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Antiviral Drug For Fatal Cat Disease Being Tested Against Coronavirus

"Since this drug has already been tested in cats, FDA approval may be faster." Before humans were dealing with covid-19, our cats were succumbing to their own deadly coronavirus. A different coronavirus that causes the disease feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) kills 700,000 cats per year. After an infection is confirmed, death is almost certain.

Face Shields, Masks With Valves Ineffective Against Covid-19 Spread: Study

If the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines aren't enough to convince you that face shields alone shouldn't be used to stop the spread of COVID-19, then maybe a new visualization study will.

How Nurses Can Discreetly Report Workplace Issues

Protecting patients is the ultimate reason for reporting health care problems. Nurses want to take the best possible care of their patients that they can. Sometimes, that means speaking out about problems that threaten safe care.

Key To Preventing Covid-19 Indoors: Ventilation

Reopening schools and businesses should upgrade air systems, open windows and take other measures to ensure clean air, scientists say

Coronavirus In Vacant Apartment Implicates Toilet In Spread

The discovery of coronavirus in the bathroom of an unoccupied apartment in Guangzhou, China, suggests the airborne pathogen may have wafted upwards through drain pipes, an echo of a large SARS outbreak in Hong Kong 17 years ago.

Nurses Are Our Most Valuable Resource

I am about to express a wildly under-advertised piece of advice: Our nurses are our most valuable resource. This reality has been true for physicians for many years, but with months of lost time on in-person rotations, it will be true for us more than any other class.

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others?

Blood type, metabolism, exercise, shirt color and even drinking beer can make individuals especially delicious to mosquitoes.

The 19th-Century Nurse Who Was Secretly A Serial Killer

“Jolly Jane” Toppan overcame a miserable Dickensian childhood to become a medical professional patients adored. She was also slowly murdering them one by one.