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Plans for coronavirus vaccine announced as outbreak continues

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, at least one company has said it is working on a vaccine. Johnson & Johnson announced that Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies (a J&J subsidiary) has started to develop a vaccine against 2019-nCoV, the virus behind the outbreak that started in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, last month. The company said it

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation reports

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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) advice for the public

Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus Wash your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water Why? Washing your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water kills the virus if it is on your hands. Maintain social distancing – maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself

What is coronavirus

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.

Does psoriasis cause hair loss?

Psoriasis is a medical condition that commonly causes skin changes on the knees, elbows, hands, feet, and scalp. When it affects the scalp, red, raised, scaly patches appear, and hair loss may occur. Early treatment can reduce the risk of psoriasis symptoms worsening and leading to hair loss. Psoriasis affects up to 7.5 million Americans. Medical opinion suggests that it

Everything You Need to Know About Psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes the rapid buildup of skin cells. This buildup of cells causes scaling on the skin’s surface. Inflammation and redness around the scales is fairly common. Typical psoriatic scales are whitish-silver and develop in thick, red patches. Sometimes, these patches will crack and bleed. Psoriasis is the

Is It Psoriasis or a Fungal Infection?

Overview If you’re dealing with red, itchy spots on your skin, you may be wondering if you have psoriasis or a fungal infection. Psoriasis and fungal infections may resemble one another, but they’re very different conditions. Keep reading to learn more about their symptoms, risk factors, causes, and treatments. Tips for identification Psoriasis and fungal infections have similar

The note when treating scalp fungus for children

Scalp fungal infection is not only seen in adults but also in children. Especially in places with poor environmental sanitation and hot and humid climate. For cases of scalp fungus in children, it is necessary to treat effectively and properly to avoid persistent disease. The disease often makes children itchy, uncomfortable, eat poorly or fuss,