Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted

The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infection Claim: ‘Face masks don’t work’ Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you won’t get sick – viruses can also transmit through the eyes and tiny viral particles, known as aerosols, […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Project Models Sharp Rise in Deaths as the Reopening States

As President Trump urges states to reopen their economies, his administration is privately projecting a steady increase in the number of cases and deaths of coronavirus over the next several weeks. According to an internal document obtained by The New York Times, the daily death toll will reach about 3,000 on June 1, an increase […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump says the death toll of the United States could exceed 100,000

The president, defending his response to the pandemic, told a Fox News town hall that early updates on intelligence indicated the epidemic was “not a big deal.” Trump admitted the virus proved more lethal than he had expected.  On Sunday night, President Trump estimated that the death toll from the country’s coronavirus pandemic could hit […]

German Covid-19 cases ‘maybe 10 times higher than official figures’

Researchers highlight the risk of asymptomatic infection, as Europe begins easing lockdown More than 10 times as many people in Germany as the thought may have been infected with coronavirus, researchers have said, as Italy led swathes of Europe out of lockdown and officials said the continent’s outbreak was mostly past its peak. About one […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What People With Asthma Need to Know

What Is the New Coronavirus (COVID-19)? A coronavirus is a type of virus that often occurs in animals. Sometimes, it can spread to humans. This is rare. In December 2019, a new illness called COVID-19 started spreading. COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Experts think people first caught the virus at a fish and […]

What is the evidence on wearing masks to stop COVID-19?

Eastern countries have advocated for the use of masks and have begun to contain the virus. Healthcare workers should receive masks first. That does not mean they are ineffective for the general population. Research shows masks are effective in stopping the spread of respiratory illnesses. Masks are the new gold. Varying recommendations exist surrounding the […]

How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19: Supporting Your Immune System When You May Need It Most

This is an unprecedented time, a once in a 100-year pandemic. A time for us to be level-headed, open-hearted, and focused on what we can do to protect ourselves, our families, our communities, and our country and be kind to each other. A time to hunker down with the family, to take care of ourselves, […]