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How Long Do COVID Olfactory Problems Last?
9 days ago - By MedPageToday
Sense of smell can be altered for 5 months or more after acute SARS-CoV-2 infection, Canadian researchers reported.
Nearly one in five healthcare workers who had a compromised sense of smell when they first were infected reported...
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Educators ‘central' to COVID-19 transmission in one Georgia school district
9 days ago - By Healio
Educators were “central” to in-school transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in one Georgia school district during a recent 7-week period, investigators reported in MMWR.
The incidence of COVID-19 increased by nearly 300% - from 152 to 577 cases - in a school district in Cobb County, Georgia, from Dec. 1 through Jan. 22, when 2,600 students and 700 staff members participated in 24 in-person school days at eight elementary schools, according to CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Jeremy A.W. Gold, MD, and colleagues from the Georgia K-12 School COVID-19 Investigation Team.
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Diagnostic performance of antigen testing for SARS-CoV-2
9 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics
We read with interest the brief report by Villaverde et al(1) in which the authors posit a low diagnostic performance of antigen testing for SARS-CoV-2 in children. We agree that reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction testing is the diagnostic gold standard and that it would be desirable to perform timely RT-PCR in every suspect case, which unfortunately is not realistic. After a detailed consideration of their article, we would like to offer the following remarks.
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‘Like a big flame-thrower': hit-run driver overtook eight cars before fiery...
Police are hunting for a hit-run driver who caused a near-fatal crash in Victoria's high country. involving an elderly couple whose car and caravan exploded into flames.
Tips for Coping at Home: Advice From a Lifestyle Reporter
We asked Melissa Kirsch to talk about ways she keeps her spirits up and her day meaningful. For her, it starts with a movie night.
Britain's daily Covid cases fall by another third in a week to 6,385
Department of Health statistics show infections have plunged nearly 36 per cent on last Wednesday, when 9,938 positive tests were added to the Government's official toll.
Covid: Pfizer and Moderna vaccines give T-cell immunity against new variants
A study by the University of California, San Diego, tested the blood of vaccinated people against the Kent, South Africa, Brazil and California Covid variants and found white...
Scientists will test whether gout drug helps infected adults beat Covid symptoms
Oxford University researchers have begun trials on 30p pill colchicine today to examine whether it can reduce recovery time from Covid and prevent the need for hospital admission.
The Latest: Sri Lanka approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine
Sri Lanka's drug regulatory body has approved the Russian Sputnik V vaccine as the second available for use in the Indian Ocean island nation
Wheelie-bin revolution to begin after April environment talks
Most councils in Australia run their own wheelie bin recycling service. Their differences have often lead to public confusion, high contamination rates and lower than expected...
Direct electron introduces Apollo
Direct Electron, a leading producer of next-generation direct detection cameras for transmission electron microscopes , today announces Apollo, a revolutionary new event-based...
Whichever path Penney takes, it's a long road back for Tahs
Coming off back-to-back record defeats, the Waratahs coach can go down the route of detail or desire as he tries to revitalise his side.