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Global Warming, Antibiotic Resistance and COVID-19
Our world is currently faced with three major problems: Global warming, antibiotic resistance and
COVID-19. Global warming is mainly caused by the emission of “greenhouse” gases such as CO2
(CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2
O). Global warming has manifested itself in the melting of ice caps, glaciers,
rising sea levels, flooding, intense unseasonal rainfall, intense hurricanes, drought or periods of extremely
dry weather, higher heat index etc. It has affected the entire world, of which the Caribbean is of no
exception. These include destruction of country infrastructure and economy, flooding etc. For example,
on September 1, 2019, the eye of Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Abaco Islands with maximum
sustained winds of 185mph (295km/h), making it the strongest hurric.....
COVID-19 Special Edition
Visualizing the Effect of Built Environment on COVID-19 Transmission: A Community-Level Study in Wuhan, China
With the outbreak of a novel respiratory coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the world, restriction
of human mobility plays an important role to reduce the potential for the spread of virus. People are
restricted for limited activities in local communities where the built environment in communities
serve as a mediated pathway for the virus transmission. Our study aims to examine to what extent built
environment factors explain COVID-19 transmission at the community level. Drawing on primary data
collected from 648 communities in Wuhan, China, we employed a geographically weighted regression
and a 3D mapping approach to examine the relationship between COVID-19 confirmed cases and three
built environment factors including green coverage, property price, and underground parking. We fi.....
Telemedicine in the COVID-19 Era: Strengths and Weaknesses
Telemedicine (TLM) has a great innovation potential, and this fact has emerged dramatically in this
pandemic period. Besides the monitoring of COVID-19 patients themselves, TLM can improve the followup of affected by chronic diseases, whose access to hospitals and outpatient structures is limited due to the
risk connected with the pandemic and the overload experienced by the medical structures and personnel.
Hence, this period represents an occasion to experiment new care models. For these purposes, we have
implemented a TLM system to help clinicians in the follow-up of COVID-19 patients both in hospital and at
home. The same infrastructure has great potential of applications in other fields, e.g., neurodegenerative
diseases. During our experiments, we have pointed out some strengths.....
Paradigm Shift in Dental Education due to COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by surprise. New norms were being explored
to curb the spread of the deathly virus. A typical pneumonia in Wuhan were unexpectedly
burst into new deadly viral disease . The virus has not only significantly affected the people
health but also caused devastating effect on economy, social and education sector. In the
initial period of the COVID-19, government around the world have introduce a total lockdown
procedure for several months. People with or without COVID-19 symptom were advice to
stay at home and restricted their movement. For those who have been contacted by the
virus or suspected being infected were send for screening at health facilities. Individual with
positive result from the test were being send to a quarantine facility. P.....
Kinetics of Development of Covid19 and its Prediction Possibilities in the Case of a Small Statistical Set-The Case of Latvia
Introduction: Models of kinetics of development of COVID-19 are essential for prognosis and
preparedness of medical facilities for treating of patients.
Methods: We built a predictive model based on theoretical formulas for normal distribution and corrected
it based on real number of cases in Latvia. The process included two stages: (I) simple modelling for
distribution of cases without accounting for a state of emergency; (II) correction of the model for changes
due to a state of emergency and a real situation. A choice of model parameters was performed comparing
the real and the theoretical cumulative curves and based on the least sum of square. Considering in
addition the tiredness of people to follow a state of emergency rules, we modelled the cumulative number
of cases in Latv.....
Presentation of Covid 19 Patients with and without Diabetes
The presence of diabetes mellitus is one of the critical risk factors for covid 19. In this study, laboratory
values and outcomes of symptoms of diabetic and non-diabetic patients were compared retrospectively.
One hundred ten patients (90 nondiabetics, 20 diabetics) were included in the study. The mean age was
higher in the diabetic group (64 vs. 53 years) (p=0.02). Only dyspnea was higher in the diabetic group (50
vs 25%) (p=0.008). In the comparison of basal laboratory values, the number of leukocyte neutrophils,
platelets, and lymphocytes was higher in the diabetic group (p<0.05). The decrease in hemoglobin and
lymphocyte counts were found to be higher in the diabetic group in the follow-up of the laboratory values
performed every two days (p<0.05). The length of stay in the int.....
COVID-19 Special Edition
SARS-COV-2: Learning the Lessons from our Experiences in the UK
The science being used to justify lockdowns in countries throughout the world exhibits
many shortcomings. How someone becomes infected or how the SARS-COV-2 virus transmits
between patients remains very poorly understood . This article reviews the effect
which SARS-COV-2 has on the body, the various factors which make people less vulnerable
to infection than others, why some therapies work and others do not, and ultimately how
patients can best be treated.
It is clear that locking-down a population by minimising the transmission of the virus to
a country from another country, or between infected people within a country, will slow the
transmission of the virus and reduce the numbers of people who are infected but it has now
been recognised that only 0.075-0.08% of the UK populat.....
Impact of COVID-19 on Humanity
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is a contagious disease induced by severe acute respiratory
syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2). The first case was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.
It has since spread worldwide and became a pandemic in March 2020. Added to this, is the emergence
of a mutant SARS-COVID-2-viral strain (B.1.1.7) in the UK in December 2020 and B1.526 in March 2021.
COVID-19, is spread between people during close contact via small droplets, produced by coughing,
sneezing, talking and singing. It’s also airborne, requiring particulate matter for transmission. A person
can become symptomatic or remain asymptomatic. COVID-19 can be prevented by social distancing and
the wearing of cloth face masks, surgical masks, respirators, or other face coverings to .....
Quantum microRNA Assessment of COVID-19 RNA Vaccine: Hidden Potency of BNT162b2 SASR-CoV-2 Spike RNA as MicroRNA Vaccine
Objective: The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by infection with severe
respiratory syndrome human coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The spike (S) RNA of SARS-CoV-2 is used to
build the COVID-19 vaccine. Although the level of immune response elicited by the full-length S RNA
vaccine and the Receptor Binding Region (RBD) vaccine that is a part of S is similar, the full-length S
RNA vaccine is safer and lower reactogenicity than the RBD vaccine. However, the reason has not yet
been clarified. On the other hand, the COVID-19 RNA vaccine with the S sequences may produce viral
microRNAs (miRNAs). But there are no miRNA assessments for the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines. Therefore, evaluation as miRNA vaccines is necessary for risk management of vaccination.
Natural Mechanisms and Methods of Protection Against Coronavirus COVID-19
Our planet is a living creature that has its own protective viral mechanism. Viruses are activated when
people too zealously intervene in the natural processes on the planet and worsen the environment. With
a decrease in the spiritual level of society, a deterioration in ecology, climate change, a decrease in the
frequency of the Schumann resonator supporting the energy healthy state of the body, pollution of water
and soil and other catastrophic disorders of natural processes on the planet, an epidemic and the process
of mutation of viruses begins, as a result of which more and more of their species appear. For the people
will rise against the people and the kingdom against the kingdom; and there will be earthquakes in places,
and there will be smoothness and turmoil. This is the b.....
Psychological-Clinical Review on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Every person agree that health is very important and significant for human well-being.
Around the turn of the century, people primarily died from infectious disease and die from
lifestyle disease which are related to health damaging personal habits and behavior. Familiar
example includes heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer. Clearly some behaviors and lifestyle
promote health whereas other lead to illness and death. As the cartoon character Pogo put it
“we have met the enemy and he is us”, Now, the international healthy crisis is coronavirus, that
represent the most important challenge to the universal health care services. The infectious
disease is stressful event around the world that lead to many negative consequences and
effects: heath/medical, political, social, psycholo.....
COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease: A Worksite Intervention
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in social and working environments
that have significantly changed. This has included mandatory international lockdowns, quarantine
regulations, social distancing policies, suspention of productive work activity, loss of income, anxiety,
and the fear of future employment. This lockdown has also exacerbated a number of health aliments,
including weight gain and high blood presuure, which can lead to Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). A
number of workplace interventions can help to allieviate the stress and uncertainty of this pandemic.
This includes policies of anti-contagion measures, requiring and providing health care workers with
personal protective equipment, and the implemenation of health pmotion programs to enhance qual.....
Marketing and Brand Authenticity in Post COVID-19 Era
The deep existential nature of authenticity combined with the change towards green sustainability can
transform the concept of brand authenticity, an inspiring tool for food industry and agricultural business
in order to build a new brand image that will enable them to capitalize on the economic post pandemic
Novel COVID-19 Treatment with Novel Therapy
The main purpose of this research is to laid down a new concept leading to increase the
survival rate of corona infected patients. As coronavirus is spreading widely in all over the
world and many deaths have been reported due to this life threatening disease. So in this
study, a new strategy has been introduced for the very old vitamin-D in order to put forward
that how vitamin-D can be used as a primary precursor for the treatment of novel coronavirus
and its relationship with Covid-19 effected individuals
Saccharomyces cerevisiae as A Fusion Inhibitor of Sars-Cov-2
SARS-CoV-2 interacts with prokaryotic translation elongation factors (eEFs), predominantly eEF1A.
This connection occurs at the intracellular level, when the virus is linked to ribosomes, necessary for
viral replication. The fungus Saccharomyces cerevisiae has an abundance of eEF1A protein, and its dietary
supplementation can increase serum protein levels, which, by binding to viruses circulating in the
blood, prevent the entry of these cells, thus preventing viral replication; in addition, exposes the virus
to the body’s humoral immune system. Supplementation through the diet of the fungus Saccharomyces
cerevisiae would work as a fusion inhibitor drug, a mechanism of action of some antivirals
Pregnant Woman with Positive Sars CoV2 and Newborn Immunity
The patient was a 35-year-old pregnant (G3P2A1) woman at 31 weeks of gestation
who had a fever and cough for six days, relatively normal clinical laboratory results, and
tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on June 26th, 2020. After self-isolation for 14 days, and she
got symptomatic treatment and supplementation daily RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 evaluation
tested, and the results were negative. After that, the patient-controlled every two weeks until
38-39weeks of gestation. The baby was labor by normal delivery with the consideration that
the mother had negative results evaluation for SARS-CoV-2. The baby was born on August 23rd,
2020, with Apgar, score 7, and 8 with oxygen saturation up in range 96-98, the normal value
of the vital sign. The Newborn was transferred to the mother room and go.....
Risk of Forming Stealth Adapted Coronaviruses with the Use of Covid-19 Vaccines Analogy with Stealth Adapted Monkey Cytomegaloviruses Resulting from the Use of Polio Vaccines
Stealth adaptation is a virus immune evasion/escape mechanism that comprises the deletion or
mutation of the viral genes, which code for components targeted by cellular immunity. It can also require
the incorporation of additional genetic sequences to regain the capacity for replication and transmission.
Stealth adapted viruses typically cause noninflammatory infections, which are particularly symptomatic
when they involve the brain. Stealth adaptation has occurred with cytomegalovirus contaminants of
polio vaccines produced in kidney cell cultures of rhesus and African green monkeys. Two aspects of the
current Covid-19 vaccines are inducive to the formation of stealth adapted SARS-CoV-2 coronaviruses.
These are the relative ineffectiveness of intramuscular injections in stimulating.....
Vulnerability and Assessment of Needs of Older People in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mini Review
As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, it’s becoming more apparent that older
people with underlying health conditions are being hit hardest by the illness it causes. The
coronavirus that became a global pandemic before mid-March 2020, like the ones responsible
for SARS and MERS, affects the part of the lungs where gas exchange-the delivery of oxygen
to the bloodstream and the removal of carbon dioxide-takes place. “As one gets older, the
lungs are not as elastic or as resilient as when one is younger. This condition together with
any underlying health issues increased the loss of airway and respiratory functions. New
coronavirus populations are generally susceptible, but elderly people with underlying diseases
are more susceptible. The underlying diseases are diabetes, h.....
The Pandemic Outbreak and Mortality Associated with Coronavirus Disease-19 in US and European Countries
The current pandemic outbreak of SARS-CoV2 has caused a worldwide panic. This dead virus attacked
the people of Wuhan China for the first time and then quickly spread all over the world. Now the US and
Europe have become the main targeting centers of this virus with thousands of deaths with pneumonia.
This review article is aimed to highlight the current pandemic outbreak in the US and European countries,
particularly those countries where the situation becomes out of control. For this purpose, the review
article summarized the data extracted from various national and international level articles and relevant
reports. For data collection, 58 articles/reports were studied. An overview of published articles and
relevant reports stated that the trend of confirmed cases reported as USA .....
Non-Conventional Covid Treatment Methods 19
In bioelectronic terms, the organism is understood as an integrated circuit of biological piezo,
pyroelectrics, ferromagnets and semiconductors, filled with bioplasm and managed electronically by
quantum processes. The presence of semiconductors in a biological system is synonymous with the
presence of an electronic integrated device, therefore a living organism can be seen as a complex electronic
device, analogous to technical devices. Proteins, DNA, RNA, melanin from the biology side, it is a biological
structure, from the biochemistry side, they are chemical compounds with different chemical formulas,
again from the bioelectronics side it is an electronic material that can serve as structural elements in
a bioelectronic device which is an organism. Enzyme transistors were constru.....
COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to think more deeply about collateral risks of
climate change. More immediately, it has imposed a serious stress test on the global food
supply. The following are my recent findings and thoughts prepared for APSAFE 2020, a food
ethics conference focused on sustainability, hosted virtually by Hiroshima University, Dec.