Tag Archives: Deadly

Kent Covid strain could be twice as deadly – worrying update from British Medical Journal

The strain contains the 484K mutation on the spike protein, which has been shown to provide a degree of resistance to vaccines. The variant includes another mutations in the spike protein called N501Y. According to PHE, these changes have resulted in the virus becoming about 50 percent more infectious and spreading more easily between people.… Read More »

Medicine or candy? A deadly mistake in the age of coronavirus – KSAT San Antonio

Medicine or candy? Injury prevention specialists want you to always ask that question when storing and carrying the drugs and vitamins you take as part of your medical regimen. With families living in tight quarantine quarters for months now, medicine mix-ups are increasingly becoming a pediatric emergency room issue. The South Texas Poison Help Center’s… Read More »

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials

ZOLFO SPRINGS, Fla. — A pernicious disease is eating away at Roy Petteway’s orange trees. The bacterial infection, transmitted by a tiny winged insect from China, has evaded all efforts to contain it, decimating Florida’s citrus industry and forcing scores of growers out of business. In a last-ditch attempt to slow the infection, Mr. Petteway… Read More »