Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

1 in 1,000 infected with coronavirus in England: study

About 53,000 people in England had the coronavirus in the last two weeks of May but less than a third of those who tested positive had symptoms, a study showed Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Johnson vows new UK virus tracing strategy will be ready by June

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday the country will have 25,000 virus tracing staff recruited by June so the country can "make progress" in its strategy to keep easing the nationwide lockdown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK virus toll over 41,000, with 10,000 care homes deaths

Britain's official coronavirus death toll is at least 41,000 with almost 10,000 dead in care homes in England and Wales alone, according to a statistical update released on Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can coronavirus spread 4 metres?

Recent headlines have suggested COVID-19 can spread up to four metres, drawing into question the current advice to maintain 1.5 metres between people to prevent the spread of the virus.

Ophthalmology

CDC: 63.5 percent of 3- to 5-year-olds have had vision tested

(HealthDay)—Overall, 63.5 percent of children aged 3 to 5 years have ever had their vision tested, according to a November data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Harvard undergrad's AI model helps to predict TB resistance

One of the greatest challenges in treating tuberculosis—the top infectious killer worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)—is the bacterium's ability to shapeshift rapidly and become resistant to multiple ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can science finger a philanderer?

Are people naturally monogamous, polygamous or promiscuous? It's one of those questions that most people feel quite confident in answering. Ask a few people and you're likely to receive a variety of contradictory answers, ...

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