Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-COV-2 virus isolated from air within a car

Researchers at the University of Florida collected the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19 from the air within a car driven for 15 minutes by a patient confirmed to have the illness. The driver had minimal symptoms, without ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How quickly can the COVID-19 vaccine make travel possible?

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon, but exactly when—and how—is the million-dollar ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week

Greece's government spokesman on Thursday announced a weeklong extension to the country's current lockdown, due to the continued spread of the coronavirus, particularly in the north of the country.

Health

Hong Kong, Singapore agree 'travel bubble'

Hong Kong and Singapore on Thursday said they had agreed "in principle" to set up a bubble allowing residents to travel freely between the two financial hubs as long as they test negative for the coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads more indoors at low humidity

The airborne transmission of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 via aerosol particles in indoor environment seems to be strongly influenced by relative humidity. This is the conclusion drawn by researchers from the Leibniz Institute ...

Medical research

Air pollution could help London transport planners fight COVID-19

Measuring air quality across London could help fight COVID-19 by providing a rapid means of deciding whether to reduce public transport movement—given strong links between exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 transmission, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Egypt extends night-time curfew in fight against virus

Egypt will extend a nationwide night-time curfew by a further two weeks in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said on Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 outbreak in Iran may be much larger than we think

Iran may have significantly more cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) than the 43 that were reported to the public. A brief report published in Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that Iran would need to have approximately ...

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