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Striking Decline of Premature Births and SIDS During COVID

While the global lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic have had far-reaching ramifications, not all side effects have been bad. Two interesting changes noted by doctors around the world are a dramatic reduction in premature births1,2,3,4,5 and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). As explained by the Decan Herald:6 “About 1 in 10 US babies is born… Read More »

A Long Road to Recovery for Some COVID Survivors

More help for COVID-19 patients At Glen Cove, Panzok and other COVID-19 patients worked with an array of specialists to regain abilities damaged by their illnesses. They include physical and occupational therapists, speech and swallowing therapists, psychologists and social workers. “Acute rehab is all about restoring independence, function and quality of life to a patient’s… Read More »

Smallpox Vaccine Has Lessons for COVID Vaccine

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Scientists who have identified the early smallpox strains used to create vaccines against the disease say this type of genetic research could help efforts to develop a vaccine against the new coronavirus. Smallpox was among the most dangerous viral diseases in human history,… Read More »

Trump’s Health Officials Warn More Will Die as Covid Cases Rise

Two of the Trump administration’s top health officials acknowledged Sunday that the country is facing a very serious situation with the onslaught of rising coronavirus cases in several states, striking a far more sober tone than President Trump at this stage of the pandemic in the United States. Adm. Brett Giroir, an assistant secretary with… Read More »