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Can the COVID19 Virus Alter Our DNA?

Can viruses alter our very genetic code, effectively hijacking and hiding in our cells for generations and how does this affect the health of future generations? Could viruses be mutating us, cell by cell?

Covid-19 Moms at Higher Risk for Preterm Labor, Study Suggests

Pregnant women worldwide continue to worry about catching Covid-19 and passing the virus to their unborn baby. Each day we learn more, but much remains unknown about the coronavirus’s effects on pregnant women and babies.

Covid-19 Moms Are at Higher Risk for ICU Admission and Complications

Women are at a higher risk of severe complications if they acquire Covid-19 during pregnancy compared with non-pregnant women.

Most Babies Born to Covid-19 Moms Do Well

The new data shows that babies born to women with Covid-19 demonstrate no increase in low birth weight, difficulty breathing, apnea, or respiratory infections through the first eight weeks of life.

No Tsunami of Mental Illness Accompanies Covid-19

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were likely to be experiencing some anxiety (worried) or depressive symptoms (sad, pessimistic) that were not serious enough to justify a diagnosis of major depression or a serious anxiety disorder.

St. Jude scientists identify possible COVID-19 treatment in the lab

If validated, the discovery by St Jude scientists could offer real tools to deal with hyperinflammatory immune responses, one of the leading causes of death in Covid-19 infections

No, Mr. President, We Doctors Are Not Faking Covid Deaths

I have signed dozens of death certificates after patients died of Covid-19, and I have also signed death certificates of patients who did not have Covid. Never — not even once — did I think about putting down Covid-19 as a cause of death

The “Second Wave” Is MUCH MUCH Worse

This is an unmitigated disaster, and our current national leadership has gone AWOL. Cases are rising. People are suffering. People are dying.

How Your Genes, Race, and Immunity Make You a Target for Covid-19

If your old (over 70) and either black, Hispanic, or an indigenous American, your on average 3.3 times more likely to die from Covid than a white person.

Data from Two States Show Masks Really Make a Difference

Real-world data from Kansas and Tennessee that wearing masks can slow the spread of Covid-19 and reduce hospitalization rates

COVID-19 Vaccine Talk; Here Is Why We Need to Tap the Brakes

  Covid-19 cases are once again on the rise. Hospitalizations are increasing. The prospect of a brutal third wave seems...

Inside a Debate Between Scientists on Facial Masking for Covid-19

While we await the trials to be completed to ensure the vaccines’ safety and efficacy, however, everyone needs to be wearing a mask

Editors Choice

What Science Has To Say About “Herd Immunity”

The precise scientific term is “indirect protection” or “community immunity.” This is the protection against infection of a susceptible group of individuals

The Long Arm of COVID19

COVID19 attacks the entire body in its process that affects all the organs in the body in its mechanism causing blood clotting.

Having Antibodies May Indeed Protect You From COVID Re-infection

There has been so much confusion and conflicting answers to questions of whether having immunity to COVID-19 is long-lasting, especially if you have mild infection. The way to really answer this question is to deliberately infect people who have recovered from COVID-19 with the SARS-CoV-2 virus again