Star golfer out for Covid –

Star golfer out for Covid –

July 25, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Star golfer out for Covid — for 2nd time in 2 months… (First column, 4th story, link) Related stories:Team USA Wins 6 Medals in Best Olympic Start Ever… Athletes chant ‘Dr. Biden’ as first lady cheers swimmers… Sweltering Condit…

Here’s what we know about kids and long covid

Here’s what we know about kids and long covid

July 15, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

When it comes to covid, kids have largely been spared. They can get infected and spread the virus, but they have little risk of becoming seriously ill or dying. Yet, just like adults, they can have symptoms that persist well beyond the initial infection. This condition, officially known as post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC),…

What went so wrong with covid in India? Everything.

What went so wrong with covid in India? Everything.

July 8, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

On April 21, Ashley Delaney brought his father-in-law to the Goa Medical College and Hospital, the largest public hospital in the small southwestern Indian state. The hospital was in chaos and the wards were packed, with all 708 covid beds occupied—so 69-year-old Joseph Paul Alvares, a cancer survivor, had to lie on a gurney for…

The next pandemic is already here. Covid can teach us how to fight it.

The next pandemic is already here. Covid can teach us how to fight it.

June 25, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

It was August 2017, and pleasant and breezy in the central mountains of Madagascar. The passengers loading their bags into the minibus leaving Ankazobe, a small town in the highlands, were grateful for the morning coolness. It would be warm and sticky on the trip they were taking to Antananarivo, the island’s million-person capital 100…