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Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe Them

From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAmeRead More



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Coronavirus News Roundup: October 10-October 16 2020-10-16 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus Drug Remdesivir Shortens Recovery but Is Not 2020-10-16 13:45:00Despite conflicting data, the highly anticipated results will make the treatment a standard of care in the U.S. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Expect a COVID Vaccine before the Election 2020-10-16 13:30:00A vaccine made by Pfizer could seek emergency approval by the third week of November, but it likely won’t be available to the public until mid-

How Straight Talk Helped One State Control COVID 2020-10-16 09:00:00Nirav Shah directs Maine’s response, which is seeing impressive results despite risk factors -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why a Historic Emissions Drop from COVID Is 2020-10-15 14:00:00The greenhouse gas reductions highlight the difficult road ahead to substantially limit global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Physician-Politicians Tout Medical Credentials in Key U.S. Congressional 2020-10-15 08:00:00Amid the pandemic, candidates in tight contests in Arizona and Kansas contrast their understanding of science with opponents’ disregard -- Read

How to Take Racial Bias Out of Kidney 2020-10-15 06:45:00A medical student describes winning her fight to change an equation that prevented Black people from getting crucial treatment -- Read more on Scienti

How to Avoid COVID while Voting 2020-10-14 09:50:00Epidemiologists offer tips for U.S. voters and poll workers to limit their chances of getting infected -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

I Can't Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the 2020-10-14 07:00:00The common, chronic inflammation of the airways may help explain why deaths in custody are so high among African-Americans -- Read more on ScientificA

Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe 2020-10-12 10:15:00From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAme

Why So Many Americans Are Skeptical of a 2020-10-12 08:30:00It’s not just “antiscience thinking” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lab-Made 'Miniproteins' Could Block the Coronavirus from Infecting 2020-10-12 06:45:00Synthetic peptides that mimic human antibodies for COVID-19 could be cheaper and easier to produce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Pancreas Cells That Drive Type 1 Diabetes Appear 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Pancreas Cells That Drive Type 1 Diabetes Appear in Healthy People, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Fauci 'Cautiously Optimistic' for COVID-19 Vaccine by Year's 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Fauci 'Cautiously Optimistic' for COVID-19 Vaccine by Year's EndCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

Who's At Risk For 'Long COVID?' 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Who's At Risk For 'Long COVID?'Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fewer Painful Procedures Could Help Preemies' Brain Development: 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Fewer Painful Procedures Could Help Preemies' Brain Development: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Could Mom's Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids? 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Could Mom's Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:

Mouthwash Will Not Save You From COVID-19 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Mouthwash Will Not Save You From COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Drug Combo May Be Safe, Effective Therapy for 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Drug Combo May Be Safe, Effective Therapy for Rare LeukemiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/202

CDC Broadens Definition of COVID 'Close Contact' 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: CDC Broadens Definition of COVID 'Close Contact'Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:0

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More Than Half of Americans Know Someone Infected 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: More Than Half of Americans Know Someone Infected or Ill With COVID: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

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U.S. shatters record with over 84,000 new coronavirus New! 2020-10-23 23:55:44Sixteen U.S. states also hit one-day records for new infections of the virus that causes COVID-19 on Friday, including five considered key in the Nov.

AstraZeneca resumes U.S. coronavirus vaccine trial, Johnson & New! 2020-10-23 23:04:34Both companies have contracts to provide vaccine to the United States and other governments if they are cleared by regulators.

Yukon reports 3 new coronavirus cases in Watson New! 2020-10-23 21:47:12Dr. Brendan Hanley, chief medical officer of health, says the three people belong to the same "family cluster'' and it's not yet known how they co

Canada adds more than 2,500 new coronavirus cases New! 2020-10-23 20:15:25The case increase announced Friday bring the cumulative national total to 211,512, though more than 177,000 have recovered.

Saskatchewan teen battles extremely rare brain tumour New! 2020-10-23 20:04:38Mia Georget was diagnosed with an intrinsic brainstem schwannoma last year - an extremely rare tumour.

Winnipeg school divisions prepare for increased COVID-19 restrictions New! 2020-10-23 19:03:41Dr. Brent Roussin said Thursday increasing COVID-19 cases prompted new rules for schools, including increased physical distancing, that go into effect

Information commissioner ‘disappointed’ with health minister’s comments on New! 2020-10-23 18:05:29Hajdu rebuffed a Conservative MP's call Thursday for release of federal records on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conservative motion could hamper domestic PPE production, companies New! 2020-10-23 17:11:54Their concern was sparked by a Tory motion to turn over to the House of Commons health committee all records of the government's handling of the pand

3.5 million people who arrived in Canada since New! 2020-10-23 15:04:10The Public Health Agency of Canada provided data to The Canadian Press that shows 4.6 million people arrived in Canada since March 21, when the border

Quebec City will lose health-care services if people New! 2020-10-23 13:46:01'If we keep on the same track as we currently are, we are going straight into a wall,' said Quebec's deputy premier.

Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of 2020-10-22 17:08:50The emergency field teams are being sent to bring COVID-19 outbreaks in four CHSLDs under control and eliminate further spread of the virus.

Inconsistent messages on COVID-19 reflect evolving science, regional 2020-10-22 16:14:47Dr. Theresa Tam says public health officials had to change their advice regarding wearing non-medical masks when epidemiologists came to understand th

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New guidelines urge adults to cap screen time, 2020-10-14 10:51:04

Health Canada adds five products to list of 2020-10-14 08:42:13

Are you washing your sheets enough during the 2020-10-13 12:55:00Here’s what experts have to say about how often and thoroughly we should clean sheets and bedding.

Toronto company makes canned seafood in the European 2020-10-13 08:00:00If you’re looking to hunker down with comfort food, consider Scout Canning.

Trick or Treat? Experts divided on letting kids 2020-10-12 17:21:01

‘I feel like I have dementia’: Brain fog 2020-10-11 14:21:25Troubling cognitive symptoms that can include memory loss, confusion, difficulty focusing, dizziness and grasping for everyday words are impairing the

Survivors of COVID-19 wrestle with questions about God 2020-10-09 16:01:51Emanuele Morso said doctors thought he wouldn’t come off the ventilator. He does believe, however, that the weeks of prayers — spoken by f

Doctors, pharmacies explore drive-thrus, outdoor clinics to meet 2020-10-06 20:39:49

Canadian researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 2020-10-06 12:48:10

Can virtual Thanksgiving dinners be meaningful? Experts say 2020-10-06 11:58:43

Excessive social media use linked to depression during 2020-10-05 15:32:00A new study found that more than half of participants, none of whom reported any traumatic or depressive disorders before the pandemic, experienced so

Focus on innovation, not alcohol, key to survival 2020-10-05 12:42:00Experts say the industry has a chance to pivot in ways that satisfy consumer demand while considering its heavy dependence on high markups on alcohol

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COVID-19: «L'heure est grave» dans la grande région New! 2020-10-23 17:41:54Guilbault exhorte les citoyens à respecter les consignes pour éviter une perte d’accès aux soins de santé.

La commissaire à l'information critique la ministre de New! 2020-10-23 17:24:19La commissaire à l’information rabroue la ministre de la Santé qui a affirmé que la divulgation de documents n’est pa

COVID-19: lumière au bout du tunnel pour les New! 2020-10-23 16:10:48L’INESSS entrevoit finalement une diminution du nombre de nouvelles hospitalisations dans les prochaines semaines.

COVID-19 au Québec: 905 cas supplémentaires et 12 New! 2020-10-23 15:21:10La moyenne des nouveaux cas de COVID, pour les sept derniers jours, est de 1043.

COVID-19: le Québec recevra 62 000 tests de New! 2020-10-23 15:00:31Le Québec recevra 60 000 tests de dépistage rapide du fédéral, a révélé le ministre de l'Éduc

130 000 à 140 000 chirurgies en attente New! 2020-10-23 13:04:06Environ 130 000 à 140 000 chirurgies sont en attente en ce moment, après avoir été reportées en raison de la pand&e

La FIQ annule son action de protestation de 2020-10-23 08:52:09L’action de protestation de 48 heures sans travail forcé des infirmières de la FIQ, prévue pour samedi et dimanche, a &eacu

Moyens de pression: une publicité de la FIQ 2020-10-22 22:55:42La FIQ multiplie les moyens de pression afin de dénoncer les conditions de travail de ses membres.

La deuxième vague d’éclosions en CHSLD était prévisible 2020-10-22 19:21:34Le gouvernement a tardé à envoyer les équipes-chocs dans des CHSLD aux prises avec des éclosions de coronavirus, selon des

«Je n'avais plus de contrôle sur mon corps», 2020-10-22 18:31:18Un homme de Québec qui a contracté la COVID-19 a pensé qu’il allait en mourir. Il s’en est tiré et témo

Legault doute de la réouverture à court terme 2020-10-22 17:05:31Au vu des chiffres actuels, le premier ministre doute de la réouverture à court terme des restaurants.

[PHOTOS] Des professionnels de la santé dénoncent les 2020-10-22 15:19:38Une manifestation de la FIQ-SPSCN est en cours, ce jeudi, devant l’hôpital général de Québec, situé sur le bou


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