Monthly Archives: March 2020

Pneumonia is serious concern

theguardian.com What happens to people’s lungs when they get coronavirus? “It’s important to remember that no matter how healthy and active you are, your risk for getting pneumonia increases with age. This is because our immune system naturally weakens with … Continue reading

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We have to come together

foxnews.com Ronald Lauder: Coronavirus fight should bring us all together, not divide us by promoting hatred This is a moment for coming together in a globally shared experience as we recognize what we have in common, not for driving wedges … Continue reading

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Conditional probabilities for COVID-19

The wrong numbers are being used for COVID-19 decisions To fully understand how to deal with the global COVID-19 crisis, we need to study the branching tree of conditional probabilities, not just the marginal probabilities. Local mitigation strategies should be … Continue reading

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Anxiety interferes with decision making

heysigmund.com How Anxiety Interferes With Decision-Making – And How to Stop it Intruding Anxiety tends to rule decisions by presenting us with all of the possible outcomes, particularly the bad ones. Decisions are then made around avoiding what we don’t … Continue reading

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Face masks can be sterilized

imcclinics.com Can disposable masks be reused after sterilization? After using the mask, it can be wrapped with household fresh-keeping bags and treated with household electric hair dryer for 30 minutes. After that it can be used again. This method doesn’t … Continue reading

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supplements for immunity

aljazeera.com Doctor’s Note: Can you boost your immune system? The immune system relies on a complex integration of various cells, organs, proteins and tissues which work together to recognise and neutralise pathogens.… there are numerous nutrients, vitamins and minerals that … Continue reading

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Remdesivir for COVID-19

drugtargetreview.com Mechanism of action revealed for remdesivir, potential coronavirus drug By Victoria Rees (Drug Target Review) 3 March 2020 Researchers have demonstrated how the drug known as remdesivir works, presenting the viral RNA polymerase of coronaviruses as a target for … Continue reading

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Middle East copes with COVID-19

inss.org.il The Calm before the Storm? Coping with Corona in the Middle East | INSS Itai Brun, Sarah J. Feuer INSS Insight No. 1284, March 26, 2020 The coronavirus is making its way across the Middle East, forcing states to … Continue reading

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