How does coronavirus kill? Clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes

The coronavirus wreaked extensive damage (yellow) on the lungs of a 59-year-old man who died at George Washington University Hospital, as seen in a 3D model based on computerized tomography scans. Science’ s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the […]

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Coronavirus Infection Mild In Over Half Of Children, Infants At Slightly More Risk, Study Finds

GAZA CITY, GAZA – MARCH 18: A healthcare worker checks a boy at a school which is turned by the Data from more than 2,000 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases in Chinese children continue to show that school-age children and teens have a lower risk of severe disease from […]

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New pathogenic mechanism for influenza NS1 protein found

Naturally occurring mutations can offer clues to mechanisms of viral pathogenesis. Credit: University of Alabama at Birmingham Influenza is a deadly virus, with about 290,000 to 650,000 deaths worldwide each year. When pandemics hit, the toll can soar: The Spanish flu of 1918 caused 40 million to 50 million […]

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