Day: May 9, 2020

No evidence ‘Madagascar cure’ for covid-19 works, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that a herbal drink promoted by the president of Madagascar as a cure for covid-19 should be tested to see if it is effective. The WHO has no evidence the drink works, according to the head of the group’s Africa office. Madagascar’s president, Andry Rajoelina, this week defended […]

Coronavirus:How to Use a Face Mask Correctly…

Wearing a face mask often helps people feel protected and reassured. But can a surgical face mask keep you from being exposed to or transmitting certain infectious diseases? And, if face masks do shield you from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, is there a proper way to put them on, take them off, and discard […]

Coronavirus Found in Semen: Can It Be Sexually Transmitted?

Researchers in China have discovered traces of SARS-CoV-2 in the semenTrusted Source of patients with COVID-19 and those who recovered, suggesting that COVID-19 might be able to be sexually transmitted. It’s important to understand that while the coronavirus was found in a small sample size of semen in this particular study, this does not necessarily […]