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Coronavirus Outbreak: 100 years later, we are staring at another pandemic, with masks on and no vaccine in sight
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 100 years later, we are staring at another pandemic, with masks on and no vaccine in sight

Conspiracy theorists have blamed COVID-19 on the development of 5G networks, just as they say radio waves caused the 1918 flu.

Sanitation workers are at risk from Coronavirus medical waste that are not discarded  properly
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Sanitation workers are at risk from Coronavirus medical waste that are not discarded properly

Sanitation workers should not be engaged directly in handling solid waste generated by households without protective gear.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors rely on each other and guidelines as no cure or vaccine emerges
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors rely on each other and guidelines as no cure or vaccine emerges

The evidence on the efficiency of the drugs are not enough and doctors have to use a range of options while treating COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the use of ventilators, for seriously ill patients, causing more harm than good?

Some hospitals have reported unusually high death rates for coronavirus patients on ventilators, and doctors are worried.

Nike repurposes footwear components to make face shields and PPE for healthcare workers
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Nike repurposes footwear components to make face shields and PPE for healthcare workers

By using the face shield, that is produced using a nine-step process, the surgical or N95 masks can be used for a longer time.

The rising heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are the nations’ biggest nerds
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The rising heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are the nations’ biggest nerds

Some of the scientists, are also painfully vulnerable, becoming sick themselves while carrying out their duties.

Anyone exposed to coronavirus, even those that do not exhibit any symptoms, can spread the disease
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Anyone exposed to coronavirus, even those that do not exhibit any symptoms, can spread the disease

A study in China suggested that more than 10 percent of transmissions were from people who were infected but did not yet feel sick.

Can coronavirus stay viable on food and infect you? Understanding the novel virus is important to answers these questions
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Can coronavirus stay viable on food and infect you? Understanding the novel virus is important to answers these questions

Experts say there’s no evidence that COVID-19 sickens people through their digestive systems.

Number of coronavirus cases growing exponentially says WHO chief, death rate could reach 50,000 deaths in next few days
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Number of coronavirus cases growing exponentially says WHO chief, death rate could reach 50,000 deaths in next few days

About 75 percent of the individuals who are identified as asymptomatic go on to develop symptoms.

Israel has begun testing a coroanvirus vaccine prototype at a bio-chemical defence laboratory
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Israel has begun testing a coroanvirus vaccine prototype at a bio-chemical defence laboratory

PM Benjamin Netanyahu said that IIBR has made progress in designing the vaccine and will be starting animal trials.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass disinfection of people is a health hazard says disease experts
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass disinfection of people is a health hazard says disease experts

They say it can be toxic for people as it is not good for the skin, mouth and eyes as it will cause irritation.

Almost 60 percent of patients who were confirmed positive for coronavirus, lost their sense of smell, taste
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Almost 60 percent of patients who were confirmed positive for coronavirus, lost their sense of smell, taste

The research team developed a model to identify to predict which combination of symptoms was most accurate in finding if someone was infected.

Living on a prayer: Doctors, nurses do not have protective gear to wear while fighting coronavirus
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Living on a prayer: Doctors, nurses do not have protective gear to wear while fighting coronavirus

Doctors in Haryana contributed 1,000 rupees, to an informal COVID-19 fund, to buy masks and other protective gear.

You do not have any symptoms of coronvairus, should you wear a mask in public?
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You do not have any symptoms of coronvairus, should you wear a mask in public?

There is evidence to suggest that by wearing a mask, you constantly touch your face, you are more at risk to get infected.