A mutant coronavirus has emerged, even more contagious than the original, study says
Via: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 16 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 weeks ago
“....research has been largely based on the genetic sequence of earlier strains and might not be effective against the new one.”
Doctors try to untangle why they're seeing 'unprecedented' blood clotting among Covid-19 patients
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“"You just watch it clot right in front of you,"”
Dr. Kathryn Hibbert's Covid-19 patient in the intensive care unit was not doing well. As his blood pressure plummeted, she tried to insert an intravenous line into an artery in his wrist. A blood clot clogged the tubing.Frustrated, Hibbert tried again with a new needle. A blood clot clogged...
Sweden prepares for possible tighter coronavirus measures as deaths rise
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““Everyone is responsible for their own wellbeing, for their neighbours’ and for their own local community,””
Sweden’s government is drawing up new legislation to allow it to take “extraordinary steps” to combat Covid-19, local media have reported, amid concern that its relatively soft approach may be leading to a higher death rate than in other Nordic countries. Denmark and Norway are among the many...
POLL: Who do you trust to know how to protect America right now?
By: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 113 Comments • 4 Likes • one month ago
Simple poll asking if you believe that the trained first responders have a better plan to save Americans, or the AR15 toting Tea Party types? Please support your position.
Coronavirus destroys lungs. But doctors are finding its damage in kidneys, hearts and elsewhere.
Via: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 14 Comments • 3 Likes • one month ago
“In a subset of covid-19 cases, researchers have found, the immune system battling the infection goes into hyperdrive.”
The new coronavirus kills by inflaming and clogging the tiny air sacs in the lungs, choking off the body’s oxygen supply until it shuts down the organs essential for life. But clinicians around the world are seeing evidence that suggests the virus also may be causing heart inflammation, acute...
Truman Carrier Strike Group Will Stay at Sea to Avoid COVID-19 Infections
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““After completing a successful deployment we would love nothing more than to be reunited with our friends and families,””
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is done with its deployment but will remain at sea off the East Coast of the United States, in an effort to keep the crew healthy from the COVID-19 pandemic and ready to take on missions if needed. Though the strike group has already conducted two...
Commander of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus removed for 'poor judgment' after sounding alarm. UPDATE: Navy considering reinstating Capt. Crozier to Roosevelt
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“Modly told reporters that Crozier was removed for showing "extremely poor judgment" and creating a "firestorm" by too widely disseminating the memo...”
USS Boxer Sailor Tests ‘Presumptive Positive’ for Coronavirus, First Case Found on a Ship’s Crew
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“"The individual is currently quarantined at home in accordance with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines,””
The first sailor assigned to a warship has tested “presumptive positive” for the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Navy announced on Sunday. A sailor assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD-4), currently pier-side at Naval Station San Diego, Calif., was tested on Friday. Results came back on...
Fire Breaks Out On Russian “Admiral Kuznetsov” Aircraft Carrier at the Barents Sea port of Murmansk.
Via: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 31 Comments • 1 Like • 6 months ago
“At least two people unaccounted for. Images show Russia’s only aircraft carrier engulfed in smoke.”
A blaze has broken out aboard Russian Navy’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, that is currently at the Barents Sea port of Murmansk for repair works. According to the latest reports by RT.com six people have reportedly been injured, two sailors and one worker are listed as missing,...