Masks Cut Distance Coronavirus Travels in Half

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Face masks are touted as a key tool in preventing the spread of COVID-19, and a new study…

For Coronavirus Testing, the Nose May Not Always Be Best

The complications Saliva also has trade-offs. While the virus appears to build up in saliva early, the nose may be a better place to detect it later in the course…

At-Home Coronavirus Tests Are Inaccessible to Blind People

Ms. Charlson has worked with health agencies to create more walk-up test site options, and she is now asking manufacturers to make more accessible home tests. The Coronavirus Pandemic: Key…

Coronavirus may disrupt lives until next year, Fauci says

“If you’re talking about getting back to a degree of normality which resembles where we were prior to Covid, it’s going to be well into 2021, maybe even towards the…

US coronavirus: Nation could see a ‘very deadly December’ with tens of thousands of coronavirus death to come, model predicts

A possible scenario sees 415,090 Covid-19 deaths by January, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington says in its latest forecast. The worst-case scenario…

Djokovic Tested Positive for Coronavirus in December, His Lawyers Say

MELBOURNE, Australia — In a court filing on Saturday, lawyers for Novak Djokovic said the tennis star had tested positive for the coronavirus in mid-December, and that the Australian government…

Alysa LiuAly Will Miss National Championships After Positive Coronavirus Test

NASHVILLE — Alysa Liu, one of the favorites to make the U.S. Olympic figure skating team for next month’s Beijing Winter Games, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday and…

Coronavirus vaccine: Is it common to pause clinical trials?

They involve thousands, or even tens of thousands, of participants, and typically go on for years. The chances that one or more of these study volunteers will develop a health…

Women’s Periods May Be Late After Coronavirus Vaccination, Study Suggests

Shortly after coronavirus vaccines were rolled out about a year ago, women started reporting erratic menstrual cycles after receiving the shots. Some said their periods were late. Others reported heavier…

U.S. Defense Secretary Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced on Sunday evening. In a statement posted to his Twitter account, Mr. Austin said he had…