Articles (Coronavirus)

Personal Hygiene: Your Gateway to Better Health
(Bare Necessities)

With the eruption of virus epidemics every other year, hygiene has been receiving a lot of attention, especially in crowded places.

The New Coronavirus and Pregnant Women
(Women and Science)

Are pregnant women more likely to catch COVID-19? What will happen if she does get infected? What will happen to the newborn?

COVID-19 Anxiety
(Behavioral Sciences)

We are all in a fight against an invisible enemy that can strike unknowingly. It affects everyone differently; the strange nature of this virus makes us worry about what could happen if you or a loved one catch it.


White or Blue?
(The Colors of Life)

Wearing masks has become mandatory in many situations; many wonder though: is it the white side or the blue side out? Of course, we are talking here about surgical masks.


Sticking to Your Plan in the Age of Coronavirus
(Behavioral Sciences)

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty has become the master of the scene, affecting our lives dramatically, and bringing most plans to a halt.


A Message from Mother Nature
(Back to Nature)

Perhaps it is hard to fathom the scale of world countries' situation in response to the lockdown, until you see photos of places used to be the most crowded destinations.


Working from Home; Challenge or Bliss?
(Science at Work)

Working from home is not an easy feat, especially in these challenging time; yet, this current crisis has shown that many can indeed do their work, maybe even work better from home.


Life during COVID-19
(Science at Home)

COVID-19 has transformed people’s lives all over the world; it has illustrated how interconnected the world is. Even though borders exist on maps, the virus has shown that they are of no consequence in real life.


Is the Sun going on Lockdown too?
(Light: Source and Future of Life)

Recent reports state that the activity on the Sun’s surface has fallen dramatically, promoting a period of solar minimum that might cause droughts and famine on Earth.


Can COVID-19 Infect Someone Twice?
(Human Health)

In such times, numerous questions and fears arise; everyone worries, and assumptions and theories increase in an attempt to answer these questions.


Busting COVID-19 Myths
(The Big Questions)

Let us bust some myths about preventing the infection or boosting the immunity against the new coronavirus.


Why Bats?
(The Big Questions)

When we talk about bats, all that comes to our minds are vampire bats or bat-borne diseases, but have you ever wondered why bats matter?


Pets and COVID-19 Transmission
(Science at Home)

People are worried about their pets’ health and are afraid they might transmit covid-19. 


What Do We Know About the COVID-19 Outbreak?
(The Big Questions)

A new strain of a virus means it has never existed before, which brings us to how did this outbreak started in the Chinese city? 


How Has the Coronavirus Affect Our Life Positively?
(Environment and Us)

We all inevitably fear the unknown; after all, it is a modified virus with no cure thus far; yet, cannot we find a single positive effect amidst these fears?


Keep Your Distance; Stay Safe
(Behavioral Sciences)

Everything has become surreal since the outbreak of COVID-19; social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. Although these concepts are not new, overreacting and panic caused by fake news and exaggerating consequences have misguided many people.


How to Avoid the Coronavirus?
(Science at Home)

The key through this ordeal safely is carefully searching for correct information, and protecting yourself and your loved ones against this dangerous virus.


Coronavirus and Human Health
(Human Health)

We must not underestimate the situation, thinking that infection is far from us, but we also should not panic; as a matter of fact, diseases attack as a result of stress and extreme anxiety. 


Note from the Editor-in-Chief About COVID-19
(The Past and the Future)

Earlier this year, we welcomed 2020 with excitement; however, a few months later, the coronavirus pandemic had already taken a grip over the world. I, thus, use this small space I have here to say a few words on behalf of SCIplanet Editorial Team on the subject.


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