10 Simple immune – boosting ideas to protect yourself

Immunity boosting ideas are trending right now thanks to COVID-19. As you’ve no doubt read, many of the things we can do to stay well are spectacularly simple: was your hands frequently, don’t touch your face, don’t shake hands and maintain a safe one-and-a-half metre distance from others. You can find an excellent guide to … Continue reading 10 Simple immune – boosting ideas to protect yourself

HEALTH | U.S. FDA Authorizes Use Of New Two – Minute Test Kit For Coronavirus

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of Bodysphere Inc.’s test that can detect the coronavirus in nearly two minutes, the privately held company said on Tuesday. The FDA has been rushing to approve test on an emergency basis and last week approved Abbott Laboratories’ test that … Continue reading HEALTH | U.S. FDA Authorizes Use Of New Two – Minute Test Kit For Coronavirus

BUSINESS NEWS | Ford Joins 3M, GE In Speeding Up Ventilator, Respirator Production

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it was working with General Electric’s healthcare unit and 3M Co to speed up production of ventilators for patients and respirators for healthcare workers as the coronavirus pandemic escalates. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that U.S. automakers General Motors Co, Ford, and Tesla … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Ford Joins 3M, GE In Speeding Up Ventilator, Respirator Production

HEALTH NEWS | Germany’s Qiagen Starts Shipping Coronavirus Diagnostic Tests To United States

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – German molecular testing company Qiagen NV said on Tuesday it has begun shipping its diagnostic test for COVID-19 to the United States. The test kit, QIAstat-Dx Respiratory SARS-CoV-2 Panel, requires less than one minute for sample preparation and can deliver results in about one hour, the company said. Shipments come under … Continue reading HEALTH NEWS | Germany’s Qiagen Starts Shipping Coronavirus Diagnostic Tests To United States

HEALTH | Is It Safe To Run, Hike, Bike Or Walk Outside In Public?

San Francisco Mayor London Breed appeared on CNN’s ‘The Situation Room’ March 18 to respond to Jake Tapper’s viral reaction to a viral video clip that showed people exercising in the city amid the coronavirus outbreak. The clip showed people in San Francisco’s Embarcadero roadway jogging and holding hands on the first day of the … Continue reading HEALTH | Is It Safe To Run, Hike, Bike Or Walk Outside In Public?

HEALTH | FDA ‘Not Aware Of Scientific Evidence’ Linking Ibuprofen To Worsening Of Coronavirus Symptoms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is ‘not aware of scientific evidence’ connecting the use of popular anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, to a worsening of COVID-19 symptoms. The FDA made this announcement following the publication of a letter last week in the journal Lancet Respiratory Medicine that hypothesized such non – steroidal … Continue reading HEALTH | FDA ‘Not Aware Of Scientific Evidence’ Linking Ibuprofen To Worsening Of Coronavirus Symptoms

HEALTH | Coronavirus Can Persist In Air For Hours And On Surfaces For Days: Study

BUCHAREST – The highly contagious novel coronavirus that has exploded into a global pandemic can remain viable and infectious in droplets in the air for hours and on surfaces up to days, according to a new study that should offer guidance to help people avoid contracting the respiratory illness called COVID-19. Scientists from the National … Continue reading HEALTH | Coronavirus Can Persist In Air For Hours And On Surfaces For Days: Study