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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
Coronavirus Could Infect Two-Thirds of Globe, Researcher Says...
As the number of coronavirus cases jumps dramatically in China, a top infectious-disease scientist warns that things could get far worse: Two-thirds of the world’s population could catch it. So says Ira Longini, an adviser to the World Health Organization who tracked studies of the virus’s
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-14 06:07 UTC
The largest study of coronavirus patients so far suggests it could take up to 24 days after exposure for symptoms to show...
The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 1,370 people and infected more than 60,000. New research from a group of Chinese scientists suggests the virus' incubation period could be as long as 24 days. Currently, the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:05 UTC
The Silent Threat Of The Coronavirus: America's Dependence On Chinese Pharmaceuticals...
As the new coronavirus, called 2019-nCoV, spreads rapidly around the globe, the international community is scrambling to keep up. Scientists rush to develop a vaccine, policymakers debate the most effective containment methods, and health care systems str
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 03:52 UTC
Scientists discover mysterious virus with no recognisable genes...
Bizarre organism found in amoebae in Brazil is named after mythical sea siren
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:45 UTC
Coronavirus is airborne, Chinese official confirms...
An official in Shanghai confirmed the virus also travelled through aerosol transmission, which means it can float a long distance through the air and cause infection later when it is breathed in.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 04:39 UTC
Coronavirus 'likely stays infectious on surfaces for up to 9 days'...
(STUDY FINDS) -- BOCHUM, Germany — As the number of patients infected with the novel coronavirus continue to rise out of Wuhan, China, as well as in the United States, the world is watching with bated breath as scientists from all over the globe wor
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:10 UTC
Coronavirus: Official death rate of 2% 'vastly underestimated' – mortality much HIGHER...
CORONAVIRUS may be much more lethal than official figures suggest, with many medical experts suggesting the current mortality rate of two percent is naively low and doesn't account for the lag between infection rates and final recovery or death from t
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:09 UTC
U.S. citizen in China dies from coronavirus; Confirmed cases globally rise to nearly 35,000...
A 60-year old U.S. citizen diagnosed with the illness died at Jinyintian Hospital in Wuhan, China on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-08 21:10 UTC
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