Scientists discover insect repellent can kill coronavirus

According to British researchers, citriodiol, an ingredient in insect repellent, may kill the coronavirus. The ingredient, extrapolated from the citriodora eucalyptus tree, has been studied for use as a protective layer against SARS-CoV-2 by the British military, according to the Department of Defense. About…

Scientists tested the effectiveness of 14 types of face masks: study findings

Bandanas and knitted masks are among the least effective protective face covers for preventing the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new study. Writes about this New York Post. Researchers at Duke University tested 14 different types of masks. N95 type masks that use ...

Startling discovery: flu shots lower risk of Alzheimer's

Flu shots can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease in old age. This is confirmed by the results of two studies at once, writes the ABC13 edition. If you are avoiding flu shots because you are young and healthy, you have a reason to get them. New research ...

We do not treat it: COVID-19 may not be a respiratory disease, and there are already medicines for it

Scientists from Switzerland and the United States have found that the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 can infect cells in blood vessels and lead to serious heart disease. If this is indeed the case, medicines for COVID-19 may already be ready. Writes about this "New time". Despite…

NASA is looking for volunteers to lock them in a laboratory in Russia

Since people around the world are already socially isolated due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not get paid for it? NASA is looking for volunteers to study the effects of isolation on human health. They will spend 8 months in a Russian laboratory Writes about this ...

Coronavirus antibody test: why do you need to do it

Many people who have had a respiratory illness in recent months, but have not done a coronavirus test, are wondering if they were infected with it, write CBS. It is known that thousands of people in the United States could have been asymptomatic with COVID-19. Now the Americans are wondering if they can ...

Study: almost all patients with COVID-19 in New York have one thing in common

A new study found that the majority of New Yorkers hospitalized for coronavirus had one or more chronic health problems. The details were shared by Fox News. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 94% of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in Northwell hospitals ...

Heroes, villains and victims: how people and the media reacted to epidemics before COVID-19

How do people treat doctors and authorities during a pandemic, why do they willingly wash their hands, but rarely get vaccinated, who is more worried about the news about the disease, and what is wrong with comparing the virus to epidemics like the Spanish flu? "Paper" retells the findings of international studies, ...

Research: could a coronavirus be developed in a laboratory

Conspiracy theories claiming the coronavirus was developed in a laboratory as part of a biological attack on the United States are gaining traction online, but new research into the virus's origins has concluded that the strain that caused the pandemic originated naturally. ABC News writes about it. ...

Study: Chinese coronavirus was more active than thought

Federal studies by scientists from several large institutions have shown that the new form of coronavirus that caused the pandemic can survive in the air for hours, The Hill reported. A study pending peer review by academics from Princeton University, UCLA and the National ...

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