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Covid-19: Doctors’ leaders call for revised PPE guidance to reflect new variants

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The BMJ - Medical leaders have urged Public Health England to strengthen its guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) to reflect the more transmissible forms of SARS-CoV-2...

Does Vitamin D Deficiency Raise COVID-19 Risk?

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JAMA Network - This Medical News Quick Uptake examines the debate about a link between vitamin D and COVID-19...

Circuits between infected macrophages and T cells in SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia

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Nature - Some patients infected with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) develop severe pneumonia and the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)1. Distinct clinical features in...

Covid-19: Norway investigates 23 deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination

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The BMJ - Doctors in Norway have been told to conduct more thorough evaluations of very frail elderly patients in line to receive the Pfizer BioNTec vaccine...

  • Doctors in Norway have been told to conduct more thorough evaluations of very frail elderly patients in line to receive the Pfizer BioNTec vaccine against #COVID19, following the deaths of 23 patients shortly after receiving the vaccine https://t.co/UK5mD1YLfk

The risk of long covid must be a primary consideration in policy decisions – The BMJ

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The BMJ - Dear prime minister, In your address to the nation on 4th January 2021 you said the following regarding the vaccination programme: “By the middle...

  • "Please make #LongCovid a primary consideration in your policy decision making for lifting restrictions...The availability of a vaccine does not mean that we can relax containment measures" @LongCovidSOS https://t.co/wkcAPJX2wz

COVID’s toll on smell and taste: what scientists do and don’t know

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Nature - Researchers are studying the sensory impact of the coronavirus, how long it lasts and what can be done to treat...

An opportunity for American renewal

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The Lancet - The Trump era is drawing to a chaotic close. The events of Jan 6, 2021—when a mob, provoked by President Donald Trump minutes before,...

My international career journey as a disabled scientist

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Nature - How Christopher Rensing’s diagnosis with a physical disability spurred him to form a microbiology research...

  • Christopher Rensing writes about moving to China and starting a microbiology research group as a scientist with a disability. https://t.co/Lkj0zopI1C

Structure and function of a neocortical synapse

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Nature - In 1986, electron microscopy was used to reconstruct by hand the entire nervous system of a roundworm, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans1. Since this landmark...