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Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

‘COVID toe’ a result of body’s misplaced effort to contain coronavirus: study

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health and Wellness Health Those with the disease may not exhibit its typical symptoms so connection to virus may be overlooked Author of the article: Shari Kulha Publishing date: Oct 06, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  2 minute read  •  23 Comments “COVID toe” looks like chilblains, which happen as… Read More »

UK health minister resigns after breaching coronavirus rules

U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has resigned a day after apologizing for breaching social distancing rules with an aide with whom he was allegedly having an affair ByThe Associated Press June 26, 2021, 6:09 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock resigned Saturday,… Read More »

Brain scans of coronavirus patients suggest ‘significant’ grey matter loss over time: study

An analysis of brain scans from people once infected with COVID-19 suggested a consistent pattern in loss of grey matter over time, researchers say. Researchers affiliated with the University of Oxford posted findings ahead of peer review this week to medRxiv, drawing on data from the U.K. Biobank. They compared brain scans taken pre-pandemic to… Read More »

Electrospun Nanofibers Filter 99.9% of Coronavirus Aerosols

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a nanofiber filter that is highly effective at removing coronavirus aerosols from air. As a major source of COVID-19 transmission, aerosols pose an ongoing threat. Technologies to remove aerosols from the air in buildings or as part of personal protective equipment are being developed for the… Read More »