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The Covid-19 Plasma Boom Is Over. What Did We Learn From It?

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Global Inoculation Troubles Risk Near You Vaccines and Virus Variants Scott Cohen of Plainview, N.Y., nearly died from the effects of Covid-19 and received convalescent plasma as part of his treatment. When he later recovered, he went on to donate his own plasma 11 times.Credit…Desiree Rios for… Read More »

A Gamer Made a Video Playing Every Version of Madden from 1988 to Today

It’s remarkable how closely hit sports video game franchises like Madden are beginning to resemble real life broadcasts. A new YouTube video from gamer Samuel Brown—who goes by RBT on the platform—drives home just how much the gaming experience has evolved in the roughly three decades since the release of the original Nintendo home entertainment… Read More »

Covid vaccine skepticism will prevent U.S. from reaching normalcy, ICU doctor says

A new poll found that 49% of Republican men said they won’t get vaccinated for Covid-19 and Dr. Vin Gupta said that “will determine the trajectory of this pandemic” to the detriment of all Americans. “All forecasts right now say that we’re going to be past the worst of this with normalcy by say end… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »