2 new studies offer optimism that coronavirus antibodies provide immunity

Two new peer-reviewed studies published in Science on Wednesday have scientists feeling optimistic about coronavirus antibodies providing both natural and vaccine-induced immunity against future infections, The Boston Globe reports. The research teams led by Dr....

WHO Reports Highest Single-Day Rise in COVID-19 Cases Since Pandemic Began

More COVID-19 cases have been reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) in the last 24 hours than on any day since the pandemic began, the WHO's Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday. Nearly 4.8...

Researchers estimate earlier lockdowns could have prevented tens of thousands of coronavirus deaths in...

Disease modelers at Columbia University estimate that if the United States had started implementing social distancing and lockdown measures one week earlier in March, roughly 36,000 coronavirus deaths could have been prevented. The first imported...

A Certain Type of N95 Mask May Do More Harm Than Good

Not all N95 respirator masks are created equal. In fact, you may unknowingly be wearing one that does more harm than good when it comes to preventing the spread of COVID-19. That was the warning...

Apple releases iOS 13.5 with COVID-19 specific features

Apple has released iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 with features relevant to our post-COVID-19 world. Chief among these is a simplified unlock process for devices with Face ID for those who wear masks, which...

Video: Covid 19, British firefighters sing “Bella Ciao” for Italy

A great gesture, that of the British Fire Brigade. A very special version of "Bella Ciao" dedicated to the Italian brothers who fight against Covid 19, in a battle that unites everyone. Even in the...

In France, pupils return to classes separated and wearing masks

Around a third of pupils returned to French schools over the last week as stark photos of socially distanced lessons reveal 'a new normal' in the classroom. Around 40,000 pre-schools and primary schools reopened on...

Covid-19 Updates for 20th May

Here are todays updates regarding the Covid-19 in Malta as per the latest conference by Prof. Charmaine Gauci for today 20th May 2020. New cases in the last 48 hours –...

COVID-19: How often should you wash your reusable face mask?

Facemasks have been made mandatory, to reduce spread of the coronavirus. In response, people across the country have started wearing both medical and cloth masks. However, it’s become expensive to keep buying disposable masks,...

After fighting Coronavirus, she gets the Kawasaki disease: 5-year-old girl struggles between life and...

A five-year-old girl is struggling between life and death in the intensive care unit of an English hospital. After managing to defeat the coronavirus, the baby contracted Kawasaki disease, a potentially deadly inflammation of...