Can Mosquitoes Carry the COVID-19 Virus? Here is What the Experts Have to Say

Mosquitoes have always been known to transmit different diseases and the summer is the peak time for these bloodsuckers. People are already facing the hardships of the dreadful Covid-19 and the way it spreads. With the season of these mosquitoes, the people are tensed whether or not their bite will spread the coronavirus.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that there is neither any evidence nor any information which reveals that the novel coronavirus can be transmitted through a mosquito bite.

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COVID-19 questions & answers

What’s the difference between the new coronavirus and other coronaviruses?

SARS, which killed 774 people when it came in 2003, is very much different than the current novel coronavirus. Dr.Mark Siedner, who is an associate professor at Harvard Medical School quoted “COVID-19 has a bigger pre-symptomatic period”, which means unlike the SARS virus where people used to show symptoms very quickly after getting infected, novel corona virus-infected people don’t show symptoms quickly. The symptom usually surfaces after 3 to 4 days of getting infected. Since the infected people roam freely just like any other asymptomatic person, this makes contact tracing very hard..

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Warning Issued By The UN Chief Regarding Nourishment Catastrophe During The Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

During the time of the quick spread of COVID-19, the whole world is facing severe problems while managing not only the economy but also the needs of the people, that of the ones who are currently not infected and also of the ones infected by the deadly COVID-19. Several sectors of the world are experiencing a huge and unfortunate setback. For instance, the medical, secondary, political, agricultural as well as the tertiary sectors- all are facing this miserable as well as unlucky situation.

 Amidst the entire crisis, the food and nutrition sector is the worst struck. The number of people, who are unable to afford food of decent quality, shall increase at a swift rate. This has been brought into the light by the Secretary of the United Nations.

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What is Coronavirus Contact Tracing? Is Contact Tracing beneficial for Indians?

This is the right place to have all your doubts cleared!

The world is facing a crisis. Economical, political, medical, and agricultural, as well as many other sectors of a country’s economy are at stake. People are emotionally unwell because some are not able to meet their loved ones at such a dangerous time, some are starving, others are fighting this deadly Coronavirus to treat the affected patients. Every country that has people affected by this disease, is taking serious measures to reduce the loss of both- their people and the world. And so is India. But since the Unlock has been declared, there is an expectation of a swift increase in the number of people affected by Coronavirus.

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A Recent Study Suggests, Ideal Climatic Conditions Might Have Aided Coronavirus Thrive at its Onset

Recently China published a study that offers a clear understanding of how weather, especially the climatic conditions during the summer have an effect on the transmission of the novel coronavirus.

The researchers of the Chengdu University of Information Technology, China released a publication in which the monthly average temperature of all the Chines provinces was analyzed. The downward short-wave UV radiation and humidity of these provinces were checked when the coronavirus outbreak was at its initial stage.

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Are N95 Masks Reusable

Can you reuse N95 masks if they are in low supply?

The COVID-19 pandemic has morphed our ideologies of order and sociability in our society. We are currently surviving each day in fear and anxiety compounded by plummeting economies and chaotic governments. Amid all of this, healthcare professionals and several other frontline workers are carrying out their jobs by risking their lives. The shortage of N95 respirators amplifies their problems because the world has not witnessed a pandemic of such scale in a long time. Continue reading

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Things To Know About N95 Respirators, Surgical Masks And Coronavirus

There are rumors circulating about the use of masks about how and when to use them to control the spread of new coronavirus. It is a fact that begs to be understood that surgical masks are necessary for ill or infected people, but normal people need to think about it twice. Peter Tsai, the inventor of filtration fabric inside of surgical masks and N95 respirators, wants you to know and comprehend certain facts about the surgical masks and N95 respirators. Continue reading

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Wearing Surgical Masks in Public May Aid in Slowing the Spread of COVID-19

A new research has shed light on the fact that surgical masks might help to avert an infected person from infecting others with any type of seasonal viruses, including the deadly corona virus. This research has helped in somewhat suppressing the much-stressed debate straddling between medical and cultural customs. Continue reading

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