• Study analyzes the viral load on Halloween candy handled by COVID-19 patients

    27 days ago - By News Medical

    Like a specter, the question looms: How risky is trick-or-treating with SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the air - and possibly on the candy?
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  • Grocery Workers at Risk for COVID Without Symptoms

    Grocery Workers at Risk for COVID Without Symptoms

    27 days ago - By Web MD

    Because a high percentage of them have no symptoms when they are infected, they could become sources of future spread, the researchers said.
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  • Study finds faster, wider spread of COVID-19 in US households

    27 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    COVID-19 spreads faster and more widely throughout US households than previously reported, according to new preliminary research from a multicenter study.
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  • COVID-19 Antibodies May Last Longer Than Researchers Thought

    27 days ago - By Time

    As more and more people are diagnosed with COVID-19, the question of how long immunity to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the illness, lasts, is increasingly important. Understanding that would help patients know whether they can get re-infected, and potentially even help doctors to better understand what type of protection we can expect from vaccines.
    Previous research found that levels of antibodies in recovered patients start to wane about three months from when those patients first experience symptoms. But in a study published in Science this week, researchers at Icahn School of...
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  • Q&A: What is the risk for surface, aerosol spread of COVID-19?

    27 days ago - By Healio

    Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, people still question what precautions they should take to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus on surfaces.
    A recent study showed that SARS-CoV-2 can survive on certain surfaces - such as stainless steel and money - for 28 days after exposure. Additionally, there is evidence that suggests aerosol spread of COVID-19 may be possible, according to the CDC.
    Early on in the pandemic, many people reported taking precautions such as wiping down their groceries and takeout food containers, with some news outlets even hosting segments and posting
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