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Not all or nothing: Anti-virus lockdowns could lift slowly

For the millions of Americans living under some form of lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, not knowing when the restrictions will end is a major source of anxiety. Will life events—weddings, funerals, even ...

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Coronavirus tips: 7 lessons we can learn from hockey

Canadians often see hockey as a metaphor for life. Hockey's cliché-littered locker room may offer some wisdom as we collectively deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Let's take a few of hockey's time-worn aphorisms ...

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Can medical workers safely reuse face masks in COVID-19 pandemic?

Urgent research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is investigating whether health care providers can safely reuse protective face masks, which could slow the Covid-19 pandemic and ease a critical equipment shortage ...

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IDSA issues recommendations for COVID-19 testing

(HealthDay)—In a statement published online March 19 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), recommendations are presented for public health and health care professionals to prioritize coronavirus disease ...

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Arrival of virus in Gaza raises fears about vulnerable areas

The arrival of the coronavirus in the Gaza Strip, an impoverished enclave where the health care system has been gutted by years of conflict, raised fears Sunday the pandemic may now prey on some of the most vulnerable populations ...

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Difficulty breathing and COPD key predictors for severe COVID-19

Shortness of breath (dyspnoea) is the only symptom of COVID-19 significantly associated with severe cases of the disease and admission to intensive care units (ICU), according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis ...

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