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Brain scans of coronavirus patients suggest ‘significant’ grey matter loss over time: study

An analysis of brain scans from people once infected with COVID-19 suggested a consistent pattern in loss of grey matter over time, researchers say. Researchers affiliated with the University of Oxford posted findings ahead of peer review this week to medRxiv, drawing on data from the U.K. Biobank. They compared brain scans taken pre-pandemic to… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

What you need to know about coronavirus today

A version of this story appeared in the September 16 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. At an ABC town hall in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, the President hit back at a question over his remarks to renowned journalist Bob Woodward… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * Brisbane’s three-day snap lockdown ended at midday on Thursday after Queensland reported just one new locally acquired COVID-19 case, a person who was already in quarantine. * Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack urged Australians to “do your patriotic duty” and see the country, encouraging them to travel. * More than 100,000… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS * The federal government has stuck by its time frame for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout despite initial delays, with administered doses falling well short of the 60,000 nationwide target for the first week. * As of Tuesday, nearly 42,000 first-dose vaccinations have taken place. * The federal government has also insisted the… Read More »