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Still no consensus on masks

wired.com Masks Help, but We May Never Know How Much The impact of face coverings is not just unknown, it’s unknowable. Still, uncertainty should be no impediment to action. By Noah Haber Reprinted from WIRED, November 21, 2020 About the … Continue reading

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Questions about the new vaccines

nytimes.com Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine, Explained While scientists have investigated mRNA vaccines for years, no vaccine has yet been licensed as safe and effective to use in people. When Moderna and other vaccine makers began designing mRNA vaccines for coronaviruses, skeptics … Continue reading

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ICU doctors are making better predictions

How Doctors Can Predict Who Dies From COVID-19 We now have a powerful way to predict which patients with COVID-19 pneumonia are more likely to die, and more likely to require longer stays in the hospital…Less than 5% of people … Continue reading

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Excitement about vaccines

medpagetoday.com Why We’re Excited About Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine News Vaccine efficacy is a measure of how well a vaccine works when vaccination goes perfectly according to plan. It’s calculated by looking at the risk of infection in vaccinated people … Continue reading

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Dr. Fauci discusses latest developments

Dr. Fauci on Pandemic Developments, Vaccines, and More | Dealbook New York Times Events Dr. Fauci discusses the latest developments in the pandemic, and reflects on his legendary service under six presidents at the DealBook Online Summit. •Nov 17, 2020

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Ivermectin emerges as solution to COVID-19

IVERMECTIN GRAND ROUNDS – Dr KORY   •Nov 15, 2020 Paul Marik Dr. Puya Dehgani-Mobaraki (Italian ENT specialist) interviews Dr. Pierre Kory on the Emerging Evidence for Ivermectin as a solution to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Antiseptic mouthwash can kill coronavirus

news.sky.com COVID-19: Mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds, study finds The research, which was conducted at Cardiff University, found that mouthwashes containing 0.07% of the ingredient cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) showed “promising signs” of reducing COVID-19. By Aisha Zahid, news … Continue reading

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Vaccine requires Antarctica temperatures

npr.org Why Does Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Need To Be Kept Colder Than Antarctica? Both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine candidates use a new approach to unlock the body’s immune defenses. The approach uses messenger RNA, or mRNA, to turn a … Continue reading

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