Research shows that children can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others. Though rare, some kids do become severely ill and a few have died from COVID-19.
July 28, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: children public-health coronavirus immune-system school death transmission sars-cov-2 disease reopening infection masks kawasaki-disease kids covd-19
'Normal' body temperature varies from person to person by age, time of day, where it's measured, and even menstrual cycle. External conditions also influence your thermometer reading.
June 16, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: coronavirus metabolism inflammation sars-cov-2 fever infection immune-response temperature body-temperature warmblood warm-bloodedness
Human psychology has evolved to avoid situations that could lead to infection. Behavioral choices now could have long-term effects on how people interact with others and the world.
May 4, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: infectious-diseases covid-19 coronavirus immune-system psychology sars-cov-2 disease anthony-fauci infection pathogens germs personality diseases disgust pathogen health-behaviors behavior
Swedish authorities claim the country is rapidly approaching herd immunity.
April 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: epidemiology covid-19 coronavirus pandemic infection sweden uk
With no vaccines or treatments, the fight against coronavirus comes down to this behavioral technique. A physician explains how it works.
Tags: health public-health covid-19 coronavirus pandemic quarantine sars-cov-2 social-distancing outbreak viruses infection
The virus can cause 'immune amnesia' which shifts our defences back to a 'baby-like' state.
Tags: vaccination infection medical-research
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