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    'Is Headache a Symptom of COVID-19?'

    Headache certainly can be a symptom of COVID-19 – but also approximately eleven-million other health conditions.

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    When Should I Get Tested for COVID-19?

    Not sure if you should be tested for COVID-19? Don’t try to self-diagnose. If you’ve got a fever and other symptoms, call your healthcare provider and let them take it from there.

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    Does a COVID-19 Test Hurt?

    If you’ve seen news footage of people being tested for COVID-19 by having a long swab shoved up their nose, you might rightly wonder if that process hurts.

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    Do I Need to Wear a Mask in My Car?

    You don’t need to wear a face covering in the car if you're alone, but you may find yourself in other situations that make wearing a mask while driving a good idea.

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    Can Drinking Alcohol Kill Germs?

    If you’re thinking you can vanquish the coronavirus by throwing back a couple of margaritas every day, I’m afraid I have bad news: drinking alcohol does not kill germs inside your body.

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    How Often Should I Wash My Face Mask?

    Ideally, you should wash your mask after each use. When you return home after running errands, carefully remove your mask and wash it by hand pr put it with your laundry.

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    What Does It Mean for a Virus to Be 'Airborne'?

    A virus is considered to be “airborne” if you can catch it from inhaling aerosols from the air – without being directly coughed on.

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    What Fabric Is Best for a Mask?

    You should make a face mask made with a fabric that feels comfortable and reasonably breathable to you so that you will wear it regularly.

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    A Pharmacist's Tips for Picking Up Medications During the COVID-19 Outbreak

    Due to COVID-19, we’re all trying to stay home to reduce chances of getting the virus or spreading it to someone else, so here are some pharmacy pointers that could save you a trip or two.

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    Coronavirus in Context: Why We Truly Need to Practice Physical Distancing

    WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, talks with Catherine L. Troisi, PhD. Infectious Disease Epidemiology, UTHealth School of Public Health.

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