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7 People With Coronavirus Boarded a Plane With 95 Others. Nobody Wore a Mask. Here’s What Happened.

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

A packed plane seems like the last place you’d want to be during the pandemic.

Distancing is impossible. It’s difficult to avoid high-touch surfaces like tray tables and seat arms that could harbor the coronavirus. And although the cabin air is filtered, how much virus is floating around is anybody’s guess.

That’s why the events of March 9 seem like a recipe for disaster.

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Ancient Allergy Solution Offers Potential Hope Against Coronavirus

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This fall’s allergy season is like none other.

On top of the usual congestion, itchy eyes, and runny nose that hay fever sufferers face, they also have to worry about the coronavirus.

One ancient health practice may address both issues, according to new research.

Nasal irrigation is a natural solution that not only relieves allergy and sinus symptoms, but a medical journal examining its potential against coronavirus recently concluded that it also may also “offer a ray of hope” during the pandemic.

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Coronavirus: The First Symptom You’ll Feel

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One of the most confounding aspects of COVID-19 is that it’s hard to know if you have it.

The symptoms are similar to other respiratory illnesses. So when you get a stuffy nose or a fever you might have a cold or the flu…or you might have COVID. You really can’t tell unless you get tested.

The coronavirus does cause one particular symptom that is clear evidence you have it: loss of smell and taste.

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Coronavirus: The Most Dangerous Public Place

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

These days, risk assessment is a calculation all of us make every time we go out the front door.

Wherever we are headed, we think about the chances that we may be exposed to the coronavirus.

But not even experts can tell us with any certainty which public places are safe and which are not. A new study reveals one place you should absolutely avoid if you possibly can.

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COVID Spread: It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

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This spring, there was hope that summer would save us from the coronavirus.

The theory was that cold and flu viruses dwindle in warm weather, and so would COVID-19.

Of course, it didn’t happen. Summer did nothing to slow the spread.

Now, a new study shows that it’s not temperatures that affect the spread of coronavirus as much as another factor.

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Coronavirus: One Type of Mask May Actually Be Harmful

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These days, the message is everywhere…

Wear a face mask to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus.

But a new study shows that one of the most common types of masks may actually be worse than wearing no mask at all.[1]

Researchers at Duke University created a box-shaped device that could track the tiny respiratory particles that escape from people’s mouths when they speak.

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