Why social distancing is key in containing the new coronavirus

Why social distancing is key in containing the new coronavirus

Researchers say that SARS-CoV-2ā€™s rapid spread is likely due to the movements of people with no or very mild symptoms ā€” namely, those who are unaware that they even have the virus. That is why social distancing is such an important containment measure, they explain....
24 coronavirus myths busted

24 coronavirus myths busted

As the coronavirus continues to make the news, a host of untruths has surrounded the topic. In this special feature, we address some of these myths and conspiracies. This article was updated on March 20, 2020 The novel coronavirus, now known as SARS-CoV-2, has spread...
The new coronavirus was not genetically engineered, study shows

The new coronavirus was not genetically engineered, study shows

New research finds that SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is the result of the natural process of evolution rather than a product of laboratory engineering. Share on PinterestResearchers have studied the molecular components of the new coronavirus...
Is blood type linked to coronavirus infection risk?

Is blood type linked to coronavirus infection risk?

A new, preliminary study has found correlations between blood type and the likelihood of being hospitalized with COVID-19. According to the authors, people with type A blood might be more at risk than those with other blood types. Share on PinterestA new, preliminary...