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Scientists reveal the best and worst face masks to use for COVID-19 protection

Scientists reveal the best and worst face masks to use for COVID-19 protection

The coronavirus pandemic is far from over, as the number of reported infections tops 20 million globally. The coronavirus disease…
COVID-19: How much protection do face masks offer?

COVID-19: How much protection do face masks offer?

Can face masks help slow the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19? Yes, face masks combined with other preventive…
Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne; ask WHO to revise recommendations – NYT

Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne; ask WHO to revise recommendations – NYT

Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that the novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people…
Ghanaian scientists to begin trial of hydrogen peroxide to limit capacity of Covid-19

Ghanaian scientists to begin trial of hydrogen peroxide to limit capacity of Covid-19

How much are you fond of the foam generated when you put hydrogen peroxide on a cut? Well, it seems…
Testicles could harbour Coronavirus, study reveals ACE2 protein gives virus protection

Testicles could harbour Coronavirus, study reveals ACE2 protein gives virus protection

A new study has revealed that the testicles may harbour coronavirus and give it a sanctuary from the immune system…
Why is COVID-19 striking men harder than women?

Why is COVID-19 striking men harder than women?

When Rob Master spent a week debilitatingly ill with COVID-19, lying “barely lucid” on a pull-out couch in his family’s…
Coronavirus: How ‘ginger, garlic, nim tree juice’ saved popular radio host in USA [audio]

Coronavirus: How ‘ginger, garlic, nim tree juice’ saved popular radio host in USA [audio]

A Ghanaian resident in Worcester, Massachusetts in the United States of America, has survived the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in an…
The different ways COVID stress is affecting our bodies

The different ways COVID stress is affecting our bodies

The month of lockdown has been a constant source of fear, anxiety, and panic among everyone. These are common feelings,…
Breast milk studied as potential coronavirus treatment

Breast milk studied as potential coronavirus treatment

Lactating mothers in the New York City area, as well as around the country, are signing up for a study…
More deaths, no benefit from malaria drug in VA virus study

More deaths, no benefit from malaria drug in VA virus study

A malaria drug widely touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus showed no benefit in a large…
10 tips to boost your immune system in the face of COVID-19

10 tips to boost your immune system in the face of COVID-19

It is apparent that the most critical part of protecting yourself against the Covid-19 is adhering to appropriate preventative actions,…
Social distancing: An MIT researcher says droplets carrying coronavirus can travel up to 27 feet.

Social distancing: An MIT researcher says droplets carrying coronavirus can travel up to 27 feet.

The novel coronavirus has prompted social distancing measures around the world. One researcher believes what’s being done isn’t enough. Lydia…
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