Even Though there is promising news about vaccines, and Pfizer has announced a vaccine that is 90% effective, scientist say what the vaccine is effective against is going to matter a lot for the timeline of the pandemic.
Using this interactive map you can see the risk level of attending an event, given the event size and location. You can reduce the risk that one case becomes many by wearing a mask, distancing, and gathering outdoors in smaller groups.
It appears science may have found the Covid-19 pandemic’s off-ramp, but if we’re not careful, we could fail to take full advantage of it. This article discusses what could go wrong and how to prevent it.
A flurry of recent studies has shown that people with extra weight are more susceptible than others to severe bouts of disease. And experiments in animals and human cells have demonstrated how excess fat can disrupt the immune system.
Passengers sat in window seats in the middle of an economy class cabin on a Qantas Airways flight in March were most at risk from contracting coronavirus, according to research by Australian scientists into that particular trip.
They made an experiment by releasing droplets in a room to see how it spreads. They found that people in front of the room are more susceptible and at higher risk in a properly ventilated room. In a poorly ventilated room the entire room is at risk.
Is it safe to fly with the coronavirus still circulating? That depends partly on where you are. But while hard evidence is scarce, it appears the risk of being infected with covid-19 during a flight is relatively low.
When Covid-19 hits the brain, it can cause strokes, psychosis, and dementia-like syndrome, per a new survey of patients with the condition.
Adults with positive SARS-CoV-2 test results were approximately twice as likely to have reported dining at a restaurant than were those with negative SARS-CoV-2 test results.
Striking a balance between fear and optimism and focusing on efficacy can help leaders speak more clearly about all risks.