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Miami is now the coronavirus epicenter as cases surge, one expert says

With more than 2,000 patients hospitalized and hundreds in ICUs, “Miami is now the epicenter of the pandemic,” one infectious disease expert said Monday, comparing the South Florida metropolitan area to the city where the pandemic originated. “What we were seeing in Wuhan — six months ago, five months ago — now we are there,”…MORE

Covid-19 immunity from antibodies may last only months, UK study suggests

Covid-19 immunity from antibodies may last only months, UK study suggests

After people are infected with the novel coronavirus, their natural immunity to the virus could decline within months, a new pre-print paper suggests. The paper, released on the medical server medrxiv.org on Saturday and not yet published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, suggests that antibody responses may start to decline 20 to 30 days after…MORE

Prepare now for a winter Covid-19 peak, warns UK’s Academy of Medical Sciences

Prepare now for a winter Covid-19 peak, warns UK’s Academy of Medical Sciences

Health care systems in many places struggle in winter. Conditions such as asthma, heart attacks and stroke tend to worsen in colder temperatures, and some infectious diseases like influenza spread more easily, which means facilities face a greater patient load. This year, the coronavirus pandemic could create the perfect winter storm, and scientists say countries…MORE

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