Science and medicine updates

Science and medicine updates, July 3

Maine updates News from Maine COVID-19 by the numbers (age, health disparities, how many people have caught the virus, fatality rate, etc.) What is Herd Immunity? Update on Maine CDC Contact Tracing SPECIAL: infographic, the 4 C’s to reduce transmission Worth a Read (good lay articles covering the science) COVID-19 resources and recommended readings Reputable […]

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Science and medicine updates, June 8

Maine COVID-19 updates News from Maine Feces carry SARS-CoV-2 WHO rules immunity passports a bad idea Quick facts on UV sterilization Mask wearing: myths and Controversies Special: Mask usage infographic COVID-19 Health Risks and Health Complications Worth a Read: lay articles with good science coverage Resources and Recommended Readings Reputable online resources with COVID-19 data

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Science and medicine updates, May 25

Maine COVID-19 updates; News from Maine; COVID-19 “fast facts”; Excess Deaths; Viral Particles in speaking droplets; Health disparities and COVID-19; Clinical settings create a culture of safety; Relevant Reading: making a vaccine; Resources and Recommended Readings; Reputable online resources with COVID-19 data

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Science and medicine updates, May 14

Maine statistics and COVID-19 updates from Maine; Mysterious inflammatory condition affecting young children with COVID-19; How SARS-CoV-2 may move through the air; The mental health toll of COVID-19 lockdown; Debunking the pseudoscience in “Plandemic”; Update on vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19; Evidence-based Practices for business reopening; Impact of opening businesses on COVID rates; SPECIAL: Workplace […]

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Science and medicine updates, May 6

Maine statistics and COVID-19 updates from Maine; Novel treatments: Convalescent plasma, Favipiravir, Remdesivir update; Why global shutdowns haven’t occurred for previous viral outbreaks; COVID and climate change; Wastewater testing for COVID-19; SPECIAL: Shopping during COVID infographic; Resources and recommended readings; Reputable online resources with COVID-19 data    

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Science and medicine updates, April 30

Maine statistics and COVID-19 updates from Maine; Risk factors – blood type updates; Coping tips for children and families – mental health; COVID-19 and domestic animals; COVID-19 virus characteristics, viral genome, and zoonotic transmission; Anosmia (loss of smell) and COVID-19; Update on COVID-19 testing; SPECIAL: Maine COVID-19 data; SPECIAL: cloth masks; Resources and recommended readings; […]

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Science and medicine updates, April 28

Maine statistics and COVID-19 updates from Maine; Debunking COVID-19 Myths; Mental health effects on healthcare workers; Re-thinking widespread ventilator use for COVID-19 cases; Most contagious phase of COVID-19 is before symptoms start; Comparing policies for COVID-19 responses; Resources and Recommended Readings; Reputable online resources with COVID-19 data    

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Science and medicine updates, April 21

Maine statistics and COVID-19 News updates from Maine; Best Practices And Lessons Learned From COVID-19 Management in Long Term Care/Skilled Nursing Facilities; COVID-19 Symptoms and Asymptomatic Cases; Comparing Plans to Re-Open Communities/Economies; Resources and Recommended Readings; Reputable Online Resources with COVID-19 Data    

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Science and medicine updates, April 17

Maine statistics and COVID-19 News updates from Maine; UMaine Health Connection Chat Series; UMaine Cooperative Extension – food/seafood pick-up and delivery options around the state; Update on Mask decontamination from NIH; How is COVID-19 spread from person-to-person; How long is COVID-19 virus stable on surfaces; Face mask guidance; Update on COVID-19 treatments: hydroxychloroquine, remdesivir; Special: […]

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Science and medicine updates, April 14

Maine statistics and COVID-19 News updates from Maine; COVID-19 projections; Effects of COVID-19 on various organs; What is a cytokine storm?; Effects of working remote during the pandemic; Community responses: Effects on small businesses; Maine resources for Businesses affected by COVID-19; Homelessness and COVID-19; Serology; Talking to Children about COVID-19; Reputable Online Resources with COVID-19 […]

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