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In times of crisis, are you ‘data-minded’ or ‘numbers-minded’?

By mid-February, the number of coronavirus patients had begun to increase around the world and set off alarm bells for many public health experts. Still, said panelists in a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, many people were slow to recognize the truth about the looming pandemic. “We tend to look at the world around us based on things… Read More »

Coronavirus up to 100 times more infectious through eyes, airways than SARS: report

The eyes are a key point of infection for the novel coronavirus, a team of Hong Kong researchers said this week, detailing how the disease has higher rates of transmissibility through the eyes and airways when compared to H5N1, or the bird flu, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes a COVID-19 infection, is nearly… Read More »