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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 Tweet This Post

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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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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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What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage

It ain’t what you thought,  but I won’t spoil the ending.    https://marker.medium.com/what-everyones-getting-wrong-about-the-toilet-paper-shortage-c812e1358fe0 Tweet This Post

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The FDA-approved Drug Ivermectin inhibits the replication of SARS-CoV-2

We know it as the least expensive way to treat head lice.  Trials start in 30 days but I would think people will start using…

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Dashboard for John Hopkins University data

I’m not trying to make this a daily thing, it’s a reflex action when I have reasons to doubt accuracy or misuse.   Yesterday, I…

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Relationship between the ABO Blood Group and COVID-19 Susceptibility

The susceptibility to acquiring COVID-19 and the severity of the progression of the disease are similarly correlated with blood types.     Type A  ==  When compared…

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