This Gene Doubles Your Likelihood of Excessive COVID-19, Says Compare

This Gene Doubles Your Likelihood of Excessive COVID-19, Says Compare

You can wash your hands, self-isolate and practice social distancing—and should!—but scientists are discovering that one other important factor plays a role in the likelihood of you catching a severe case of COVID-19: Your genetics.A large-scale study has found that a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe coronavirus. "Several studies…
Dementia gene raises possibility of severe COVID-19

Dementia gene raises possibility of severe COVID-19

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19, according to a large-scale study. Researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine analysed data from the UK Biobank, and found high risk of severe COVID-19 infection among European…
Coronavirus: Meatpackers demand Farmer John plant be closed

Coronavirus: Meatpackers demand Farmer John plant be closed

The union that represents workers at a Vernon meatpacking plant where at least 153 have come down with COVID-19 called Monday for the immediate closure of the facility, saying there was no evidence measures taken to control the coronavirus were working.The outbreak at the Farmer John plant, a division of Smithfield Foods that produces Dodger…
County’s COVID-19 number doubles over weekend | Laramie

County’s COVID-19 number doubles over weekend | Laramie

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10 new Spokane County COVID-19 conditions reported Monday as officials proceed tracing outbreak at pasta factory -Overview

10 new Spokane County COVID-19 conditions reported Monday as officials proceed tracing outbreak at...

The Spokane Regional Health District confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, continuing a trend of increased levels resulting from an outbreak at a local pasta factory. Spokane County now has a total of 497 positive cases, 47 of which have been confirmed since Friday. According to a statement from the Spokane Regional Health District,…
Missouri Hair Salon Buyer: Stylist With COVID-19 ‘Also can simply aloof Fill Stayed house’ | MSNBC

Missouri Hair Salon Buyer: Stylist With COVID-19 ‘Also can simply aloof Fill Stayed house’...

Am 25.05.2020 veröffentlichtMore than 100 people were exposed to the coronavirus while getting a hair cut in Missouri. Two hairdressers at a “Great Clips” in Springfield tested positive for the virus. Officials say one of the stylists worked for eight days while showing symptoms. A customer who spoke out said, “All of this because someone…
Pa. coronavirus update: Nearly 500 more relate circumstances as counties switch in direction of ‘yellow’ phase | Pa. county COVI

Pa. coronavirus update: Nearly 500 more relate circumstances as counties switch in direction of...

UPDATE (5/26): 68K coronavirus cases, 5,152 deaths. Will graduations, sports be allowed?Memorial Day marked Pennsylvania’s crossing of the 68,000-case threshold, as 473 new coronavirus cases were reported across the state. The new cases bring the total to 68,186.The state’s daily case report also noted 15 new deaths, bringing the death toll to 5,139.The Lehigh Valley…
Coronavirus: Weston Popular Clinic halts admissions

Coronavirus: Weston Popular Clinic halts admissions

Image copyright Google Image caption The hospital in Weston-super-Mare has temporarily stopped accepting new patients A hospital in Somerset has stopped accepting new patients due to a high number of coronavirus cases.Weston General Hospital implemented the temporary measures, which extend to its A&E department, at 08:00 BST to "maintain patient and staff safety". Its NHS…
UK media: COVID-19 ‘disappearing’ so mercurial Oxford vaccine has 50% probability of working

UK media: COVID-19 ‘disappearing’ so mercurial Oxford vaccine has 50% probability of working

The University of Oxford's Jenner Institute and the Oxford Vaccine Group began developing a COVID-19 vaccine, officially known as ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, that was taken from chimpanzees in January, according to Sky News. However, there is only a 50 percent chance of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine working because cases in the UK are declining so fast, there…
SARS-CoV-2 is uniquely adapted to contaminate humans -Clinical.glean

SARS-CoV-2 is uniquely adapted to contaminate humans -Clinical.glean

The novel coronavirus pandemic has sparked much debate on its origin, with some suggesting it may have been laboratory-grown. Previous studies, however, mentioned that it is zoonotic in nature, which means that the virus jumped from wild animals and found its way to humans. Now, researchers claim that the virus has uniquely adapted to infect…

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