New answers tagged

2

The confusion exists because there are conflicting pronouncements from various authoritative sources but also conflicting pronouncements from the same authority. Covid-19 is a respiratory infection spread by droplets that can be aerosolized (nuclear droplets) in certain situations such as by flushing toilets or in certain medical procedures such as ...


1

The List does mention Isopropyl Alcohol. It's sixth on the list, and it's listed by its other name--Isopropanol. Isopropanol=Isopropyl Alcohol. Just like Ethanol=Ethyl Alcohol.


1

The EPA has a list of products known to be effective against COVID-19. I can't tell you if your Lysol cleaner is one of them -- the list includes 14 different products sold under the Lysol brand, using five different active ingredients. Any cleaning product should have instructions on how to use it safely. As long as you follow those instructions, both ...


1

Now to address the whole debate about using respirators and masks. You absolutely want them. There has been a narrative throughout the western world that you don't need them, and they don't work. This is not the case. The CDC and WHO tell ordinary people to not wear respirators, but both organizations have political agendas and have frankly done a terrible ...


2

I think it's a great idea. It protects your eyes from respiratory droplets and keeps you from touching your face. I don't know how well it would work from keeping droplet from reaching your mouth, but probably pretty well, especially if you used it with an N95 respirator. It might be a little shocking/intimidating to people, so I would only use it in ...


4

If you’re young and healthy with only mild symptoms, your doctor will likely advise you to isolate yourself at home and to limit contact with others in your household. You’ll likely be advised to rest, stay well hydrated, and to closely monitor your symptoms. This means that if you have mild symptoms, yes, you will eventually "cure" yourself, the same way ...


4

I don't understand any choir being compatible with any definition of social distancing. If the German Govt is asking you to practice social distancing it means meeting another person at a distance. You can not continue your choir. What is social distancing? Social distancing measures are steps you can take to reduce the social interaction between ...


1

Such claims about drinking water to prevent COVID-19 also appeared online, but major health organizations do not support them. Health experts say drinking water every 15 minutes does not prevent coronavirus infection (AFP Fact Check, March 9, 2020) Multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter shared hundreds of times in the Philippines claim that doctors in ...


4

Yes, it does. According to the CDC, this is how surfaces should be disinfected: Surfaces Wear disposable gloves when cleaning and disinfecting surfaces. Gloves should be discarded after each cleaning. If reusable gloves are used, those gloves should be dedicated for cleaning and disinfection of surfaces for COVID-19 and should not be used for ...


0

No. Getting a cold one year doesn’t afford immunity the next, due to viruses ability to mutate. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/viruses/change.htm


5

It's better to use some guidelines from reputable sources rather than coming up with your own. The WHO does not recommend masks for healthy people in most circumstances, only when directly dealing with someone infected, and in that case accompanied by careful hand washing. Their advice for the general public as of this posting (and this is good advice year-...


Top 50 recent answers are included