One popular style of face covering may not be doing much to limit spread of the coronavirus, according to a study out of Duke University.
The researchers found that while most of the cotton, cloth or surgical-style masks tested were effective at limiting the amount of respiratory droplets a person expelled while talking, the neck gaiter or neck fleece actually resulted in more small droplets being expelled.
We attribute this to the fleece, the textile, breaking up those big particles into many…
CDC reverses controversial coronavirus guidelines for testing people without symptoms – The Washington Post
The move comes after the White House coronavirus task force directed the agency last month to make changes that limited testing, sparking an outcry among medica…
Fridays reversal, which was posted on the CDCs website, took place after the agency was directed in August by the White House coronavirus task force to shift its testing guidance. The task force-directed recommendation said those without symptoms of covid-19 do not necessarily need a test.
Last months change caused an uproar among public health and medical professionals, who said the move would spark public confusion and impede the contact tracing needed to identify infected individuals and con…
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The Irish government on Friday announced strict new COVID-19 restrictions for the capital Dublin, banning indoor restaurant dining and advising against all non-essential travel, after a surge in cases in recent days.
Ireland, which was one of the slowest countries in Europe to emerge from lockdown, has seen average daily case numbers roughly double in the past two weeks and significant increases in those being treated for the virus in hospitals.
“Here in the capital, despite people’s best effo…
COVID-19: Dining Out Linked To Infections, New CDC Report Says – Daily Voice
People who dine out are at twice the risk of catching COVID-19 than people who don’t, according to a new Centers for Disease Control report that is awful news f…
People who dine out are at twice the risk of catching COVID-19 than people who dont, according to a new Centers for Disease Control report that is awful news for local economies and people who enjoy going out.
The data, however, makes no distinction between outdoor and indoor dining – and COVID-19 is much harder to spread when people are outside.
A case-control investigation of symptomatic outpatients from 11 American health care facilities found that close contact with persons with known COVI…
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