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Can Wearing a Mask Make You Immune to Getting COVID-19?

What You Should Know About That New Report Saying Wearing a Mask Might Create Immunity From COVID-19

A recent report claims wearing a mask could trigger a protective immune response from COVID-19, but the theory is unproven.

CDC coronavirus risk guidance: Why surfaces are less of a risk than close contact - Vox

6 feet away isn’t enough. Covid-19 risk involves other dimensions, too.

Distance, time, activity, environment: 4 ways to think about Covid-19 risk.

As researchers learn more about coronavirus, scientists are growing less concerned about surface transmission. Here’s why.

'The surface issue has essentially gone away': Experts revise thinking on coronavirus transmission

As researchers learn more about coronavirus, scientists are growing less concerned about surface transmission. Here’s why.

What’s the Risk of Catching Coronavirus From a Surface? - The New York Times

What’s the Risk of Catching Coronavirus From a Surface? - The New York Times

A new study published in the medRxiv journal. In it, the authors provide evidence that the novel coronavirus may have mutated into a more contagious incarnation. Presently, there is no evidence that indicates these mutations cause a more severe form of COVID-19.

The state where the new, more contagious COVID-19 mutation is appearing

A new study published in the medRxiv journal. In it, the authors provide evidence that the novel coronavirus may have mutated into a more contagious incarnation. Presently, there is no evidence that indicates these mutations cause a more severe form of COVID-19.

The Etiquette of Eating Outdoors During a Pandemic - Eater NY

The Etiquette of Eating Outdoors During a Pandemic

Once upon a time, etiquette experts like Emily Post and advice columnists like Ann Landers blew through bottles of ink formulating rules to be observed when dining. Elaborate formulae governed...

Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice

Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice

A Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the...

Coronavirus vaccine trial on hold in US after UK volunteer suffered rare condition - Mirror Online

US coronavirus vaccine trial on hold after UK volunteer suffered rare condition

Experts have voiced concerns about AstraZeneca’s vaccine trials after the company confirmed two UK volunteers suffered serious neurological illnesses. Trials are still on pause in the US

If your child has these symptoms post COVID-19, head straight to the E.R.

If your child has these symptoms post COVID-19, head straight to the E.R.

According to new findings, if your child is recovering from COVID-19 and exhibiting these symptoms, it might be time to see a doctor.

Covid-19 can spread on airplanes, studies show - CNN

Coronavirus can spread on airline flights, two studies show

Coronavirus can spread on flights. Two new studies describe how it happened.

This stuff takes the lead in controlling COVID-19 virus and reducing severity

This stuff takes the lead in controlling COVID-19 virus and reducing severity

Ever since SARS-CoV-2 first appeared, researchers have been trying to understand whether sometimes the immune system does more harm than good during the acute phase of COVID-19. In a new study, researchers found that a multi-layered, virus-specific immune response is important for controlling the virus during the acute phase of the infection and reducing COVID-19 […]

New stimulus check

Sept. 30 is the last day to claim this stimulus check you didn’t even know you were owed

No one is getting a new stimulus check anytime soon as part of new coronavirus stimulus legislation -- but that doesn't mean new stimulus checks aren't being sent out anyway.

"I wouldn't necessarily get it now...because there is evidence that, in fact, the immunity might wear off...," Dr. Anthony Fauci, 79, told actress Jennifer Garner during an Instagram Live on Thursday.

Here's when Dr. Fauci gets his flu shot (and why)

"I wouldn't necessarily get it now...because there is evidence that, in fact, the immunity might wear off...," Dr. Anthony Fauci, 79, told actress Jennifer Garner during an Instagram Live on Thursday.

Surfaces vs Airborne: What We Know Now About Covid-19 Transmission | Elemental

The Most Likely Way You’ll Get Infected With Covid-19

You don't have to sanitize your apples anymore, but you do have to wear a mask

University of Pittsburgh scientists discover antibody that 'neutralizes' virus that causes COVID-19 | Fox News

University of Pittsburgh scientists discover antibody that 'neutralizes' virus that causes COVID-19

The antibody component is 10 times smaller than a full-sized antibody.

Mask wearing might also be reducing the severity of the virus and ensuring that a greater proportion of new infections are asymptomatic

Face masks: Six important things to remember | Coronavirus

Face masks are becoming part of our everyday lives. But there are some important things to think about to make sure you’re using them safely and responsibly....

I was infected with coronavirus in March, six months on I’m still unwell | World news | The Guardian

I was infected with coronavirus in March, six months on I’m still unwell

Charlie Russell, 27, is one of an estimated 600,000 people with post-Covid illness, a condition that may give an insight into chronic fatigue syndrome

Patients with severe cases may produce too much bradykinin, a chemical that regulates blood pressure.

A supercomputer found a promising theory about why COVID-19 cases go downhill fast. It even explains the bizarre range of symptoms.

Patients with severe cases may produce too much bradykinin, a chemical that regulates blood pressure.

The study compared the habits and activities of 314 adults who had been tested for the virus. Those who tested positive more often reported dining at a restaurant within 14 days of showing symptoms.

Adults With COVID-19 Twice As Likely To Have Eaten At Restaurants, CDC Study Finds

The study compared the habits and activities of 314 adults who had been tested for the virus. Those who tested positive more often reported dining at a restaurant within 14 days of showing symptoms.

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According to a new study, if you have this type of shaped body, you'll live longer than your counterparts who don't. Read more, here.

If you have this type of shaped body, you will live longer

According to a new study, if you have this type of shaped body, you'll live longer than your counterparts who don't. Read more, here.

Can Wearing a Mask Make You Immune to Getting COVID-19?

What You Should Know About That New Report Saying Wearing a Mask Might Create Immunity From COVID-19

A recent report claims wearing a mask could trigger a protective immune response from COVID-19, but the theory is unproven.

Researchers at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (the Open University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain) say that adults who played video games as a child performed far better on a series of working memory tasks than others who had never picked up a controller.

This frowned upon childhood activity has this great brain benefit

Researchers at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (the Open University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain) say that adults who played video games as a child performed far better on a series of working memory tasks than others who had never picked up a controller.

CDC coronavirus risk guidance: Why surfaces are less of a risk than close contact - Vox

6 feet away isn’t enough. Covid-19 risk involves other dimensions, too.

Distance, time, activity, environment: 4 ways to think about Covid-19 risk.

As researchers learn more about coronavirus, scientists are growing less concerned about surface transmission. Here’s why.

'The surface issue has essentially gone away': Experts revise thinking on coronavirus transmission

As researchers learn more about coronavirus, scientists are growing less concerned about surface transmission. Here’s why.

What’s the Risk of Catching Coronavirus From a Surface? - The New York Times

What’s the Risk of Catching Coronavirus From a Surface? - The New York Times

A new study published in the medRxiv journal. In it, the authors provide evidence that the novel coronavirus may have mutated into a more contagious incarnation. Presently, there is no evidence that indicates these mutations cause a more severe form of COVID-19.

The state where the new, more contagious COVID-19 mutation is appearing

A new study published in the medRxiv journal. In it, the authors provide evidence that the novel coronavirus may have mutated into a more contagious incarnation. Presently, there is no evidence that indicates these mutations cause a more severe form of COVID-19.

The surprising hobby one brain doctor swears by to keep negative thoughts at bay - AOL Lifestyle

The Surprising Hobby One Brain Doctor Swears by to Keep Negative Thoughts at Bay

In an interview with CNBC, brain doctor Daniel Amen revealed that he plays ping pong to keep his brain sharp and to keep negative thoughts at bay.

The Etiquette of Eating Outdoors During a Pandemic - Eater NY

The Etiquette of Eating Outdoors During a Pandemic

Once upon a time, etiquette experts like Emily Post and advice columnists like Ann Landers blew through bottles of ink formulating rules to be observed when dining. Elaborate formulae governed...

Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice

Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice

A Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the...

This new cancer vaccine may prevent many cancers

This new vaccine may prevent many cancers

In a recent study, researchers found a new cancer vaccine has the potential to treat a variety of blood cancers and malignancies and is a major breakthrough for cancer vaccinations. They are ready to try a new cancer vaccine in humans following the successful outcome of their preclinical studies. They hope this vaccine could be […]

Coronavirus vaccine trial on hold in US after UK volunteer suffered rare condition - Mirror Online

US coronavirus vaccine trial on hold after UK volunteer suffered rare condition

Experts have voiced concerns about AstraZeneca’s vaccine trials after the company confirmed two UK volunteers suffered serious neurological illnesses. Trials are still on pause in the US

If your child has these symptoms post COVID-19, head straight to the E.R.

If your child has these symptoms post COVID-19, head straight to the E.R.

According to new findings, if your child is recovering from COVID-19 and exhibiting these symptoms, it might be time to see a doctor.

Covid-19 can spread on airplanes, studies show - CNN

Coronavirus can spread on airline flights, two studies show

Coronavirus can spread on flights. Two new studies describe how it happened.

This stuff takes the lead in controlling COVID-19 virus and reducing severity

This stuff takes the lead in controlling COVID-19 virus and reducing severity

Ever since SARS-CoV-2 first appeared, researchers have been trying to understand whether sometimes the immune system does more harm than good during the acute phase of COVID-19. In a new study, researchers found that a multi-layered, virus-specific immune response is important for controlling the virus during the acute phase of the infection and reducing COVID-19 […]

New stimulus check

Sept. 30 is the last day to claim this stimulus check you didn’t even know you were owed

No one is getting a new stimulus check anytime soon as part of new coronavirus stimulus legislation -- but that doesn't mean new stimulus checks aren't being sent out anyway.