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10 FACTS about COVID-19

It’s a Pandemic (A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease) For more in-depth information about what a pandemic is, have a look on the website of the World

By Admin|2021-04-29T20:47:40+00:00June 29th, 2020|Facts|0 Comments

An interesting video/article on the WSJ about recovery and our immune system

Understanding how the body clears the new coronavirus is becoming more important as the U.S. begins to reopen. WSJ’s Daniela Hernandez explains how the body fights infection and why feeling better doesn’t equal being virus-free. If you have a subscription to the WSJ you can also read the accompagning article about "What It Will Take

By Admin|2020-06-28T10:41:38+00:00June 28th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Coronavirus: What does blood type have to do with COVID-19?

COVID-19 can take mild to severe courses: Sometimes there are no symptoms, and sometimes people die. New research suggests that blood types could play a rather important role by affecting the immune response. German and Norwegian researchers have analyzed the different blood types with regards to COVID-19. They have come up with some amazing results,

By Admin|2020-06-19T14:33:23+00:00June 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

A cheap and widely available drug can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with coronavirus. The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus, UK experts say. The drug is part of the world's biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if they also work for

By Admin|2020-06-16T17:38:38+00:00June 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Hydroxychloroquine not effective in preventing COVID-19

Foto: AFP Hydroxychloroquine not effective in preventing COVID-19 in people exposed to virus, new Canadian-led study finds. Taking hydroxychloroquine shortly after being exposed to Covid-19 does not help prevent infection in a statistically meaningful way, scientists reported Wednesday (June 3) following a clinical trial. The medicine has been touted by US President Donald Trump, who

By Admin|2020-06-04T08:29:44+00:00June 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments