US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests sweeping changes to offices
If followed, the guidelines would lead to a far-reaching remaking of the corporate work experience. They even upend years of advice on commuting, urging people to drive to work by themselves, instead of taking mass transportation or carpooling, to avoid potential exposure to the virus.
Why is the US experiencing a coronavirus resurgence?
The number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States is hitting levels not seen since t...
US births fall to 35-year low, and virus could drive them down more
The latest numbers were released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Con...
'Coronavirus is airborne': More than 200 scientists write open letter to WHO, asking to revise recommendations
Scientists from 32 countries have outlined the evidence showing that smaller particles can infect people.
Social distancing norms of 6 ft insufficient, virus can travel nearly 20 ft: Study
In the yet-to-be peer reviewed study, published as a preprint in medrXiv, the scientists used a comprehensive mathematical model to explore the evaporation, heat transfer, and projectile motion of respiratory droplets under different temperature, humidity, and ventilation conditions.
Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few infections
It identified just 300 positive cases, all of whom had no symptoms. The city found no infections among 1,174 close contacts of the people who tested positive, suggesting they were not spreading it easily to others.
US CDC commits $3.6 mn to assist India's fight against Covid-19
"This initial tranche of funding will seek to further strengthen and support the Government of India’s efforts to increase laboratory capacity for SARS-COV-2 testing, including molecular diagnostics and serology," the US Embassy said in a press statement.
Yoga from home to mark International Yoga Day this year in US
For health enthusiasts in the US, popular yoga guru Baba Ramdev is scheduled to conduct a virtual session on common yoga protocol with postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama) and meditation during an online event organized by the Indian Consulate in Houston in collaboration with various community organisations.
Loss of smell or taste added to list of COVID-19 symptoms: Health Ministry
The ministry said that coronavirus-infected patients reporting to various COVID-19 treatment facilities have been reporting symptoms like fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, expectoration, myalgia, rhinorrhea, sore throat and diarrhea.
Why are some S.Koreans who recovered from the coronavirus testing positive again?
Among the main possibilities are re-infection, a relapse, or inconsistent tests, experts say.
Hotels vs. Airbnb: Has COVID-19 disrupted the disrupter?
The tidal wave of cancellations that came along with COVID-19 suddenly made travelers aware of the wide range of terms in bookings — from no-penalty, last-minute cancellations to full liability even months in advance of a trip.
Cancel your trip due to coronavirus? Airbnb refuses scores of refunds
Part of the problem stems from Airbnb’s shared responsibility with hosts on refunds. Airbnb will give a full refund within the first 48 hours after a guest books a site. After that, it’s up to hosts to set how much of a refund they’re willing to offer.
How it spreads, infects: Coronavirus impact comes into focus
The medical impact of the novel coronavirus is coming into sharper focus as it continues its spread.
Is your beard putting you at risk of coronavirus?
The more hair across your mouth, the tougher it will be for the mask to sit well.
Trump administration shelves CDC guide to reopening America
Traditionally, it’s been the CDC’s role to give the public and local officials guidance and science-based information during public health crises. During this one, however, the CDC has not had a regular, pandemic-related news briefing in nearly two months.