The aftermath in the most severe coronavirus patients: lung capacity

The aftermath in the most severe coronavirus patients: lung capacity

The new coronavirus has challenged science, which is learning as it goes about a virulent infectious agent that behaves like no other. In that context, and given the recent nature of the disease, medicine does not know the exact magnitude of the sequelae it may leave, but some patterns can...

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Surgical mask (the cheap one) reduces up to 75% of infections

Surgical mask (the cheap one) reduces up to 75% of infections

A new study in Hong Kong supports the health and policy authorities in recommending its use. Experiments by a team led by Dr Yuen Kwok Yung, a leading microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong who helped discover the SARS virus in 2003, show that the rate of transmission of...

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Brits return to work and parks with no time limit as coronavirus cases increase

Brits return to work and parks with no time limit as coronavirus cases increase

First day back at work for many Brits and the safety distance in transport has not been maintained. The London Underground was full this morning and few people were seen wearing masks to prevent infection due to the lack of safety distance. The UK is entering Phase 1, in a...

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Russia surpasses Spain and is already the second country in the world with the highest number of coronavirus infections

Russia surpasses Spain and is already the second country in the world with the highest number of coronavirus infections

President Vladimir Putin announced yesterday in a video conference that, to prevent the economy from collapsing completely, there will be no more additional non-working days in the fight against COVID-19 and that he leaves it up to the country’s territories to decide which limitations to apply depending on the particular...

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Three children die in New York of coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome

Three children die in New York of coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported Saturday at a press conference that three children have died of a syndrome called pediatric multi-symptomatic inflammatory, which everything points to be related to the coronavirus: “It could be a pathology related to the coronavirus that affects children. At first we thought young...

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Brazil totals 610 deaths from coronavirus in one day and reaches 9,146

Brazil totals 610 deaths from coronavirus in one day and reaches 9,146

Brazil counted 610 new deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 9,146, while confirmed cases exceeded 135,000 in the country, the Health Ministry reported Thursday. This is the third consecutive day in which the daily number of deaths from COVID-19 is...

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Half of the U.S. relaxes measures even though the virus remains aggressive

Half of the U.S. relaxes measures even though the virus remains aggressive

About half of the U.S. states have begun to significantly lift restrictions to stop the spread of the coronavirus, and some governors are facing protests for not accelerating that reopening any further. U.S. President Donald Trump balances between defending the protesters – who are part of his voters – and...

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South Korea reopens schools on May 13 with mandatory masks

South Korea reopens schools on May 13 with mandatory masks

South Korea has announced that it will open schools from May 13 after no new communitarian infections have been registered in the last few days. However, health authorities have urged the 5.5 million students in the pre-school, primary and secondary grades to take extra precautions while preparing an action plan...

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Oxford University researchers say coronavirus vaccine will be available in September

Oxford University researchers say coronavirus vaccine will be available in September

Hopeful news from the University of Oxford, also supported by Italian researchers. They believe they will have the coronavirus vaccine in September. It has worked in macaques, and has already begun to be tested in humans. Last week, human trials began at Oxford University research which hopes to have inoculated...

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U.S. Nears One Millionth Contagion Record

U.S. Nears One Millionth Contagion Record

The United States is already home to a record one million cases of coronavirus. 972,969 detected. That adds up to 55,118 deaths. Not counting, of course, the thousands who could have died without prior diagnosis, in nursing homes or at home. This Monday there were 7,184 new cases and 237...

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