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New Variant: what to believe?

A lot of news about a new variant (out of the UK) are emerging, however how dangerous or important is this? Well first of all this kind of virus is prone to many variations and actually there are already many variants currently present around the world. The UK variant seems to propagate (spread) faster, however

By Admin|2020-12-21T10:15:29+00:00December 21st, 2020|Entry Ban, News|0 Comments

Rapid COVID-19 tests emerging and 100% reliable

Several COVID-19 Rapid tests are emerging and could prove to be very useful as it look to me. Think about travel, restaurants, public places, schools, work, etc... just do the test before entering the building and you are sure nobody "infected" enters. Test by Abbott, still nasal swabs... (results within 15 minutes) Test by BD,

By Admin|2021-04-29T20:43:12+00:00October 15th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Donald Trump vs Jonathan Swan | Axios interview COVID-19

Part of an interesting interview of the President of the United States Donald Trump by Jonathan Swan on Axios. Using the wrong numbers to make it look like the USA is doing better than the rest of the world nicely debunked by Jonathan Swan. He suggests you should use the number of deaths compared to

By Admin|2021-04-29T20:46:30+00:00August 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Mask and oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood!

There have been a number of erroneous social media posts claiming that wearing masks lowers oxygen and increases carbon dioxide levels in the blood. In fact, all masks provide adequate airflow, just like oxygen can get in, carbon dioxide can safely get out. See more information on the website of the BBC, FORBES, the LA

By Admin|2021-04-29T20:44:26+00:00July 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 and what cancer patients should know

An interesting guide that covers the recent COVID-19 outbreak and what cancer patients, along with their family members, should know. Read more about it on Asbestos.com, a free health site.

By Admin|2021-04-29T20:47:07+00:00July 20th, 2020|News|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

Added Hong Kong to the Data & Research page for other countries

Have added Hong Kong to the Data and Research page for other countries as it was missing. I am myself just back from a few days in Hong Kong and am amazed about the situation there. It seems almost back to normal, but it is very nicely controlled. Entrance to a restaurant, the Airport and

By Admin|2020-05-29T20:32:57+00:00May 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments