Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Will The Vaccine Stop Me From Catching COVID?

That is currently being studied, and the data are not out yet. This is critical to know, actually. We know that the vaccine prevents symptomatic Covid disease, but we don’t know if it prevents people from catching the virus

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.

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

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

Medika Life Welcomes Two New Editors to the Team

We’re thrilled to announce we have two new team members who’ve joined the Medika fold as editors, both highly qualified and experienced in their individual fields.

Meet the Author: Dr Hesham A Hassaballa

Ever wondered what motivates doctors to write? The answers may surprise you. Welcome to Medika's author interviews with some of our more prolific authors....

We Cannot Succumb to “Pandemic Fatigue”

SARS CoV-2 is not taking a break. SARS CoV-2 is not suffering from “pandemic fatigue.” SARS CoV-2 is not letting up

A Closer Look into the Treatments Trump Received for COVID-19

The treatments Donald Trump received can hardly be characterized as “cures,” and here is the data behind each one

How Long Does SARS CoV-2 Survive on Human Skin?

Frequent hand washing is absolutely essential when it comes to ways that we can reduce the spread of Covid-19. The question is, why is it so important?

Hydroxychloroquine Does Not Prevent Infection with SARS CoV-2

A study released today should — once and for all — finally shut the coffin closed on hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19

What is it About Covid That Makes it Worse

I am scared of catching SARS CoV-2. I am deathly scared of getting Covid and then bringing it home to my family.