How does the new coronavirus affect our pets?

Can our pets become infected with SARS-CoV-2? Could they transmit the virus to other animals, or to their human companions? And can humans transmit it to animals? This Special Feature aims to answer these and more questions. Share on PinterestCan SARS-CoV-2 affect pets, and if so, what can we do to ensure their well-being, as […]

What are the effects of COVID-19 on the lungs?

How does the body respond when the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects it? Which physiological processes help or hinder us in getting rid of the virus, and which processes ensure that we have a mild form of COVID-19, the disease that the virus causes? In this Special Feature, we...

SARS-CoV-2 may be here to stay

Projections by specialists suggest that periodical physical distancing measures may become a necessity if the new coronavirus becomes a seasonal occurrence. Share on PinterestSARS-CoV-2 may become endemic, and we may experience seasonal surges in infections. A new...

COVID-19 vs. previous pandemics

In this article, we take a look back at some of the other pandemics that humans have endured. Specifically, we investigate cholera, the Black Death, and the Spanish flu, among others. We will note any similarities and take lessons where we can. Share on...

Should parents limit screen time for young children?

Researchers from the University of California, Davis, recommend that parents delay introducing their preschool children to mobile screens, such as smartphones and tablets. Share on PinterestA new study suggests that children who use mobile devices from an early age...