April 1, 2020 Update

What we know and don’t about asymptomatic transmission and coronavirus

April 1, 2020       By  Dr. Angela N. Baldwin and Sony Salzman

There is a significant number of people who transmit that are asymptomatic.


Trump backs Americans covering faces as task force debates mask guidelines

April 1, 2020   By Katherine Faulders

“A scarf would be very good,” the president said.


Why the U.S. Is Scrambling for Medical Goods

April 1, 2020                  By Nathaniel Taplin

Heard on the Street’s Nathaniel Taplin writes that the U.S. spends more on health care than any other nation, but missteps and vulnerable global supply chains have left it without the equipment necessary to protect its citizens from the coronavirus pandemic.


Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted

April 1, 2020       By  Hannah Devlin , Science correspondent


FAQ About Personal Protective Equipment

April 1, 2020      CDC.gov


Infographic: Understanding the difference between surgical masks and N95 respirators

April 1, 2020 CDC.gov


Study reveals how long COVID-19 remains infectious on cardboard, metal and plastic

March 20, 2020

People may acquire coronavirus through air and by touching contaminated surfaces


New coronavirus may spread as an airborne aerosol, like SARS

April 1, 2020   By Nicoletta Lanese      

Aerosols likely pose the greatest danger in health care settings, but may also spread in some everyday scenarios.


Does The Virus That Causes COVID-19 Linger In The Air?

March 29, 2020

Can just breathing the same air as someone infected with COVID-19 make you sick too?


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