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A universal influenza vaccine may be one step closer, bringing long-lasting...

Patricia L. Foster, Indiana University A bad year for flu can mean tens of thousands of deaths in the U.S. Getting vaccinated can protect you...

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against...

William Petri, University of Virginia This week I was vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, which brought to mind some frequently asked questions...

Steroids cut COVID-19 death rates, but not for everyone – here’s...

Bryan McVerry, University of Pittsburgh New studies show that treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with inexpensive steroids can cut their risk of dying from the...

Honey bees can’t practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in...

Rachael Bonoan, Providence College and Phil Starks, Tufts University As many states and cities across the U.S. struggle to control COVID-19 transmission, one challenge is...

CRISPR can help combat the troubling immune response against gene therapy

Samira Kiani, University of Pittsburgh One of the major challenges facing gene therapy - a way to treat disease by replacing a patient’s defective genes...

IBD: How a class of killer T cells goes rogue in...

John Chang, University of California San Diego Between 6 and 8 million people worldwide suffer from inflammatory bowel disease, a group of chronic intestinal disorders...

Honey bees can’t practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in...

Rachael Bonoan, Providence College and Phil Starks, Tufts University As many states and cities across the U.S. struggle to control COVID-19 transmission, one challenge is...

Am I immune to COVID-19 if I have antibodies?

William Petri, University of Virginia Perhaps the most important question now about COVID-19 is the degree to which a prior infection protects from a second...

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What is a derecho? An atmospheric scientist explains these rare but...

Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University Thunderstorms are common across North America, especially in warm weather months. About 10% of them become severe, meaning they produce...