Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus myth: Mouthwash can reduce the spread

Hydrogen peroxide can be used to disinfect items around the house, or as an antiseptic to keep minor skin cuts from getting infected. So why not rinse your mouth with the colorless, caustic liquid to kill the coronavirus?

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Egypt hospitals near 'critical threshold' in virus fight

Three months after Egypt reported its first novel coronavirus case, medical experts warn the strained healthcare system of the Arab world's most populous nation is nearing a "critical threshold".

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'New normal' anything but as countries continue to reopen

Hundreds of thousands of high school seniors in South Korea had their temperature checked and rubbed their hands with sanitizer as they returned to school Wednesday, many for the first time since late last year after their ...

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Abattoirs could be coronavirus factories, experts warn

As coronavirus clusters in slaughterhouses around the world continue to multiply, health experts are calling for better virus monitoring to prevent further infection.

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As US, Europe reopen more, big nations see rising virus toll

American car makers are getting back to work and Europe is continuing to reopen. But while new coronavirus cases have been declining in many countries that were initially hit hard by the pandemic, cases are rapidly rising ...

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Looking at the social side of COVID-19 through HIV research

While the COVID-19 pandemic is often described as unprecedented, there is a recent viral epidemic that researchers in UConn's Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention and Policy (InCHIP) say can offer lessons about ...

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