Pfizer Pays Almost $120 Million For App That Claims to Detect COVID From A Cough

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

Pfizer has shelled out nearly US$120 million to acquire a small Australian company claiming to have developed a smartphone app that can accurately diagnose COVID-19 by analysing the sound of a cough.

Women Significantly More Likely To Develop Long COVID Than Men

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

The researchers hypothesize the same immune response that protects women from acute disease could be what is amplifying the predominance of long COVID.

Vaccines Only Slightly Lower Risk Of Long COVID Effects

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Demystifying long COVID through research specifically aimed to find its causes and possible interventions is direly needed for those now living with protracted symptoms.

How To Predict Who Is Most Likely To Develop Long COVID

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

If those most susceptible to the chronic condition can be identified early, then treatments can be tested to hopefully prevent it from developing.

Too early to say Omicron is a mild COVID variant

Posted in Medicine on 20th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

With more people vaccinated, judging Omicron's severity is an incredibly difficult task.