He Could Barely Walk, and He Was Seeing Double. What Was Wrong?

Could he be having a stroke — or was it something more unusual?

#coughs, #immune-system, #skin-cancer, #stroke, #tests-medical, #tumors

Covid Etiquette: Don’t Come to a Holiday Party With a Cough

Even if your chest cold, stomach bug or swollen sinuses are not coronavirus-related, step away from the mulled cider until you are healthy.

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A Doctor Asks Two Strange Questions That Reveal a Mysterious Disease

She had a persistent cough that cracked a rib, and her body ached all the time. What was it?

#arthritis, #autoimmune-diseases, #coughs, #doctors, #joints-body-part, #steroids, #tests-medical

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads in Aerosols, Scientists Report

The finding upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route of transmission.

#bacteria, #coughs, #disease-rates, #research, #south-africa, #tuberculosis, #your-feed-science

Those Anti-Covid Plastic Barriers Probably Don’t Help and May Make Things Worse

Clear barriers have sprung up at restaurants, nail salons and school classrooms, but most of the time, they do little to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Why Anti-Covid Plastic Barriers in Classrooms and Restaurants May Make Things Worse

Clear barriers have sprung up at restaurants, nail salons and school classrooms, but most of the time, they do little to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Are Delta Symptoms Different?

We asked experts to describe the most prevalent symptoms they’re seeing right now among people with Covid-19.

#colds, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-delta-variant, #coughs, #disease-rates, #fatigue, #vaccination-and-immunization

For Seniors Especially, Covid Can Be Stealthy

With infections increasing once more, and hospitalization rising among older adults, health experts offer a timely warning: a coronavirus infection can look different in older patients.

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Why Everyone Has the Worst Summer Cold Ever

As pandemic restrictions begin to relax, common viruses that cause drippy noses, stuffy heads and other cold symptoms have roared back to taunt your immune system.

#anxiety-and-stress, #colds, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #coughs, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #immune-system, #influenza, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #respiratory-diseases, #summer-season, #viruses

Woman Who Coughed on Pier 1 Shopper Is Sentenced to 30 Days

Debra Hunter, 53, was seen in a widely circulated video last year coughing on a customer who was recording her dispute with employees at a home-goods store in Jacksonville, Fla.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coughs, #florida, #jacksonville-fla, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Valved Face Masks and Face Shields Offer More Comfort but Less Protection

While any face covering is better than nothing, clear plastic shields and masks with exhale valves allow large plumes of particles to escape and may also expose the wearer to more germs.

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The Many Symptoms of Covid-19

From a sniffle or cough that feels like allergies to severe body aches and crippling fatigue, the symptoms of coronavirus can be unpredictable from head to toe.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #coughs, #digestive-tract, #fatigue, #fever, #muscles, #smell-olfaction

Yes, the Coronavirus Is in the Air

Transmission through aerosols matters — and probably a lot more than we’ve been able to prove yet.

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Airborne Coronavirus: What You Should Do Now

How to protect yourself from a virus that may be floating indoors? Better ventilation, for starters. And keep wearing those masks.

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How to Hug During a Pandemic

Of the many things we miss from our pre-pandemic lives, hugging may top the list. We asked scientists who study airborne viruses to teach us the safest way to hug.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coughs, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #masks, #quarantines

How ‘Quiz’, a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain

The show, about a couple who cheated on a game show, is coming to AMC. It wasn’t just a hit in Britain; it changed attitudes toward one of that country’s strangest crimes.

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How to Recover From Covid-19 at Home

Rest and fluids are essential, but not always enough. Here are some more things you can do to feel better.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coughs, #nausea, #pulse-oximetry

Talking Can Generate Coronavirus Droplets That Linger Up to 14 Minutes

A new study shows how respiratory droplets produced during normal conversation may be just as important in transmitting disease, especially indoors.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coughs, #quarantines, #research, #respiratory-droplets

Coronavirus Infections: Talking Can Generate Droplets That Linger Up to 14 Minutes

A new study shows how respiratory droplets produced during normal conversation may be just as important in transmitting disease, especially indoors.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coughs, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #quarantines, #research, #respiratory-droplets

Coronavirus Symptoms: 11 People on How It Actually Feels

There’s a list of coronavirus symptoms that many can now recite from memory. And then there’s how it actually feels when you have it.

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C.D.C. Adds New Symptoms to Its List of Possible Covid-19 Signs

Chills, muscle pain, sore throat and headache are among the ailments now considered potential indicators of the disease.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coughs, #epidemics, #fever, #headaches, #smell-olfaction, #sore-throat, #throat, #your-feed-science

A Family of Three Gets Sick With Covid-19 Symptoms. Who Has It?

Her son’s skin and muscles are tender and sore. She has a cough and headache. Her husband has shortness of breath. Do any of them have Covid-19?

#antibiotics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coughs, #emergency-medical-treatment, #fever, #hand-foot-and-mouth-disease, #new-york-city, #tests-medical, #waterbury-conn

How to Quarantine Yourself

Thousands who have the coronavirus or were exposed have been asked to seclude themselves. It’s harder than it sounds.

#bathrooms-and-toilets, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coughs, #elderly, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #masks, #medicine-and-health, #paid-time-off, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #quarantines, #united-states, #your-feed-science