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How COVID-19 Affected STI Testing

The COVID-19 pandemic is a significant public health crisis today, but it is on the tips of everyone’s thumbs and tongues. However, the CDC declared a growing epidemic in a congruent health crisis. One of those include sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs). One of the significant drawbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic is that…

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Are Cloth Masks Still Effective to Prevent COVID-19?

A cloth mask help to slow down the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Face masks be it cloth or surgical, with other preventive measures like vaccination, frequent hand washing, sanitizing, and physical distancing helps in slowing down the spread of the virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends fabric masks for…

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Signs COVID-19 Transmission Is Airborne

Studies showed that the COVID-19 virus has been large-droplet-borne, and therefore, the CDC introduced all the measures and guidelines accordingly. It’s been over a year that the COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting the global population. We were hoping that there will not be any second wave of the coronavirus, but the reality is far worse.…

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The Unexpected Environmental Consequences of COVID-19

The lockdown orders to battle the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in cleaner air throughout the world. However, it hasn’t been uniformly positive for the environment. Where COVID-19 has brought anxiety, worry, and social distancing, it has also brought piles and piles of trash and waste. Businesses have been encouraging people to bring bags or containers…

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Did You Know? You Touch Your Face At Least 16 Times In An Hour

Yes, you heard it right! We all do it. We touch our faces countless times every day. No matter what’s the reason – an itchy nose, tired eyes, or pricking pimples, we all do it without giving it a second thought. According to these studies done in 2008 and 2015, “People touch their faces approximately 16-23 times in…

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Common FAQS About Coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2

The US hit a somber milestone with more COVID-19 deaths than any other country. As the COVID-19 infection is spreading continuously, here are some facts that you must know about coronavirus to stay safe and healthy. 1. Where did the Coronavirus outbreak start? Health experts around the world are scrambling to understand, track, and contain COVID-19…