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Does vitamin D deficiency increase COVID-19 risk?

A new paper published on the preprint server medRxiv* in May 2020 reports the first evidence that vitamin D deficiency and inadequate treatment could increase the chances of testing positive for COVID-19. This could shape the way for screening individuals at risk for vitamin D deficiency.
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg explains why she t...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg explains why she thinks she had Covid-19 and how the coronavirus pandemic affects children. Anderson Cooper addresses criticism over booking Thunberg for the 11th CNN global town hall on coronavirus.
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Coronavirus live Australia: Scott Morrison provides Covid-19 update in press conference after national cabinet meeting – latest news

Meanwhile a person developed symptoms after flying to Sydney despite 14-day quarantine in Brisbane. Follow live Overseas traveller one of eight new cases of Covid-19Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 4.29am BST Christine Morgan, who heads up the National Mental Health Commission, says the plan will aim to reach out to people struggl...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Mental Health, Australian politics, Sydney, Brisbane, Scott Morrison, Hunt, Christine Morgan, Coronavirus outbreak, National Mental Health Commission


Pandemic situation in India: Too early to predict outcomes

A new paper published on the preprint server medRxiv* in May 2020 suggests that India could be facing the end of a relatively mild outbreak of COVID-19 compared with many other countries.
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SCAI publishes position statement addressing optimal PCI treatment for complex CAD

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions has published a position statement addressing optimal percutaneous coronary intervention treatment of patients with complex coronary artery disease.
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COVID-19 and food insecurity in the U.S.

A new paper published on the preprint server medRxiv* in May 2020 reports that the measures taken to block the spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) such as social distancing and lockdown are associated with widespread effects on food security in the US state of Vermont.
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta check i...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta check in with CNN correspondents about the state of the pandemic in the US, China, South Korea, Russia and Europe, as well as Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred.
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Cooper talk w...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Cooper talk with former acting Centers for Disease Control director Dr. Richard Besser and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about the latest guidance from the CDC on the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Health, Cdc, Cnn, Anderson Cooper, Health And Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, Kathleen Sebelius, Richard Besser, Sanjay Cooper


Neal Browning, who has received an experimental Co...

Neal Browning, who has received an experimental Covid-19 vaccine as a part of an FDA-approved vaccine trial explains why he volunteered to participate and what his experience has been like. Dr. Leana Wen answers viewer questions with CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
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Coronavirus Australia live news: passenger tests positive after Brisbane to Sydney flight – latest updates

Person developed symptoms after flying despite 14-day quarantine. Follow live Overseas traveller one of eight new cases of Covid-19Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 3.23am BST With most states beginning to lift some Covid-19 restrictions, we’ve put together this explainer on what you can and can’t do wherever you live in Australia....
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Mental Health, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, NSW Health, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


SARS-CoV-2 will infect 250 million people in Africa

A study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that the coronavirus will infect almost one-quarter of a billion people in Africa during the first year of the pandemic. Unless immediate measures are taken to control the spread of the virus, as many as 190,000 of them are likely to die, the researchers warn.
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Maria Van Kerkhove, World Health Organization tech...

Maria Van Kerkhove, World Health Organization technical lead on Covid-19 response, tells CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta that the coronavirus pandemic will be with us for some time, echoing Dr. Anthony Fauci's fears about early reopening.
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CDC publishes 'decision trees' to aid pandemic re-opening decisions

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published six "decision trees" Thursday aimed at helping businesses, communities, schools, camps, daycares and mass transit decide whether it's safe to re-open.
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Coronavirus Australia live news: Rockhampton aged-care nurse tests positive to Covid-19 – latest updates

Queensland’s chief health officer says staff member in facility with 115 residents continued to work when sick. Follow live Staff member at central Queensland care home has coronavirusSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 2.16am BST Victoria has recorded 21 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. One new case is a household cont...
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New insights into SARS-CoV-2 viral diversity

The first comprehensive, large-scale analysis available on the preprint server bioRxiv attempted to identify specific genomic signatures of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) strains within and across individual hosts – revealing recombination events, specific geographic profiles, as well as multi-strain and/or superinfections characteristic for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Jayden Hardowar was rescued by his 15-year-old bro...

Jayden Hardowar was rescued by his 15-year-old brother's quick thinking after going into cardiac arrest at home, his family says, following what doctors told them was a coronavirus-related condition. CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with Tyron Hardowar and his father Roup about the 8-year-old's ordeal.
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Continuously active antiviral coating may reduce the spread of COVID-19

Surfaces coated with a quaternary ammonium polymer have remarkable antiviral properties. They may even be capable of reducing the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in areas with high risk for contamination, such as indoor environments or public places. University of Arizona researchers explain the antiviral potential of these in a new study published on the preprint server medRxiv.
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Reductive stress is intolerable, can induce heart failure

Many heart diseases are linked to oxidative stress, an overabundance of reactive oxygen species. The body reacts to reduce oxidative stress -- where the redox teeter-totter has gone too far up -- through production of endogenous antioxidants that reduce the reactive oxygen species.
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Researchers study how brain cancer cells acquire resistance to radiation

In a vertical climb to avoid collision with a towering mountain, a plane ejects cargo to gain altitude. Investigators at the University of Minnesota showed that cancer cells perform similar feats in escaping the killing effects of radiation.
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Text reminders are not a silver bullet to improve breast cancer hormone therapy adherence

Text message reminders are not a silver bullet when it comes to overcoming the long-standing challenge of ensuring that breast cancer patients continue to take aromatase inhibitors, pills to treat hormone-sensitive cancers that are prescribed for as long as five years.
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Upheaval at First Things

I’ve been talking about it for awhile. I’m just one of many. First Things, the magazine that calls itself “America’s most influential journal of religion and public life,” is struggling. For me, it started with a broadside against the very reasonable David French by Sohrab Ahmari about a year ago. And then of late, the editor of First Things, R.R. Reno, has used the magazine to carry on a war against social distancing and most recently face masks. Yesterday, the crescendo was this series of twee...
Tags: Health, New York City, America, Infertility, Reno, Carl Trueman, Thomas Kidd, First Things R R Reno, Sohrab Ahmari, First Things, Thomas S Kidd, COVID-19, COVID, R R reno


Coronavirus Australia live news: Julia Gillard backs call for independent inquiry into Covid-19 origins – latest updates

Former prime minister says pandemic needs to be understood – not to point fingers but to learn lessons. Follow live Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 1.19am BST Queensland health minister Steven Miles is holding a press conference in Townsville, where he’s revealed that an aged care worker has tested positive for Covid-19 in Rockha...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Mental Health, Australian politics, Queensland, Preston, Brisbane, Julia Gillard, Melbourne, Townsville, Guardian Australia, Steven Miles, Coronavirus outbreak, Rockhampton Miles, North Rockhampton


Researchers study the geography of childhood cancer in Switzerland

While cancer is rare in children, it is, nevertheless, the second most common cause of death during childhood in Switzerland and other European countries.
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NIH begins clinical study to evaluate hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for COVID-19

A clinical trial has begun to evaluate whether the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, given together with the antibiotic azithromycin, can prevent hospitalization and death from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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New clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of ivermectin against COVID-19

Clínica Universidad de Navarra and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by the "la Caixa" Foundation, have launched a clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of ivermectin against COVID-19.
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Inflammatory cells arise from local memory cells for advanced multiple sclerosis

In the brains of people that suffer from long-term multiple sclerosis (MS), inflammatory cells are not entering the brain via the bloodstream anymore.
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Hatsune Miku’s Magical Mirai 2020 in Osaka Postponed

The upcoming Osaka edition of Magical Mirai 2020 has been subjected to postponement out of concerns regarding the Coronavirus, news that will hardly astonish any person at this point as the fatal disease has been causing all major events to cease or be put on hold. The renowned Vocaloid event originally refused ticket purchases from […]
Tags: Health, Music, Japan, Events, Anime, Cancellations, Osaka, Hatsune Miku, Vocaloid, Coronavirus


Army scientists apply new techniques to modify brain activity

For Army scientists, the goal of neuroscience research is pursuing the inner workings of the human brain to advance scientific understanding and improve Soldier performance.
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