CDC to Advise ALL Americans to WEAR Masks Whenever they are Outside

Donald Trump's administration is encouraging all Americans to wear cloth masks or other face coverings if they go out in publicThe CDC will urge people to wear cloth masks and not surgical masks, which are desperately needed by health care workers 'I think they're going to be coming out with the regulations on that,' Trump said It … Continue reading CDC to Advise ALL Americans to WEAR Masks Whenever they are Outside

Top 10 DUMBEST things people still do during the COVID-19 outbreak

Some people think they’ve found the “end all, be all” of advice every time they hear a nurse or doctor speak on the news, or some CDC or WHO “official” advice gets spewed onto their smart device like a contagious, infectious thought. These folks go and repeat, verbatim, what they heard, like it’s the holy grail of … Continue reading Top 10 DUMBEST things people still do during the COVID-19 outbreak

A Chinese Biologist Carrying Suspected SARS And MERS Samples Attempted To Enter The US

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials prevented a Chinese national from sneaking undeclared biological materials into the United States in late 2018, roughly one year before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan. An unnamed Chinese biologist carrying suspected vials of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome … Continue reading A Chinese Biologist Carrying Suspected SARS And MERS Samples Attempted To Enter The US

The Latest on Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

The article below is courtesy of the People's Pharmacy The FDA just issued emergency use authorization for HCQ and CQ to treat the coronavirus. What's the latest on hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19? New Data! The rollercoaster ride with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) continues. There was some initial good news from an in vitro (test tube) Chinese study. Then … Continue reading The Latest on Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

Coronavirus Patients Taken Off Ventilators After Getting Experimental HIV Drug

Two coronavirus patients in New York City are off ventilators and out of intensive care after they received an experimental drug to treat HIV and breast cancer. As the skyrocketing number of cases stretches city hospitals to the limit, doctors are racing to find out which drugs on the market or in development might help in fighting … Continue reading Coronavirus Patients Taken Off Ventilators After Getting Experimental HIV Drug

Key ingredient in coronavirus tests comes from Yellowstone’s lakes. Could Mushrooms from there heal the coronavirus?

MICROBIOLOGIST THOMAS BROCK was tramping through Yellowstone in the 1960s when he stumbled upon a species of bacteria that would transform medical science. Brock was investigating the tiny life-forms that manage to eke out a living in the superheated waters of the park’s thermal pools. There, he and a student found golden mats of stringy growth … Continue reading Key ingredient in coronavirus tests comes from Yellowstone’s lakes. Could Mushrooms from there heal the coronavirus?

Will the Coronavirus Lockdown Affect Social Security & SSDI?

There are a few important Social Security updates you should know to keep your benefits safe. The coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of society, with millions of Americans being asked to stay home and businesses forced to close their doors. Nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults are concerned that they or a loved one … Continue reading Will the Coronavirus Lockdown Affect Social Security & SSDI?

KAISER PERMANENTE THREATENED TO FIRE NURSES TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS FOR WEARING THEIR OWN MASKS, UNIONS SAY

NURSES AT KAISER Permanente hospitals and clinics in California could be fired immediately for wearing their own face masks, according to unions representing nurses at the facilities. The news comes after nurses were ordered to reuse disposable protective gear to save supplies in the face of shortages brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The California Nurses Association and National Nurses … Continue reading KAISER PERMANENTE THREATENED TO FIRE NURSES TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS FOR WEARING THEIR OWN MASKS, UNIONS SAY

Covid-19 and the Best Disinfectant for Surfaces

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Due to it being an enveloped virus (meaning its single-strand RNA is enveloped in a bubble of lipid or fatty molecules), COVID-19 (as all other coronaviruses) is highly susceptible to soap and disinfectantsTo disinfect and sterilize surfaces around your home, you need to clean the surface first. Soap and water is a good … Continue reading Covid-19 and the Best Disinfectant for Surfaces

W.H.O. Now Declares that Covid-19 is Now, Officially, a Pandemic

Expressing alarm both about mounting infections and slow government responses, the World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic but also said it’s not too late for countries to act. By reversing course and using the charged word “pandemic” that it had previously shied away from, the U.N. health … Continue reading W.H.O. Now Declares that Covid-19 is Now, Officially, a Pandemic