Study: Negative mental health effects of pandemic lockdowns spike, then fade

IMAGE: Social distancing policies correlated with immediate increases in interest in information about “isolation ” and “worry ” – but those effects tapered off two to four weeks after their respective peaks, says… view more  Credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Absent a widely available vaccine, mitigation measures such as stay-at-home mandates, lockdowns […]

In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly

Washington, DC – October 16, 2020 – In the absence of approved, effective treatments for COVID-19, some hospitals have been treating patients with severe COVID symptoms with blood plasma from recovering patients. The blood of recovered patients contains antibodies that act against the coronavirus. While plasma hasn’t yet shown a benefit in randomized trials, some […]