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Coronavirus Has Infected Far More Children Than Reported, Study Says

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Apr 20, 2020 … TAMPA, Fla. — Far more children than reported have been infected with the coronavirus. That’s the troubling conclusion reached by a new study conducted at the University of South Florida. Researchers believe health officials have vastly underestimated the strain that’s going to be placed on both hospitals in general and pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in…

Strict Social Distancing Policies During Coronavirus Outbreak Worth It In Long Run, Economists Say

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Apr 18, 2020 … Lead author: “Our benefit-cost analysis shows that the extensive social distancing measures being adopted in the U.S. likely do not constitute an overreaction.” LARAMIE, Wyo. — The aggressive social distancing policies implemented around the United States have caused millions to lose their jobs and brought many sectors of the national economy to a screeching halt.…

Regular Exercise Can Protect Against Deadly Coronavirus Complications, Study Says

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Apr 17, 2020 … Dr. Zhen Yan: “We cannot live in isolation forever. Regular exercise has far more health benefits than we know. The protection against this severe respiratory disease condition is just one of the many examples.” CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is one of the major complications caused by COVID-19. Even though only a…

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…

Binge Nation: Average American Streams 8 Hours Of Content Per Day During Coronavirus Outbreak!

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Apr 15, 2020 … NEW YORK — Just one more episode. Or five. That’s the mantra of millions who suddenly find themselves stuck at home all day during the coronavirus pandemic. A new survey of 2,000 U.S. residents finds the average American is currently streaming eight hours of content per day and finishing three TV series per week. We all…

Insomnia Highly Prevalent Among Doctors, Nurses On Coronavirus Front Lines

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Apr 15, 2020 … GUANGZHOU, China — Medical professionals on the front lines fighting the novel coronavirus are embroiled in high-stress situations seemingly every second of their days. It doesn’t seem too surprising then that a new study performed in China reveals that more than one-third of healthcare workers suffered from insomnia during the peak of the outbreak. Researchers at…

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;…

CDC Study: Coronavirus Could Be Spread Over 13-Feet In The Air, Can Live On Your Shoes

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Apr 14, 2020 … “The soles of medical staff shoes might function as carriers,” the report warns. “We highly recommend that persons disinfect shoe soles before walking out of wards containing COVID-19 patients.” ATLANTA — Social distancing has become the law of the land during the coronavirus outbreak. From staying at home to keeping away from other people, the…

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…

Scientists Reveal 2 Easy Steps To Lower Spread Of Coronavirus In Your Workplace

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Apr 13, 2020 … DAVIS, Calif. — Social distancing has kept millions of people in their homes for weeks. The new rules against large gatherings has also closed most offices across the United States. So what happens when Americans start going back to work? Scientists say rethinking the way our buildings are designed could help stop the spread of…

Coronavirus Can Be Transmitted By Talking, But How Much Does Speech Play A Role In Virus’ Spread?

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Apr 11, 2020 … DAVIS, Calif. — Individuals who aren’t showing symptoms of the coronavirus can still produce enough aerosolized particles by speaking normally to transmit infections, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis. However, the research team is still unsure as to just how prominent a role speech plays when it comes to the spread of…

False-Negative Coronavirus Tests May Cause A Second Infection Wave, Study Warns

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Apr 10, 2020 … ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new study is issuing a stern warning regarding coronavirus tests: they’re not infallible and false-negatives are bound to happen. Up until now the main problem with these tests was just making sure they’re available. While there are still millions who can’t find a test, availability is slowly increasing. That’s a great development,…

Coronavirus Revelations: 46% Of People Had No Idea What Their Partner Did For Work — Until Isolating Together

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Apr 09, 2020 … READING, United Kingdom — There’s a running joke in the seminal sitcom Friends that no one actually knows what Chandler does all day at his office job. Fiction apparently doesn’t stray too far from reality, according to a new survey of 1,500 British adults currently working at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly half admitted they…

Don’t Have To Be Sick To Suffer: Coronavirus Lockdowns, Restrictions Can Worsen Mental Health

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Apr 09, 2020 … SYDNEY — Even if you don’t catch the coronavirus, your health still can suffer significantly, particularly if you’re living near a hot spot or are faced with heavy restrictions. A new study by researchers at the University of Sydney shows some of the earliest evidence that the outbreak deeply affects people mentally in addition to physically. The…

Cold-Blooded COVID: Most Coronaviruses Peak In The Winter, Study Finds

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Apr 09, 2020 … ANN ARBOR, Mich. — No one can predict exactly what pattern COVID-19 (also referred to as SARS-CoV-2) will follow, but a new study is offering a certain degree of hope that the pandemic may weaken as temperatures increase come summertime. Researchers from the University of Michigan say that of the seven prior coronaviruses known to infect people, four cause…

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…

Popular N95 Masks Only Needed For Workers Treating Extreme Coronavirus Cases, Researchers Say

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Apr 08, 2020 … Doctor: “There is not convincing evidence that loose-fitting medical masks are inferior to N95 respirators.” HAMILTON, Ontario — The outbreak of coronavirus around the globe is stretching medical supplies to their limits. Growing demand for advanced medical masks are leaving healthcare workers in desperate situations, but is hi-tech equipment really needed to keep you safe…

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…

Quarantine Survey: 3 In 5 Adults Plan On Self-Improving During Coronavirus Lockdown

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Apr 06, 2020 … LONDON — The sudden and mandatory lockdown we all find ourselves stuck in right now is frustrating, to say the least, but it also represents an opportunity to catch up on long abandoned goals, ideas or hobbies. A recent survey asked 2,000 British residents about their quarantine plans, and according to the results there may be…