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Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From Coronavirus? – The New York Times

After researchers noticed fewer nearsighted patients in a hospital ward in China, they speculated that wearing glasses might offer some protection against Covid…

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And Dr. Maragakis noted that any number of factors could confound the data, and it may be that wearing glasses is simply associated with another variable that affects risk for Covid-19. For example, it could be that people who wear glasses tend to be older, and more careful and more likely to stay home during a viral outbreak, than those who do not wear glasses. Or perhaps people who can afford glasses are less likely to contract the virus for other reasons, like having the means to live in less…

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Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment – The Associated Press

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat…

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The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat and prevent the disease and millions of others may survive.
Ming Wang, 71, and his wife were on a cruise from Australia, taking a break after decades of running the familys Chinese restaurant in Papillion, Nebraska, when he was infected. In the 74 days he was hospitalized before his death in June, doc…

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COVID-19 lockdowns just ‘defer the problem’ of third wave, UK scientist warns – New York Post

A UK government science adviser warned Sunday that ongoing lockdowns just “defer the problem” — and warned that a third wave of the coronavirus next year is “entirely possib…

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A UK government science adviser warned Sunday that ongoing lockdowns just “defer the problem” — and warned that a third wave of the coronavirus next year is “entirely possible.”
Mark Woolhouse, who sits on Britain’s Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M), dismissed the UK’s latest lockdown as trying to “stick this out for another six months” in the vague hope a vaccine will become widely available.
“I have to say that most people I have talked to who are involved in vaccine d…

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Florida doctors claim corona cure with near 100% success rate, potential to reopen country – World Israel News

A combination drug therapy brewed by Florida doctors may enable the country to reopen, the hospital claims.

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A combination drug therapy brewed by Florida doctors may enable the country to reopen, the hospital claims.
By David Isaac, World Israel News
Doctors at a hospital in Ocala, Florida say they’ve come up with a treatment for the coronavirus that has a nearly perfect success rate, Fox 35 Orlando reports on Saturday.
AdventHealth Ocala is using existing drugs in combination in a treatment called ICAM.
ICAM is an acronym that stands for the various medications used in the treatment: 1) “I” – Immu…

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