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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 »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

New Yorkers are flocking to plastic surgeons as COVID-19 pandemic winds down

New Yorkers are facing the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, and it isn’t pretty — prompting them to flock to plastic surgeons to get ready for a summer of fewer masks, more socializing and a return to the office. “Double the demand is a reasonable statement,” Upper East Side plastic surgeon Dr.… Read More »

Demand for mental health and suicide prevention services soars during Covid-19 pandemic

Demand for mental health supports and suicide prevention services have soared across Ireland during the 13-month Covid-19 pandemic.  he revelation from Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health, Prof Ella Arensman, has verified mounting anecdotal concerns that the pandemic is having a significant mental health impact through extended isolation, lack of social interaction, financial stress… Read More »