COVID-19
COVID-19 Q&A

Questions & answers pertaining to various aspects of #COVID19

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Possibility of catching COVID-19 from the neighbor’s toilet

A few studies have found abundant coronavirus RNA in hospital bathrooms and suggested that flushing the toilet can spread the viral particles far above the toilet seat.

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Important to understand the availability of clean water and air during and after COVID-19 pandemic

The availability of clean air and water is already under stress worldwide due to several natural and human-induced triggers.

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Scientists explain the rare hyper-inflammatory syndrome in COVID-19 infected children

The researchers claim that the hyperinflammation and cytokine storm detected in children with MIS-C is different from that observed in adults.

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SARS-CoV-2 can infect placenta of a pregnant woman

A study has found that SARS-CoV-2 can infect the placenta of a pregnant woman.

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New study explains reason behind loss of smell during COVID-19 infection

Scientists are continuously searching for valid reasons for the loss of smell during COVID-19 infection.

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Model suggests that malaria deaths numbers in COVID-19 pandemic may explode

A recent study by scientists at Imperial College London points out the possibility of explosion of malaria death numbers in Africa during the current pandemic.

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A mixture of two human antibodies protects monkeys and hamsters against COVID-19

A blend of two human antibodies exhibited promise in animal tests for preventing and treating COVID-19.

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Immune reaction to a few common colds might also protect from COVID-19

Studies have found that a few people who have never been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 also have memory T cells in their body.

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A quick and low-cost COVID-19 test can detect SARS-CoV-2 in spit

Scientists at Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA have developed a new testing method that uses saliva as the sample.

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