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Publisher: Fortune

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22 Jul 2020

Swedish epidemiologist says COVID-19 immunity likely lasts six months—even without antibodies

Sweden’s top health authority says people who have had the novel coronavirus are likely to be immune for at least six months after being infected, whether they’ve developed antibodies or not.
Sweden’s top health authority says people who have had the novel coronavirus are likely to be immune for at least six...
20 Jul 2020

Single-use masks could be a coronavirus hazard if we don’t dispose of them properly

Evidence has shown masks likely do reduce the spread of COVID-19, so wearing them is a good thing – particularly as Victoria continues to grapple with a second wave. But one conversation we’re not having enough is around how to safely dispose of single-use masks. Disposing of used masks or gloves incorrectly could risk spreading the infection they’re designed to protect against.
Evidence has shown masks likely do reduce the spread of COVID-19, so wearing them is a good thing – particularly as...
19 Jul 2020

How to understand your coronavirus test results, from swabs to antibodies

Experts say testing is a vital component to controlling the outbreak, but one test result still isn’t a green light to visit vulnerable friends or family members. The nature of covid-19, the time it takes for someone to develop symptoms and the varied ways the virus affects people make each test a snapshot in time more than a definitive answer.
Experts say testing is a vital component to controlling the outbreak, but one test result still isn’t a green light to...

Publisher: Newsweek

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16 Jul 2020

FDA Recall List Now Shows These 69 Toxic Hand Sanitizers That Are Dangerous

Though hand sanitizer is commonly recommended to help keep your hands clean while in public—or even inside your home—so many of them have been discovered to have methanol, which can be toxic if either ingested or infiltrated wrongly through skin.
Though hand sanitizer is commonly recommended to help keep your hands clean while in public—or even inside your...

Publisher: TechRadar

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24 Jun 2020

How secure are contact tracing apps?

Most discussion on contact tracing apps is centered around the issue of privacy, so one of my roles has been to shed light on the underlying security issues that may make it easier for attackers to tamper with contact tracing apps and potentially breach privacy on a massive scale.
Most discussion on contact tracing apps is centered around the issue of privacy, so one of my roles has been to shed...

Publisher: TheHill

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11 Jun 2020

The next COVID-19 challenge: Convincing people to get flu shots

Public health officials, doctors and pharmacists who have struggled for decades to convince Americans to get the flu shot are warning it is now more important than ever to get vaccinated as the U.S. faces a potential second wave of COVID-19 in the fall.
Public health officials, doctors and pharmacists who have struggled for decades to convince Americans to get the flu...

Publisher: Medium

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2 Jun 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Antibody Testing Now

While it’s likely people develop some immunity after being infected with the coronavirus, experts still don’t know whether you need a certain amount of antibodies to fight off another infection. And even if you do have the right amount, it also isn’t clear yet how long its protection lasts.
While it’s likely people develop some immunity after being infected with the coronavirus, experts still don’t know...
21 May 2020

What CDC wants schools, camps to do before reopening

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has finally issued full interim guidance on how schools and other establishments can safely open during the covid-19 pandemic, and below are all the recommendations for schools and camps.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has finally issued full interim guidance on how schools and other...

Publisher: Wired

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19 May 2020

Metaphors Matter in a Time of Pandemic

Language matters. This author critiques the use of War metaphors in dealing with pandemics. Author reminds us that at war we require command and control, rather than the spontaneous volunteerism we have seen with self-isolation and self quarantine.
Language matters. This author critiques the use of War metaphors in dealing with pandemics. Author reminds us that at...
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13 May 2020

Symptoms for the Coronavirus

Here you find a list of symptoms caused by coronavirus. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Additionally find emergency warning signs if you are infected and when you should be seeking medical help.
Here you find a list of symptoms caused by coronavirus. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus....
9 May 2020

A guide to negotiating a covid ‘bubble’ with other people

In some places, “double-bubbling” is becoming official policy: households are being encouraged to buddy up for the sake of variety and mental health. But negotiating to become part of someone else’s intimate circle in the midst of a pandemic is fraught with dangers both medical (what if you inadvertently infect one another?) and social. (What if you have a falling out? Whom do you pick? What if they don’t pick you?).
In some places, “double-bubbling” is becoming official policy: households are being encouraged to buddy up for the...

Publisher: NPR

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6 May 2020

What Hamburg’s Missteps In 1892 Cholera Outbreak Can Teach Us About COVID-19 Response

As the world comes to terms with how governments have responded to today's coronavirus pandemic, some are looking to history to guide them. Chief among those lessons is the need "to have proper precautions in place," and not to try and hush it up or try and deny its existence. Then it has fatal consequences for many, many people.
As the world comes to terms with how governments have responded to today's coronavirus pandemic, some are looking to...

Publisher: Sang CPA

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21 Apr 2020

Learn about new Tax guidelines as a result of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is quickly changing laws and taxes. Here is a summary of the most important changes affecting you, your family and your business. This video is updated with new information as they become available.
The coronavirus pandemic is quickly changing laws and taxes. Here is a summary of the most important changes affecting...

Publisher: CNET

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15 Apr 2020

Vitamin D is crucial for immune health — make sure you’re getting enough

Studies suggest that vitamin D can help prevent respiratory infections or reduce the severity of them, especially if you have a deficiency. They jury's out on how exactly it can protect you from the coronavirus, but some medical experts recommend taking a vitamin D supplement to help boost your immune system.
Studies suggest that vitamin D can help prevent respiratory infections or reduce the severity of them, especially if you...

Publisher: Disaster assistance

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7 Apr 2020

Disaster assistance

This loan applies to all small businesses and sole proprietors. For example gig workers can also apply for this loan.
This loan applies to all small businesses and sole proprietors. For example gig workers can also apply for this loan.
17 Mar 2020

Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. Learn about different programs designed to help small businesses through this crisis.
Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American...

Publisher: WHO

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17 Mar 2020

The World Health Organization Covid-19 info page

This is the World Health Organization page for all things related to Corona Virus including information on how to protect yourself, travel advice, FAQ, situation reports, media resources and research and development news.
This is the World Health Organization page for all things related to Corona Virus including information on how to...
13 Mar 2020

A Message From Concerned Physicians

The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a point where containment is no longer possible. The COVID-19 threat is real, and rapidly getting worse. Many of you are very nervous, some are unsure of the validity of the information you are reading. As physician leaders, we felt it was important to craft a resource you can rely on as being scientifically accurate and one which contains as much actionable information and guidance as possible.
The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a point where containment is no longer possible. The COVID-19 threat is real, and...
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