Tag: infectious disease

Coronavirus Roundup: First CDC Study of U.S....

First U.S. Study of COVID-19 Patients Confirms Older Patients at Highest Risk, CDC Says In a new report, the U.S....

March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Q&A: Facts You Need to be...

It’s important that everyone gets accurate information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19. Baptist Health South Florida has put...

March 19, 2020

Can COVID-19 Spread Via Swimming Pools?

In South Florida, the weather is already warm enough for swimming pool activities, especially as kids are out of school...

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus and Surfaces: Know This Before Grabbing...

By just touching a contaminated surface, you won’t get the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. But health officials and infectious...

March 17, 2020

Elbow Bumps Instead of Handshakes: ‘Social Distancing’...

In the new age of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the concept to keep in mind is “social distancing” —...

March 11, 2020

COVID-19: What Health Officials Say About Getting...

The Florida Health Department is providing extensive guidance regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including a new infographic (see below) for...

March 10, 2020

Tele-Health and Coronavirus: See a Doctor from...

Overall, most cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, involve mild symptoms, including fever and a dry cough, that can...

March 6, 2020

Baptist Health Experts Offer Guidance, Protection Tips...

Baptist Health South Florida featured a panel discussion Wednesday about the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. As questions and concerns...

March 5, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): State, Healthcare Leaders Responding to...

Updated April 2: National and local health officials are responding to community outbreaks of the pneumonia-like respiratory illness, Coronavirus Disease...

March 3, 2020

Infection Protection: Frequent, Proper Handwashing is Vital

Frequent handwashing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading the flu and other illnesses. As...

March 2, 2020

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Coronavirus Roundup: New CDC Data on...

New CDC Study: 71% of COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized had Underlying Health Issues Preliminary findings from a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

COVID-19: How Cancer Patients Can Beat...

Along with its germs, COVID-19 has brought fear, anxiety and depression to many households. For cancer patients and others facing a health crisis ― and...

COVID-19: ¿cómo pueden vencer el estrés...

Además de gérmenes, el COVID-19 ha transmitido temores, ansiedad y depresión a muchos hogares. En el caso de los pacientes de cáncer y de otros...

Nutrition is Key to a Healthy...

Proper nutrition is key to maintaining a healthy immune system, which consists of various organs, cells and tissues that help fight off pathogens, like viruses...

La nutrición es clave para un...

La nutrición adecuada es la clave para mantener un sistema inmunológico saludable, el cual consiste de varios órganos que ayudan a combatir los patógenos, tales...

FIU Using 3D Printing to Make...

Florida International University and Baptist Health South Florida are partnering on an initiative to manufacture face shields for healthcare workers on the front lines of...

FIU utiliza impresoras 3-D para hacer...

Florida International University y Baptist Health South Florida están colaborando en una iniciativa para fabricar protectores faciales para los trabajadores de salud en el frente...

Pregnant Women and Coronavirus: Don’t Stress,...

Do pregnant women have more to fear from the coronavirus (COVID-19) than the average, healthy adult? Public health officials and doctors say that there are...

Las mujeres embarazadas y el Coronavirus:...

¿Pueden tener las mujeres embarazadas más que temerle al coronavirus (COVID-19) que el adulto saludable promedio? Los oficiales de salud pública y los médicos dicen...

Coronavirus Roundup: Loss of Taste, Smell...

ENT Doctors: Sudden Loss of Smell or Taste may be a Symptom of COVID-19 A reduced sense of smell or taste could be a symptom...