Tag: transmission

Ensure robust prevention & control practices to contain black fungus infection: Centre to states

Noting that the spread of mucormycosis is becoming a cause of concern, the Centre has advised all states and union territories to review their preparedness...

Doctors Warn of Skin Cancer Screening Crisis

Jan. 28, 2021 — Mary Bashir, a 48-year-old Boston-area high school teacher, is no stranger to skin cancer screenings. The beauty marks dotting her skin...

Narrow Hallways Ideal for Coronavirus Spread

THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — You might want to think twice before you enter a hallway with strangers during the pandemic: Researchers report...

CDC Urges Americans to Forgo Thanksgiving Travel

Nov. 19, 2020 — As COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations of continue to accelerate in the U.S., the CDC on Thursday bluntly advised Americans not...

Coughs Can Send COVID Virus Farther Than 6 Feet

Nov. 5, 2020 — Droplets from a cough may travel farther than 6 feet and could potentially carry enough COVID-19 virus to infect another person,...

Dose of Coronavirus, Timing Matters for Infection

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — How likely you are to become infected with coronavirus can depend...

Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll Finds

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Here’s good news for public health officials who’ve been hammering home...

SDRF: PM Modi tells CMs of different states to make special efforts to control the pandemic

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Chief Ministers of seven states to make special efforts to control coronavirus spread in the 60 worst-affected...

Most Americans Wear Masks, But Myths Linger: Poll

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Americans are generally well-versed about the use of masks to prevent the spread...

Coronavirus on a Plane: One Flight’s History Outlines the Risk

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Just how safe is it to fly during the pandemic? The story of...

1 in 4 Connecticut Nursing Home Patients Had COVID

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When COVID-19 was raging in the Northeastern United States, more than 25% of Connecticut nursing-home residents were suffering...

Will COVID Sideline the College Football Season?

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The odds are not good for college football conferences that have decided to...

COVID ‘Super Spreaders’ Fill Room With Virus

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Face masks can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among...

Prisoners Nearly 6 Times More Likely to Get COVID

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The rate of COVID-19 in U.S. prisons is nearly six times higher than in the general population....

Covid-19 not ‘exploded’ in India but risk remains: WHO expert

UNITED NATIONS: The coronavirus disease has not “exploded” in India, but the risk of that happening remains as the country moves towards unlocking its nationwide...

Cancer and COVID-19: What’s the Outlook?

May 28, 2020 — Cancer patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who are otherwise generally healthy can and do survive the coronavirus, according to a new...

Aerosol Scientist: COVID-19 Is Likely Airborne

May 27, 2020 — Something has been bothering Kimberly Prather, PhD: Everything she reads about COVID-19 points to a pathogen that travels through the...

Coronavirus on Fabric: What You Should Know

April 1, 2020 — Many emergency room workers remove their clothes as soon as they get home — some before they even enter. Does that...