• Less than half of COVID-19 patients report recent contact with infected person

    5 days ago - By Healio

    Less than half of inpatients and outpatients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection reported recent contact with an infected person, according to survey results published in MMWR.
    “Reports documenting exposures to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, have generally been described within congregate settings, such as meat and poultry processing plants and long-term care facilities,” the authors wrote. “Understanding individual behaviors and demographic characteristics of patients with COVID-19 and risks for severe illness requiring hospitalization can inform efforts to
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  • Whole-town study reveals more than 40% of COVID-19 infections had no symptoms

    5 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A study of COVID-19 in the quarantined Italian town of Vò, where most of the population was tested, reveals the importance of asymptomatic cases.
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  • Nationwide Protests Haven't Caused a COVID-19 Spike Here's What We Can Learn From That

    5 days ago - By Time

    The coronavirus situation in the U.S. is bleak. While states like New York and New Jersey successfully turned the tide, others, like Texas and Arizona , are dealing with worsening outbreaks. At the national level, daily cases are rising daily , well exceeding the previous peak set earlier this year. And even in those few states that have gotten a grip on the pandemic, leaders are rethinking their reopening plans for fear of a relapse.
    But public health officials have spotted at least one bright spot amid all the discouraging data: the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests , which began...
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  • New web-based platform established for reporting vaccine target recommendations for COVID-19

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    As genetic sequences of SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the novel pneumonia , are similar to those of the 2003 SARS virus, SARS-CoV, knowledge and data of SARS-CoV may be useful for finding ways to combat COVID-19.
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  • Coronavirus: Catching colds could protect you from infection

    Coronavirus: Catching colds could protect you from infection

    5 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers at University Hospital Tübingen in Germany found that the immune systems of people who had never had Covid-19 still reacted to it because some common cold viruses are similar.
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  • Can Drinking Lots of Water Flush Out COVID-19?

    5 days ago - By Mens health

    Find out what the experts say.
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  • Lab-grown 'mini-brains' suggest COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells

    5 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have found that organoids known as 'mini-brains' can be infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.
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