Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Speech droplets drive transmission of SARS-CoV-2

A new review published in the Journal of Internal Medicine indicates that unmasked speech in confined spaces poses the greatest risk of spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to others.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Face masks may not protect against coronavirus

University of Cincinnati scientist Sergey Grinshpun has tested the performance of respiratory protective devices against biological agents for nearly three decades.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Glaxo plant with Legionnaires' bacteria is quiet for second day

All was quiet Wednesday at a GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical plant that was shut down after the drug maker discovered the bacteria that cause potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease in a cooling tower at the site.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Second death in Scottish Legionnaires' outbreak

A second person has died following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Scotland, which has led to almost 90 confirmed or suspected cases, health authorities said Friday.

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