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Coronavirus infected less than 1% of dentists nationwide, study suggests

Less than 1% of U.S. dentists were infected with the novel coronavirus amid the pandemic, a new study suggests. The findings uphold some health officials’ calls to continue routine dental care amid the pandemic, though conflict with others, namely the World Health Organization, which had advised delaying nonessential dental care until a significant reduction in COVID-19 transmission rates were reached.… Read More »

Coronavirus found on surfaces 17 days after infected passengers left Diamond Princess, says the CDC

Traces of Coronavirus found on surfaces 17 days after infected passengers left Diamond Princess cruise ship says CDC Researchers made the startling discovering that traces of the coronavirus lingered around for more than two weeks on the Diamond Princess cruise ship Traces of the coronavirus were detected in rooms where infected passengers had stayed on… Read More »

New blood test could be used to help millions infected with TB

Protein power The research team set out to create their blood-based test by identifying a signature set of biomarkers in patients’ blood that consistently indicated a high likelihood of ATB, then developing an easily deployable assay that could detect that signature. They first measured the levels of 47 different blood proteins in about 400 samples… Read More »

China detects more African swine fever cases in cities already infected

BEIJING (Reuters) – China discovered three more outbreaks of the deadly African swine fever on Thursday in Heilongjiang and Anhui provinces as the highly contagious disease spreads further in cities that have already reported infections. In a statement, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said 29 hogs have died and 54 were infected in… Read More »