Posts by Laurissa
Is a Bradykinin Storm Brewing in COVID-19?
Excess of the inflammatory molecule bradykinin may explain the fluid build-up in the lungs of patients with coronavirus infections. Clinical trials of inhibitors are putting this hypothesis to the test. Excerpt from: The-Scientist.com “n a Sunday afternoon in mid-April this year, Daniel Jacobson, a computational systems biologist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, was…Read More
COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool
What’s your risk of Covid-19? Are you wondering what your risk is when planning events or outings? This site provides interactive context to assess the risk that one or more individuals infected with COVID-19 are present in an event of various sizes. The model is simple, intentionally so, and provided some context for the rationale…Read More
Crucial “Must-Haves” When Purchasing your Hydroponic Products
Hydroponic Products that are Must Haves Garden enthusiasts that are brand-new to hydroponics typically go overboard purchasing products that they might need in the future however will not need in the starting phases of hydroponic gardening. To begin your hydroponic gardening job you will only need a couple of things to get you off to…Read More
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Wearing Masks and Gloves
CenturaHealth Learn tips and tricks for safely wearing masks and gloves when you’re out in the public.Read More
HOW DOES COVID-19 AFFECT THE BODY?
Neural Academy Coronaviruses (CoV) are a family of viruses that cause sicknesses like the common cold, as well as more severe diseases, such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain – one that hasn’t previously been recognized in humans.Read More
What is Coronavirus – Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine What Is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? The World Health Organization declared the new #Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak a global health emergency in January 2020. Experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine are closely monitoring the spread of the virus and offering useful information on what the disease is and how to help prevent transmission. For more…Read More
How Coronavirus Broke America | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. has experienced large shortages ranging from masks and ventilators to basic food items. Hasan examines what happened to these vital supply chains, how Trump’s misuse of the Defense Production Act is contributing to their disruption, and how workers across America are being impacted. Watch Patriot Act…Read More
I’ve heard about issues with Blood Clots. How am I at risk?
Patients with coronavirus have a number of coagulation (blot clots) abnormalities which can result in excessive tendency towards creating clots (thrombosis) and it is clear from the evidence that this may be a big risk factor for death in severely ill patients and needs to be carefully treated and studied further. The mechanisms are not…Read More