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11/1 News Flash 2: The relationship between the coronavirus and Parkinson’s disease

11/1 News Flash 2: The relationship between the coronavirus and Parkinson’s disease

Three individuals aged 35, 45, and 58 years recently developed Parkinson symptoms following COVID-19 infection, indicating that COVID-19 might increase risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD). PD is characterized by the depletion of brain neurons that produce the neurotransmitter dopamine, leading

10/25 News Flash 3: Daily Coronavirus Case Numbers Approaching Summer Levels

10/25 News Flash 3: Daily Coronavirus Case Numbers Approaching Summer Levels

Graphic by Ishani Singh. Daily coronavirus cases in the US this week are even higher than summer cases, and 14 states set record high COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past week. On Monday, October 19th, the country’s seven-day average of new

10/18 News Flash 10: COVID-19 Is More Severe in People of Minority Ethnic Backgrounds

10/18 News Flash 10: COVID-19 Is More Severe in People of Minority Ethnic Backgrounds

Graphic by Ishani Singh. Compared to white patients, a study by researchers at King’s College London has found that patients of Black ethnicity have an increased risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19, while patients of Asian ethnicity have an increased