The United Nations’ Global Goal 3 aims to ensure everyone, everywhere has access to good health and well-being. Early detection of potential outbreaks plays an essential role in ensuring public health. Join Global Citizen in taking action on this issue and more here.
Listen up: the holidays are here and we want to celebrate with all of our family and friends. That move is not in the playbook this year! We need to do the right thing a little bit longer to slow the spread of COVID-19. So be a team player, and do your part to help keep the holidays safe.
How do we get infected with the coronavirus? Japanese researchers have used a supercomputer to simulate how viral particles move. The simulation makes the invisible threat visible and could help people evaluate risk of infection. Their findings show how far even the smallest droplets can spread and demonstrate how masks, social distancing and humidity impact the spread of COVID-19. Their research suggests that the use of humidifiers may help limit infections indoors during times when regular ventilation isn’’t possible.
On this weeks episode of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, the entire hour was dedicated to the epidemic crisis going on in Venezuela. I was joined by infectious diseases pathologist and clinician at the IDB Biomedical Research Institute in Barquisimeto, Dr Alberto E. Paniz-Mondolfi.