Tag Archives: coronavirus

Coronavirus: University return ‘could spark Covid avalanche’

Universities in the UK are being urged to scrap plans for face-to-face teaching until Christmas in order to prevent a second wave of coronavirus. Academics’ union UCU said more than a million students moving around the country was “a recipe for disaster”. UCU leader Jo Grady said universities were not prepared and risked becoming the… Read More »

Can You Catch Coronavirus From Swimming?

Pools, beaches, and lakes are starting to open. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe from coronavirus and Covid-19 when swimming. As far as health experts know, the novel coronavirus doesn’t spread through water in pools, hot tubs, or water playgrounds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But that doesn’t… Read More »

Segregated parks contribute to coronavirus spread in Black, Latino communities: report

Health News People sit on The Great Lawn in Central Park on Memorial Day during the coronavirus pandemic on May 25, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) The disproportionate rate that Black Americans and Latino Americans have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic has been well documented. Turns out, segregated parks… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Risk of coronavirus resurgence in Europe, says WHO

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Commuters at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof central train station in Frankfurt, Germany.Alex Kraus/Bloomberg via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 20 August WHO warns of “risk of resurgence” in Europe as Germany and Spain… Read More »

Coronavirus Antibody: Clinical Trials of Drugs Are Taking Longer Than Expected

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the United States and treatments are needed more than ever, clinical trials for some of the most promising experimental drugs are taking longer than expected. Researchers at a dozen clinical trial sites said that testing delays, staffing shortages, space constraints and reluctant patients were complicating their… Read More »