. 22, 2021 ~4 min

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