Sunday, September 19

Investigaciones COVID-19

avances de salud, ciencia, científicos latinos, coronavirus, Features, hispanoamericanos, Investigaciones COVID-19, mes de la herencia hispana 2021, pandemia, Salud

Hispanics who have created solutions against COVID-19 | Digital Trends Spanish

Cinema, science, technology, health ... there is no area in which Hispanics do not stand out for their work, dedication and commitment, even when it comes to combating a pandemic such as the coronavirus that, more than a year after its beginning, has changed the course of the planet in all its latitudes. Perhaps in this vein the names that have resonated the most come from developed countries, but in Latin America there are worthy representatives who from their trenches have created solutions against COVID-19. In Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) we want to highlight the most influential Latinas and Latinos in film, science, technology, health and the fight against the pandemic. Mónica Olvera de la Cruz: the weak point of the virus Together with her team, Mónica Olv...
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Proof that N95 masks can be used up to three times | Digital Trends Spanish

During these months of pandemic, there have been many scientific certainties that have become widespread, to later be overthrown by new studies. For example, world health authorities first stated that COVID-19 is not transmitted through the air, only to later acknowledge that it is. Now is the turn of the N95 masks, the most used by health workers who deal with patients with coonavirus. Of these, it has been argued that they can only be used once. But a study Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), state that N95s can be effectively decontaminated and used up to three times. "But the integrity of the respirator fit and seal must be maintained," said James Lloyd-Smith, study co-author and UCLA professor of ecology. Unplash In a laboratory setting, the resear...
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Mosquito repellent also neutralizes the coronavirus | Digital Trends Spanish

British military scientists discovered that a chemical found in mosquito repellants can neutralize the strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, it reported. Sky News. The chemical component is called Citriodiol and it is present in a product already used by British soldiers, called Mosi-guard. Researchers at the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) applied drops of Citriodiol directly to SARS-CoV-2 on a latex “synthetic skin”. The results were encouraging. At a high concentration, the Mosi-guard achieved a "significant decrease in this strain of coronavirus," the experts explained. DSTL military investigators said they have already begun sharing their preliminary findings so other centers can conduct more research. Unplash Citriodiol is made from the oil...