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How coronavirus affects the entire body

How coronavirus affects the entire body

Coronavirus damages not only the lungs, but the kidneys, liver, heart, brain and nervous system, skin and gastrointestinal tract, doctors said Friday in a review of reports about Covid-19 patients. The team at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City — one of the hospitals flooded with patients in the spring —…MORE

68% of a New York clinic’s patients test positive for coronavirus antibodies

68% of a New York clinic’s patients test positive for coronavirus antibodies

New data suggests that working-class and minority neighborhoods hit hardest by coronavirus in the borough of Queens in New York are now overwhelmingly testing positive for antibodies. But that data doesn’t mean those who have antibodies are immune. The data, first reported by The New York Times Thursday, shows that more than 68% of people…MORE

More evidence emerges that a TB vaccine might help fight coronavirus

More evidence emerges that a TB vaccine might help fight coronavirus

More research emerged this week in potential support of using the tuberculosis vaccine Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) as a tool in the fight against coronavirus. Researchers found that countries where many people have been given the vaccine have had less mortality from Covid-19. While that doesn’t mean that BCG somehow reduces the risk of severe illness…MORE

Covid-19 symptoms: What we know now and what to do

Covid-19 symptoms: What we know now and what to do

It may feel like years, but the world has only been battling the deadly novel coronavirus for months. As scientists feverishly work around the clock to unravel the mysteries of this deadly invader, they have gained interesting insights into the virus and the disease it causes: Covid-19. “We know more now about how it makes…MORE

5 Lego challenges to make a stay-at-home summer fly

The stay-at-home summer of 2020 has been anything but boring at the house of Ina Turpen Fried. A popular technology journalist, she is also is a Lego fanatic and has opted to keep her 7-year-old son, Harvey, occupied by creating elaborate Lego challenges. Some of Ina Turpen Fried’s challenges are inspired by segments from the…MORE

Florida publicly discloses hospitalizations as the US breaks another case record

Florida publicly discloses hospitalizations as the US breaks another case record

Another record-setting day of Covid-19 cases across the US came with a spotlight on Florida, which publicly released its number of coronavirus patients currently in the hospital after weeks of pressure to do so. A total of 6,991 people are hospitalized because of the virus, the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration said Friday. Friday…MORE