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COVID-19 prevention

COVID-19 prevention

The information and understanding of COVID-19 changes rapidly. Integrative measures have gained significant interest from the public, but it is important to acknowledge that no supplement or medications have been validated in human trials to be effective to cure or...

COVID-19 and Native Communities in U.S.

COVID-19 and Native Communities in U.S.

Throughout the Covid19 crisis, we have been reminded of the Spanish flu that happened a century ago. History has sadly repeated itself for Native Americans in the US;  the 1918 flu was 4 times more deadly within the tribes, and the current pandemic has been...

Study: COVID-19 misinformation

Study: COVID-19 misinformation

According to research conducted by Carnegie Mellon University, there is an alarming amount of misleading and harmful information being shared on Twitter with regards to the SARS-CoV-2 virus: "Researchers culled through more than 200 million tweets discussing the virus...

Know COVID-19 risks so you can avoid them

Know COVID-19 risks so you can avoid them

This article was written by Erin Bromage, a comparative immunologist and biology professor at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. It is in response to a post written in late April, 2020 on Quillette.com by Jonathan Kay. Bromage reviews modes of SARS-CoV-2...

Racial disparities in COVID-19

Racial disparities in COVID-19

Early data has shown stark racial disparities in rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths. These racial disparities are not only seen in COVID-19, but in many chronic health conditions that are implicated as risk factors for serious complications of this novel coronavirus....

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