• Higher perceived risk for COVID-19 infection linked to greater depressive symptoms

    1 month ago - By Healio

    People from a socioeconomically disadvantaged area had a higher perceived COVID-19 infection risk linked to greater depressive symptoms during the first 6 weeks of quarantine, according to study results published in Psychological Medicine.
    “The South African response to coronavirus was swift and assertive in testing, tracing and quarantining those infected with COVID-19,” Andrew Wooyoung Kim, a PhD candidate in the department of anthropology at Northwestern University, and colleagues wrote. “Despite the rapid and effective public health response at the onset of the pandemic,
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  • Illinois Will Share Data About COVID-19 Outbreaks in Schools

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    As educators and parents assess the risk of returning to the classroom, some felt frustrated by the lack of public data about COVID-19 in schools.
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  • FDA approves remdesivir, the first drug for treating COVID-19

    1 month ago - By ABC News


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  • Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria case average continues to fall as third wave of COVID-19 ravages US; Australian death toll stands at 905

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Live music is back on the menu at Victoria's regional pubs, while a war of words has erupted between three state premiers over hotel quarantine expenses. Follow our live coronavirus coverage here.
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  • Down syndrome associated with 10-fold increased risk for COVID-19 mortality

    1 month ago - By Healio

    People with Down syndrome were more likely than those without the disorder to be hospitalized and die from COVID-19-related complications, according to a new report published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
    Julia Hippisley-Cox, MD, professor of clinical epidemiology and general practice in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford, and colleagues estimated that Down syndrome was associated with a four-fold increased risk for COVID-19-related hospitalization and 10-fold increased risk for COVID-19-related mortality.
    “Although the results are from
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  • Physicians Among COVID Long-Haulers

    Physicians Among COVID Long-Haulers

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Months after he first developed COVID-19 symptoms in March, Paul Garner, MD, of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in England, still feels the effects of the disease.
    Garner, who is also a coordinating editor of the Cochrane...
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  • Sputnik V vaccine draws criticism - experts decry Russia's lack of transparency over trial results

    Sputnik V vaccine draws criticism - experts decry Russia's lack of transparency over trial results

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    Medical experts are up in arms over Russia's plan to fast-track the distribution of its controversial Sputnik V vaccine, even as the COVID-19 vaccine has yet to undergo large-scale clinical trials. They have also expressed their concern over “strange patterns” in the vaccine candidate's phase 1 trial results. The vaccine is currently being developed...
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  • First DEATH reported in AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine trial, but human experimentation will continue anyway

    First DEATH reported in AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine trial, but human experimentation will continue anyway

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    The hasty, unethical covid-19 vaccine trials have produced their first human casualty. Brazilian authorities confirmed the first death in AstraZeneca's covid-19 vaccine trial. The death was reported to authorities on October 19th - four days after the death actually occurred. The victim was a 28-year-old man from Rio de Janeiro. The vaccine...
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