Recent Developments & Information June 5, 2020 “Only when … Read Full Update about Coronavirus Update 6-5
Information is our best defense against this virus. So far, I know one person that has died and another has been on a ventilator for more than six weeks. I am not sure anything could have … [Read More...] about Letter from Our Editor
Opinion by Joseph Allen, who is director of the Healthy Buildings program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and co-author of “Healthy Buildings: How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and … Read More about Mitigating airborne transmission should be at the forefront of our disease-control strategies for C19
The warmer weather across the country calls to mind carefree summers — picnics in the park, swimming at the beach, fireworks on the Fourth. But nothing feels carefree now.As states move to relax … Read More about What We Know About Our Chances of Catching the Virus Outdoors
C19 patients are no longer infectious after 11 days of getting sick even though some may still test positive, according to a new study by infectious disease experts in Singapore.A positive test “does … Read More about C19 Patients Not Infectious After 11 Days
Patients with Type A blood were linked to a 50% increase in the likelihood in needing to get oxygen or go on a ventilator, reported the Times. Oddly enough, variations in ACE2, the protein to which … Read More about The Jerusalem Post: Scientists find link between COVID-19 severity and genetics
The New York Times: Genes May Leave Some People More Vulnerable to Severe Covid-19. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/health/coronavirus-blood-type-genetics.html … Read More about The New York Times: Genes May Leave Some People More Vulnerable to Severe Covid-19
Doctors at the University of Michigan set out to control the haywire immune reaction that pushes some covid-19 patients into a death spiral. To do it, they gave 78 patients on ventilators the drug … Read More about A drug that cools the body’s reaction to Covid-19 appears to save lives
The New York Times: The C.D.C. Waited ‘Its Entire Existence for This Moment.’ What Went Wrong?. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/us/cdc-coronavirus.html … Read More about The New York Times: The C.D.C. Waited ‘Its Entire Existence for This Moment.’ What Went Wrong?
Could nearly half the population not already infected with the coronavirus be immune to it from having already contracted other forms of coronavirus in recent years?That is one implication of a major … Read More about The Invisible Brick Wall: Does Cross-Immunity Protect Most People From Infection?