A combination of robust vaccination programmes and strict physical distancing rules could avoid recurring peaks of COVID-19 without the need to rely on stay-at-home restrictions, according to a new study...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported an additional 1,768 new confirmed COVID-19 cases today, bringing the country total to 439,834. Quezon City recorded the...

By Glenn Laverack, PhD Learning to live with COVID-19 is officially a reality as the Director General of the World Health Organisation announced that the pandemic will continue until at least 2022. Lock-downs...

Global public health organization NSF International is offering small businesses, community centers, apartment complexes and other facilities free posters to encourage personal behaviors that may prevent...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent survey conducted by Sweden’s Public Health Authority shows that the vast majority of the population has adapted their daily lives during the pandemic...

Individual behaviour has a significant effect on preventing a large second wave of COVID-19 infections. In fact, maintaining social distancing and other interventions such as the use of face masks and...

Face masks are thought to slow the spread of viruses, including the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but little is known about how well they work. In an issue of Physics of Fluids, by AIP Publishing,...

Keeping at least one metre from other people as well as wearing face coverings and eye protection, in and outside of health-care settings, could be the best way to reduce the chance of viral infection...

As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t scary enough, the flu season is not far away. How severe will the flu season be as it converges with the COVID-19 outbreak? What can we do to prepare? Dr. Benjamin...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the Philippines say the country  is beginning to flatten the curve. According to Health Undersecretary Dr. Maria Rosario Singh-Vergeire, “All...