Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Testing stepped up as number of new coronavirus cases surges

Governments were stepping up testing and warily considering their next moves Monday as the number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases surges in many countries. India reported 20,000 new cases Monday, while the U.S. confirmed ...

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Masks to become part of life in California, but rules vary

For Californians venturing outside, donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses when the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders on Friday. But rules about face coverings vary from county ...

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What does it mean to self-quarantine?

Your doctor has asked that you self-quarantine. Follow these steps to prevent spreading the disease to others.

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How readily does COVID-19 spread on school buses?

Although in-school transmission of COVID-19 among K-12 students is low when safeguards are in place, the risk of acquiring COVID-19 during school bus transportation is unclear. A study published in the Journal of School Health ...

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Wuhan, Ground Zero for coronavirus epidemic, re-opens all schools

Students in face masks returned to class Tuesday in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, as the city opened schools and kindergartens for the first time in seven months.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Masks become part of life in California, but rules vary

For many Californians venturing outside, donning a mask has become as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses but as the state begins easing stay-at-home orders on Friday the rules about face coverings still vary from county ...


Next stop: Using buses to promote HIV-testing awareness

A University of Pennsylvania study will determine if public transit can convey more than people going from point A to point B. Video displays on public buses in Los Angeles will be used to help determine the efficacy of an ...