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 […]

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Using Bluetooth RSSI Values to Classify Proximity with Deep Neural Networks for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

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Abstract The Radio Signal Strength Indication (RSSI) obtained by Bluetooth can be used to estimate the proximity and duration of an individual’s exposure to patients diagnosed with COVID-19. This is because as the RSSI signal becomes stronger, it indicates a closer proximity. This proximity information can be used alongside timestamp data to estimate the distance […]

Neurological and Cardiovascular Complications in COVID-19

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Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has infected patients who have died of stroke and myocardial injury. The purpose of this study is to identify the neurological and cardiovascular complications of COVID-19. A systematic study has been performed on PubMed. Patients with a history of comorbidities (including stroke, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes) are correlated with a […]

CORONAVIRUS: THE WHOLE STORY

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By Yadukrish Karthikeyan Figure 1: Coronavirus Illustration [1] Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, and will likely continue to for the foreseeable future. This report explores the virus that caused this commotion, how and where the virus originated, and how the human race is predicted to finally overcome it. Part I: The Virus […]

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 […]

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The Importance of Statistical Modeling for the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Andreas Voyages Abstract The primary objective of this report is to provide a general overview of the role of statistical modeling throughout the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic. This overview will focus on analyzing various forecast statistical models utilized by academia, government, and medical companies, comparing and contrasting characteristics of these models, identifying which models […]

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 […]

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 […]