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What the coronavirus does to your body that makes it so deadly

SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (pink dots) on a dying cell National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH COVID-19 is caused …Read the Rest

7 estrategias basadas en la ciencia para afrontar la ansiedad del coronavirus

La ansiedad es parte de la vida, pero no debe apoderarse de su vida. fizkes/ A medida que el virus …Read the Rest

These groups are among the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic

The nonprofit International Community Health Services medical clinic in Seattle provides care for uninsured people. Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images …Read the Rest

Social media companies are taking steps to tamp down coronavirus misinformation – but they can do more

Facebook, the least trusted tech company, has taken the lead in fighting coronavirus misinformation. AP Photo/Ben Margot As we practice …Read the Rest

Study Raises Hope That Blood Plasma Can Treat Coronavirus Patients

A preliminary study released Friday found that blood serum from people who recovered from coronavirus was effective at treating critically-ill …Read the Rest

Hillary Clinton Accepts China’s Coronavirus Numbers To Take Swipe At Trump

Hillary Clinton on Friday accepted the word of a repressive communist regime to take a jab at President Donald Trump …Read the Rest

Dr. Anthony Fauci Says Coronavirus Is Likely Seasonal. What Does That Mean?

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday provided the strongest endorsement so far of the theory that coronavirus is likely to follow …Read the Rest

Labs are experimenting with new – but unproven – methods to create a coronavirus vaccine fast

There are many ways to make a vaccine. In a time of crisis, the more paths towards success the better …Read the Rest

Medical supply chains are fragile in the best of times and COVID-19 will test their strength

The pipeline of pharmaceuticals is easily disrupted. Gumpanat/iStock via Getty Images Plus The COVID-19 pandemic has brought medical supply chains …Read the Rest

Just as in coronavirus, young people are key in stopping tuberculosis

World TB Day awareness rally and skit featuring young people in March 24, 2018 in Mumbai, India. Bachchan Kumar/Hindustan Times …Read the Rest