Health

Another warning from 1918 influenza for COVID-19: ‘Survival does not mean that individuals fully recovered’ – MarketWatch

There’s still so much we don’t know.The 2020 coronavirus and 1918 influenza are two highly contagious respiratory diseases that spread around the world in months, and lacked a vaccine when they first occurred. People couldn’t understand why they affected some people more than others. For the 1918 flu, healthier, younger people were most at risk.…

Coronavirus live updates: Texas surpasses staggering 10K deaths; Florida tourism drops by 60.5%; grieving daughter blasts Trump at DNC – USA TODAY

CLOSE More than 97,000 children in the US have tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s how to care for your kids during the pandemic. USA TODAYA woman whose father died from the coronavirus blamed President Donald Trump and his administration in a fiery speech during the first night of the four-day Democratic National Convention. And, clusters of…

Scientists Warn on Flu & COVID-19: Shocking New Research Shows Viruses Can Spread Through the Air on Dust Particles – SciTechDaily

Influenza viruses can spread through the air on dust, fibers, and other microscopic particles, according to new research from the University of California, Davis and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. The findings, with obvious implications for coronavirus transmission as well as influenza, are published today (August 18, 2020) in the journal Nature…

How Bars Seed Coronavirus Outbreaks : Shots – Health News – NPR

The Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis, S.D., draws a crowd earlier this month during the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images The Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis, S.D., draws a crowd earlier this month during the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images From the…

Young people driving coronavirus spread, WHO warns – Al Jazeera English

WHO says risky behaviour among young people after lockdowns is a possible explanation for the trend [File: Bing Guan/Reuters] The spread of the novel coronavirus is being increasingly driven by people aged in their 20s, 30s and 40s who are unaware they are infected because they have no or mild symptoms, the World Health Organization…

Study links COVID-19 to rise in childhood type 1 diabetes – Reuters

People wearing face masks walk near Qianmen Street on a rainy day, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Beijing, China August 18, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu WangLONDON (Reuters) – Cases of type 1 diabetes among children in a small UK study almost doubled during the peak of Britain’s COVID-19 epidemic, suggesting a possible link between the…

This is when people with COVID-19 are at their most contagious – MarketWatch

The number of coronavirus cases currently exceeds 21 million globally, according to the latest data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering, but the actual number of cases is likely much higher. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 40% of people with COVID-19 are actually asymptomatic, which makes…