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High Blood Levels of Cadmium May Be Tied to Worse COVID-19

WEDNESDAY Dec. 16, 2020 — Old age and chronic health conditions aren’t the only risk factors for serious COVID-19 infection. Researchers say people with high levels of the heavy metal cadmium may also have higher odds of severe disease during the pandemic. Cadmium is found in cigarettes and in contaminated vegetables. Previous research has shown […]

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Wearing a used mask 'can be WORSE than not wearing one at all'

Wearing a used mask ‘can be WORSE than not wearing one at all’, study suggests Researchers looked at the protectiveness of three-layer surgical masks against inhaling coronavirus-infected droplets They found that air, which contain tiny aerosols, don’t enter the mouth and nose at specific points, but through the entire mask surface at low speeds A computer […]