Evaluating the filtering performance of facial masks

It’s well understood that any mask reduces the transmission of viral particles but some are more effective than others.

Warmer temperatures lessen COVID-19 spread, but control measures still needed

Study shows that temperature changes have a smaller effect on transmission than policy interventions like lockdowns and social distancing.

Why are antiviral drugs for COVID-19 difficult to find?

Viruses are so varied and evolve so quickly that creating effective treatments against them becomes a daunting task.

Mixing COVID-19 vaccines might boost immunity

Emerging data from trials exploring mixing different types of vaccines demonstrate the practice is safe and could boost immunity.

US declares support for waiver of COVID-19 vaccines patents

In a historic and surprise move, this week the US declared its support for a patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines.

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