COVID-19 associated with increase in new diagnoses of type 1 diabetes in youth, by as much as 72%

Children who were infected with COVID-19 show a substantially higher risk of developing type 1.

Lasting lung damage seen in children and teens after COVID

Children and adolescents who have either recovered from COVID-19 or have long COVID show persistent.

Facemask can detect viral exposure from a 10-minute conversation with an infected person

Scientists have created a facemask that can detect common respiratory viruses, including influenza and the.

Excess weight, not high blood sugar, associated with increased risk of COVID-19 infection and long COVID

High body mass index (BMI), rather than high blood sugar levels, are associated with excess.

WHO strongly advises against antibody treatments for COVID-19 patients

The antibody drugs sotrovimab and casirivimab-imdevimab are not recommended for COVID-19 patients, says a WHO.

COVID-19: One in three infected, unvaccinated people no longer have detectable antibodies one year after infection

A prospective seroprevalence study in the Catalan population underlines the need to get vaccinated against.

A new virus to worry about: EV-D68 can cause paralysis in children

Health officials are warning doctors about another contagious new virus that, in rare cases, can.

Comparing life-threatening flu and COVID-19 illness in kids

Flu and COVID-19 symptoms can look similar in kids—both are known to cause fever, coughing,.

Risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease increases by 50-80% in older adults who have had COVID-19

Older people who were infected with COVID-19 show a substantially higher risk—as much as 50%.

Twice-daily nasal irrigation reduces COVID-related illness, death

Starting twice daily nasal irrigation (flushing of the mucus-lined nasal cavity with a mild saline.