SA Health & Medicine Vol 3 Issue 2

Health & Medicine

Volume 3, Issue 2

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COVID Can Cause Forgetfulness, Psychosis, Mania or a Stutter

The virus induces neurological symptoms that persist long after the pandemic ends

Why Are We Still Deep-Cleaning Surfaces for COVID?

The coronavirus behind the pandemic can linger on doorknobs and other surfaces, but these aren’t a major source of infection

Why COVID Vaccines Are Likely Safe for Pregnant People

The scantness of available data leaves the decision up to the individual and their doctors, though benefits can outweigh risks in some cases

Detecting Alzheimer's Gets Easier with a Simple Blood Test

New assays could reduce the need for costlier, more invasive brain scans and spinal fluid measures


From the Editor
The COVID-19 Postscript
Forever Chemicals Are Widespread in U.S. Drinking Water
The Pandemic Is Delaying Cancer Screenings and Detection
Pathogen Discovered That Kills Endangered Chimps: Is It a Threat to Humans?
The Most Worrying Mutations in Five Emerging Coronavirus Variants
The Problem of 'Long Haul' COVID
Another Way to Protect against COVID beyond Masking and Social Distancing
A New Strain of Drug-Resistant Malaria Has Sprung Up in Africa
If You've Been Working from Home, Please Wait for Your Vaccine