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GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

More men than women are dying of COVID-19. Some scientists think sex-specific hormones explain this difference, but researchers at Harvard say we need to look closely at how biology and social context affect health in people of all genders. To do that, the Harvard GenderSci Lab created the US Gender/Sex COVID-19 Data Tracker. Sarah Richardson,… Read More »

Which covid-19 treatments work and how close are we to getting more?

By Adam Vaughan Some preliminary results from drug trials show we can lower the risk of developing severe covid-19AFP via Getty Images As the World Health Organization (WHO) baldly reminds us, “there are no specific vaccines or treatments for COVID-19”. However, trials of treatments are taking place. Some have shown promise in helping those infected by calming… Read More »

Florida now has more coronavirus cases than New York and California leads the nation

A health-care worker collects samples using a nasal swab at a mobile Covid-19 testing facility, in Miami Beach, Florida, United States on July 24, 2020. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Florida has reported more confirmed coronavirus cases than New York state, as the epicenter of the pandemic has shifted from the Northeast… Read More »

Delta to warn more than 2,500 pilots about possible furloughs, offers early retirement packages

Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines is planning to send notices to warn more than 2,500 pilots next week about potential furloughs, according to… Read More »