Numerous health myths regarding the wearing of face masks are circulating the internet, causing many individuals to be hesitant to don the garment that has the potential to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. Concerns that masks might lower oxygen levels, raise carbon dioxide levels, or become a sourceread more

The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan is warning of an outbreak of what they are calling an “unknown pneumonia” that is deadlier than COVID-19, following a spike in cases of pneumonia in the landlocked central Asian country. Kazakh authorities are denying that this is due to a new disease, saying that theread more

The medical journal The Lancet has retracted a paper that had previously brought global clinical trials on chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 to a halt, due to the discovery of serious problems regarding the data presented in the paper. The paper’s retraction was requested by its lead author, Professorread more