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SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, shown in red, have heavily infected a cell in this colorized scanning electron micrograph. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. NIAID/NIH/Flickr

How COVID-19 Attacks The Brain And May Cause Lasting Damage

Many patients who are hospitalized for COVID-19 are discharged with symptoms such as those associated with a brain injury. These include “forgetfulness that impairs their ability to function,” de Erausquin says. “They complain about trouble with organizing their tasks, and that entails things such as being able to prepare a meal.” Continue Reading How COVID-19 Attacks The Brain And May Cause Lasting Damage

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In a September 2019 selfie taken in Evanston, Ill., Adria-Joi Watkins poses with her second cousin Jacob Blake. Blake was shot multiple times by a Kenosha, Wis., police officer on Aug. 23. CREDIT: Adria-Joi Watkins/Via AP

No Charges Will Be Filed Against Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake, Sparking Kenosha Protests, Killings

“It is my decision now, that I announce today before you that no Kenosha law enforcement officer in this case will be charged with any criminal offense,” Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley said during a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Continue Reading No Charges Will Be Filed Against Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake, Sparking Kenosha Protests, Killings

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FDA Warns Health Officials Not To Mess With COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Schedule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning health care workers that any changes to the authorized dosing schedules of COVID-19 vaccines currently being administered significantly place public health at risk and undermine “the historic vaccination effort to protect the population” from the coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading FDA Warns Health Officials Not To Mess With COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Schedule

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NCAA Says 2021 Men’s March Madness Will Take Place In A Bubble In Indiana

All 67 of the upcoming men’s March Madness games will be played in Indiana, the NCAA announced Monday, in a bid to stage the college basketball tournament that had to be canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization says it’s still determining whether fans will be able to attend games. Continue Reading NCAA Says 2021 Men’s March Madness Will Take Place In A Bubble In Indiana

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