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No need for healthy to wear face masks, says WHO after review

46 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Organisation says no evidence that wearing a mask outdoors prevents Covid-19 infection Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health...
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Expert reaction to new WHO advice on use of facemasks in the context of COVID-19

1 hour ago   |   Science Media Centre

The World Health Organisation has issued guidance on the use of facemasks in the context of COVID-19. Prof Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Nuffield...
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Expert reaction to today's COVID-19 figures for number of cases and deaths in the UK

1 hour ago   |   Science Media Centre

The Department of Health and Social Care have announced the latest figures for cases of and deaths from COVID-19 in the UK. Prof James Naismith FRS FMedSci, Director of the...
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Prestigious Academic Health Science Centre status awarded to North of England partnerships

1 hour ago   |   The NHSA

THIS week the National Institute for Health Research , NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced that two centres in the North of England have been awarded the prestigious...
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One-stop shopping for recovery: An investigation of participant characteristics and benefits derived from U.S. Recovery Community Centers

1 hour ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

J. F. Kelly, R. Stout, L. Jason, L. Hoffman, N. Fallah-Sohy, and B. Hoeppner. 2020. “ One-stop shopping for recovery: An investigation of participant characteristics and...
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Polarization and Public Health: Partisan Differences in Social Distancing during COVID-19

1 hour ago   |   Harvard

Hunt Allcott, Levi Boxell, Jacob Conway, Matthew Gentzkow, Michael Thaler, and David Y. Yang. Working Paper. “ Polarization and Public Health: Partisan Differences in Social...
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STAT Plus: Lilly lowers most insulin costs to $35 a month in response to Covid-19

1 hour ago   |   STAT

In response to the financial hit many people are taking due to the coronavirus pandemic, Eli Lilly is lowering the cost for most of its insulin products to $35 a month for...
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Opinion: While social distancing, do your other patriotic duty: have The Conversation about serious illness care

2 hours ago   |   STAT

At no time since World War II has there been a clarion call for the entire nation to do its patriotic duty: in this case, physically distance ourselves from others, often...
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Coronavirus-related layoffs hit health tech startups

2 hours ago   |   STAT

With the economy in freefall amid the coronavirus pandemic, some health tech startups have started to furlough and lay off workers. The cuts underscore that not even digital...
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How I got through a 2-month quarantine - A fun project

2 hours ago   |   Harvard

Although you may stay as positive as you could during this uncertain period, you would likely encounter moments of panic - whether it's triggered by the ever growing number of...
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Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

TONIGHT'S Pink Moon will light up the night skies with its beautiful glow - but what is the meaning behind the Pink Moon and will the Moon turn pink? Read more ...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon...

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After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without...

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Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask...

Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask design to slow the spread of pandemics like COVID-19

Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to develop an insert for existing masks that would deactivate viruses before they were airborne. Funding for the project came... Read more ...

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