COVID-19

What is “coronaphobia”, the “maladaptive” fear that does not protect us from the coronavirus

Con cada nueva ola de covid llega una oleada de miedos y fobias.

By 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that mental health problems will be the leading cause of disability in the world. According to a report from the Spanish Ministry of Health, anxiety disorder is the most frequent: it affects 6.7% of the population (8.8% in women, 4.5% in men). This figure reaches 10.4% if …

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3 key facts that we still do not know after two years of pandemic and why it is important to find out

3 datos clave que aún no conocemos tras dos años de pandemia y por qué es importante averiguarlos

“The more questions we answer, the bigger new questions arise,” says Dr. Seema Lakdawala, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of Pittsburgh. Lakdawala refers to the impetuous race scientists like her have embarked on since December 2019 to decipher the SARS-CoV-2, which by then was just beginning to expand. More than two …

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If you have covid-19 and have not required hospitalization, what should you have at home

El Covid-19 puede tener una variedad de impactos en tu salud y bienestar, aun si no requieres hospitalización, por lo que debes estar bien provisto en tu casa para no salir y atravesarlo lo mejor posible

Before him growth of covid-19 infections in the United States, and many other points on the planet, due to the rapid expansion of the Omicron variantIt is essential to know what each family should have at home, to be able to face the disease in case of contracting it and not warrant hospitalization. The first …

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Covid-19: Biden will send more than 500 free tests due to increase in cases by Ómicron

Las pruebas comenzarán a ser enviadas el mes próximo.

This Tuesday, in a message released from the White House, President from the United States, Joe Biden, reported some measures that will begin to be implemented in the coming days to face a next wave of Covid-19 derived Omicron variant, which has become the dominant in the country. Biden reported that one of the measures …

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Data Indicates Omicron Is Mild, Says CDC Director

Rochelle Walensky, directora de los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC).

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images The disease that causes the omicron variant of covid-19 “is mild” according to the first available data, it states Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In an interview with The Associated …

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Covid-19 pandemic: the battle between the Omicron and Delta variants

Fila para hacerse una prueba de detección de covid-19 en Nueva York.

Line to get tested for covid-19 in New York. Photo: Spencer Platt / Getty Images According to the scientists, the future of the pandemic could be in the battle between covid-19 variants, wondering if the new competitor Ómicron may unseat Delta, the predominant in the world today. Based on the analysis of what happens in …

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What is the relationship between the covid-19 pandemic and the proliferation of lice?

Expertos encuentran una relación entre los piojos y la pandemia del covid-19.

Experts find a relationship between head lice and the covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Dario Lopez-Mills / Getty Images “They are definitely coming back”. That assures KHN Kelli boswell, a Denver boutique owner who helps people get rid of lice, called Lice & Easy. The process, depending on the degree of infestation and the method, can take …

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Omicron variant in the United States: these are the changes in the protocol to enter the country

Para ingresar a EE.UU. se necesitarán test de no más de 24 horas, sin importar el estatus de vacunación.

After this Thursday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, for its acronym in English) confirm the arrival of the Covid-10 Omicron variant in the United States, The authorities have decided to reinforce some measures of the health protocol to avoid the massive spread of this new strain of the virus, of which there …

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Covid-19 pandemic moves the UN away from its goal of ending AIDS by 2030

La pandemia del sida sigue vigente.

The AIDS pandemic continues. Photo: JANERIK HENRIKSSON / Getty Images End AIDS by 2030 It’s one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, but another pandemic, that of covid-19, threatens that goal, by disrupting prevention, awareness and treatment efforts for this disease, experts warn on the occasion of the World AIDS Day. In 2021 40 years …

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