Tag Archives: كوفيد -19

فيروس كورونا: ما هي أعراض الإصابة به وكيف تقي نفسك منه؟

صدر الصورة، GETTY IMAGES

تشير بعض الدراسات إلى أن نحو 80 في المئة من المصابين بالفيروس يشعرون بأعراض طفيفة، أو لا تظهر عليهم أعراض على الإطلاق، بيد أن عددا قليلا آخر قد يعاني من أعراض مرضية حادة. فما هو هذا المرض؟ وماذا تفعل كي تقي نفسك من الإصابة به؟ ما هي الأعراض؟ يُصيب فيروس كورونا الرئتين، وتظهر أعراض رئيسية هي: الحمى والسعال الجاف المستمر. …

Read More »

Coronavirus reinfection cases: what we know so far – and the vital missing clues

Roman Pilipey/EPA

Sheena Cruickshank, University of Manchester As President Trump claims that he is immune to COVID-19 and isolated reports emerge of reinfection, what is the truth about immunity to COVID-19? To date, there have been six published cases of COVID-19 reinfection, with various other unverified accounts from around the world. Although this is a comparably small fraction of the millions of …

Read More »

Coronavirus vaccine: what we know so far – a comprehensive guide by academic experts

M-Foto/Shutterstock

M-Foto/Shutterstock Rob Reddick, The Conversation Since the early days of the pandemic, attention has focused on producing a vaccine for COVID-19. With one, it’s hoped it will be able to suppress the virus without relying purely on economically challenging control measures. Without one, the world will probably have to live with COVID-19 as an endemic disease. It’s unlikely the coronavirus …

Read More »

COVID-19 masks FAQs: How can cloth stop a tiny virus? What’s the best fabric? Do they protect the wearer?

Although cloth masks have been widely adopted, many people still have questions about them. (Usplash/Vera Davidova)

Although cloth masks have been widely adopted, many people still have questions about them. (Usplash/Vera Davidova) Catherine Clase, McMaster University; Edouard Fu, Leiden University, and Juan Jesus Carrero, Karolinska Institute Face masks reduce the spread of viruses passed on from respiratory secretions. While cloth masks are imperfect, widespread use of an imperfect mask has the potential to make a big …

Read More »

Dispatch from a refugee camp during the COVID-19 pandemic

Migrants, most of them wearing face masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, gather outside the temporary refugee camp in Kara Tepe as they wait to depart from Lesbos for mainland Greece on Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Migrants, most of them wearing face masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, gather outside the temporary refugee camp in Kara Tepe as they wait to depart from Lesbos for mainland Greece on Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas) Petra Molnar, York University, Canada and Kenya-Jade Pinto, York University, Canada When the COVID-19 pandemic first appeared, and we were …

Read More »

Pandemic presents an opportunity for small liberal arts colleges to change

Colgate University is a small liberal arts college in upstate New York. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images

Colgate University is a small liberal arts college in upstate New York. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images Beth D. Benedix, DePauw University and Steven Volk, Oberlin College and Conservatory In their newly released book, “The Post-Pandemic Liberal Arts College,” Steven Volk, emeritus professor of history at Oberlin College, and Beth D. Benedix, professor of world literature, religious studies and community …

Read More »

¿Conviene hacerse el sueco con el coronavirus?

Shutterstock / OPOLJA

Shutterstock / OPOLJA Salvador Peiró, Fisabio La respuesta sueca a la COVID-19 ha sido mucho menos intensa que en cualquier otro país europeo, incluyendo sus vecinos nórdicos. Suecia no sólo eludió los confinamientos generalizados sino que mantuvo abierta la escuela primaria, continúa desaconsejando el uso de mascarillas (salvo situaciones específicas) y hasta hace poco mantenía sin aislar a los contactos …

Read More »