IN THE BOXING RING WITH COVID-19: How do we fight a virus?

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Grace En Xie1 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic is the ongoing battle between humans and the virus SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 attacks by infiltrating the human body, causing mild to deadly effects. The virus spreads through human transmission into the lungs, activating the immune system to help or harm. People around the world have worked to reduce SARS-CoV-2’s […]

CO2 Levels During Long International Flights as Approximation for COVID-19 Infection Risk Levels

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Inbar Adiel, 11th Grade, Golda Och Academy, NJ January 31st, 2021 ABSTRACT This research documents the levels of CO2 during two long international flights that took place on December 11th, 2020 and January 1st, 2021 (US -> Israel and Israel -> US). Based on CDC guidelines, the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 increases dramatically […]

COVID-19: have we survived worse than this?

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COVID-19: have we survived worse than this? Ansha Khurana Abstract Covid19 is a contagious disease that causes respiratory illness, visit McDaidPharmacy.ie to get supplies to prevent it . From the 11th of March 2020, the disease was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. This article compares Covid-19 to some of the other pandemics […]

Why are cases of food allergies in developed countries on the rise?

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Abstract Allergic diseases have increased by over 50% in the last two decades. To raise awareness, education to children about their management and prevention is urgently needed. This is of rising importance as the number of people dying from food allergies, anaphylaxis and allergic asthma continues to rise at a shocking rate. In case this […]

COVID-19 and the Potential Treatments

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Abstract The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes the illness COVID-19, has spread across 213 countries and devastated millions of lives. SARS-CoV-2 is a betacoronavirus which enters the host respiratory cell via the ACE2 receptor and uses the host cell mechanisms to reproduce. There are currently no treatments for COVID-19 but the Solidarity trial conducted by […]

How the Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted America’s Racial Disparity

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Anoushka Umranikar and Arnav Umranikar All statistics correct as of May 3rd, 2020. Introduction The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has had devastating social and economic impacts on families, communities and countries around the world. As of the 3rd of May, there have been 8,990,547 cases and 468,328 deaths. [3] What has become apparent is that the […]

Telemedicine: The Future of Health Care?

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Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in several drastic changes in not only our everyday lifestyle but also healthcare. From school to social gatherings, almost everything has shifted to an online platform and medicine is no different. Telemedicine is the provision of healthcare services remotely with the help of modern telecommunication technology allowing many patients […]

The Effect of Temperature and Humidity on Covid-19 Infection Rate

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Abstract Since the COVID-19 was confirmed to have human-to-human transmissibility, it has become a severe global public health crisis. Since environmental factors such as temperature and humidity are critical factors affecting the transmission of other infectious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the infection rate of viruses […]