Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO insists it hid nothing, sounded virus alarm from start

The World Health Organization insisted Monday that it sounded the alarm on the novel coronavirus right from the very start and had hidden nothing from Washington about the deadly pandemic.

Oncology & Cancer

Guidance issued for breast cancer care during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—In guidance issued by the COVID-19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium, recently accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, recommendations are presented for prioritizing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Review examines how building design can influence disease transmission

Social distancing has Americans mostly out of the places they usually gather and in their homes as we try to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But some buildings, such as hospitals and grocery stores, have to remain open, and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study finds immune cells can defend against multiple viruses

An underlying virus does not stop the body's immune system from launching a strong defense against a second, newly introduced virus, according to a Yale-led study that appears in the March 9 online edition of the journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO says 'aggressive' action needed in SEAsia to stop virus

The World Health Organization called for "aggressive" action in Southeast Asia to combat the fast-spreading coronavirus, warning Tuesday that some countries were heading towards community transmission of the deadly disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Super-spreaders': COVID19 myth or reality?

Can a single COVID-19 patient infect dozens of others? Although transmission rates in the current outbreak appear to be far lower, a variety of factors can lead to an individual infecting many.

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