Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

After lockdown, a world of masks

Dismissed as useless, now apparently indispensable—wearing a face mask as protection from the new coronavirus is becoming commonplace around the world as countries begin to emerge from lockdowns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden nears 'horrifying' 3,000 deaths from coronavirus

Swedish officials on Wednesday said the country, which has taken a softer approach to curbing the spread of the new coronavirus, was nearing 3,000 deaths from COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-COV-2 virus isolated from air within a car

Researchers at the University of Florida collected the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19 from the air within a car driven for 15 minutes by a patient confirmed to have the illness. The driver had minimal symptoms, without ...

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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.

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