Laboratory medicine

Simulate sneezing and coughing to show how COVID-19 is spread

Newswise – ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Two groups of researchers from Sandia National Laboratories have published papers on liquid droplets sprayed by coughing or sneezing and distance traveled under different conditions. Computer scientists at Sandia’s National Laboratories simulated how large droplets and small droplet nuclei discharged during a cough spread outside …

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Can COVID-19 spread through organ transplants?

In the weeks that followed, the transplant patient received the best COVID-19 treatments available, including remdesivir and convalescent plasma, but doctors were unable to save her. Two months after the procedure, she was dead. A re-examination of respiratory fluid taken from her donor before surgery revealed the source of the …

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