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Can you Catch COVID-19 from Touching Surfaces?

An interesting preprint on Medrxiv looked at this vexing question.   Harvey and others look at the longitudinal monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 RNA on high touch surfaces in a community setting.   They conducted longitudinal swab sampling of high touch non-porous...

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COVID-19 and the American Presidential Campaign

An interesting preprint published by Miron and others in Medrxiv retrospectively examined COVID-19 incidence in 20 countries that held mass gathering rallies in the USA in August to September 2020.  They were compared to the rest of the United States’ counties. ...

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COVID-19 and Suicide

An interesting article by Moutier in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry October 16, 2020 discusses this topic.  Moutier suggests that suicide was a leading cause of death with devastating emotional and societal costs prior to the COVID-19...

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Herd Immunity Related to COVID-19

A letter published in The Lancet October 22 by Graham Medley looks at the term which he feels has become layered with political interpretations, label strategies, and feels that they are not clearly defined. It is hoped that at some time shortly there will be a...

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LONG COVID , What Is It and Who Does It Affect?

The British Medical Journal published 14 October 2020 looked into this. They reviewed the National Institute for Health research paper published on 15 October 2020.  COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation in March 2020. It has had...

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