Study Reveals Main Target of COVID-19 in Brain

Study Reveals Main Target of COVID-19 in Brain

A Brazilian study published in the journal PNAS describes some of the effects infection by SARS-CoV-2 can have on the central nervous system. A preliminary version (not yet peer-reviewed) posted in 2020 was one of the first to show that the virus that causes COVID-19...
Study finds long-term COVID brain injury risk

Study finds long-term COVID brain injury risk

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – People who had COVID-19 are at higher risk for a host of brain injuries a year later compared with people who were never infected by the coronavirus, a finding that could affect millions of Americans, U.S....
Face mask can detect viral exposure

Face mask can detect viral exposure

Scientists have created a face mask that can detect common respiratory viruses, including influenza and the coronavirus, in the air in droplets or aerosols. The highly sensitive mask, presented September 19 in the journal Matter, can alert the wearers via their mobile...
COVID vaccine may cut long-term symptoms up to 80%

COVID vaccine may cut long-term symptoms up to 80%

COVID-19 patients who had received two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine reported 8 of the 10 most common long-COVID symptoms 50% to 80% less often than their unvaccinated counterparts, finds an ongoing Israeli study published in the Nature journal npj Vaccines. A...