Tag Archives: covid19

More than half of Americans say they’re more stressed than they were before the Covid-19 pandemic

Weeks of social distancing at home and concern about the pandemic bringing you down? You’re not alone.  A group of researchers from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Harvard Medical School released results from a survey they conducted in the second half of May, and 55% of people said they were more stressed than… Read More »

Fauci says Covid-19 vaccine may not get US to herd immunity if too many people refuse to get it

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would “settle” for a Covid-19 vaccine that’s 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won’t get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it “unlikely” that the US will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell the outbreak.… Read More »

Warp Speed COVID-19 Vaccine Makes Big Pharma Crooks Rich

According to the Albany Herald,1 two prominent spokesmen for the pro-vaccine movement are now expressing concerns about the messaging used when promoting Operation Warp Speed — the name given to the White House effort to manufacture and launch a COVID-19 vaccine (as well as other potential therapeutics) at a record-setting pace. The two long-time pro-vaccine… Read More »

Genomewide Association Study of Severe Covid-19 with Respiratory Failure – nejm.org

From the Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Christian-Albrechts-University (D.E., F.D., J.K., S. May, M. Wendorff, L.W., F.U.-W., X.Y., A.T., A. Peschuck, C.G., G.H.-S., H.E.A., M.C.R., M.E.F.B., M. Schulzky, M. Wittig, N.B., S.J., T.W., W.A., M. D’Amato, A.F.), and University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel (N.B., A.F.), Kiel, the Institute for Cardiogenetics, University of Lübeck, Lübeck (J.E.),… Read More »