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Could Legionnaires' bacteria lurk in idled buildings?

Many businesses are closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and some building managers have shut off water and air conditioning to conserve resources. Unfortunately, warmth and lack of clean water flow can contribute ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle

Scientists know that coronaviruses, including the SARS-CoV-19 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, can remain infectious for days—or even longer—in sewage and drinking water.

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Muddy beetroot and other super surprising facts about your food

Spending a lot more time in your house doesn't have to make you any less curious about the world around you. Just look inside your kitchen cupboards and there's a wealth of chemistry just bursting to get out. Here are some ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus claims checked by experts

Here are some of the top coronavirus and COVID-19 claims our readers said they'd like to see tested against the research evidence. We asked these public health and infectious disease experts to explain.

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Play it safe with holiday foods

(HealthDay)—When preparing the Thanksgiving feast this week, don't forget food safety, a medical expert says.

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