• Immunity to Covid-19 may be lost in just a few months, new research suggests

    26 days ago - By Daily Mail

    King's College London scientists looked at the immune response of more than 90 patients and healthcare workers. The study suggests a vaccine for coronavirus may have to be reformulated yearly.
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  • Coronavirus: South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19

    Coronavirus: South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19

    26 days ago - By BBC

    It is one of several restrictions introduced by President Ramaphosa amid rising infection rates.
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  • Weekly Health Quiz: Avocados, Curcumin and Fluoride

    26 days ago - By Mercola

    1 Which of the following supplements may be of particular benefit in the treatment of COVID-19, thanks to its ability to improve pneumonia, modulate immune responses and inhibit virus-induced cytokine storms?
    Vitamin B12
    Ashwagandha
    St. John's wort
    Curcumin
    Curcumin inhibits virus-induced cytokine storms and modulates immune responses. According to a recent scientific review, curcumin can be used as a therapeutic agent against pneumonia, acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome resulting from coronavirus infection. Learn more.
    2 Which of the following substances was...
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  • Study shows COVID-19 pandemic must treat health and economy to be equally essential

    26 days ago - By News Medical

    Strategies for the safe reopening of low and middle-income countries from months of strict social distancing in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic must recognize that preserving people's health is as important as reviving the economy, argue an international team of researchers.
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  • COVID-19 and Implications for Automation - by Alex W. Chernoff, Casey Warman

    26 days ago - By National Bureau of Economic Research

    COVID-19 may accelerate the automation of jobs, as employers invest in technology to adapt the production process to safeguard against current and potential future pandemics. We identify occupations that have high automation potential and also exhibit a high degree of risk of viral infection. We then examine regional variation in terms of which local labor markets are most at risk. Next we outline the differential impact that COVID-19 may have on automatable jobs for different demographic groups. We find that occupations held by mid-educated females are at highest risk, notably including...
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  • COVID-19 Pandemic is Making it Harder for Women and Kids to Access Vital Healthcare Services

    COVID-19 Pandemic is Making it Harder for Women and Kids to Access Vital Healthcare Services

    26 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Mothers, newborns, young kids, and teens are losing 20 percent of their health and social services due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports a Panel of senior global health experts.
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  • Around 1 in 3 Young Adults may Face Severe COVID-19: Study

    Around 1 in 3 Young Adults may Face Severe COVID-19: Study

    26 days ago - By Medindia Health

    As the number of young adults infected with the COVID-19 surges throughout the nation, a new study indicates that youth may not shield people from serious disease.
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