Corona-Warning-App – today, the first warnings are sent

Low or increased risk? This Wednesday, the first user of the Corona-Warning-App-risk encounters with Corona will be informed Infected. As the Portal “Golem” reported that since yesterday, the first 341 key of Infected available. The App loads this code from a Server and compares them in connection with anonymous identification…

Video: When do the infected become infectious?

The danger posed by a person infected with COVID-19 doesn’t begin the exact moment a few virus particles enter their system, so when do they start to be a health risk to those around them? Penn State Professor Nita Bharti talks about incubation periods, latency periods, and what they mean…

How do you become infected with the coronavirus?

The new coronavirus has traveled unseen paths from Wuhan, China, to virtually all corners of the globe. Evidence of its movements abound, from the proliferation of people wearing face masks to the sudden absence of toilet paper on store shelves. How did a virus that didn’t even exist just a…

One third of Cambodians infected with threadworm, study finds

Strongyloides stercoralis is a soil-transmitted threadworm that is endemic in many tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have conducted a nation-wide parasitology survey of the Cambodian population and concluded that nearly a third of the studied population is infected with S….