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The federal health authorities updated the public guidelines on the spread of the coronavirus on Friday, emphasizing that the transmission occurs through inhalation of very fine respiratory droplets and aerosolized particles, as well as through contact with sprayed droplets or by touching contaminated hands with the mouth, nose or eyes.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now explicitly state...
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National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Director Nancy Messonnier speaks today during a press conference at the Department of Health and Human Services on the Coordinated Public Health Response to Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) January 28, 2020 in Washington, DC .Samuel CorumDr. Nancy Messonnier, the health professional who was one of the first to raise the alarm about...
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Tycoons and Bollywood stars may be some of the best-known residents fleeing India's coast by private jets as the coronavirus crisis escalates - but they're by no means the only ones, according to JetSetGo, a private jet charter company.The situation in India has gotten so bad that even upper-middle-class families are pooling their resources to flee, its co-founder and...
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Robin Harper, an administrative assistant at a Martha's Vineyard preschool, grew up taking a shower every day."It's what you did," she said. But when the coronavirus pandemic kept her indoors and out of the public eye, she started showering once a week.The new practice felt environmentally virtuous, practical, and liberating. And it stayed."Don't get me wrong," said...
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A doctor draws a syringe of Moderna's vaccine.Oliver Berg | Image Alliance | Getty ImagesA booster of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine triggered a promising immune response against variants B.1.351 and P.1, which were first identified in South Africa and Brazil, respectively, the company announced on Wednesday, citing early data from an ongoing clinical study.In the study, Moderna is...
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Ceilings are not overlooked. Monitors that free up valuable floor space are often attached to ceiling-mounted cantilevers that can have multiple arms and also serve as conduits for gases needed for anesthesia. Ultraviolet cleaning systems that remove bacteria and viruses can be anchored in the ceilings to aid in disinfection. The space above the ceiling is...
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