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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…

Hard times in age of coronavirus: Quarter of Americans have no emergency savings

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Apr 03, 2020 … EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The U.S. economy is currently facing its toughest challenge since the Great Depression, and millions of Americans suddenly find themselves out of work. Financial experts have long advised people to build a savings account for emergencies, but it’s fairly safe to say that no one saw a widespread economic emergency of this…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

Study shows how long coronavirus stays infectious on metal, plastic, cardboard

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Mar 24, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can contaminate surfaces for several hours or several days depending on the material. But for how long? In addition to testing how the virus can also infect people via aerosols, researchers at UCLA discovered the length of time it can live on common household materials. Scientists…

The bright side: Coronavirus is bringing communities, couples closer together

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Mar 24, 2020 … One in four British adults say the outbreak has led them to check in with neighbors they barely knew before. Two in five respondents agree all this time spent stuck-in with their partner will strengthen their relationship. LONDON — It’s hard not to feel at least a little down these days. The coronavirus is absolutely dominating…

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…

Coronavirus origins: Covid-19 wasn’t produced in a lab, scientists conclude

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Mar 18, 2020 … Author: “The virus is the product of natural evolution, ending any speculation about deliberate genetic engineering.” JUPITER, Fla. — Over the course of this Covid-19 ordeal, a number of outlandish conspiracy theories have emerged that the virus was produced in a Chinese, Canadian, or American lab. Conspiracy theories have become an increasingly common part of everyday…

Fake news is making the coronavirus situation even worse, study says

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Mar 17, 2020 … NORWICH, England — For the sane and decent, it’s hard to imagine why anyone would want to spread misinformation and fear during a time like this. Unfortunately, fake news regarding the coronavirus continues to spread. Now, a recent piece of research that investigated the effect of misinformation on influenza, monkeypox, and norovirus outbreaks says that curbing…

How about some good news? Coronavirus can’t be passed from mom to newborn, study finds

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Mar 16, 2020 … WUHAN, China — In a respite from the seemingly never-ending parade of doom and gloom, a new study out of Wuhan has come to a promising conclusion. Chinese researchers believe that the novel coronavirus is not transferrable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth. This is actually the second piece of research out of China this…

Coronavirus spreads quickly, can be shared by people not even showing symptoms yet

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Mar 16, 2020 … AUSTIN, Texas — Americans, and people all over the world, are waking up today faced with a concerning reality. The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) isn’t “just the flu,” isn’t going away anytime soon, and is very much going to impact every single person’s life. As we all brace for weeks of time spent at home, it’s more…

National nightmare: 1 in 5 Americans expects they’ll be diagnosed with coronavirus

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Mar 16, 2020 … StudyFinds survey shows that 1 in 10 adults believe they have coronavirus right now, but that figure jumps to about 1 in 5 for millennials and young adults 14% of Americans aren’t concerned at all about the virus, while 20% say they are “very concerned” Most respondents agree that life will get back to normal…

Coronavirus symptoms usually appear after 5 days, study finds

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Mar 10, 2020 … BALTIMORE — The average time from exposure to the arrival of outward symptoms in COVID-19 patients is roughly 5.1 days. That’s the finding of a new study just released by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that analyzed publicly available data on coronavirus infections. The CDC is already experiencing it’s fair share of criticism in…

Coronavirus effect: Half of British citizens want all travel halted in the United Kingdom

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Mar 05, 2020 … LONDON — The coronavirus outbreak is causing many to push for extreme measures to keep the ailment from spreading in their communities. A survey of 1,000 British adults reveals that half of the participants believe all travel to and from the United Kingdom should be halted until the COVID-19 outbreak is contained. While just a…

Survey: Two-thirds of Americans would turn down free cruise amid coronavirus outbreak

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Mar 04, 2020 … As flu and coronavirus cases continue to rise across the U.S., researchers found that nearly half of Americans have no money saved for an unexpected illness. Despite coronavirus fears, more than two-thirds wouldn’t donate money towards a cure, the survey showed. NEW YORK — The ongoing saga of the novel coronavirus feels like a bad dream,…

Coronavirus outbreak: Study finds ebola drug may help fight deadly disease

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Feb 28, 2020 … EDMONTON, Alberta — The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that first appeared in China has dominated headlines in 2020, and for good reason. The virus has taken thousands of lives already, and to the entire world’s dismay, appears to be showing no signs of slowing down. In a potential bit of good news for a change, researchers at…

Are travel bans effective at stopping outbreaks like the coronavirus?

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Feb 26, 2020 … SEATTLE — The unique coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China has caused many countries to issue travel bans or restrictions on movement to and from China. Travel bans and restrictions are commonly imposed to curb the spread of emerging infectious diseases. But, a study of published research by scientists at the University of Washington and…

Coronavirus stronger than believed? WHO underestimating spread of virus, study claims

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Feb 17, 2020 … UMEÅ, Sweden — A new study claims that the World Health Organization is underestimating the strength of the novel coronavirus when it comes to transmission among individuals. In fact, researchers believe the virus may already be a greater danger than the SARS virus outbreak that spread in 2003. “Our review shows that the coronavirus is…