Tag: mortality

India

Medical crowdfunding has become essential in India, but it’s leaving many behind It helps us weave together the Indian government’s recently stated positions on intellectual property protection and what appears to be India’s conflicted position on the TRIPS… Read More

Tuberculosis

The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed years of global progress in tackling tuberculosis and for the first time in over a decade, TB deaths have increased. Covid-19 has overwhelmed health care systems and disrupted Tuberculosis care all over the… Read More

Pregnancy

Why are so many pregnant women not taking the vaccine? Vaccination to prevent Covid-19. Pregnant people are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters. Climate change is making it worse. As we face the highly transmissible Delta variant… Read More

Aftercare

Failure to recognize the scope of the illness will harm countless people around the globe. Why the WHO not embrace the term ‘long Covid‘. Heart damage from Covid-19 extends well beyond the disease’s initial stages. Even people who… Read More

Covid-19

How does the Delta variant dodge the system? Synopsis: Airlines * Antiviral * Back2School * Booster Shots. * BreakThrough * Conferences * Contact Tracing * Delta variant * Dominant * Economics (1) * Economics (2) * Economics (3)… Read More

Sweden

If you look at the mortality statistics, compared with Norway, Finland and Denmark, Sweden fared much worse. Compared to many other European countries, however, Sweden has done similarly or better, and not much worse. Sweden remains steadfast in… Read More

Vaccine

This is the world’s first human DNA vaccine against Covid-19. Advantages and drawbacks of the vaccine. Companies and rich nations are creating a deadly Covid-19 vaccine protection racket. Profiteering from vaccine inequity: a crime against humanity? Herd immunity… Read More

Statins

Statins reduce Covid-19 deaths (-32% less risk of death, -19% to -41%)…but only for people with CVD (cardiovascular disease) or hypertension (high blood pressure). And perhaps the most exciting thing about the polypill can be effective in many… Read More

Diabetes

A European company is pioneering a bloodless way for people with diabetes to monitor their glucose levels. Improved glycemia within the first two or three days of hospitalization is a better predictor of outcomes in Covid-19 patients than… Read More

Emergency

How 9/11 unfolded for George W Bush, from the multiple prayer breaks to the anti-anthrax pills and the vow to kick ass before he knew whose ass to kick. The Doomsday Clock is now set—and properly, in my… Read More

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