Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus myth: Mouthwash can reduce the spread

Hydrogen peroxide can be used to disinfect items around the house, or as an antiseptic to keep minor skin cuts from getting infected. So why not rinse your mouth with the colorless, caustic liquid to kill the coronavirus?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tunisia launches virus-tracking app

Tunisia on Tuesday launched a contact-tracing mobile phone app that identifies and alerts users who may have had contact with others infected with the new coronavirus.

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Herd immunity isn't the answer to COVID-19

As the strain of closed businesses and physical distancing measures continues to mount, everyone is looking for the silver bullet that will put an end to our COVID-19 worries.

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Mayo Clinic expert answers questions about COVID-19 testing

There has been a lot of attention given to COVID-19 testing. Mayo Clinic Laboratories has developed two different kinds of tests: one to determine if someone is actively infected with COVID-19, and another to determine if ...

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With coronavirus a threat, stop wearing contact lenses

(HealthDay)—Even if you're already wearing a face mask to cover your mouth and nose, taking steps to protect your eyes might also help guard against coronavirus infection, eye health experts say.

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Experts offer COVID-19 cleaning, disinfection guidelines

Cleaning and disinfecting are paramount to preventing COVID-19 contamination from spreading into and throughout one's household. Texas A&M AgriLife Research—Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, IIAD, experts offer ...

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