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Can COVID-19 survive on my phone?

Can COVID-19 survive on my phone?

Can COVID-19 survive on my phone? Can COVID-19 survive on my phone? Illustration by Peter Hamlin Can COVID-19 survive on my phone? Yes. That’s why a daily wipe down of “high-touch” surfaces like phones, keyboards and tablet computers is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A scientific …

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    South Korea dials up virus testing with hospital ‘phone booths’

    South Korea dials up virus testing with hospital 'phone booths' 3

    A South Korean hospital has introduced phone booth-style coronavirus testing facilities that allow medical staff to examine patients from behind the safety of a plastic panel, the latest innovation in the country’s drive to track down infections. The row of four booths—which use negative air pressure to prevent harmful particles …

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      Telemonitoring plus phone counseling lowers blood pressure among black and Hispanic stroke survivors

      Telemonitoring plus phone counseling lowers blood pressure among black and Hispanic stroke survivors 4

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain Adding phone-based lifestyle counseling to home blood pressure telemonitoring is an effective strategy to improve long-term blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors with uncontrolled high blood pressure, according to late breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2020. Uncontrolled high …

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        Chatting on a mobile phone changes the way people walk on stairs

        Chatting on a mobile phone changes the way people walk on stairs 6

        Credit: King’s College London Multitasking young people unconsciously change the way they walk when going up or down a flight of stairs while talking on their mobile phone at the same time, a study has found. Researchers observed that even healthy, fit young adults with full mental capacity unknowingly adjusted …

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