While the argument rages on about when and how to reopen the American economy, many experts think one statistic may be more important than the case count or number of deaths. The number of recovered COVID-19 patients may be key to safely reopening society, according to a new scientific model.
COVID-19 coronavirus has had a brutal impact on much of the world. But in two southeast Asian zoos, one group of residents is taking it all in stride. Or maybe it’s more accurate to say, waddling around like they own the place!
Worldwide, travel bans have been implemented to try and stem the tide of COVID-19 coronavirus. Here in the US, Democrat lawmakers heaped scorn on President Trump for his travel bans, calling them racist and xenophobic. Now, a Stanford University study says they have saved millions from infection and death.
A newly identified monoclonal antibody may be the key to developing a safe and highly effective treatment for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies were once thought to be the “magic bullet” in treating disease. Now, they might be a powerful weapon against a dangerous pathogen.
Adequate levels of vitamin D have been linked to reduced risk of respiratory infections and conditions including influenza, tuberculosis and even childhood asthma. But can vitamin D help fight off COVID-19 coronavirus? And if you do get infected, can adequate vitamin D levels reduce the severity of symptoms?
Some US states are planning to reopen their economies after 6 or more weeks of being shut down. Some fear COVID-19 will return if this happens. A new online model may help them predict how social distancing will impact the spread of the virus during reopening.
COVID-19 coronavirus has killed hundreds of thousands of people, sickened millions and crippled the word economy since emerging from Wuhan, China in 2019. Now a team at UNC Chapel Hill is undertaking a massive review of all available research data to find a way to beat it.
People are terrified that COVID-19 coronavirus is lurking on every surface they touch. As a result, they’re pouring gallons of hand sanitizer on themselves and using often toxic cleaning and sanitizing products on every surface around them. The result? Poison reports are spiking.
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus are well-established. They include fever, dry cough and difficulty breathing. But they’re not the only symptoms. In many COVID-19 cases, full onset of the illness is preceded by loss of chemosensory functions, smell and taste.
COVID-19 coronavirus seems like a horrible monster. But it is still a virus, even if it seems scary and horrible. The good news is that the human immune system is built to deal with viruses. Especially if you keep it strong and give it the weapons it needs. Here’s how.