Could COVID-19 impact great apes?

Could COVID-19 impact great apes?

A recent commentary, penned by a group of conservation and primate experts, asks the international community to take action to protect the great apes from potential SARS-CoV-2 infection. The COVID-19 pandemic has touched almost every corner of the globe. Authorities...
How humidity may affect COVID-19 outcome

How humidity may affect COVID-19 outcome

As we move from a colder winter to a warmer spring, the outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic may significantly depend on levels of humidity — indoors and outdoors — a new review suggests. Prof. Akiko Iwasaki, an immunobiologist at Yale University, in New Haven, CT, is the...
What MNT’s experts want you to know about COVID-19

What MNT’s experts want you to know about COVID-19

In this article, we ask some of Medical News Today’s experts what they want the public to know about the COVID-19 pandemic. The answers are insightful and direct. As it stands, almost 420,000 people around the world have contracted SARS-CoV-2, and there have been more...
COVID-19 may overwhelm intensive care units in UK within weeks

COVID-19 may overwhelm intensive care units in UK within weeks

A new model has predicted that demand for beds in intensive care units (ICUs) will outstrip supply in two regions of the United Kingdom by around April 6, 2020. Share on PinterestHospitals in London and the Midlands could run out of ICU beds within weeks. Doctors and...