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Ten months into 2020, and COVID-19 has cancelled many events – large and small – for most of the year. Friends and family celebrate drive-by birthdays and graduations over Zoom. And now that Halloween is approaching, children wonder if they will be able to go around their neighborhood to show off their Batman and Superwoman […]
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When a hospital closes for business, the ripple effect extends near and far. Existing patients, the closing hospital’s nearby residents, the medical facilities that will tend to these residents — all are forced to make unique decisions, based on that one closing.    Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have studied this
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How long immunity lasts after a COVID-19, or SARS-CoV-2, infection is something that many studies are trying to determine. But it’s a question that may not be answered for some time, William Moss, MD, told Medical Daily. “[Since] we’re only 10 months into the pandemic … we still have a lot to learn, particularly about […]
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The FDA has approved the drug known as remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19.  In a statement released earlier this evening, the Food and Drug Administration said that remdesivir is allowed for patients 12 and over who weigh about 88 pounds. Remdesivir is only permitted for use in hospitals or other medical care settings that provide […]
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The FDA has approved remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19.  In a statement released at earlier this evening, the Food and Drug Administration said that remdesivir is allowed for patients 12 years and over and weigh at least 88 pounds. Remdesivir is only permitted for use in hospitals or other medical care settings that provide […]
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Over the next decade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) expects renewable energy to account for 80% of the world’s power consumption. According to trends tracked by the IEA, solar energy will likely exceed coal-burning energy by 2025. Today, primary sources of energy are broken down into fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, and petroleum,) nuclear energy