Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week

Greece's government spokesman on Thursday announced a weeklong extension to the country's current lockdown, due to the continued spread of the coronavirus, particularly in the north of the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can surgical masks be reused?

Health authorities say the most widespread anti-COVID weapon—surgical masks—must be thrown away after a single use, but environmental concerns are pushing some scientists to question this recommendation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Staying safe on trains, planes and automobiles

Many of us rely on public transport to get to work, school, and to meet friends and family. But in the time of COVID-19 is it safe to use these vehicles and is there a difference between them?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia virus infections hit new record

Russia announced a record daily number of coronavirus infections on Wednesday, with 19,768 new cases adding to pressure on the government only days after President Vladimir Putin said there were no plans for a lockdown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy imposes national curfew, locked down 'red zones'

Italy prepared Wednesday to impose a nationwide curfew and new lockdowns in some of its regions to stem a surge in coronavirus cases, following European neighbours in introducing new restrictions.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are you afraid you might have agoraphobia?

Agoraphobia (ag-uh-ruh-FOE-be-uh) is a type of anxiety disorder in which you fear and avoid places or situations that might cause you to panic and make you feel trapped, helpless or embarrassed. You fear an actual or anticipated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece re-enters partial novel coronavirus lockdown

Athens and northern Greece on Tuesday entered lockdown for at least a month to fight a resurgent coronavirus, causing small businesses to worry anew for their future.

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