Category: COVID-19

Posted in COVID-19 Health Living

How your emotional response to the COVID-19 pandemic changed your behavior and your sense of time

Philip Gable, University of Delaware and Chris Wendel, University of Alabama The COVID-19 pandemic, now in its 19th month, has meant different things to different…

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We’re losing our humanity — and the pandemic is to blame

Sarah Smith, ProPublica October 09, 2021 Kurt Thigpen clenched his hands around the edge of the table because if he couldn’t feel the sharp edges…

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Merck seeks FDA emergency use authorization for antiviral Covid-19 treatment molnupiravir

By Jamie Gumbrecht and Maggie Fox, CNN Updated 7:02 AM ET, Mon October 11, 2021 (CNN)Merck said Monday it is seeking US Food and Drug Administration emergency use…

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Mothers can pass Covid antibodies onto their babies via breastmilk for up to 10 MONTHS, study finds

Study found antibodies were in breastmilk up to 10 months post-infection While babies are comparatively safe  from Covid, 10% still need hospital care Breastmilk antibodies could…

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Even mild COVID-19 can shrink the brain, preliminary research finds

By Jessica Bernard  It resembles brain changes seen in older adults. With more than 18 months of the pandemic in the rearview mirror, researchers have been steadily gathering…

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Evidence shows that, yes, masks prevent COVID-19 – and surgical masks are the way to go

Laura (Layla) H. Kwong, University of California, Berkeley Do masks work? And if so, should you reach for an N95, a surgical mask, a cloth…

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COVID-19 has now killed as many people in the U.S. as the 1918 Spanish flu

By Yasemin Saplakoglu about 16 hours ago As of Tuesday (Sept. 21), more than 676,200 people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19. COVID-19 has now killed…

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We’re in trouble’: Rural America can’t escape Delta

Senior Biden health officials have for weeks worried internally about the low vaccine uptake in rural, conservative counties across the country.  By ERIN BANCO 08/10/2021 04:30…

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Edible plants could replace shots as vaccines

ByAndrei Ionescu Earth.com staff writer Scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) are currently studying whether they can turn edible plants such as lettuce or spinach into mRNA…

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Massive numbers of new COVID–19 infections, not vaccines, are the main driver of new coronavirus variants

Vaughn Cooper, University of Pittsburgh and Lee Harrison, University of Pittsburgh The rise of coronavirus variants has highlighted the huge influence evolutionary biology has on…

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