Category: Coronavirus

CDC Strongly Encourages Wearing Face Masks During Gatherings

As states are reopening and lifting social distancing restrictions amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some communities have begun to host gatherings again. The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) is recommending all Americans to continue wearing cloth face coverings, among other guidelines, to help lower the risk of spreading the virus during gatherings and events. In

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Other coronavirus symptoms that must not be ignored – Miriam Stoppard

As we all know, the classic symptoms of Covid-19 are a new continuous cough, fever and shortness of breath. These symptoms would qualify you for a swab test, but people all over the world have displayed other symptoms too, according to Pauline Vetter and colleagues from Geneva University, reporting in the BMJ. Quite often diarrhoea

When Are Sports Coming Back?

Some businesses and services are beginning to reopen in the wake of the coronavirus shutdown, but large gatherings are still prohibited in most areas. That means that professional sports — or at least, professional sports as we’re used to experiencing them — will have a longer and more complicated path to return. The good news

WHO Says Asymptomatic Spread of Coronavirus Is “Very Rare”

Previous concerns that asymptomatic coronavirus patients could spread the disease is partly the reasoning the CDC recommended social distancing. While some people with COVID-19 will experience a high fever, cough, and shortness of breath, David Cutler, MD, a family medicine physician at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, CA, told POPSUGAR in a

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Not enough support for long-term coronavirus recovery – Miriam Stoppard

Quite rightly we’ve been ­concentrating on saving the lives of thousands of people threatened by Covid right through the pandemic. But with numbers of new cases ­falling, hospital beds emptying, and figures of those who’ve died reassuringly descending, it’s time to turn our ­attention to those stalwart people who did survive and concentrate on their

Is It Safe to Fly With Kids Amid the Novel Coronavirus?

With social-distancing regulations loosening across the United States, parents may be wondering when it’ll be safe to fly with the kids again. Although the CDC outlined safety measures in the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, not much has changed in terms of guidelines. However, TSA hopes to put new airpot regulations into effect by mid-June,