• Vanilla Ice Refuses To Stop, Collaborate, Or Listen: Plans Concert Mid-Pandemic

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Vanilla Ice is having a Fourth of July weekend concert in Austin, Texas, despite the state's record high of new COVID-19 infections
    Obviously, things are a whole lot different since Vanilla Ice's epic hit Ice Ice Baby topped the charts and blasted out of boom boxes across the world, 30 years ago this summer. In 1990 , people were forced to communicate in person or on a “landline,” computers were pretty much only used in school, and the term “COVID-19” was decades away from being formulated. And, despite the fact that the country is experiencing a record number of new coronavirus infections...
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  • Study shows oropharyngeal secretions as alternative for COVID-19 detection

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    As the global battle to understand and eliminate the coronavirus continues, a new study published in the Journal of Dental Research demonstrates that testing of oropharyngeal secretions may reduce the number of false-negative results from nasal swab testing of patients who have seemingly recovered from the disease.
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  • Where NYC COVID-19 patients are treated may determine death risks

    Where NYC COVID-19 patients are treated may determine death risks

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Data obtained by the New York Times shows that mortality rates for COVID-19 patients are as low as 11 percent at private Manhattan hospitals, and over 40 percent at public outer-borough hospitals.
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  • MS Disability, Not Drug Therapy, Tied to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    In patients with MS, disability, age, and obesity were the main risk factors for COVID-19 severity in a new French study.
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  • Assistant Physicians: COVID-19 Draws Notice to New Type of Doc

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Assistant physicians are med school graduates who practice under supervision without completing residency. They may help bolster the workforce during the pandemic, but critics have concerns.
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  • Much Is Still Unknown About MIS-C, Experts Say

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    New insights into the incidence and sequelae of COVID-19-associated MIS-C continue to develop but may only reflect the 'tip of the iceberg,' experts say.
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  • Republican or Democrat, Americans Vote for Face Masks

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Most Americans support the required use of face masks in public, along with universal COVID-19 testing, according to a new report.
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  • COVID-19 in Kids: New Neurologic, Radiographic Findings

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Children with COVID-19-related pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome may experience new-onset neurologic symptoms that involve the central and peripheral nervous systems.
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