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No, All This COVID-19 Hand Washing Isn’t Going to ‘Weaken’ Your...

During the COVID-19 pandemic we're constantly being reminded to practise good hygiene by frequently washing our hands and regularly cleaning the spaces where we...

Does Coronavirus Linger? What We Know About How Viruses Hide in...

As millions of people are recovering from COVID-19, an unanswered question is the extent to which the virus can "hide out" in seemingly recovered...

Even People With Mild COVID-19 Symptoms Are Experiencing Long-Term Fatigue

People who have been seriously unwell and treated on intensive care units can expect to take some months to recover fully, regardless of their...

The Best And Worst Face Masks For COVID-19, Ranked by Their...

The science is clear: Face masks can prevent coronavirus transmission and save lives.A preliminary analysis of 194 countries found that places where...

Don’t Believe The Headlines: Children Can Transmit COVID-19, Say Researchers

As governments weigh the costs and benefits of lifting lockdowns, a debate over just how vulnerable children are to COVID-19 is emerging.Switzerland's infectious diseases...

There’s Still ‘No Evidence’ People Who’ve Had COVID-19 Can’t Get It...

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday that there is no evidence that people who test positive for the new coronavirus are immunised...

Global Coronavirus Infections Just Passed 2 Million, According to Johns Hopkins

The number of known coronavirus infections around the world pushed past 2 million overnight on Tuesday. Just 10 days ago, the number of confirmed...

Virologist Explains What The Coronavirus Does to Your Body That Makes...

COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Coronaviruses belong to a group of viruses that infect animals, from peacocks to whales. They're named...

Fish used for sushi now carry 283 times more parasites than...

Over the past 40 years, parasitic worms in fish have increased significantly Nopadol Uengbunchoo/Getty ImagesFish are infected with 283 times more parasitic worms than...

Coronavirus: What we know so far about risks to pregnancy and...

Pregnant people don't seem to be at greater risk of experiencing severe covid-19, and the virus doesn't seem to pass to fetuses, but there's...