Though far from common, some patients developed worse symptoms the second time they became infected with Covid-19. Doctors treating coronavirus patients have noticed an increasing number of COVID-19 reinfections. Scientists in various countries have reported reinfections, warning that the second bout of COVID-19 will not be necessarily easier than theContinue Reading

Stay six feet apart — that’s the rule of thumb when it comes to social distancing. However, a new study suggests we need to take speech into account in addition to physical distancing when creating Covid-19 transmission mitigation strategies. By assessing the physics of saliva droplet formation and subsequent sprayContinue Reading

Kaiser Health News writes about the new clinics that focus on helping people recover from COVID-19 symptoms after they recover from the infection itself. “We need to think about how we’re going to provide care for patients who may be recovering for years after the virus,” said Dr. Sarah Jolley,Continue Reading

Damage to the heart, liver and kidney are just a few of the long-term effects of Covid-19, according to a Oxford-based study. ITV describes the findings of this new Oxford study that began in April and confirms that Covid-19 can cause damage to several organs. It found that half of patientsContinue Reading

The coronavirus infection rate among adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 is “approximately double” that of younger children, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The study, published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on Monday, analyzed 277,285 confirmed Covid-19 casesContinue Reading