Should I get the flu shot this year? Will it help against coronavirus?
The Flu Shot and Coronavirus Should I get the flu shot this year? Will it help against coronavirus? It is well documented now that there is a surge of COVID-19 across dozens of states while at the same time the incidence is decreasing in others. However as we approach flu season when it is normally…Read More
Where and when did Coronavirus start?
Where and when did Coronavirus start? The coronavirus pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 and on the 31st of December 2019 China reported to the World Health Organization a cluster of viral pneumonia in Wuhan with cases of which the cause was not known. The World…Read More
Can dogs and cats contract and transmit Coronavirus?
People are understandably worried as to whether or not their dogs and cats can get coronavirus and get sick and also whether they can get coronavirus and transmit that to other humans and pets. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “there is no evidence that pets play a role in spreading the virus in…Read More
I’m Sick with Covid-19. How Do I Prevent the Spread?
I’m Sick with Covid-19. How Do I Prevent the Spread? In order to care for yourself and to help protect other people in your home and community if you think you have COVID-19 or if it has been confirmed and you are sick there are many things you can do to help prevent the spread…Read More
Can I Be Immune to Covid-19?
Can I Be Immune to Covid-19? Aside from durability, not all vaccines have complete protection, for example, the annual flu shot ranges in effectiveness and works better for children than for the rest of the population. In 2019, it was less than 50% effective in preventing the flu, but there were still major benefits. While…Read More
Is COVID-19 different from the seasonal flu for Diabetics?
Is COVID-19 different from the seasonal flu for Diabetics? Yes – COVID-19 is a more serious illness with a higher rate of death and complications than the seasonal flu in – not only diabetics but everyone. Recommended safety precautions for people with diabetes are no different than for the flu with frequent hand washing, covering…Read More
Where can I go to learn more about Covid-19?
Where can I go to learn more about Covid-19? Our understanding and awareness of Covid 19 is ongoing, so as we learn more about this virus it will be important to keep up to date from sources you can trust and verify. Check with your doctor or public health official to get the most updated…Read More
What are some General Tips I should follow?
General Tips Clean Your Phone This is important. Always wipe down your phone. You know not to touch your face and to wash your hands, but your phone is likely with you at every step of your day, exposed to an endless stream of germs and a high risk for transmission. And chances are while…Read More
I keep hearing about not touching my face and eyes, but I wear contact lenses. Should I stop?
I keep hearing about not touching my face and eyes, but I wear co contact lenses ntact lenses. Should I stop? No. There’s no reason to stop wearing contact lenses due to Covid 19. But given the concern lately, it’s a good time to remember and be extra careful, developing consistent habits, to always wash…Read More
Will covid-19 go away in the summer?
Will covid-19 go away in the summer? The Flu typically goes away in the Summer. Will Covid 19? Unlikley. Countries all over the world are experiencing the effects of Covid 19, even warm sunny ones. Exposing yourself to the sun or heat won’t prevent you from getting the virus if you’re exposed. (Proper levels of…Read More