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Thursday, 25 July 2024

What people with type 1 diabetes need to know about COVID-19

(HealthDay)—If you or your child has type 1 diabetes, you already have a lot of extra health worries, and now you need to add COVID-19 infections to the list. You may be wondering if you have a higher risk of catching COVID-19, if you’ll be able to get your diabetes…

Celebrities Who Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Todd Chrisley The coach of Arsenal Football Club — one of the most popular soccer teams in the English Premier League — tested positive for coronavirus this week. Coach Arteta was diagnosed with COVID-19 late Thursday night, prompting Arsenal’s full first-team squad, coaching staff and other personnel to immediately go…

New tool helps compare different COVID-19 spreading scenarios

Researchers from the Multidisciplinary Institute of Medium Study Institute Ramón Margalef (IMEM) from Alicante University (UA), in collaboration with epidemiologists from the National Centre for Tropical Medicine of the Carlos III Health Institute of Madrid, have developed the first open modeling tool with which to compare different COVID-19 spreading scenarios….

Interactive tool shows the science behind COVID-19 control measures

An online tool to illustrate the effects of different COVID-19 control measures has been developed by a team of University of Cambridge researchers. The ‘lowhighcovid’ tool is intended to highlight the potential impact of different control strategies on the rate of spread of COVID-19. It is designed as an educational…

S. Africa’s explosive cocktail: coronavirus and AIDS

Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID With the world’s largest HIV-positive population, South Africa is moving to protect this particularly vulnerable group from the coronavirus. As soon as COVID-19 started spreading in China last December, experts pointed to the devastating possible impact the deadly virus could have…

Coronavirus was spreading in NYC in February, came via Europe

The novel coronavirus began spreading in New York City in February, before widespread testing began, and the strain so far identified in local samples came from Europe, a scientist said Wednesday. Adriana Heguy, a geneticist at NYU Grossman School of Medicine who led the research, told AFP that tracing back…

The mysterious connection between the coronavirus and the heart

The novel coronavirus mainly attacks the lungs. But doctors have been increasingly reporting cases of another battlefield raging within the body: the heart. More than 1 in 5 patients develop heart damage as a result of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, one small study published March 27 in the journal JAMA…