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Another coronavirus infecting pigs may be even more dangerous to humans

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Oct 14, 2020 … Researchers warn that swine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus (SADS-CoV) could cripple the pork industry and be just as problematic for people as COVID-19. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — As scientists continue working on a vaccine for COVID-19, another coronavirus strain has some very worried. Researchers from the University of North Carolina say an illness currently infecting swine…

Universal coronavirus vaccine may protect against various strains and cost only $1 per dose

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Apr 19, 2021 … CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Despite millions already receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, many worry if their version will defend against new coronavirus strains. Luckily, scientists are closing in on a potential universal answer to the pandemic. Researchers in Virginia say a new vaccine which may protect against existing and future strains is showing promising results in animal…

Stanford Study: Coronavirus Tests Can Be Self-Administered Safely, Reliably

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Jun 17, 2020 … STANFORD, Ca — Since the novel coronavirus first popped up in China almost half a year ago, medical officials have pushed the need for testing. It’s important to understand who is infected with COVID-19 and how long someone will test positive for the virus after being infected. Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine now report that…

Russian coronavirus vaccine shows no serious side-effects, triggers antibody response in early trials

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Sep 07, 2020 … As people across the globe wait for a safe, effective coronavirus vaccine to emerge, Russian scientists reveal their version may be ready for distribution sooner than later. MOSCOW, Russia — While “Operation Warp Speed” is helping the United States sprint towards a coronavirus vaccine, other countries are also making progress in stopping the global pandemic. Russian…

Coronavirus saliva test? Spitting into a tube just as effective as deep nasal swab

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Aug 27, 2020 … SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – While the coronavirus pandemic is making life difficult for many, testing for the virus can be just as unpleasant. Patients on the receiving end of the deep nasal swabs healthcare workers use say the test is just as comfortable as it looks. Some even refer to the coronavirus test as…

Coronavirus symptoms tend to begin in certain order: Fever first, then cough, muscle pain

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Aug 16, 2020 … New research reveals the most common pattern of COVID-19 symptoms, which could be extremely important come fall and winter when flu season begins to peak. LOS ANGELES — COVID-19 patients can have symptoms that are very similar to other viral illnesses. This makes it difficult to know when to seek medical care. It also poses…

First ever universal coronavirus test developed, can identify all known human strains

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Feb 17, 2021 … NEW YORK — For the first time ever, scientists have developed a universal coronavirus antibody test. Researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and SunYat-Sen University in China say the new exam is capable of detecting and differentiating between all known human-infecting coronaviruses, even the newest SARS-CoV-2 strains and its mutations. The word “coronavirus”…

Coronavirus Tests May Display False Negative Results If Taken Too Early, Hopkins Study Warns

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Jun 11, 2020 … Researchers say the best time to take a COVID-19 test is about eight days after being infected (or three days after symptoms appear). BALTIMORE — Testing has been proclaimed time and time again over the past few months as an integral part of getting COVID-19 under control. After all, the only way we’ll know the extent…

New coronavirus test uses blood sample to detect infection in just 20 minutes

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Jul 21, 2020 … MELBOURNE, Australia — Until a vaccine is available, coronavirus infection and antibody tests are the best tools the world has to get back on track. Researchers in Australia say a new test for COVID-19 uses blood plasma and can detect positive cases in just 20 minutes. A team at Monash University reports this new test…

Coronavirus Survey: Number Of Americans Who Think They Have COVID-19 Jumps To 1 In 5

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Mar 23, 2020 … Second edition of StudyFinds survey shows Baby Boomers have grown significantly more anxious about outbreak compared to a week ago. More Americans are starting to believe that society won’t return to normal until the end of 2020 or even beyond. The number of people “very concerned” about contracting coronavirus jumped more than 50% from last…

2/3 Of Americans Have Anxiety From Coronavirus News — Yet Watching More Than Ever

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May 22, 2020 … New study shows 45% of Americans think the media has overreacted to the coronavirus pandemic. Who do Americans trust the most for COVID-19 information? Just 7% say President Trump, 9% national news — while 43% turn to the CDC. One in four people admit getting into an argument with a friend or family member over…

Coronavirus kindness: Americans genuinely more concerned for others during pandemic

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Sep 03, 2020 … PHILADELPHIA — Are Americans showing more selfishness or selflessness during the coronavirus pandemic? An uplifting new survey shows that, thankfully and admirably, it’s the latter. Results show that people generally report worrying more about their loved ones’ health or unknowingly spreading the virus to others than their own wellbeing. Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and…

COVID-19 in the news: Which U.S. media outlets led way in early coverage of coronavirus?

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Jun 24, 2020 … Extensive analysis of major news organizations reveals some surprising findings when it comes to who covered COVID-19 from the outset — and who didn’t. CHICAGO — Rewind back to January or February of this year and the coronavirus seemed like an obscure outbreak impacting China. Americans didn’t pay much mind to it because it didn’t effect…

Survey: 1 In 10 Americans Believe U.S. Government Created Coronavirus

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Apr 27, 2020 … Survey shows nearly a quarter of Americans believe the coronavirus originated in Chinese lab. One in five adults feel the outbreak is being over-exaggerated as a means to bring down President Trump’s chances at reelection. Social media, conservative news linked to belief in misinformation or conspiracy theories about the virus. PHILADELPHIA — Where do you usually…

Coronavirus more contagious among children? Study warns kids ‘silently spreading’ COVID-19

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Aug 20, 2020 … Doctors say children who tested positive displayed much higher levels of coronavirus in their airways than adult ICU patients. BOSTON — The role of children in the spread of COVID-19 has been the subject of debate for months. It’s especially a concern with back-to-school in full swing, and parents torn over virtual or in-person learning. Now, a…

‘Super Immunity’ May Explain How Bats Carry Coronavirus Without Getting Sick, Study Finds

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May 08, 2020 … SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — As scientists race to discover a vaccine for the coronavirus, one team thinks they’ve uncovered how the virus has been able to survive in bats without killing them. Their study may also reveal how coronavirus jumped from animals to humans, sparking the global pandemic. Canadian researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask)…

Study: Ibuprofen Among Drugs Found Safe To Use In Treatment Of Coronavirus

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Mar 31, 2020 … LONDON — Ibuprofen is fine for coronavirus patients to take, according to a new study just released by King’s College London. Researchers say there is no conclusive evidence one way or the other regarding the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for COVID-19 patients. The study’s authors also concluded that various types of other drugs, such as…

Study: Coronavirus Likely Spread To Humans From Stray Dogs

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Apr 15, 2020 … Researchers believe canines ate infected bat meat, causing the virus to develop into a more “stealthy and dangerous” disease to humans. OTTAWA, Ontario — Scientists around the world are still scrambling to find the source and a vaccine for the coronavirus pandemic. The most common theory is the illness was spread by animals to humans;…

Survey: Nearly 6 In 10 Americans Fear They’ll Lose Their Job During Coronavirus Outbreak

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Mar 30, 2020 … New StudyFinds survey shows that 45% of respondents know at least three people who have become unemployed in the past two weeks. Poll also reveals 54% of Americans are spending more cash each week on groceries than they normally would. Conversely, 46% of adults say they’re spending less money each week than usual, be it…

Study: Coronavirus Misconceptions Widespread Among Americans, British

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Mar 26, 2020 … From lack of knowledge about symptoms to false, discriminatory beliefs about people of Asian descent, new study reveals that the general public isn’t entirely in the know when it comes to the coronavirus. STANFORD — We have learned a lot about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in a short amount of time, but there…

New nano-fiber filter can capture nearly all coronavirus aerosols

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May 19, 2021 … RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Although many regions are rolling back their COVID-19 mask requirements, there are still plenty of situations which call for extra protection. Now, researchers have developed a nano-fiber filter using polymer nano-threads which can capture 99.9 percent of all coronavirus aerosols they encounter. That’s far more protection than any current mask can provide. “Our…