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Why more men die on the Coronavirus as women

The number of Infected and deaths from the Coronavirus from China continues to increase worldwide. In addition to China, other countries, such as Iran, South Korea and Italy to pay sudden increases in the case. Alone in the Northern Italian Region of Lombardy there are 165 proven infections with the Coronavirus (medical Name “Sars-CoV-2”) – […]

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Krishnan Guru-Murthy 'understands' Sport Relief's coronavirus fears

‘I’d be fine, I’m used to being in disaster zones!’ Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy ‘understands’ Sport Relief’s decision to relocate from Mongolia over coronavirus fears because other contestants aren’t as weathered as him Reporter due to compete in 100-mile bike race in Mongolia, which borders China But organisers relocated to Namibia, South Africa, more than […]

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Coronavirus warning: ‘We really need to contain this’ Dr Dawn Harper gives her top tips

The coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The virus causes pneumonia and those who have fallen ill are reported to suffer coughs, fever and breathing difficulties. In severe cases, there has been reported organ failure. China’s national health commission has confirmed human-to-human transmission and there has […]

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Coronavirus: what we do and don’t know

How deadly and how contagious is the coronavirus? When do symptoms appear, and can a patient spread the virus before they do? Experts are zeroing in on these and other questions, but clear answers are not yet at hand. The toll so far As of Thursday, some 7,700 cases have been confirmed in China, its […]

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Will a face mask protect you from coronavirus?

(HealthDay)—The dreaded coronavirus in China has many reaching for face masks across the globe. But while mandatory in Wuhan, China, where the virus originated, a face mask is of little use, practically speaking, some experts say. “A surgical mask might provide some protection, but it’s going to be very modest,” said Dr. William Schaffner, a […]