Experts at the University of Florida’s Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders discuss how to know if you or a loved one are experiencing unhealthy levels of anxiety and offer tips to manage it.
UF scientist says drastic shifts in behavior appear to be having an effect in the pandemic, though they say the death toll will continue to mount and caution against drawing any sweeping conclusions.
“You need to assume that you’re carrying the virus, and you need to assume everybody else is carrying the virus," Hudak said.
"The most important question we're trying to determine is how any people have the virus but are showing no symptoms at all," Dr. Michael Lauzardo, an infectious disease specialist at the University of Florida said.
COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory infection, but experts have suspected the virus can also infiltrate the eyes. Now, scientists have more direct evidence of it.
"There’s a lot that we don’t know, but we’re trying to get that information and see if it can inform policy as we move ahead," Lauzardo said.
Infectious disease specialist and physician Kartikeya Cherabuddi, who has treated COVID-19 patients, explains what medical doctors monitor and how they treat patients, from the early days after an infection and the critical days that follow.
Computer simulations run by David A. Ostrov show three compounds appear to have the potential to block coronavirus from cells.
The current crisis highlights the critical need for the federal government to approve and begin manufacturing oxygen therapeutics, said Bruce Spiess.
UF EFTI researchers surveyed American travelers to understand their travel intentions facing the recent coronavirus outbreak