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Stanford Study: Coronavirus Tests Can Be Self-Administered Safely, Reliably

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Jun 17, 2020 … STANFORD, Ca — Since the novel coronavirus first popped up in China almost half a year ago, medical officials have pushed the need for testing. It’s important to understand who is infected with COVID-19 and how long someone will test positive for the virus after being infected. Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine now report that…

Coronavirus Tests May Display False Negative Results If Taken Too Early, Hopkins Study Warns

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Jun 11, 2020 … Researchers say the best time to take a COVID-19 test is about eight days after being infected (or three days after symptoms appear). BALTIMORE — Testing has been proclaimed time and time again over the past few months as an integral part of getting COVID-19 under control. After all, the only way we’ll know the extent…

New coronavirus test uses blood sample to detect infection in just 20 minutes

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Jul 21, 2020 … MELBOURNE, Australia — Until a vaccine is available, coronavirus infection and antibody tests are the best tools the world has to get back on track. Researchers in Australia say a new test for COVID-19 uses blood plasma and can detect positive cases in just 20 minutes. A team at Monash University reports this new test…

Coronavirus Survey: Number Of Americans Who Think They Have COVID-19 Jumps To 1 In 5

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Mar 23, 2020 … Second edition of StudyFinds survey shows Baby Boomers have grown significantly more anxious about outbreak compared to a week ago. More Americans are starting to believe that society won’t return to normal until the end of 2020 or even beyond. The number of people “very concerned” about contracting coronavirus jumped more than 50% from last…

2/3 Of Americans Have Anxiety From Coronavirus News — Yet Watching More Than Ever

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May 22, 2020 … New study shows 45% of Americans think the media has overreacted to the coronavirus pandemic. Who do Americans trust the most for COVID-19 information? Just 7% say President Trump, 9% national news — while 43% turn to the CDC. One in four people admit getting into an argument with a friend or family member over…

COVID-19 in the news: Which U.S. media outlets led way in early coverage of coronavirus?

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Jun 24, 2020 … Extensive analysis of major news organizations reveals some surprising findings when it comes to who covered COVID-19 from the outset — and who didn’t. CHICAGO — Rewind back to January or February of this year and the coronavirus seemed like an obscure outbreak impacting China. Americans didn’t pay much mind to it because it didn’t effect…

Survey: 1 In 10 Americans Believe U.S. Government Created Coronavirus

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Apr 27, 2020 … Survey shows nearly a quarter of Americans believe the coronavirus originated in Chinese lab. One in five adults feel the outbreak is being over-exaggerated as a means to bring down President Trump’s chances at reelection. Social media, conservative news linked to belief in misinformation or conspiracy theories about the virus. PHILADELPHIA — Where do you usually…

‘Super Immunity’ May Explain How Bats Carry Coronavirus Without Getting Sick, Study Finds

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May 08, 2020 … SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — As scientists race to discover a vaccine for the coronavirus, one team thinks they’ve uncovered how the virus has been able to survive in bats without killing them. Their study may also reveal how coronavirus jumped from animals to humans, sparking the global pandemic. Canadian researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask)…

Study: Ibuprofen Among Drugs Found Safe To Use In Treatment Of Coronavirus

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Mar 31, 2020 … LONDON — Ibuprofen is fine for coronavirus patients to take, according to a new study just released by King’s College London. Researchers say there is no conclusive evidence one way or the other regarding the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for COVID-19 patients. The study’s authors also concluded that various types of other drugs, such as…

Study: Coronavirus Likely Spread To Humans From Stray Dogs

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Apr 15, 2020 … Researchers believe canines ate infected bat meat, causing the virus to develop into a more “stealthy and dangerous” disease to humans. OTTAWA, Ontario — Scientists around the world are still scrambling to find the source and a vaccine for the coronavirus pandemic. The most common theory is the illness was spread by animals to humans;…

Survey: Nearly 6 In 10 Americans Fear They’ll Lose Their Job During Coronavirus Outbreak

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Mar 30, 2020 … New StudyFinds survey shows that 45% of respondents know at least three people who have become unemployed in the past two weeks. Poll also reveals 54% of Americans are spending more cash each week on groceries than they normally would. Conversely, 46% of adults say they’re spending less money each week than usual, be it…

Study: Coronavirus Misconceptions Widespread Among Americans, British

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Mar 26, 2020 … From lack of knowledge about symptoms to false, discriminatory beliefs about people of Asian descent, new study reveals that the general public isn’t entirely in the know when it comes to the coronavirus. STANFORD — We have learned a lot about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in a short amount of time, but there…

New study latest to suggest remdesivir is viable coronavirus treatment option

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Jul 11, 2020 … NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A new trial involving the anti-viral drug remdesivir produces some good news regarding its potential as an effective COVID-19 treatment option. When exposed to samples of SARS-CoV-2 within human lung cell cultures, remdesivir “potently inhibited” the coronavirus. Furthermore, when remdesivir was given to lab mice infected with COVID-19, the rodents’ lung functioning started…

4 In 5 Americans Favor Shopping At Stores With Limit On Patrons During Coronavirus Outbreak

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Jun 12, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — Americans far and wide are waiting with bated breath as states push forward with reopening plans amid screams to move on from the coronavirus quarantine. Others, of course, are throwing their hats into the wind and eking their way back into normalcy be it by getting haircuts and manicures, or eating outside…

Americans Remaining Remarkably Positive During Coronavirus Outbreak, Twitter Study Shows

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Apr 13, 2020 … AUSTIN — There’s plenty to be worried about as the coronavirus outbreak lingers on, and there’s no question that millions of Americans are mired in a range of mentally-draining emotions from fear to anger to sadness. Yet, the atmosphere on Twitter paints a different picture for the most part, showing that optimism can be just as…

Coronavirus Survey: Nearly 3 In 4 Americans Think President Trump Should Wear Protective Mask

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Apr 07, 2020 … New poll also shows that almost three in four adults either have a mask now or plan on securing one. Three in ten respondents now believe they’ve been exposed to the virus, up from 21% two weeks ago. One in five adults admit they are “very afraid” to visit a grocery store during the outbreak.…

Study: Air Pollution May Play Role In Italy’s High Coronavirus Death Rate

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Apr 07, 2020 … AARHUS, Denmark — You would be hard pressed to find anywhere on Earth right now that isn’t feeling the effects of COVID-19. That being said, Italy has been hit the hardest with more than 16,000 coronavirus deaths to date. It’s been difficult to pinpoint exactly why so many Italians have succumbed to the coronavirus. Some have…

Coronavirus Persists In Many Patients Even After Symptoms Disappear, Study Finds

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Mar 30, 2020 … BEIJING — Understanding and treating a new viral strain takes time, and scientists the world over continue to make new discoveries about the novel coronavirus on a daily basis. Now, a new study out of Beijing reveals more about just how much the disease impacts the human body: many patients will still be contagious and house…

Far-UVC light to the rescue? Unique ultraviolet tech can safely kill coronavirus in crowded areas

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Jun 25, 2020 … NEW YORK — As the world looks to end the coronavirus pandemic, researchers have discovered a way to stop the illness’ spread in crowded areas. A Columbia University study shows that a particular type of ultraviolet light not only kills various forms of coronavirus, but it’s also safe to use around people. Far-UVC light can destroy…

Newly Discovered Bat Coronavirus Provides More Evidence COVID-19 Is Of Natural Origins

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May 12, 2020 … SHANDONG, China — The global debate surrounding the origin of the coronavirus continues on endlessly. Many believe SARS-CoV-2, and consequently COVID-19 (the illness it causes), was created artificially in a lab. Others argue it is of natural origin, like any other coronavirus strain. Just like everything else with this awful virus, politics and personal beliefs have…

Coronavirus May Spread Via Sewage, Study Warns: ‘Found In Feces Up To 33 Days After Patient Tests Negative’

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May 07, 2020 … STIRLING, Scotland — We already know that the coronavirus can spread in a multitude of ways, from aerosol droplets to infected surfaces, but a new study is warning that the possibility of COVID-19 spreading via sewage “must not be neglected.” “We know that COVID-19 is spread through droplets from coughs and sneezes, or via objects or…