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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 »

Lateral flow test: How the test works – advantages and disadvantages according to expert

Asked why they are being offered during this time, Professor Buchan replied: “This fast speed and large potential scale of identifying infectious people is a way of making the opening up of businesses and social spaces safer after lock-down, provided all of the people using the tests understand that a negative result is not a… Read More »

Virus won’t vanish despite greater vaccine availability, says expert

A Harvard proponent of rapid, inexpensive coronavirus tests has teamed up with a banking giant to measure whether testing thousands of employees several times a week can prevent cases from becoming outbreaks and provide a way to keep businesses and schools open despite the pandemic flare-ups expected to reoccur during cold and flu season, even… Read More »

Expert Answer FAQ’s on Diabetic Eye Disease

By Dr. Eleanor Siri, Therapeutic Optometrist. Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye problems that can affect people with diabetes. These conditions include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, cataracts, and glaucoma. Over time, diabetes can cause damage to your eyes that can lead to poor vision or even blindness. Dr Eleanor Siri, Therapeutic Optometrist… Read More »

‘Fundamental disconnect’: Trump treated for severe COVID-19 but doctors say case is mild: Canadian expert

Article content continued Conley was more transparent Sunday, indicating that the president had twice had episodes of falling blood-oxygen levels. Those levels are important because they indicate how much oxygen the lungs are transferring into the blood supply, crucial for keeping the body’s various systems functioning. The first time oxygenation dropped, late Friday morning at… Read More »

Pinning hopes on vaccine is not the right coronavirus strategy, expert says

“Pinning all our hopes on a vaccine that works immediately is not the right strategy,” Dr. William Haseltine, a former professor at Harvard University’s medical and public health schools, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Haseltine said a broad public health strategy is a better way to contain the spread of the virus along with the help… Read More »