How COVID-19 kills

COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus SARS-Cov-2, has infected over 4 million people in 212 countries, of whom at least 272,000 have died. The ongoing economic and social impact of the pandemic is staggering, but despite a daily flood of news on the disease, few laypeople know that paradoxically, COVID-19 mostly kills through an overreaction…

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Fine particulate matter may increase mortality among young patients with certain cancers

Bottom Line: An analysis of nearly 16,000 young patients with cancer in Utah revealed that exposure to fine particulate matter was associated with increased mortality at five and 10 years after diagnosis of certain cancers. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Top Health Experts Paint Bleak Picture of Pandemic

Here’s what you need to know: Video transcript Back transcript Health Experts Warn Against a Rapid Reopening of the Nation Leaders of the Trump administration’s coronavirus response testified to a Senate panel, and emphasized life-threatening consequences of reopening the country too early. “It’s important to emphasize that we’re not out of the woods yet. The…

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