COVID-19 Update 11: How exactly the coronavirus becomes airborne.

COVID-19 Update 11: How exactly the coronavirus becomes airborne.

Now that many countries are mandating the use of masks in public places such as Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and others will follow suit. We need to understand what we can expect from these masks. We need to understand how airborne transmission really occurs. Different diseases have different modes of transmission. There’s airborne transmission via […]

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HoloAnatomy app helps medical students learn anatomy

HoloAnatomy app helps medical students learn anatomy

When I was interviewing for medical school, I learned that Case Western Reserve was introducing a new progressive program using the Microsoft HoloLens to teach anatomy. That definitely factored into my decision-making. We’ve developed a digital representation of both the male and female body. You can easily see details that a medical student needs to […]

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How we must respond to the coronavirus pandemic | Bill Gates

How we must respond to the coronavirus pandemic | Bill Gates

Transcriber: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta Whitney Pennington Rodgers: Hello and welcome to everyone joining us from around the globe. Thank you for being part of day two of our special series TED Connects. This week, we’re bringing you interviews from some of the world’s greatest minds to offer tools for us to navigate through […]

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COVID-19 Diagnostics: Clinical Examination

COVID-19 Diagnostics: Clinical Examination

COVID-19 Diagnostics: Performing a Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Swab It is essential to follow proper infection control measures when samples are collected from patients with a suspected Coronavirus infection. Among other things, the examiner should wear an N95 respirator mask, gown, protective goggles, and gloves. To save resources, we will refrain from using each of these […]

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The Truth About The First Vaccine Ever Created

The Truth About The First Vaccine Ever Created

A world without vaccines would be a very dark place indeed. Vaccine access is, indisputably, one of the biggest perks to living in the 21st century – especially considering vaccination saves the lives of two to three million people every year, and prevents the spread of some of the deadliest viruses in the world. “Hey, […]

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An Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In On COVID-19

An Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In On COVID-19

[Music] Coronavirus is a human virus as well as a virus that can affect certain animals, and there are two kinds of SARS coronaviruses that have caused diseases in humans. The SARS-CoV-1 and the one that’s circulating now is SARS-CoV-2. It’s an RNA virus that causes predominantly respiratory problems. COVID-19, by the way, is the […]

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