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Coronavirus on Surfaces: What's the Real Risk?

Coronavirus on Surfaces: What's the Real Risk?

Now that we know more about how coronavirus is transmitted, can you really catch COVID-19 from touching a cereal box you bought at the supermarket, or a package delivered to your door?

Covid: Back to intensive care, where I notice one major change - BBC News

Covid: Back to intensive care, where I notice one major change

In April Fergus Walsh was the first UK journalist to report from a Covid ICU. What's changed?

New guidance from the CDC says that 15 minutes of exposure – regardless of whether that occurs at one time – can result in transmission of the coronavirus.

An epidemiologist explains the new CDC guidance on 15 minutes of exposure and what it means for you

New guidance from the CDC says that 15 minutes of exposure – regardless of whether that occurs at one time – can result in transmission of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Transmission

Study reveals how to stay safe while flying during the coronavirus pandemic

Flying during the novel coronavirus pandemic can be scary, as the virus spreads better in indoor settings where social distancing isn’t always possible. Some studies have shown that the risk of getting COVID-19 during a flight is low, but still possible. New research shows that a simple coronavirus precaution significantly reduces the risk of transmission. Continuous face mask use reduces the risk of COVID-19 spread on planes, with the plane’s advanced filtration system also playing an…

I’ve been exposed to COVID-19; how soon will I be contagious? | MIT Medical

I’ve been exposed to COVID-19; how soon will I be contagious?

I’ve been exposed to COVID-19; how soon will I be contagious? | MIT Medical

How Long After Exposure to Coronavirus Are You Contagious?

Exposed to COVID-19? Experts Break Down How Soon You Could Be Contagious

If you've been around someone with COVID-19, you may be contagious as early as two days after that exposure, if you do become infected.

What's the incubation period for coronavirus? Learn more about the incubation period for coronavirus, when the virus is most contagious, and how long to quarantine after you’ve been exposed to COVID-19.

Coronavirus Incubation Period

What's the incubation period for coronavirus? Learn more about the incubation period for coronavirus, when the virus is most contagious, and how long to quarantine after you’ve been exposed to COVID-19.

Have We Been Thinking About Long-Haul Coronavirus All Wrong? | Time

Studying Long-Haul Coronavirus Could Bring Benefits—and Recognition—to Forgotten Patients

Sufferers of the contested illness ME/CFS may benefit

Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference | Emerson Hospital

Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference | Emerson Hospital

Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference | Emerson Hospital

According to the Department of Defense study, it would take a minimum of 54 hours of sitting next to someone with Covid-19 on a plane to be exposed to an infectious dose.

Study: Risk Of Covid-19 Transmission On Planes ‘Virtually Nonexistent’ For Mask-Wearers

According to the Department of Defense study, it would take a minimum of 54 hours of sitting next to someone with Covid-19 on a plane to be exposed to an infectious dose.

Immune failure can cause serious COVID-19

This thing can cause serious COVID-19, study shows

Persons with critical corona-disease may have antibodies blocking the body´s most important defence mechanisms. While most people dying from COVID-19 are elderly, up to 5 to 10 percent of younger adults and children can also be seriously infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Researcher from all over the world have tried to determine why some people […]

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COVID-19 Symptoms Can Feel Like Fall Allergies, but They Have a Few Key Differences

For starters, allergies don’t cause one of the hallmark signs of COVID-19.

New research on COVID-19 finds that age doesn't play as large a role in coronavirus suseptability as previously thought.

Turns out scientists were wrong about this major factor and COVID-19 susceptibility

New research on COVID-19 finds that age doesn't play as large a role in coronavirus suseptability as previously thought.

The First Covid Vaccine Will Not Make Life Normal Again - The New York Times

The First Covid Vaccine Will Not Make Life Normal Again - The New York Times

The First Covid Vaccine Will Not Make Life Normal Again - The New York Times

The First Covid Vaccine Will Not Make Life Normal Again - The New York Times

Many people with severe COVID-19 develop this stuff in their legs

Many people with severe COVID-19 develop this stuff in their legs

In a new study, researchers found that hospitalized COVID-19 patients face an increased risk of developing dangerous blood clots. They found 23% of COVID-19 patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) developed a blood clot in the leg, known as a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The odds of a clot are highest for the most […]

Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions - BBC News

Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions

Researchers find SARS-Cov-2 survives for longer than thought - but only under certain conditions.

Coronavirus lockdown

After supporting coronavirus lockdowns for months, the WHO just made the reversal of the year

After months of warning of the necessity of coronavirus lockdowns as a means of getting the COVID-19 pandemic under control, the World Health Organization has apparently had a change of heart. Lockdowns, one WHO official said in a recent interview, have done incalculable damage on their own and should really be avoided. The right way to combat the coronavirus pandemic, this interview continued, is a target mix of measures that include individual behaviors like mask-wearing and…

Some head colds prepare your body to fight the novel coronavirus, new research suggests.

Some head colds prepare your body to fight the novel coronavirus, new research suggests.

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Coronavirus on Surfaces: What's the Real Risk?

Coronavirus on Surfaces: What's the Real Risk?

Now that we know more about how coronavirus is transmitted, can you really catch COVID-19 from touching a cereal box you bought at the supermarket, or a package delivered to your door?

Wrist Pain in older women.

Here’s Why Your Hair Is Thinning (or Completely Falling Out), According to Doctors

Plus, what you can do to get back your volume and shine.

Covid: Back to intensive care, where I notice one major change - BBC News

Covid: Back to intensive care, where I notice one major change

In April Fergus Walsh was the first UK journalist to report from a Covid ICU. What's changed?

Consumer Reports explains the causes of dizziness and how to prevent or ease this unpleasant sensation.

What Causes Dizziness and How to Fix It

Consumer Reports explains the causes of dizziness and how to prevent or ease this unpleasant sensation.

New guidance from the CDC says that 15 minutes of exposure – regardless of whether that occurs at one time – can result in transmission of the coronavirus.

An epidemiologist explains the new CDC guidance on 15 minutes of exposure and what it means for you

New guidance from the CDC says that 15 minutes of exposure – regardless of whether that occurs at one time – can result in transmission of the coronavirus.

Though symptoms can be sneaky, many people are able to identify them and seek medical attention before it's too late.

17 signs of a blood clot that are easy to miss | Considerable

Though symptoms can be sneaky, many people are able to identify them and seek medical attention before it's too late.

What Causes Discolored Hands | Health.com

Mitch McConnell's Right Hand Is Discolored—Here Are Some Things That Might Be Going On

Photos of Mitch McConnell with a bruised hand has the internet wondering, what causes discolored hands? Here are 10 potential causes according to experts.

Man was dead for two minutes at a time after a motorcycle crash and drug overdose

This is what it’s like to be dead, according to a guy who died for two minutes

Man was dead for two minutes at a time after a motorcycle crash and drug overdose

Coronavirus Transmission

Study reveals how to stay safe while flying during the coronavirus pandemic

Flying during the novel coronavirus pandemic can be scary, as the virus spreads better in indoor settings where social distancing isn’t always possible. Some studies have shown that the risk of getting COVID-19 during a flight is low, but still possible. New research shows that a simple coronavirus precaution significantly reduces the risk of transmission. Continuous face mask use reduces the risk of COVID-19 spread on planes, with the plane’s advanced filtration system also playing an…

I’ve been exposed to COVID-19; how soon will I be contagious? | MIT Medical

I’ve been exposed to COVID-19; how soon will I be contagious?

I’ve been exposed to COVID-19; how soon will I be contagious? | MIT Medical

How Long After Exposure to Coronavirus Are You Contagious?

Exposed to COVID-19? Experts Break Down How Soon You Could Be Contagious

If you've been around someone with COVID-19, you may be contagious as early as two days after that exposure, if you do become infected.

What's the incubation period for coronavirus? Learn more about the incubation period for coronavirus, when the virus is most contagious, and how long to quarantine after you’ve been exposed to COVID-19.

Coronavirus Incubation Period

What's the incubation period for coronavirus? Learn more about the incubation period for coronavirus, when the virus is most contagious, and how long to quarantine after you’ve been exposed to COVID-19.

Have We Been Thinking About Long-Haul Coronavirus All Wrong? | Time

Studying Long-Haul Coronavirus Could Bring Benefits—and Recognition—to Forgotten Patients

Sufferers of the contested illness ME/CFS may benefit

Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference | Emerson Hospital

Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference | Emerson Hospital

Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference | Emerson Hospital

According to the Department of Defense study, it would take a minimum of 54 hours of sitting next to someone with Covid-19 on a plane to be exposed to an infectious dose.

Study: Risk Of Covid-19 Transmission On Planes ‘Virtually Nonexistent’ For Mask-Wearers

According to the Department of Defense study, it would take a minimum of 54 hours of sitting next to someone with Covid-19 on a plane to be exposed to an infectious dose.