Stanford researcher discusses whether free speech rights fuel COVID-19 vaccine misinformation and how that misinformation can be stopped.
Category: Infectious Diseases
Physician explains how COVID-19 mutes sense of smell
Physician-scientist weighs in on how the virus behind COVID-19 hampers your sense of smell and, sometimes, taste.
Endemic: What it might mean for masks, COVID-19 shots and more
Stanford experts discuss what ‘endemic’ means in the context of biology, masking, vaccines, and mental and behavioral health.
Fighting childhood infectious disease, lessons from COVID-19
Stanford Medicine pediatric infectious disease researcher describes her work in childhood infectious disease and lessons from the pandemic.
Vaccines provide broad protection against COVID-19, scientists say
According to a Stanford study, vaccines against COVID-19 are better than infection at generating antibodies to recognize new viral variants.
How COVID-19 has hurt health care workers’ mental health
Stanford clinical psychologist discusses how the mental health of health care workers has been impacted by the pandemic.
Research explores how scammers take advantage of COVID-19
Pandemic con artists have exploited loosened regulations and people's fears to try to scam insurers and patients out of billions of dollars.
Protecting at-risk patients by tracking COVID-19 antibodies
According to a study, antibodies circulating after SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations wane rapidly in people who are receiving dialysis.
Top 5 Scope stories of 2021
From the genetics of COVID-19, to cancer, to tonsils, this story is a wrap up of Scope's most read stories of 2021.
Pandemic Puzzle: Vaccinating children
A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses COVID-19 vaccination for children and why it's important for them to get the shot.
COVID-19 can infect the inner ear
Researchers say anyone with new on-set hearing loss, tinnitus or vertigo, with exposure to COVID-19, should be tested and monitored.
Why are smokers at an increased risk for severe COVID-19?
Tobacco smoke blocks airway cells from making a protein that protects against infection by the virus that causes COVID-19.
Pandemic Puzzle: The role of data in the pandemic
Stanford Medicine biomedical data scientist weighs in on the role of data as we respond to the pandemic and prepare for the future.
Can marketing strategies help increase vaccination rates?
Researchers at Stanford are exploring using traditional marketing strategies to help increase COVID-19 vaccine acceptance.
Pandemic Puzzle: Health disparities and equitable recovery
In Stanford's Pandemic Puzzle virtual symposium, experts discuss medical and economic issues of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Routine COVID-19 testing can help schools stay open, researchers say
Researchers argue that data from routine COVID-19 contact tracing and testing could help schools remain open.