Understanding the interaction between metabolic syndrome and COVID-19

Understanding the correlation between metabolic syndrome and COVID-19 may be crucial to improved treatment and outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has become a global crisis affecting millions of people with more than 40 million confirmed cases worldwide and over a million COVID-19 related deaths. Particularly, the elderly […]


Mitt Romney Lashes Trump Admin’s ‘Inexcusable’ COVID-19 Vaccine Delays

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Friday attacked the Trump administration for its  “incomprehensible” and “inexcusable” failure to meet its own coronavirus vaccination goals, as thousands of Americans die after contracting the virus every day. “That comprehensive vaccination plans have not been developed at the federal level and sent to the states as models is as incomprehensible as […]


COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

On December 11, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. The vaccine, made by Pfizer and BioNTech, has been shown to be 95 percent effective in large-scale clinical trials. A second COVID-19 vaccine, from Moderna, was also approved for emergency use on December 18. The Moderna vaccine […]

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‘SNL’ Rona Family Of COVID-19 Viruses Grateful To Trump For Keeping Them Around

In an updated twist on the alien Coneheads, “Saturday Night Live” introduced fans to the “Rona family” of COVID-19 viruses all home for the holidays. The family was exhausted from their world — and university — travels. There’s Mom (Cicely Strong), Dad (Beck Bennett), a daughter (Lauren Holt) with a fiance she’s been “mutating with,” and […]

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California Governor Says State At COVID-19 ‘Tipping Point’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California’s governor said on Monday the state was at a “tipping point” in the COVID-19 pandemic that would soon overwhelm hospitals as political leaders nationwide turn to increasingly aggressive measures to hold back the latest surge. Governor Gavin Newsom said he may clamp new “stay-at-home” orders on California’s roughly 40 million residents […]