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UCSF researchers invent coronavirus nasal spray antiviral

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco reported Tuesday that they have formulated a nasal spray that may help ward off the coronavirus. They are working with business partners to have it manufactured and clinically tested. They call the aerosol spray AeroNabs. It’s not a cure, but an antiviral aimed at preventing COVID-19, the respiratory disease that has killed …

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WHO is now asking people to avoid routine dental work. Here because

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that routine and non-essential dental work should be delayed until COVID-19 transmission rates drop sufficiently, warning against procedures that produce aerosol sprays from patients’ mouths. . WHO said checkups, dental cleanings, and preventive care could be postponed as it has released guidelines for dentists on how to minimize the risk of transmission during the …

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Southwest District Health board member promotes the use of hydroxychloroquine

Viki Purdy has made several denied claims and told KTVB in an email that “Pharma” is the cause of the lack of credible evidence on the drug’s use against malaria. CALDWELL, Idaho – During the Southwest District Health meeting on Tuesday morning, a debate erupted over the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients. It started with the question of …

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UCSF scientists create molecules for the nasal spray that they say can kill the coronavirus

The synthetic antibodies that researchers believe neutralize the coronavirus were created at UCSF and may be available for use in nasal sprays or inhalers within months if clinical trials go well. They hope that development can change the rules of the global effort to stop the pandemic. The tiny engineered protein molecules, developed in two UCSF labs by a team …

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Kitten tests positive for rabies in Oneida County; more adults and other pets exposed

A kitten tested positive for rabies in the city of Rome, according to an announcement from the Oneida County Department of Health. The kitten was sent Thursday to the Albany Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center Laboratory for testing and positive results were reported on Friday, according to the Rome Sentinel. More adults and pets have been exposed to the kitten …

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495 new Idaho COVID-19 cases Tuesday, 7 new deaths

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI / KIDK) – Idaho officials reported 495 new cases of COVID-19 and 7 new deaths on Tuesday. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases reported from March to 25,595. There are a total of 23,950 confirmed cases and 1,645 probable cases in 43 of Idaho’s 44 counties, according to numbers released by local health …

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Bifocal contact lenses may prevent children from deteriorating vision

The results of a new clinical trial it can provide more hope for children with myopia, commonly known as myopia. The study found that children as young as 7 who regularly wore strong bifocal contact lenses experienced worsening of lower myopia than children who wore less powerful or single vision lenses in threeperiod of the year. This suggests these children …

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The coronavirus can spread much farther than 6 feet in indoor spaces with poor ventilation

Last Updated August 11, 2020 7:18 pm EDT When students return to school, parents and teachers are increasingly concerned about how the coronavirus it could spread, especially in buildings with inadequate ventilation. John Lednicky studies viruses at the University of Florida. “There has been a lot of controversy over whether SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted via airways,” Lednicky told CBS News. By …

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Cases of “increase” of children biting dogs during COVID-19, study shows

The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have been far-reaching and devastating for many Americans. But this is surprising. Doctors at Children’s Hospital Colorado have seen an “increase” in dogs biting children during the COVID-19 pandemic, they said in an article recently published in the Journal of Pediatrics. Doctors have suggested that there could be several causes as the pandemic has …

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