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Myocarditis after COVID vaccination is rare but higher in younger males

In a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers observed the incidence of myocarditis following messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA)-based vaccination against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Additionally, they compared their estimates with expected rates based on the historical…

SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in domestic cats has increased over time

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers evaluated severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission among domestic cats in the United Kingdom (UK). Study: Rising SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence and Patterns of Cross-Variant Antibody Neutralization in UK…

Potent hypervalent nanoparticles against HIV, Lassa and SARS-CoV-2 variants

In a recent study published in the journal Advanced Science, researchers developed molecularly imprinted nanoparticles (nanoMIPs) with broad-spectrum activity against lethal viruses. Study: Rational Development of Hypervalent Glycan Shield-Binding Nanoparticles with Broad-Spectrum Inhibition against Fatal Viruses Including SARS-CoV-2 Variants. Image…

Elevated incidence and risk for a new diagnosis of diabetes after COVID-19

In a recent study published in the journal BMC Medicine, researchers estimated the prevalence of new-onset diabetes following coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Notwithstanding the numerous vaccines and antiviral therapeutics against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the COVID-19 pandemic…