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COVID-19: Use rapid tests to identify important biomarkers and predict the course of the disease

Whether it’s a lung embolism or a heart attack – an infection with coronavirus can have life-threatening consequences. But how badly will different patients be affected by COVID-19? This can be determined by certain biomarkers. nal von minden GmbH’s biomarker rapid tests from Germany deliver reliable results in just 15 minutes. An infection with coronavirus… Read More »

US plunges deep into COVID-19 crisis

The United States began dispensing its first COVID-19 vaccines today as the death toll from the pandemic passed 300,000. Health workers were first in line to receive the Pfizer vaccine, which Donald Trump hailed last week as a “medical miracle” after most experts had expressed scepticism at the President’s prediction that the shot, produced under… Read More »

Oregon and New Mexico impose shutdowns in response to rising COVID-19 cases

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued new stay-at-home orders for their states on Friday to curb rising coronavirus cases. Brown called a two-week freeze to start Wednesday, forcing gyms, museums, and outdoor recreational facilities to close and restaurants to stop offering in-person dining. Social gatherings will also be limited… Read More »

How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »