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Nebraska Medicine study suggests COVID-19 patients likely contaminate their surroundings

A study released Sunday by Nebraska Medicine/UNMC suggests people with COVID-19 can produce widespread contamination of their environment. The study, based on samples taken from the rooms of COVID-19 patients, does not prove the virus spreads in airborne fashion, according to Nebraska Medicine researchers. The report noted that COVID-19 found in air samples provided only limited evidence that there is the potential for airborne transmission.But the research found high levels of the virus on commonly-used surfaces and in the air of rooms of COVID-19 patients. In a news release, Nebraska Medicine also reported evidence in COVID-19 in air samplers outside of rooms where COVID-19 patients were treated.The study also suggests COVID-19 patients with even mild symptoms may be spread the virus and contaminate surfaces through coughing. “Our findings show how important it is for health care workers providing direct care to these patients to take enhanced transmission precautions,” said John … Read More

Health Professionals Follow-Up Study

About HPFS:

The Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (HPFS) began in 1986. The purpose of the study is to evaluate a series of hypotheses about men’s health relating nutritional factors to the incidence of serious illnesses, such as cancer, heart disease, and other vascular diseases. This all-male study is designed to complement the all-female Nurses’ Health Study, which examines similar hypotheses. The HPFS is sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health and is funded by the National Cancer Institute. Learn More About HPFS.

Thank you, participants! In 2018, nearly 90% of participants responded to the bi-annual study questionnaire. Their commitment provides the consistent data required to make progress in the study of men’s health.

The Nutrition Source

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Medicine | Undergraduate Study

Typical offers require

A Level: A*A*A
IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level

You may enter up to four medical courses in your UCAS application. Your remaining choice can be used for an alternative course without prejudice to your commitment to medicine.

Course requirements

Details of subject requirements and typical offers by College will be available in spring 2020. All undergraduate admissions decisions are the responsibility of the Cambridge Colleges. Please contact the relevant College admissions office if you have any queries about College-specific requirements.

See also Entrance requirements and PDF icon The Subject Matters for additional advice about general requirements for entry, qualifications and offers, and PDF icon Key Criteria for Medical Admissions.

Please note that in the following, ‘science/mathematics subjects’ refers to Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. It does not include Psychology.

A Levels

  • A Levels in Chemistry and one of Biology, Physics, Mathematics.
  • Most applicants have at least three science/mathematics
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