Expectant mothers who test positive for COVID-19 before 32 weeks of pregnancy have almost double the risk of developing serious high blood pressure disorders.
Requiring students to wear masks and follow other hygiene measures prevents coronavirus spread within classrooms, according to preliminary study by WashU Med and Saint Louis University.
A new WashU Med study adds to a growing body of evidence indicating that people with asthma are not at increased risk of severe COVID-19.
The vaccine has entered phase 1 clinical trials to evaluate its safety and effectiveness in preventing COVID-19 disease and transmission.
The WashU Med study provides evidence that the COVID-19 virus can invade and replicate inside heart muscle cells, leading to cell death and interfering with heart muscle contraction.
The lab-based study finds that COVID-19 variants are partly resistant to antibodies that work against the original virus.
The study examines the extent to which children and young adults develop serious complications of COVID-19, including multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MISC).
WashU Med was a trial site for the vaccine. Find out details of its efficacy and timeline for moving forward.
A recent WashU Med study published in Cell could help scientists improve the next generation of antibody-based COVID-19 drugs.
Washington University pediatric infectious diseases doctors plan to launch clinical trials this spring to evaluate COVID-19 vaccines in children. An online registry is available for families interested in enrolling their children.