Infectious Diseases

A Nasal Spray for the Common Cold Is Closer to Reality

A Nasal Spray for the Common Cold Is Closer to Reality

A bonafide treatment for the common cold has eluded scientists for decades. But recent animal research from a team in Australia suggests that their experimental drug — delivered via nasal spray — could help the immune system fend off all sorts of respiratory infections. The treatment is now set to…

The Winter Covid-19 Peak Is Finally Starting to Slope Downward

The Winter Covid-19 Peak Is Finally Starting to Slope Downward

For the first time in a long while, there appears to be some hope on the horizon, even as the U.S. official death count flies past 400,000. The winter peak of the pandemic is finally turning downward, as daily new cases and total hospitalisations continue to slowly decline. Unfortunately, we’re…