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Face Shields v. Face Masks
What's the best way to prevent the spread of potentially virus-laden droplets? Engineers put two types of face coverings to the test.
Phony COVID Cures
This is not what a proven treatment for COVID-19 looks like. Everyone hopes for a cure, but some are preying on that hope. Save your money.
The Other Epidemic Heading Our Way
At least we have a vaccine for it. Flu season is approaching. It's time to think about which flu shot to take.
Getting Back to Business in a Pandemic
Models testing various ways of re-opening businesses as COVID cases subside show one approach is a clear winner.
A COVID-19 Take-Home Test
Nasal swabs you do at home can play an important role in curbing the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
An Argument for Reopening the Schools
Elementary school students should return to school, some experts say. Kids need the classroom, and there are ways to make it safe.
Symptom-Free Super Spreaders
Unmasked asymptomatic carriers expose others to a higher viral load than COVID patients do. This could explain the current resurgences.
Thinking about Zinc
Many people are seeking to boost their immune systems with zinc to help guard against COVID. Here's what this mineral can and can't do.
Does Your Mask Have the Right Stuff?
Engineers tested different types of face masks to see how well they prevented the spread of respiratory droplets.
Face Masks Curb COVID
Masks help curb not just transmission, but also the novel coronavirus's reproduction rate.
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