State Department says Wuhan lab researchers may have had COVID in the fall of 2019

The U.S. State Department on Friday night said it had “reason to believe” scientists in Wuhan, China, may have been infected with the coronavirus in the autumn of 2019, but Beijing has…

2 new coronavirus variants that likely originated in US identified in Ohio: researchers

Ohio researchers on Wednesday announced that they’ve identified two coronavirus variants that likely originated in the United States.  One of the new strains was identified in a single patient in the…

Amid coronavirus pandemic, UK researchers urge focus on ICU staff mental health: study

A new study found that 40% of about 700 medical workers in the U.K., caring for the most dire coronavirus patients, hit the threshold for developing post-traumatic stress disorder, among…

Intestinal bacteria may affect severity of coronavirus, researchers find

The bacteria lurking in COVID-19 patients’ intestines may play a role in how sick they get from the illness, according to new research. Although the coronavirus is primarily a respiratory…