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Ohio Governor Says His Flawed Virus Test Shouldn’t Undercut New, Rapid Methods

Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio, who last week tested positive for the coronavirus, then negative and then negative again, said on CNN on Sunday that his roller-coaster ride should not be reason for people to think “that testing is not reliable or doesn’t work.” His first test result was positive, when he was screened with… Read More »

Breakthrough blood test detects positive COVID-19 result in 20 minutes

New research by Monash University in Australia has been able to detect positive COVID-19 cases using blood samples in about 20 minutes, and identify whether someone has contracted the virus. In a discovery that could advance the worldwide effort to limit the community spread of COVID-19 through robust contact tracing, researchers were able to identify… Read More »

Online Depression Test [ZUNG DEPRESSION SCALE]

Mental health statistics: Mental health disorders make up 4 of the leading 10 reasons for disability worldwide within established market economies, and include: bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, as well as obsessive compulsive disorder. Approximately 26 % of adult Americans suffer from a mental disorder which is diagnosable within any given year. A lot of… Read More »

Wait Times Increase for COVID-19 Test Results

Cara Christ, MD, director, Arizona Department of Health Services. Carole Jean Smith, retired pharmacist, Davie, FL. Kelly Smith Aceituno, spokesperson, LabCorp. Kimberly Gorode, spokesperson, Quest Diagnostics. Healthvana website: FAQs. Amesh A. Adalja, MD, senior scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Baltimore. News release, Sonora Quest Laboratories: ”Sonora Quest Collaborates with State and Healthcare Leaders… Read More »