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The best (and worst) materials for masks

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The best (and worst) materials for masks The best (and worst) materials for masks Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain It’s intuitive and scientifically shown that wearing a face covering can help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But not all masks are created equal, according to new …

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    After six months, worst of pandemic ‘yet to come’: WHO

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    After six months, worst of pandemic ‘yet to come’: WHO After six months, worst of pandemic ‘yet to come’: WHO Credit: CC0 Public Domain Six months since the new coronavirus outbreak, the pandemic is still far from over, the World Health Organization said Monday, warning that “the worst is yet …

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      WHO urges dexamethasone boom for worst virus cases

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      WHO urges dexamethasone boom for worst virus cases WHO urges dexamethasone boom for worst virus cases Credit: CC0 Public Domain The World Health Organization called on Monday for a rapid increase in production of dexamethasone, a cheap steroid which has been shown to reduce deaths in critically ill coronavirus patients. …

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        MMR vaccine could protect against the worst symptoms of COVID-19

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        MMR vaccine could protect against the worst symptoms of COVID-19 MMR vaccine could protect against the worst symptoms of COVID-19 Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Administering the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine could serve as a preventive measure to dampen septic inflammation associated with COVID-19 infection, say a team of experts …

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          UK virus toll rises 739 as stats show disadvantaged worst hit

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          UK virus toll rises 739 as stats show disadvantaged worst hit UK virus toll rises 739 as stats show disadvantaged worst hit Credit: CC0 Public Domain Britain’s overall death toll from the coronavirus outbreak rose by 739 to 27,510 on Friday, as new data indicated that people in disadvantaged areas …

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            WHO head warns worst of virus is still ahead

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            Credit: CC0 Public Domain The head of the World Health Organization has warned that “the worst is yet ahead of us” in the coronavirus outbreak, raising new alarm bells about the pandemic just as many countries are beginning to ease restrictive measures. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus didn’t specify exactly …

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              New York governor says worst of pandemic ‘is over’

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              Credit: CC0 Public Domain New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared Monday that the “worst is over” in the state’s coronavirus pandemic, as he reported that the death toll there had passed 10,000. Cuomo said lower average hospitalization rates and intubations suggested a “plateauing” of the epidemic and that he was …

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                Rio’s favelas prepare for the worst

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                Disadvantaged by poverty, unsanitary housing and poor to non-existent health services, the people of Rio de Janeiro’s teeming favelas are preparing for the worst when the coronavirus takes a grip on Brazil. “The irony is that the disease was brought to Brazil by plane, by the rich, but it is …

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