• Shame and stigmatization of contracting COVID-19 are linked to lower compliance of social distancing

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    New research from the University of Kent and Leeds Beckett University has found that feelings of shame and stigmatization at the idea of contracting Covid-19 are linked to lower compliance of social distancing and the likelihood of reporting infection to authorities and potential contacts in Italy, South Korea, and the USA.
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  • Alzheimer's symptoms linked to COVID-induced brain injury

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    New research shows further evidence between COVID-19 infection and the development of long-term neurological symptoms. The findings found COVID-induced neuroinflammation and microvascular injury contributed to dementia-like symptoms. However, they also found evidence indicating a low possibility of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 directly invading the brain.
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  • New initiatives expand COVID-19 saliva-based testing to underserved schools in Illinois

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    The University of Illinois System, with a $1.4 million grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, announces the expansion of its SHIELD Illinois and SHIELD CU COVID-19 testing initiatives to help safely reopen underserved K-12 schools in communities across the state using the covidSHIELD test, an innovative, saliva-based test developed at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
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  • Researchers propose a new group testing method for COVID-19

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Researchers Mario Guarracino from the HSE Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis in Nizhny Novgorod and Julius Žilinskas and Algirdas Lančinskas from Vilnius University, have proposed a new method of testing for COVID-19.
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