Tag Archives: COVID19

Why We Need to Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine with Women of Childbearing Age

When we meet with women for perinatal psychiatry consultations, we now ask about vaccinations.  It’s not something we typically do, but after the last year, we are now getting involved in their decisions regarding vaccination against COVID-19.  Just as we counsel women to avoid alcohol and to consistently take their prenatal vitamins, providing information on… Read More »

Preclinical study suggests new approach to reduce COVID-19 death among the elderly

New research from the University of Minnesota Medical School and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic reveals a possible new approach to preventing death and severe disease in elderly people infected with SARS-CoV-2. The researchers demonstrated in a preclinical study that senolytic drugs significantly reduced mortality upon infection from a beta-coronavirus closely related to SARS-CoV-2 in… Read More »

Singapore tightens COVID-19 measures, travel bubble unlikely

Singapore further tightened its COVID-19 measures as it sought to control an increase in untraceable coronavirus infections By ZEN SOO Associated Press May 14, 2021, 7:22 AM • 2 min read SINGAPORE — Singapore further tightened its COVID-19 measures as it sought to control an increase in untraceable coronavirus infections in the city-state. From Sunday… Read More »

Biden to support waiving COVID-19 vaccine patent protections to aid other countries

[unable to retrieve full-text content]U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said the United States would support a global effort to lift intellectual property protections temporarily on coronavirus vaccines in an effort to help countries struggling with the weight of the pandemic to develop the shots more quickly. Healthcare