Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children? It appears the virus can spread among children and teens, but how easily may vary by age. Research is still underway, but children under age 10 seem to be less likely than older kids to transmit the virus to other children and adults. Children aged 10 and up may spread the virus more easily to family More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Drug used to treat coronavirus infections in cats may be effective against COVID-19: Study

Toronto, Sep 21 (PTI) A drug used to treat deadly coronavirus infections in cats could potentially be an effective treatment against SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a study. The More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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World leaders to mark United Nations at 75 as pandemic challenges organization

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – World leaders will come together, virtually, on Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic challenges the effectiveness and solidarity More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Delhi seeing COVID-19 surge due to not wearing masks, violation of social distancing norms: Experts

New Delhi, Sep 20 (PTI) Careless attitude of people in wearing masks and following social distancing norms is leading to a surge in coronavirus cases in the national capital, experts said on Sunday. Hospital admissions More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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No significant mutation of coronavirus in India: Vardhan

New Delhi, Sep 20 (PTI) No significant or drastic mutation in strains of SARS-CoV-2 has been found in India till now, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday during an interaction with his social media followers. Union More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Phase-III trial of Oxford vaccine to begin in Pune next week

Pune, Sep 19 (PTI) The phase-III human clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) will begin at the Sassoon General Hospital More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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COVID-19: Most homemade masks block large cough droplets, even as single layer, says study

Washington, Sep 19 (PTI) Scientists examined the effectiveness of common household fabrics used in homemade masks in blocking droplets generated by coughing and sneezing, and have found that they are considerably More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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If you do not snooze you lose: sleep seen as essential for the brain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists are providing a fuller understanding of the essential role that sleep plays in brain health, identifying an abrupt transition at about 2.4 years of age when its primary purpose More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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Does wearing eyeglasses protect you from coronavirus?

Beijing, Sep 18 (PTI) Daily wearers of eyeglasses might be less likely to be infected with the novel coronavirus, say scientists who call for further, large-scale studies to assess the relationship between eye protection More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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Can yoga help COVID-19 patients?

New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) Clinicians and meditation practitioners have undertaken research in at least three Delhi hospitals to ascertain if yoga can improve the overall condition of COVID-19 patients. People suffering More...