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Released: 6-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT
How religions around the world are keeping the faith during COVID-19
Michigan State University

COVID-19 has rocked everyday life for people around the world, requiring religious communities to shift worship at a time that many consider the most holiest of the year. Daily and weekly services at churches, synagogues, mosques and temples have transitioned to take place in the home with family members as many places of prayer are closed for the first time in their history.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Rutgers Expert Discusses the Dangers of Homemade Cleaning and Disinfecting Products Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Robert Laumbach, a Rutgers occupational and an environmental medicine expert, and associate professor at the Rutgers School of Public Health’s Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI), discusses the dangers of DIY cleaning products and how the public can safely make their own.

Released: 3-Apr-2020 12:55 PM EDT
Italians in COVID-19 Study More Willing to Remain in Isolation When Stay-at-Home Extensions Were Shorter than Expected
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

When Italians self-isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak were presented with a hypothetical situation in which orders to remain at home would be for shorter periods than they had expected, they were pleasantly surprised and said they would be more willing to stay in isolation. But people negatively surprised to hear that the hypothetical extensions of the orders would be for longer than they had anticipated said they would be less willing to maintain or increase their isolation.

Newswise: Cleaning and COVID-19: Survey Shows 42% Not Disinfecting Properly
Released: 2-Apr-2020 1:55 PM EDT
Cleaning and COVID-19: Survey Shows 42% Not Disinfecting Properly
American Cleaning Institute

A new poll conducted for the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) finds that four in ten Americans are not properly allowing disinfectant sprays and wipes to kill the viruses and germs that can make us sick.

Newswise: Tips from a Microbiologist on Keeping the House Clean During COVID-19
Released: 2-Apr-2020 1:05 PM EDT
Tips from a Microbiologist on Keeping the House Clean During COVID-19
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

The barrage of coronavirus-related news stories can be dizzying. Even for the seemingly well-informed, it’s become increasingly difficult to sift through it all to discern truly helpful tips to keep our homes and families safe and to regain a little bit of control in our lives.  Take cleaning, for example. Just as we’re getting the social distancing thing down by staying safe at home, we’re beginning to take a long, hard look at our house cleaning habits.

Released: 2-Apr-2020 12:15 PM EDT
Six ways home-based cardiac rehab keeps patients safe, healthy during COVID-19
Mayo Clinic

COVID-19 presents evolving challenges to health care, in part because it is a new viral disease. People do not have natural immunity and a vaccine hasn't yet been developed.Patients with heart disease are at increased risk of cardiac-related complications and death, and are more likely to develop severe complications from COVID-19.

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