Organ Donation Impact? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus Questions
BOSTON (CBS) – Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. If you have a question for Dr. Mallika, email her or message her on Facebook or Twitter. Dr. Mallika is offering her best advice, but as always, consult your personal doctor before making any decisions about your personal health. How quickly does COVID spread on surfaces? – Andy on Facebook When the virus lands on a surface, it stays there. It can’t crawl around but it can be transferred from one surface to another. For example, if you get virus on your finger and then touch your eyes, it can be transferred to your eyes. That’s why it’s important to disinfect your hands after touching surfaces that could be contaminated. A viewer says her in-laws are flying in from another state but they don’t believe the virus is a big deal and refuse to get tested or quarantine before seeing their grandchildren. She’s worried about her family’s safety. I understand your concerns. Perhaps you could call your pediatrician to help you persuade your in-laws to get tested or quarantine before seeing your children. Not only could your family be put at risk, but the in-laws could be put at risk as well. I have a kitten who wandered into my neighbors’ yard and the grandkids who had COVID played with her. Is it safe to take my kitten back?? – Lydia on Facebook There have been occasional reports of animals testing positive fo...
Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have shown whether the therapy worked.
The start of the new school year is already proving that there is no one way to reopen schools during the Covid-19 pandemic and returning to classes does not mean anything close to returning to normal.
A third US company has released study results showing its coronavirus vaccine is safe and elicits an immune response.
Stacey Nagy told CNN's Erin Burnett she wrote an obituary for her husband's coronavirus death where she blamed President Trump, Texas Gov. Abbott and those who do not wear masks because she felt a need to "put blame where it belonged."
THE CORONAVIRUS that caused the global pandemic is believed to have originated from bats. Can pets get the illness? According to one woman, her pet pooch did.
Information for prisons and other prescribed places of detention on coronavirus (COVID-19). Recent updates: 4th August 2020 - added COVID-19 guidance for prisons and places of detention poster. 31st July 2020 - changed isolation period from 7 to 10 days.
Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Update in this version (published 4th August 2020) - added translated documents in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese CN, Chinese HK, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu.
Authorities say the number of people on a Norwegian cruise ship who have tested positive for the coronavirus has reached 44
Recent updates: 4th August 2020 - updated to reflect the extension of self-isolation from 7 to 10 days. 30th July 2020 - updated link to information on local restrictions.
This is advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Update in this version (published 4th August 2020) - added translated documents in: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese CN, Chinese HK, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu.