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Dr. Mallika is providing her greatest recommendation, however as at all times, seek the advice of your private physician earlier than making any choices about your private well being.
How shortly does COVID unfold on surfaces? – Andy on Fb
When the virus lands on a floor, it stays there. It could possibly’t crawl round however it may be transferred from one floor to a different. For instance, if you happen to get virus in your finger after which contact your eyes, it may be transferred to your eyes. That’s why it’s vital to disinfect your fingers after touching surfaces that might be contaminated.
A viewer says her in-laws are flying in from one other state however they don’t imagine the virus is a giant deal and refuse to get examined or quarantine earlier than seeing their grandchildren. She’s fearful about her household’s security.
I perceive your considerations. Maybe you would name your pediatrician that can assist you persuade your in-laws to get examined or quarantine earlier than seeing your youngsters. Not solely may your loved ones be put in danger, however the in-laws might be put in danger as nicely.
I’ve a kitten who wandered into my neighbors’ yard and the grandkids who had COVID performed together with her. Is it secure to take my kitten again?? – Lydia on Fb
There have been occasional studies of animals testing constructive for the coronavirus, however there isn’t a proof that cats and canine can truly transmit the coronavirus to people.
Curious to know if all the individuals dying from COVID are capable of donate their organs – P.J. on Fb
So far as I do know, individuals who take a look at constructive for the virus will not be eligible to be organ donors, and that has put an actual pressure on organ donation.
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