New data reveals severe impact of European contact with Pacific islands — ScienceDaily

Pacific island nations suffered severe depopulation from introduced diseases as a consequence of contact with European vessels, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) shows. The research, published…

Monkeypox is a gay disease spread by seminal fluid, not merely skin contact, study finds – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) The know-it-alls in “science” have come to the conclusion that so-called “monkeypox” is not spreading through simple skin-to-skin contact, but is rather a product of homosexual activity. The…

Are drones the optimal way to distribute COVID-19 tests? Researchers are looking into drone delivery as a method to efficiently deliver testing kits while limiting contact between individuals — ScienceDaily

Researchers at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health have developed a new COVID-19 test distribution method that uses drones to quickly deliver at-home diagnostic tests to individuals who…

Illinois to End Contact Tracing Calls for COVID Patients, Will Send Text Messages Instead – NBC Chicago

The Illinois Department of Public Health says that it will no longer conduct contact tracing via phone calls to individuals who test positive for COVID-19, and will instead use automated…

What is a ‘Close Contact’? Here’s What the CDC Says – NBC Chicago

Coronavirus cases are on their way back up in Illinois, and residents may need a refresher course on what to do in the event that someone they know contracts the…

Washington Covid-19 outbreak: New variants flout old ‘close contact’ rule

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Sens. Susan Collins and Raphael Warnock, and Rep. Peter DeFazio have all this week announced that they tested positive. Health experts say the outbreak may be…

Study suggests people limited contact with others even outside of lockdown periods — ScienceDaily

Transmission of respiratory viruses depends partly on the rate of close social contacts in a population. A study publishing March 1 in PLOS Medicine by Amy Gimma at the London…

Woman who came into contact with escaped lab monkey showing potential signs of infection – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) When a truck that was carrying 100 lab monkeys crashed in Pennsylvania, the public was warned not to approach any of the missing primates, who were being transported…