Science & Health

How to stop a killer - COVID-19
Here's an animated look at how the coronavirus gets into lung cells — and how it might be stopped
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 14:41
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He is in self-isolation at his Downing Street office
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:01
FILE - A couple in governent-mandated self-isolation are seen in their apartment window in downtown Warsaw, Poland, March 22, 2020.
Family therapists say even the most subtle differences in temperament can be aggravated because of the outbreak's stress
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:47
Marylanders Dance to Lift Spirits
Three neighbors keep their distance while brightening people’s day
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:44
How COVID-19 Has Impacted American Religious Communities
Pandemic has changed the way Americans worship
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 09:49
Patients wait in line for a COVID-19 test at Elmhurst Hospital Center, March 25, 2020, in New York.
Hopes are hanging on two types of quick exams: antigen tests that use a nose or throat swab to look for the virus, and antibody tests that look in the blood for evidence someone had the virus and recovered
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 09:34
Robots Rise to Battle Against Coronavirus
Before the coronavirus outbreak, a Beijing technology company was already working to integrate autonomous vehicles into daily life in China. They produced pint-sized sidewalk sweepers and delivery robots, but there is now a demand to repurpose the technology to take the place of workers who are staying home in the hopes of containing the virus. Matt Dibble reports.
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 21:32
In this March 24, 2020, photo, a man walks past the First Baptist Church in America in Providence, R.I. Americans are turning…
Using humor and laughter as conscious choices — ways to cope when other things aren't working as expected
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:00
A worker inspects gloves at a Top Glove factory in Klang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 11, 2010.
Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association says that with lockdown’s orders that factories operate with no more than half their usual workforce, even with extra overtime, 'there could be a chronic shortage of medical gloves in the battle to contain and suppress the Covid-19 coronavirus worldwide'
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 13:10
Jeremy Filko of Virginia wears one of his 3D-printed shields over a medical mask. (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Filko)
Protective guard designed to keep masks from getting soiled
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:25
A laboratory technician prepares COVID-19 patient samples for semi-automatic testing at Northwell Health Labs, March 11, 2020, in Lake Success, N.Y.
There is currently no proven coronavirus treatment for infected patients but there are a range of drugs being tested
Brian Padden
Wed, 03/25/2020 - 19:28
In this March 20, 2020, photo Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., right, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., left, have lunch at a Republican policy…
Even as the country has largely hunkered down, heeding the guidance of health experts and the directives of state leaders, some powerful people in Washington have defied preventative measures aimed at curbing the spread
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 15:14
South Korea to Provide Coronavirus Test Kits to US
Seoul says President Donald Trump asked for the help on Tuesday
William Gallo
Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:13
Virginia distillery is busy making high-alcohol-content hand sanitizers to meet demand
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:16
Medical staff wearing protective suits talk with people with suspected symptoms of new the coronavirus, at a testing facility.
Seoul says President Donald Trump asked South Korea for the coronavirus help on Tuesday
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:08