• New initiative to address multiple environmental crises beyond COVID-19

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The unfolding SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is drastically altering the human-nature relationship. It is affecting global environmental issues in complex ways while the overall picture still remains unclear.
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  • President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

    President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

    How are you doing? I understand the answer may not be straightforward. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has created exceptional challenges over the last several months. Please let me know how the Society can offer you support during this time and I pledge to you that we will try.
    I thought this letter would be a good opportunity to highlight some of the important work done by our members relative to the pandemic.
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  • Many different T cell receptors recognize SARS-CoV-2 antigenic sites

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The global COVID-19 pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is spreading over the world. However, not much is known about how the adaptive immune response kicks in following the viral challenge. This knowledge is crucial to predicting the efficacy of a vaccine and estimating the chances of reinfection.
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  • Researchers to study the ability of optical radiation to disinfect surfaces

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Now and in the months to come, hospitals and commercial buildings will be tasked with sanitizing large indoor environments to prevent the transmission of viruses like SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19.
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  • Simulated sunlight kills SARS CoV-2 on surfaces in 7 to 14 minutes

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Simulated sunlight could effectively kill severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 that is responsible for the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
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