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Coronavirus shows low risk for being spread through tears

12 days ago   |   By Healio

SARS-CoV-2 is known to be transmitted via droplets, but infected patients are unlikely to spread the virus through tears, according to a study.
“In our study, we could not find any evidence of viral shedding in tears taken at various time points over the course of disease in COVID-19-positive patients. Hence, this study suggests lower probability of disease transmission through tears,” Rupesh Agrawal, MD, a senior consultant ophthalmologist in Singapore, told Healio/OSN.
A prospective study evaluated the possibility of SARS-CoV-2 transmission through tears by assessing the presence
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Belgian Home Nurse Battles on Multiple Fronts as Coronavirus Spreads

12 days ago   |   By Medscape

After visiting about 20 chronically ill patients in a day, Hajar Atila, a Belgian home nurse, leaves her clothes in her garage and takes a shower before stepping into her home and cuddling her children.
Reuters Health Information
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Putin Dons Hazmat Suit as Moscow Says Coronavirus Outbreak Is Worse Than It Looks

12 days ago   |   By Medscape

President Vladimir Putin donned a hazmat suit and respirator on Tuesday during a visit to a hospital treating coronavirus patients and the mayor of Moscow said the outbreak in the Russian capital was much worse than official figures showed.
Reuters Health Information
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Q&A: What To Know About Wearing A Mask Against The Coronavirus

12 days ago   |   By CommonHealth Wbur

The research on how well face masks worn by the general public can prevent the spread of viruses is limited and mixed, but they do appear to do some good, a leading expert says.
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Coronavirus Is Closing Borders in Europe and Beyond. What Does That Mean for Refugees?

12 days ago   |   By Time

When Wahidullah Rahimi leaves his tent to wander around the refugee camp on the Greek island of Samos, he wears a face mask. But between standing in line alongside other refugees at food distribution centers and sleeping in an unsanitary tent, the 32-year-old Afghan knows there is little he can do to protect himself from COVID-19.
“There is a big possibility of everyone here getting coronavirus,” Rahimi says. “Everyone is worried.”
The E.U.-funded camp in Samos, built in 2016 to house 640 people, is now home to at least 3,745 refugees who live in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions...
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They WANT it to spread: Kaiser Permanente theatens to FIRE nurses for wearing N95 masks while treating coronavirus patients

They WANT it to spread: Kaiser Permanente theatens to FIRE nurses for wearing N95 masks while treating coronavirus patients

12 days ago   |   By Natural News

Nurses working at Kaiser Permanente facilities in California face being fired for wearing their own N95 masks while treating coronavirus-infected patients, health care unions are now warning. The story, broken by The Intercept, is sending shockwaves of disbelief across the internet as people are coming to realize some health authorities are TRYING to...
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Prepper goals during a coronavirus lockdown: Replenish your supplies and set...

Prepper goals during a coronavirus lockdown: Replenish your supplies and set a budget

More states in America are considering some form of lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus. This means more people will be forced to spend most of their day indoors unless... Read more ...

This Is What Social Distancing Means and Why It's Imperative During the...

This Is What Social Distancing Means and Why It's Imperative During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social distancing and quarantining have been used interchangeably as people discuss the coronavirus pandemic, but in fact, they don't mean the same thing. The latter is advised... Read more ...

Coronavirus fears spur growing interest in rural areas and survival retreats

Coronavirus fears spur growing interest in rural areas and survival retreats

As densely populated cities like New York City and Madrid suffer significant losses from coronavirus, people are increasingly heading for more remote areas to help reduce their... Read more ...

Preventing coronavirus: How to properly decontaminate groceries before...

Preventing coronavirus: How to properly decontaminate groceries before entering your house

These are troubled times and citizens are practicing social distancing to prevent the further spread of coronavirus. But once your supplies dwindle down, you need to leave the... Read more ...

Eating Fiber-rich Food Daily can Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Eating Fiber-rich Food Daily can Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Consuming a diet high in fiber was associated with a reduced incidence of breast cancer, reveals a new study. Read more ...

White House to finally recommend everyone wear a mask

White House to finally recommend everyone wear a mask

Based on guidance from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the White House is expected to issue a new policy recommendation this week urging all... Read more ...

Are we all Typhoid Mary? Chilling CDC report says the coronavirus can be...

Are we all Typhoid Mary? Chilling CDC report says the coronavirus can be transmitted EVEN BEFORE symptoms appear

People infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can spread the disease even before they show symptoms, says a new report from the Centers for Disease Control... Read more ...

Cuomo drops coronavirus bombshell on New York: The state is running out of...

Cuomo drops coronavirus bombshell on New York: The state is running out of ventilators

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dropped a bombshell on New Yorkers: the entire state could run out of ventilators within the next six days. Cuomo made the announcement Thursday after... Read more ...

Obesity and other serious health conditions are allowing the coronavirus to...

Obesity and other serious health conditions are allowing the coronavirus to kill more Americans

The novel coronavirus has now infected a total of 1,016,534 people worldwide and killed 53,164, according to data from Johns Hopkins University late Thursday. Among the... Read more ...

Coronavirus spreads through breathing and even just talking

Coronavirus spreads through breathing and even just talking

A handful of government scientists are claiming that the Wuhan coronavirus can spread not just by sneezes and coughs, but also by breathing or even just talking in someone's... Read more ...