https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/dead-fragments-of-novel-coronavirus-led-to-false-positives-in-recovered-patients/article31489407.eceThis addresses the concern of reinfection or reactivation in people who have recovered from COVID-19
https://www.npr.org/2020/05/02/849535986/the-role-of-home-pulse-oximeters-in-treating-covid-19?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=healthNPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Dr. Alon Dagan about his study of how pulse oximeters are used in COVID-19 treatment.
https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/niab-develops-portable-coronavirus-detection-kit/article31489364.eceThe device can detect novel coronavirus antigens in 20 microlitres of human saliva within 30 seconds
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/02/uk-covid-19-survivors-plasma-being-trialled-to-treat-critically-illBlood plasma from recovered patients may hold antibodies produced to fight virus Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage A trial has begun in the UK to test whether blood plasma from Covid-19 survivors […]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-52511270The Food and Drug Administration authorises emergency use of the experimental anti-viral drug. Original Title: Coronavirus: US authorises use of anti-viral drug Remdesivir Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-52511270
https://www.npr.org/2020/05/02/848525576/no-one-has-tested-us-before-emts-go-door-to-door-with-test-kits?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=healthEMTs are offering at-home coronavirus testing in at least four cities including New York City. The goal is to test people who might not seek it out on their own, and find people who need […]
https://www.npr.org/2020/05/02/849090889/the-legal-fight-over-voting-rights-during-the-pandemic-is-getting-hotter?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politicsA slew of lawsuits have been filed in recent weeks around mail-in voting. Some challenge efforts to make it easier to get absentee ballots, others call on states to do more to make voting accessible. […]
http://rssfeeds.tcpalm.com/~/622985522/0/treasurecoast/martincounty~Drivethru-COVID-testing-site-will-be-set-up-at-MIDFLORIDA-Event-Center-in-Port-St-Lucie/The event is Monday and Tuesday at the MIDFLORIDA Event Center. Residents of all ages can be tested and do not need to be exhibiting symptoms.
https://www.wired.com/story/covid-19-coronavirus-racial-disparitiesThe coronavirus pandemic is further exposing a gulf in the health statistics of white and black Americans that has existed for decades. Original Title: Covid-19 Is Killing Black People Unequally—Don’t Be Surprised Full Text of […]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-52510865It is hoped the antibodies recovered patients have built up will help clear the virus in others.