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New research results

The cheap, generic steroid drug Dexamethasone reducing inflammation reduced death rates by around a third among those with the most severe cases of infection

People are most infectious immediately before the outbreak of symptoms. Active case finding and isolation in conjunction with comprehensive contact tracing and quarantine is required

The risk for severe illness was 45% higher for people with type A blood than those with other blood types. It appeared to be 35% lower for people with type O

Israeli researchers have developed a reusable mask which can be heated up to 70°C to kill viruses within 30 minutes.