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FDA approves an at-home coronavirus testing kit...
The FDA this week approved a new coronavirus testing kit for home use from Quest Diagnostics. Users will be able to take a swab from their nostril and send in the sample for quick analysis. The com...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 16:45 UTC
There are THREE separate types of coronavirus...
Methods used to trace the prehistoric migration of ancient humans was adapted by researchers at the University of Cambridge to track the spread of SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-04-09 17:57 UTC
Coronavirus vaccine: Human testing to begin in September...
The first coronavirus vaccine could begin human testing by September of this year. Projections pegged late 2021 as the earliest we could realistically expect to see a vaccine, but Johnson & Joh...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-30 21:54 UTC
President Trump Reveals Actions Taken in Ongoing Response Effort to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic...
President Trump's administration is taking new action to ensure that America has the medical resources and equipment needed to fight the global pandemic
By socnet on 2020-03-28 15:51 UTC
WHO expert: coronavirus vaccine could take at least a year...
A top expert with the World Health Organization (WHO) said a vaccine for the coronavirus could take a year, and warned lockdowns alone will not stop the virus.
By patriotsports on 2020-03-23 18:29 UTC
CDC tested only 77 people this week; coronavirus testing slow around the nation...
Despite insistent promises from the Trump administration, coronavirus testing in the United States appears to be proceeding with a marked lack of urgency. An examination of state and federal records by Yahoo News finds that, for example, American states a
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 18:44 UTC
Coronavirus has mutated at least once into two strains, study finds...
Scientists believe there are at least two different strains of the COVID-19 virus causing illnesses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-05 17:57 UTC
Research reveals where coronavirus lingers, and how to kill it...
New research from Singapore published shows that patients with the novel coronavirus extensively contaminate their bedrooms and bathrooms, underscoring the need to routinely clean high-touch ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-05 17:51 UTC
A Beijing Hospital Confirms Covid-19 Attacks Central Nervous System...
A Beijing Hospital Confirms Covid-19 Attacks Central Nervous System Via CNTechPost.com, Beijing Ditan Hospital affiliated to the Capital Medical University said on March 4 that the first patient with novel coronavirus pneumonia complicated with encephalit
By ceres on 2020-03-05 17:36 UTC
NY Facing Worst Flu Season On Record With Second-Highest Weekly Cases In 20 years...
Step aside, coronavirus. Flu cases across New York during the flu season may set a record-high level, according to the State Department of Health, which classified flu activity as "widespread" for the 11th straight week. There were 17,233 laborato
By ceres on 2020-03-05 17:28 UTC
Doctors use gene-editing tool in historic attempt to make blind patient see...
Gene-editing tool CRISPR was used for the first time to try and edit a gene while DNA is still inside a patient's body.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-04 19:18 UTC
No, You DO NOT Need Face Masks For Coronavirus—They Might Increase Your Infection Risk...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/coronavirus, /contrib/health/
It sounds mundane, but washing your hands frequently and not touching your face goes a lot further to protect you than wearing a mask.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-01 06:05 UTC
Can Lysol and Clorox products kill the novel coronavirus? The answer is . complicated...
The disinfectants are thought to be effective against the novel coronavirus. But until tests confirm this, its ability to kill the novel coronavirus has not been scientifically proven.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-26 21:05 UTC
CDC recommends men shave their beards to protect against coronavirus...
A CDC infographic displays dozens of styles, showing which ones are compatible with masks and respirators.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-26 20:39 UTC
U.S. health officials urge Americans to prepare for spread of coronavirus...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday alerted Ame...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 18:30 UTC
Coronavirus could cause 'severe disruption' in America, CDC says...
CDC head of immunization says she expects the virus to spread in the US between communities 'It's not a question of if but when'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 18:29 UTC
Republicans raise U.S. drug supply concerns after coronavirus outbreak...
NEW YORK - Republicans raised concerns this week about the security of the U.S. drug supply chain in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, where a significant portion of the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:27 UTC
Coronavirus threatens shortages of about 150 prescription drugs...
About 150 prescription drugs — including antibiotics, generics and some branded drugs without alternatives — are at risk of shortage if the coronavirus outbreak in China worsens, according to two sources familiar with a list of at-risk drugs c
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-23 18:23 UTC
Coronavirus incubation could be as long as 27 days, Chinese provincial government says...
A 70-year-old man in China's Hubei Province was infected with coronavirus b...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-22 07:52 UTC
Flu season is getting weirder...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/, /contrib/flu
Officials are seeing a new spike in flu activity as a second strain of flu hits on the heels of the first.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:24 UTC
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