Frances D’emilio, Associated Press Updated 11:54 am CDT, Friday, September 4, 2020 FILE – In this Nov. 21, 2019 file photo, Silvio Berlusconi, Italian former Premier and President of Forza Italia (Go Italy) party speaks during the European Peoples Party (EPP) congress in Zagreb, Croatia. Sen. Lucia Ronzulli, who is a […]

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian scientists have belatedly published first results from early trials into the experimental Sputnik V vaccine, which received government approval last month but drew considerable criticism from experts, as the shots had only been tested on several dozen people before being more widely administered. In a report […]

New research may have people with asthma breathing a little easier: Doctors found the airway disease doesn’t raise the risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19. The researchers also noted that people with asthma weren’t more likely than people without it to need a ventilator to help them breathe. “A […]

A 33-year-old man in Hong Kong may represent the first confirmed case of reinfection, researchers in Hong Kong said. The man was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26, hospitalized, then recovered. He tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 again on August 15, and whole genome sequencing of viral isolates from the two […]

A teachers’ union in Florida has won an injunction stopping the enforcement of an executive order requiring schools in the state to be open for in-person learning. In July, Commissioner Richard Corcoran with the Florida Department of Education issued an emergency order that schools must be open at least five […]

Bockarie says that the peculiar odds presented by the COVID-19 pandemic may be in favor of Africa’s developing vibrant research infrastructures across the continent. For instance, “a bane of Africa has been the un-equitable North/South collaborations, so-called helicopter scientific adventures, which make a sweep of a site/center/institution in Africa, collect […]

Aug. 24 (UPI) — Researchers in Hong Kong said Monday they have confirmed the world’s first documented case of a patient becoming reinfected with COVID-19 following recovery. Scientists at the University of Hong Kong said the coronavirus disease was found in a 33-year-old man who’d initially tested positive in April, […]

We’re tracking the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus in North Carolina. Check back for updates. Load Error Hospitalizations go up At least 156,396 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus, and 2,535 have died, according to state health officials. The N.C. Department of Health and Human […]