Young adults and teens who smoked only cigarettes and did not vape were not more likely than non-users to test positive, but the researchers say this may be because so few teens now use only combustible cigarettes, with most who do also using e-cigs … [Read more...] about Smoking, vaping and second-hand smoke may ALL raise COVID-19 risks, studies suggest
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Scientists also warned that the restrictions might need to still be in place at the end of the year — threatening families’ hopes of spending Christmas together. … [Read more...] about Brits face £100 fines if they meet in groups of more than six under tough news rules to stop second coronavirus wave
And on Tuesday, another 119 Covid-related deaths were recorded in the UK - the same day the quarantine for Spain was extended to the country's Balearic and Canary islands, where case numbers are lower. … [Read more...] about Don’t shut down UK again, experts warn Boris – despite PM’s fears of second coronavirus wave
How to protect yourself against the coronavirus Better than nothing It has not been proven that the face masks seen above can effectively protect you against viral infections. That said, these masks are probably able to catch some germs before they reach your mouth or nose. More importantly, they prevent people from touching their mouth or nose (which most people do instinctually). If you are already sick, such masks may keep you from infecting others. … [Read more...] about Is Germany ready for the second coronavirus wave?
Inside the medical community, few share Trump’s confidence. Top scientists have warned of the potential of another wave of the virus emerging during the flu season and as thousands of students continue to contract COVID19 across the country. And they have been disheartened watching the administration seem to step back from several of the supporting roles it played in helping to combat the pandemic over the spring and summer. Indeed, despite the risk to the public in the coming months, the Trump administration is placing more responsibility on the states to take care of their people. … [Read more...] about Trump Has Bragged to Advisers That He Likely Stopped a Second COVID Wave