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How long can COVID 19 live on crushed ice like the kind scooped in drinks?

There is no scientific evidence that eating hygienically made frozen food and ice-cream spread the novel coronavirus. The WHO has debunked the fear that...

Is there need for Universal screening for Sars-cov-2 in women admitted for delivery?

During the  SARS-CoV-2 epidemic, pregnant women are a unique population with required frequent health system contacts and the ultimate need for delivery. Some affected areas...

COVID-19 melatonin as a potential adjuvant treatment

There have been some studies on the role of melatonin for adjuvant use in COVID-19 in anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, immune response regulation. However, this needs...

Does eating soy beans or soy sauce cause nicotinamide to inhibit ace2 receptors does it help against COVID 19?

There is no evidence to substantiate this claim on the effect of soy on coronavirus.

Can Chinese medicine help in COVID19 infection?

Some reports from China do claim that  Chinese medicines and practices might help protect against COVID-19 coronavirus or ease its symptoms. However, these claims...

Is eating ginger raw is good to treat / prevent the coronavirus?

There are many home remedies and herbal treatments that people believe may cure coronavirus infection. However to prove that a treatment really works, one...

Would BCG vaccination be protective against COVID 19?

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)  is studying the efficacy of the BCG vaccine in preventing Covid-19. The possible effects of the BCG vaccine...

Are methamphetamine users more at risk for COVID -19?

Methamphetamine users are at higher risk. Methamphetamine constricts the blood vessels, which can aggravate pulmonary damage and pulmonary hypertension and worsen COVID-19.  Illicit drugs also...

What is the effect of Eculizumab in COVID 19?

Based on a theory that the patient’s own immune mechanism is what causes fatal damage in COVID19 infections and that a part of the...

How is Mucinex used in COVID 19 ?

Mucinex is a brand name for guaifenesin,  an expectorant. It helps loosen mucus  from the  lungs , ensuring that the cough brings out the...

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