Scientists warned on Wednesday of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggested COVID-19 can lead to severe neurological complications, including inflammation, psychosis and delirium.
The genetic variation of the novel coronavirus that dominates the world today infects human cells more readily than the original that emerged in China, according to a new study published in the journal Cell on Thursday.
Dr. Angela RasmussenI also feel seen by this. Right now I'm playing The Last of Us Part II and it's basically a misery simulator set mostly in post-apocalyptic pandemic-ravaged Seattle so it definitely isn't that much different from my actual work and reality.
Spain's large-scale study on the coronavirus indicates just 5% of its population has developed antibodies, strengthening evidence that a so-called herd immunity to Covid-19 is "unachievable," the medical journal the Lancet reported on Monday.
Dr. Angela RasmussenThis isn't that surprising considering the generally low seroprevalence reported in numerous studies. I don't like the framing that we finally have evidence that naturally acquired herd immunity is a bad idea...that's always been a TERRIBLE idea.
The way many states currently collect and present data means that debates on policy fall prey to convenient narratives, rather than evidence based assessments, say Caitlin M Rivers and Natalie [...]More...