How air pollution can affect covid-19 risks

How air pollution can affect covid-19 risks

Placeholder while loading article actions Research has shown that not being vaccinated increases the risk of being infected with the coronavirus, while being older, overweight, or immunocompromised can increase disease severity. Now scientists believe there is another risk factor that can increase the likelihood of contracting the coronavirus and the possibility of it leading to … Read more

Possible cause of ‘sudden infant death syndrome’ discovered by groundbreaking study

Scientists say they have found a cause for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), a “world’s first breakthrough” that has the potential to one day reduce the number of babies who die unexpectedly. Researchers at Westmead Children’s Hospital in Australia found that levels of an enzyme called butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) were significantly lower in babies who later … Read more

Bitten by a tick? Always Do This 1 Thing, Experts Say

Every spring in Michigan, as ticks wake up from their winter dormancy around the same time that many humans seem to wake up from theirs, public health experts remind people to familiarize themselves with the basics of prevention and elimination of tick bites. But in the unfortunate event that someone becomes attached to you, there … Read more

India to expand genome sequencing network to neighborhood: PM Modi at world summit

Genomic surveillance playing a crucial role in tracking new variants of novel concerns coronavirusPrime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday that India’s genomic sequencing network would be extended to neighboring countries. Delivering his remarks at the opening session of the second Virtual Global Covid Summit, Modi announced that the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (Insacog), a … Read more

Nassau and Suffolk have high levels of COVID-19 spread, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raised the risk of COVID-19 transmission at the “community level” in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Thursday, with public health officials now urging Long Islanders to wear face masks. indoors in all public places. The change, which puts Long Island in the highest-risk designation, comes amid a steady … Read more

Wear a mask in these Michigan counties as COVID-19 surges

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that residents of 16 Michigan counties again wear masks in indoor public places as the coronavirus increases and hospitalizations increase. The CDC updated his map This Thursday evening details the community risk of COVID-19, showing all of Metro Detroit now in the high-risk category … Read more