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Restaurants and bars are starting to open, people are going back to work, and schools are reopening. Without anymore information it seems like life is beginning to go back to normal, but experts say that the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over. Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, anticipate […]

Vaccines must go through a rigorous process of trials in order to be approved for public use, and this usually takes several years. However, the current public health crisis is speeding up the process, and there are many potential vaccines in development. There are multiple phases vaccines must pass through to reach approval and the […]

Most people want to do their part in ending this pandemic, such as wearing masks and social distancing. To prevent the spread many people have worn gloves while grocery shopping or running other errands, but this may not actually be helpful. The CDC recommends people wear gloves when they are cleaning or caring for a […]

Covid-19 may be a respiratory disease, but the long-term effects of contracting the virus may permanently affect much more along with the respiratory system. According to a study at the University of Miami, the long term of the virus can affect much more than the lungs. Since Covid-19 is still a new disease the true […]

During the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, experts did not know much about the virus or its symptoms. As time went on the list of symptoms expanded, but we may still not know all the possible symptoms. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the most common symptoms shown by people with Covid-19 are fever, […]

During this Sars-CoV-2 pandemic, people may be concerned that their pets may spread the virus or become sick. It is not very common, but pets and other animals can transmit the virus and become sick. We knew animals can be infected when a tiger tested positive for Covid-19, and since then experts found that cats, […]

As the economy begins to open and people interact with others in public more often, the use of masks becomes more important than ever. There are three types of masks with varying levels of protection worn by people. These masks are the N-95 respirators, surgical masks, and cloth masks. Out of these masks, the one […]

SARS-Cov-2, or Covid-19 is currently a serious health concern, and an important reason for the severity of this problem is that Covid-19 spreads through respiratory droplets. This means that a person can transmit the virus to other people by talking, coughing, or sneezing in the general vicinity of other people. Research shows that although sneezing […]