There are some very good reasons for being fastidious with your cleaning and disinfecting efforts these days (yes, these are two very different steps). We are, after all, still in a pandemic.
Doctors continue to learn about the short-term and long-term effects of COVID-19 on your body. For some people, It starts with basic flu symptoms. But it could eventually affect your lungs, liver, kidneys, and even your brain.
These facts offer more than just a walk down memory lane for anyone old enough to remember smallpox terror. Together they tell a “then and now” story about how difficult it is to eradicate a disease, how vaccines work, and how devastating a virus left unchecked can be.
In this new normal (aka life in a pandemic) a few simple rituals always make me happy: that first sip of coffee, cuddles with my puppy, reading before work, and getting some exercise. I don’t think I’ve ever left a dance workout class in a bad mood. Now more than ever, I’m leaning into these small things that make a difference in my day.
Covid-19 has highlighted the pressures on farmers and distributors to meet ‘just in time’ deliveries. James Wong looks at how the food chain is adapting to the pandemic.
Coronavirus has hit few sectors harder than air travel, wiping out tens of thousands of jobs and uncountable billions in revenue. While most fleets were grounded, the industry was forced to reimagine its future
The microscopic bundles of RNA, wrapped in spiky proteins, latch on to human cells, hijack them, use them as factories to replicate, and then leave them for dead. It’s a biological blitzkrieg—an invasion so swift and unexpected that the germs are free to jump from host to host with little interference.
Recurrent fevers, persistent constipation or diarrhea, intense bouts of fatigue, debilitating brain fog and vivid hallucinations — some people who catch COVID-19 experience symptoms like these for months on end, and we’re still learning why that is.
People who wear eyeglasses may be at lower risk for catching COVID-19 than those who don’t wear glasses, early research from China suggests.
The study researchers analyzed information from 276 patients at a hospital in China’s Hubei province and found that only about 6% said they wore glasses for more than 8 hours a day, all of whom had myopia, or nearsightedness. That’s much lower than the estimated rate of myopia in Hubei from previous research, which was 31.5%.