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To Test or Not Test, that is the Question

“Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous voices, or to take arms against a sea of idiotic statements, And, by opposing, end them?”——————— From…

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What Could Have Been

The power of “Test and Trace” [36 million people/ 519 cases/ 4 deaths].   The math is simple.  Kerala has 1/10 the population of America….

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COVID-19 Simulator – The Game

This is an interactive socio-political simulator created by Harvard, Georgia Tech and Boston hospitals.   Unlike an epidemiological simulator, you make decisions on intervention methods…

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Smoking, vaping and hospitalization for COVID-19 – Article (Preprint v13) | Qeios

Now is not the time to quit smoking. “Smoke ‘um if you got ‘um.  Empirical evidence derived from a study of studies published in PubMed…

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The ACE-2 is the coronavirus’ target.

Reduced ACE-2 is a known factor in respiratory distress. (Attached paper) Removing ACE-2 is not an option.  The University of Leicester has made protein-expressing ACE-2’ receptors….

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Seniors with Covid-19 show unusual symptoms, doctors say – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/23/health/seniors-elderly-coronavirus-symptoms-wellness-partner/index.html

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The importance of Apple and Google’s rare collaboration on contact tracing | Engadget

The scoop on how contact tracing software will work. It’s not giving away any more information than what Google, Facebook, Cellular Providers, and the US…

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Ok, one last thing – common over-the-counter meds that reduce hospital admissions and needing vents.

This is a chart out of a paper titled“Identifying common pharmacotherapies associated with reduced COVID-19 morbidity using electronic health records” Ibuprofen tops the chart with…

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Topos COVID-19 Compiler

Still the best source for information.  Slow to load but if you select one of the field selectors, it will load that page and register…

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Injection of ‘decoy proteins’ could stop the coronavirus infecting cells within the body | Daily Mail Online

Good explanation of ACE-2’s role and University of Leicester’s research.  There may not be a vaccine in the near future but we may be able to…

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