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New coronavirus variant doesn’t cause worse infections or lead to more deaths, study says

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Feb 07, 2021 … LONDON — As millions prepare to receive their coronavirus vaccine, fears are growing of a new variant strain of SARS-CoV-2 detected in the United States and England. This new variant, dubbed B.1.1.7, could be more contagious than previous strains of the coronavirus, but a new report is at least bringing some positivity into 2021. Researchers from…

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…

Coronavirus Waves May Require Social Distancing Policies Until 2022, Harvard Researchers Warn

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Apr 20, 2020 … BOSTON — Many Americans appear to be at odds on when to open up the economy, but if one thing is for sure, we all want the coronavirus pandemic to be over. It has disrupted our days, cost many of us jobs, and taken the lives of thousands of our friends, family, and neighbors. So, how long…

Pandemic Exhaustion: Coronavirus Affecting Sleep Habits For 77% Of Americans

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Apr 16, 2020 … UNITED STATES — It’s hard enough to fall asleep when times are normal, but add an extra viral pandemic to the mix and millions of Americans are finding themselves up all night due to worry, anxiety, and fear for the future. A recent piece of research surveyed 1,014 Americans on their sleep habits in the wake…

Coronavirus Easter: 56% Of Americans Who Went To Church Last Year Say They’ll Go This Year

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Apr 08, 2020 … WASHINGTON — The single most important date on the Christian calendar is upon us, but Easter Sunday 2020 is sure to be different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Americans all over the country have been told to stay home, and over half of all states have officially decreed a state of lockdown. Christians of…

Coronavirus Prevention: Masks Can Indeed Slow The Spread Of COVID-19, Study Finds

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Apr 06, 2020 … COLLEGE PARK, Md. — There’s been a whole lot of conflicting information in recent weeks about just how advisable wearing a mask in public is during this pandemic. Now, in the wake of President Trump’s recent recommendation that Americans cover their faces when stepping outside, a joint international study is offering a scientific take on the…

Study: Coronavirus Can Exacerbate Pre-Existing Heart Problems, Cause New Issues

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Mar 30, 2020 … HOUSTON — We all know that COVID-19 attacks the lungs and throat, but a new study has found that the novel coronavirus can also cause serious cardiovascular problems. For individuals with pre-existing heart conditions, COVID-19 can make matters worse and have fatal consequences. But, even among patients with no prior heart issues, it appears the virus…

New study shows coronavirus capable of entering the brain, has similarities to HIV

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Dec 23, 2020 … SEATTLE, Wash. — There have been many reports this year of recovering COVID-19 patients struggling with lingering, neurological issues like “brain fog” and overall mental fatigue. While it’s been discussed for some time that SARS-CoV-2 may have adverse effects on the brain, the “how” and “why” of this relationship has remained a mystery – until…

Weather doesn’t play a major role in the spread of coronavirus, study shows

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Nov 05, 2020 … AUSTIN, Texas — At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists hoped the hot summer months might help reduce its spread. Although this didn’t happen, health officials have also been fearing the winter flu season will bring another wave of infections. Researchers in Texas reveal that regardless of the elements, the weather is not going to…