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IMMUNE | Can I get it again after being recovered from COVID-19?

This question is still difficult to answer the question and the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that "there is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection." While US officials have championed the Antibody Test as a way to determine who is immune

By Admin|2021-02-09T15:31:05+00:00April 25th, 2020|Spreading | Prevention, Testing, Treatments | Vaccins|0 Comments

TESTING | What coronavirus tests are there and what are the differences?

Here you can find out about the different ways of testing done at this moment as well as their reliability. The tests currently being used in hospitals and other facilities are to see if somebody currently has COVID-19. These are done by taking a swab of the nose or throat, which is sent off to

By Admin|2021-02-09T15:26:12+00:00April 15th, 2020|Testing|Comments Off on TESTING | What coronavirus tests are there and what are the differences?

TESTING | How (un)reliable are Coronavirus antibody (home) testing kits?

Update (February 2021): For more information about the different ways of testing and the reliability have a look here. Old: For now (April 15th) these tests seems highly unreliable and should not be used as a reliable indication if you have had the Coronavirus COVID-19 and/or are immune to it. Take a look at these

By Admin|2021-02-09T15:24:33+00:00April 15th, 2020|Testing|Comments Off on TESTING | How (un)reliable are Coronavirus antibody (home) testing kits?

HOLD BREATH | Does being able to hold your breath for 10 seconds or more without coughing or feeling discomfort mean you are free from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or any other lung disease?

NO. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are dry cough, tiredness and fever. Some people may develop more severe forms of the disease, such as pneumonia. The best way to confirm if you have the virus producing COVID-19 disease is with a laboratory test. You cannot confirm it with this breathing exercise, which can even

By Admin|2020-04-23T16:01:19+00:00April 12th, 2020|Fables, Testing|Comments Off on HOLD BREATH | Does being able to hold your breath for 10 seconds or more without coughing or feeling discomfort mean you are free from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or any other lung disease?

TESTING | The importance of testing and why is it needed?

Not everyone needs to be tested says the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) for COVID-19. Here is some information that might help in making decisions about seeking care or testing. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. There is no treatment specifically approved for this virus. Testing results

By Admin|2020-04-23T16:02:20+00:00April 12th, 2020|Data, Testing|Comments Off on TESTING | The importance of testing and why is it needed?

CHLOROQUINE | Does chloroquine work against the coronavirus?

There is no specific treatment available to combat the novel coronavirus. The treatment of severely ill people focuses on treating the symptoms. The doctors can, for example, provide oxygen to patients with breathing difficulties. Experiments are being carried out with various medicines, such as chloroquine, a medicine that is prescribed for malaria. There are some

By Admin|2020-04-23T16:05:31+00:00April 10th, 2020|Fables, Testing, Treatments | Vaccins|Comments Off on CHLOROQUINE | Does chloroquine work against the coronavirus?

VACCINE | How long will it take to develop a vaccine?

Currently several vaccines have been developed or are being developed. (see below for more info on how long it takes for a vaccine to be developed) Current information about Vaccines can be found here. Info: The development of vaccines take time. Several pharmaceutical companies and research laboratories are working on vaccine candidates. It will, however, take months or years before any vaccine can be

By Admin|2021-02-09T15:34:30+00:00April 10th, 2020|Fables, Testing, Treatments | Vaccins|Comments Off on VACCINE | How long will it take to develop a vaccine?