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Despite Reopening, Britain Sees 6 Straight Days of Declines in COVID Cases

TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 — COVID-19 cases in Britain have fallen for six days in a row, even though the government lifted all but a few social distancing restrictions last week. The shift has scientists scratching their heads, as many of them predicted a powerful surge in cases after the government reopened the country. The… Read More »

Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying misinformation, which is leading… Read More »

Meet the informaticist trying to solve the mystery of long COVID

So much about “long COVID,” more formally known as Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection, or PASC, is still unknown. Why do some patients, weeks or months after their initial infection, still exhibit symptoms such as “brain fog,” shortness of breath or heart problems? What kinds of underlying conditions, or demographic characteristics, are associated with these… Read More »

Covid symptoms list must change as vaccinated show DIFFERENT signs of infection, prof says

The World Health Organization lists 13 symptoms of coronavirus, while the NHS lists three. The UK public are paying a heavy price for this discrepancy, warned Professor Tim Spector, co-founder of the ZOE Covid symptom study on Sky News. “We have been saying this for over a year now and it is disappointing that we… Read More »