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What Is The Difference Between The Canadian ECAN95 Mask And The N95 Mask?

5 days ago   |   By Health Status

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What Is The Difference Between The Canadian ECAN95 Mask And The N95 Mask?
It is fair to say that everyone was caught off-guard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even first-world countries failed to get an immediate grasp on the situation. The global death toll for coronavirus has surpassed over one million since the initial outbreak in December 2019. Things are better these days with several vaccines being rolled out,...
What Is The Difference Between The Canadian ECAN95 Mask And The N95 Mask?
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Study: 1 in 10 people still has moderate to severe symptoms after mild COVID-19

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Eight months after mild COVID-19, one in ten people still has at least one moderate to severe symptom that is perceived as having a negative impact on their work, social or home life. The most common long-term symptoms are a loss of smell and taste and fatigue.
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Cross-border asthma study investigates hygiene hypothesis amid COVID-19 pandemic

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

A cross-border investigation of children's susceptibility to asthma and other childhood illnesses in the United States and Mexico is the focus of a new study led by researchers in the Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
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Little evidence of COVID-19 vaccine nationalism in public opinion

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Invariably, vaccination programs in high-income countries are in a much better position due to their ability to secure a greater number of vaccines from multiple companies. On the contrary, lower-income countries have failed to obtain a sufficient number of vaccines.
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Asia Today: Cambodia closes Angkor temples as outbreak grows

5 days ago   |   By ABC News

Cambodia is closing its most famous attraction, the Angkor temple complex, to visitors because of a growing COVID-19 outbreak in the Southeast Asian nation
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The interaction between blood clotting and SARS-CoV-2 infection

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Coagulopathy - a condition in which the blood's ability to clot is impaired, is recognized as a significant aspect of morbidity in COVID-19 patients. In a recent study, Prof Lewis Cantley and a team of researchers explored the role of coagulation factors in the SARS-CoV-2 infection. Their recent study is posted on the bioRxiv server.
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Mass. Residents Age 55+ and Those With One Medical Condition Become Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

5 days ago   |   By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

As of Monday, April 5 th , residents 55+ and residents with one certain medical condition are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at any of the Commonwealth's over 300 vaccination locations, including 269 pharmacy locations. With this group, more than 1 million additional residents are eligible for vaccine in the Commonwealth.
Another change as of April 5th is that Massachusetts adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amended list of medical conditions that are linked to an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 .
The Baker Administration also announced that the...
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PM questions mass vaccination clinics as Berejiklian says plan needs federal support

5 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has queried whether supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Australia could currently sustain mass vaccination clinics, a day after NSW unveiled plans for a Sydney centre which could vaccinate 30,000 people a week by mid-May.
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COVID-19 antibodies persist in breast milk for months following mother's vaccination

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
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Michigan Medicine to kick off first national study on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

In a carefully controlled study, Michigan Medicine researchers will kick off the first national trial to study allergic reactions to the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.
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