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The connection between coronavirus, strokes, and young patients

The novel coronavirus usually attacks the lungs, causing symptoms such as coughing and difficulty breathing, but doctors are now starting to worry about another organ — the brain. Even with mind symptoms, many people as young as 30 with COVID-19 are experiencing strokes. Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez, MD, a neurosurgeon at Loma …

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Trail of bubbles leads scientists to new coronavirus clue

Doctors checking comatose COVID-19 patients for signs of a stroke instead stumbled onto a new clue about how the coronavirus may harm the lungs By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer August 19, 2020, 4:03 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A doctor checking comatose COVID-19 …

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Coronavirus: Key element of strong antibody response to Covid-19 decoded – health

Fake blood is seen in test tubes labelled with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in this illustration taken March 17, 2020.

Scientists have discovered a common feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralise the novel coronavirus, a finding which they say can aid successful vaccine development against COVID-19. While multiple vaccine candidates have entered clinical trials, the researchers, including those from the Scripps Research Institute in the US, …

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Covid-19: Novel air filter to “catch and kill” coronavirus developed – health

Coronavirus (representational image)

Scientists have designed a “catch and kill” air filter which they say can trap the novel coronavirus and neutralise it instantly, an invention that may reduce the spread of COVID-19 in closed spaces such as schools, hospitals and health care facilities, as well as public transit environments like airplanes. According …

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Covid-19: Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations – health

New Delhi, India - July 5, 2020: A girl rides a bicycle at Rajpath after rain showers in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The WHO has said the coronavirus disease spreads primarily from person to person …

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Corona Kit: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launches ayurvedic medicine for coronavirus, claims 100% recovery within 3-7 days – health

According to the latest update by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), 14,011 deaths have been recorded due to the infection so far in the country.

Patanjali on Tuesday launched ‘Coronil and Swasari’, what it claims is the Ayurvedic cure for treating COVID-19, which they said has been shown 100 per cent favourable results during clinical trials on affected patients, at Patanjali Yogpeeth here. The efficacy of Patanjali’s medicine on Covid cure has not been corroborated …

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Coronavirus pandemic: Using human faeces to track Covid-19 – health

In this photo taken Sunday, June 21, 2020, an infectious disease specialist takes a sample from a coronavirus patient under quarantine at the Dr John Garang Infectious Diseases Unit in Juba, South Sudan. (Representtional)

Although Singapore is still averaging over 200 new COVID-19 cases per day for the past week, the government surprised residents by announcing an earlier than expected start of phase two of re-opening the economy. Singapore has now close to 42,000 cases – a large number for a small country of …

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Doctors warn COVID-19 might cause strokes in young adults

New York doctors are warning that the coronavirus may cause sudden strokes in adults in their 30s and 40s who are not severely sick. The doctors at Mount Sinai Health System believe there is growing evidence that COVID-19 can cause the blood to clot in unusual ways, resulting in an …

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Coronavirus fears have New Yorkers avoiding hospitals in NYC

FDNY statistics show that the number of New Yorkers who refuse to be taken to hospitals has more than doubled amid the coronavirus crisis — with EMTs blaming the situation on fear of contracting the deadly disease, The Post has learned. Year-to-date data show an overall 73 percent increase in …

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