रोग नियन्त्रण तथा रोकथाम केन्द्र (सिडिसी) अमेरिकाका निर्देशक रोबर्ट रेडफिल्डले कोरोना भाइरस नियन्त्रणका लागि भ्याक्सिनभन्दा मास्कको उचित प्रयोग बढी प्रभावकारी हुने बताएका छन् । कोभिड संक्रमण नियन्त्रणका लागि भ्याक्सिन नै अन्तिम उपाय भएको बताइरहेका वेला मास्कको प्रभावकारिताबारे सिडिसीको नयाँ धारणा आएको हो । ‘मलाई भ्याक्सिनभन्दा फेस मास्कको प्रयोग बढी सुरक्षित लागेको छ,’ गत बुधबार श्रम,
Comprehensive study suggests vaccine may not work as well for overweight people. Obesity increases the risk of dying of Covid-19 by nearly 50% and may make vaccines against the disease less effective, according to a comprehensive study using global data. Read the full article at The Guardian.
Is building herd immunity a practical option? The math shows otherwise – that letting the virus run rampant through a population trying to build herd immunity is far worse than the alternative to waiting for a vaccine. Please see this data story at The Washington Post showing the perils of building her immunity.
More than half of people who received hospital treatment for COVID-19 were found to be suffering from a psychiatric disorder a month later, a study has found. Out of 402 patients monitored after being treated for the virus, 55% were found to have at least one psychiatric disorder, experts from San Raffaele hospital in Milan
Reports of reinfection instead may be cases of drawn-out illness. A decline in antibodies is normal after a few weeks, and people are protected from the coronavirus in other ways. Read more at The New York Times.
Certain factors that can put anyone at risk of serious illness, regardless of age. A new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco determined that one in three young adults ages 18 to 25 are vulnerable to severe COVID-19 cases. Please read the details at Science Alert.
Know the quality of different masks: The science is clear – face masks can prevent coronavirus transmission and save lives. A preliminary analysis of 194 countries found that places where masks weren’t recommended saw a 55 percent weekly increase in coronavirus deaths per capita after their first case was reported, compared with 7 percent in
Coverings are now mandatory on public transport, in Ubers and in hospitals, so make sure you’re informed on how to wear one and where to buy them from. The coronavirus pandemic has meant that face masks and coverings will become part of daily life. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised wearing face coverings in a bid
Headaches, exhaustion, anxiety: The physical and emotional challenges of returning to work during the pandemic
If going back to work has affected you physically and emotionally, you are not alone. The recent disruption in health care delivery took all of North America by surprise. No one anticipated a three-month slowdown for all but the most essential dental care. Few were fully prepared to reenter their dental office doing business as