Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could frozen food transmit COVID-19?

In mid-September, China suspended importing fishery products from Indonesia due to novel coronavirus contamination in the outer packages.

Health

Study aims to connect the dots on food access

Researchers know from many previous studies what prevents cash-strapped shoppers in underserved communities from buying more fresh produce. But little is known about which strategies are most likely to reach the people who ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing lifts some lockdowns as virus cases drop

Beijing lifted several lockdowns imposed to control a fresh coronavirus outbreak and reported just three new cases in the city on Wednesday, raising hopes that the cluster had been brought under control.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing eases lockdown as mass testing gathers pace

Beijing has partially lifted a weeks-long lockdown imposed in the Chinese capital to head off a feared second wave of coronavirus infections after three million samples were taken in two weeks, officials said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing reports 22 new virus cases as millions tested

China's capital reported 22 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday after a mass testing effort that has collected more than two million samples in a race to contain a new outbreak.

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Researchers identify seasonal peaks for foodborne infections

Each year, thousands of pounds of food are wasted and billions of dollars in food sales lost because of recalls tied to foodborne infections. Using a newly developed approach, researchers identified seasonal peaks for foodborne ...

Health

Lockdown is an opportunity to change food habits for good

Over the last month there has been a dramatic transformation in our access to and the availability of food—along with where we eat and with who. At the same time, personal, family and societal health has never been more ...

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