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
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
Is Pregnancy a Risk Factor for Coronavirus?
Is Pregnancy a Risk Factor for Coronavirus? A very important question in regards to pregnancy is whether pregnancy is a risk factor for COVID-19, in terms of being infection, severity of the disease and the death rate in mother and fetus. The answers seems to be that yes it is a risk factor for at…Read More
Should I get the flu shot this year? Will it help against coronavirus?
The Flu Shot and Coronavirus Should I get the flu shot this year? Will it help against coronavirus? It is well documented now that there is a surge of COVID-19 across dozens of states while at the same time the incidence is decreasing in others. However as we approach flu season when it is normally…Read More
Where and when did Coronavirus start?
Where and when did Coronavirus start? The coronavirus pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 and on the 31st of December 2019 China reported to the World Health Organization a cluster of viral pneumonia in Wuhan with cases of which the cause was not known. The World…Read More
Is there any update on Dexamethasone as an effective Treatment?
Dexamethasone – the first effective treatment In a press release dated June 16th 2020 – researchers from the RECOVERY trial at Oxford, announced the results of a randomized control trial in which severely ill patients were given dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory of the glucocorticoid family. The sickest of those patients who were on ventilators saw a…Read More
Can dogs and cats contract and transmit Coronavirus?
People are understandably worried as to whether or not their dogs and cats can get coronavirus and get sick and also whether they can get coronavirus and transmit that to other humans and pets. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “there is no evidence that pets play a role in spreading the virus in…Read More
Does Asthma increase my risk for Covid-19?
No association between asthma and increased risk of hospitalization in patients with COVID-19 Patients with asthma were not more likely to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 compared with patients without asthma, According to new data published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology patients with asthma are not more likely to be hospitalized than…Read More
Does Blood Type Affect My Risk of Covid-19?
Does Blood type Affect My Risk of Covid-19 Patients with COVID-19 infection have a dramatic variability in presentation, from being asymptomatic to presenting with rapidly declining respiratory discomfort and even sudden death. While it is understood that older aged individuals and those with greater medical issues have a higher risk according to the U.S. Centers…Read More