Researchers at Atlanta’s Emory University were the ones who invented a promising antiviral drug in the fight against COVID-19 — a pill that pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. said on Friday reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus.
World Hepatitis Day is commemorated each year on July 28 to enhance awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer.
Parts of rural Georgia are seeing low rates of vaccination against COVID-19, which could be a problem for the state going forward, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Researchers with Emory University say most people who had COVID-19 or who received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine now have protective immunity against a new variant first found in India.
Gov. Brian Kemp says while the creation of COVID-19 vaccines is a scientific miracle, he does not support mandatory vaccination passports. But officials at Emory University say being vaccinated before you can travel is not a new idea.
JScreen, a national public health initiative based out of Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Human Genetics, recently announced a new program that offers at-home testing for 63 cancer susceptibility genes associated with hereditary risks for breast, ovarian, prostate, colorectal, skin and many other cancers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee are discussing on Friday the newest vaccine against COVID-19 for emergency use authorization.
Dr. Carlos del Rio, executive associate dean of Emory University School of Medicine at Grady Health System, called the current problem a “leadership vacuum” during a news briefing Friday morning.
He is again calling on leaders to mandate face masks during this public health pandemic.
The experimental antibody treatment given to President Donald Trump has shown such promise during the trial phase that one of Emory’s top doctors says it is the treatment he would want if he became sick with COVID-19.
The first vaccine against COVID-19 tested in the United States is moving into its final phase with promising results.
With the state of Georgia seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, a global company with ties to Alpharetta is helping blood centers collect and distribute...
Georgia’s Midterm Election spanned a historic gubernatorial race, ballot items and the battle over control of Congress. The focus was on winning, but...