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Simulation model for schools to reopen safely during COVID-19

Researchers developed a simulation model for schools during the pandemic, identifying what schools need to do to minimise COVID cases.
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Has COVID-19 caused gender disparities in health research?

A study has found that COVID work-from-home orders caused women physicians to publish fewer studies than men.
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Did the COVID-19 lockdown affect pollution exposure?

Using a new modelling method to measure finer levels of nitrogen dioxide, a study finds that people had less exposure to pollution during COVID-19 lockdowns globally.
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Has COVID-19 impacted physicians who care for children with cancer?

Research reveals a global link between COVID-19 and the capacity of paediatric oncology health professionals to provide high quality care.
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How has COVID-19 posed challenges for kids with ADHD?

Youth with ADHD have been found to have a greater risk of experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and disruptions, including sleep problems, fear and anxiety related to infection risk.
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CO2 ventilation monitors to control COVID-19 in schools

In a new UK Government initiative to reduce the spread of COVID, schools across the UK have received CO2 monitors for better ventilation.
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WHO supports two new drugs for COVID-19 treatment

The two drugs, tested across seven trials on 4,000 COVID patients, can protect the immune system from overloading and lessen chances of ventilation.
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How can hemp compounds block the COVID-19 virus infection?

Research demonstrates the ability to prevent COVID-19 from entering human cells through cannabinoid acids binding to a SARS-CoV-2 protein, blocking infection from the virus.
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More trusting societies have greater success managing COVID-19

Research has found that countries with higher success in minimising coronavirus cases and deaths, have more trust within their society and governments.
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Shark antibody-like proteins could neutralise COVID-19 viruses

Antibody-like proteins from the immune systems of sharks could help to prepare for future coronaviruses, according to new research.
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Rapid testing to differentiate between COVID-19 & other infections

Shiao Fong Yee, Marketing Communications Manager at Novacyt Group, discusses the importance of rapid testing to differentiate between COVID-19 and other infections in light of facing winter respiratory viral challenges.
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Why the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic needs cities

Alex Godson, Strategic Communications Manager and Pietro Reviglio, from Eurocities, explore why recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic needs cities
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How did the COVID-19 pandemic affect blood pressure?

A US study found higher blood pressure levels were associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, due to stay-at-home orders impacting healthy lifestyle behaviours.

Norway versus Sweden: A case study in COVID-19 response

Nordic countries are typically associated with high standards of living, high investment in the public health sector and low population density. Here, Biljana Stangeland PhD, analyses the drastic disparity in COVID-19 casualties between Norway and Sweden Nordic countries experienced their first cases of COVID-19 late in February 2020. (1) The...
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The viral evolution of COVID-19 in animals

New research analyses mutation types occurring in the Coronavirus after infection in cats, dogs, ferrets, and hamsters, studying cross-species transmission in animals.
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COVID-19 infection prevention: Resource-restricted setting focus

Zisis Kozlakidis and Dewi Nur Aisyah, explain the renewed focus on resource-restricted settings when it comes to COVID-19 infection prevention
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The algorithm predicting COVID-19 patients in need of intensive care

An algorithm can predict the severity of COVID patients' illnesses depending on how many of them will be highly likely or unlikely to need intensive care or ventilation.
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New Pfizer Covid-19 pill seeking emergency use authorization from FDA

Pfizer have announced that it is seeking emergency use authorization for its new Covid-19 oral antiviral candidate PAXLOVID™

30% of healthcare personnel in US are unvaccinated against COVID-19

An analysis conducted by US researchers shows 30% of healthcare personnel in more than 2,000 U.S hospitals remain unvaccinated against COVID-19.
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COVID-19 impact on digital transformation

Tracey Dawes at Reed Talent Solutions and Alison Watson from Arden University, reveal their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on digital transformation.

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