Coronavirus Can Thrive for Days on Different Surfaces

A new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), has underlined the remarkable resilience of coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The study has found that SARS-CoV-2 can contaminate and stay stable for hours, even days, in the form of liquid droplets in the air (also called aerosols) and when it's found on different surfaces.…
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Pets Can’t Spread Coronavirus

If you are worried your pet can transmit novel coronavirus, relax, it cannot, assures Viktor Maleyev, an advisor to the scientific director of the Russian consumer watchdog’s Research Institute of Epidemiology. The suspicion arose when…

Gut Bacteria Can Cause Colon Cancer

The bacterium that is part of normal, healthy gut flora can also inflict the biggest damage. E. coli, the resident gut bacteria, can trigger genetic mutation in human DNA and result in colon cancer in one out of 10 cases, reports a new…