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Public Health Update: Novel Coronavirus

Public Health Update: Novel Coronavirus

On Sunday, a Cornell student presented symptoms that met criteria for testing for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. As the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the only entity in the U.S. able to test for Novel Coronavirus, they are currently processing the laboratory tests and results could take a full week. The student, [...]

February 4, 2020 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Public Health Update: Novel Coronavirus

Novel bed net provides greater protection against malaria

Novel bed net provides greater protection against malaria

A new kind of bed net can emerge as a potent weapon against malaria as a two-year trial involving more than 15,000 children has shown that it can significantly increase protection against the mosquito-borne disease. The trial in Tanzania showed that a long lasting insecticidal net treated with a chemical called piperonyl butoxide (PBO LLIN) [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Novel bed net provides greater protection against malaria