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Catching coronavirus on plane ‘extremely unlikely’ while wearing mask, Department of Defense study finds

A Defense Department study in late August utilized a mannequin and a set of sensors to examine how the coronavirus moves through aircraft cabins. (United Airlines)

October 16 (Fox News) - Flying amid the coronavirus pandemic might be safer than you thought – if everyone wears a mask. A new Department of Defense study, conducted with United Airlines, found that the risk of COVID-19 exposure is “extremely unlikely,” even on a 12-hour flight. Researchers conducted hundreds of tests aboard some of United’s Boeing 777 and 767 aircraft, both in flight and on ...

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Coronavirus capable of invading brain: study

© HO This image shows a cross-section of a brain organoid -- a lab-grown mini brain that can be used to study the effects of a disease

September 10 (AFP) - Headaches, confusion and delirium experienced by some Covid-19 patients could be the result of the coronavirus directly invading the brain, according to a study published Wednesday. The research is still preliminary -- but offers several new lines of evidence to support what was previously a largely untested theory. According to the paper, which was led by ...

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UK risks twice-as-big second COVID wave without better testing, study finds

FILE PHOTO: A view of a COVID-19 testing station manned by British military personnel inside London's Hyde Park, Britain, May 8, 2020. REUTERS/ Alexander Smith

London, August 4 (Reuters) - Britain faces a second wave of COVID-19 this winter twice as widespread as the initial outbreak if it reopens schools without a more effective test-and-trace system in place, according to a study published on Tuesday. Researchers from University College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine modelled the impact of reopening schools ...

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Wave of promising study results raise hopes for coronavirus vaccines

A small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine" sticker is held near a medical syringe in front of displayed "Coronavirus COVID-19" words in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic//File Photo

Chicago, July 21 (Reuters) - Early data from trials of three potential COVID-19 vaccines released on Monday, including a closely-watched candidate from Oxford University, increased confidence that a vaccine can train the immune system to recognize and fight the novel coronavirus without serious side effects. Whether any of these efforts will result in a vaccine capable of protecting billions of ...

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