Yellowstone and the COVID-19 test (coronavirus)

Yellowstone and the COVID-19 test  A strange way of life that lives in the park’s hot springs makes a protein that changed the course of biomedical history. Orange and slimy microbial mats grow in the Great Prismatic Fountain of Yellowstone National Park. Thomas Brock in Yellowstone Microbiologist Thomas Brock was camping in Yellowstone National Park in the 1960s, when he found a species of bacteria that would transform medical science. Brock investigated the tiny life forms that manage to get …

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CDC Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings

CDC Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States.  We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms.  This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity—for example, speaking, …

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Coronavirus Outbreak : USNS Comfort hospital ship arrives in New York harbor

Coronavirus Outbreak : USNS Comfort hospital ship arrives in New York harbor The USNS Comfort arrived this Monday, March 30 at NYV. where is the front of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States. It is carrying a message to all New Yorkers that the Navy is “with you” and “remains engaged in this fight,” said Rear Admiral John Mustin. It is the Army hospital ship, which contains 1,000 beds. also a dozen operating rooms and a medical laboratory. It …

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UK: Coronavirus (Covid -19) Home Test Kit may soon be available to order on Amazon

UK: A Coronavirus Home Test Kit (Covid -19) available to order from Amazon, coming soon Sharon Peacock, director of the National Infection Service at Public Health England, told the UK parliament on Wednesday that the group had developed fingerstick tests that establish whether anyone has been infected with the Covid-19 virus (Coronavirus) When tested and implemented, the public will be able to purchase the tests through services like Amazon and also at street pharmacies, Peacock said. Users will perform the …

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European Union close external borders for 30 days

European Union will close external borders for 30 days to slow coronavirus pandemic KEY POINTS Leaders of European Union countries have agreed to close the EU’s external borders to most people from other countries for 30 days in a new effort to slow the coronavirus pandemic. Movement within European Union member nations will be still be allowed. On Monday, Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, said he was closing his nation’s borders to foreigners, with the major exception of U.S. citizens. …

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