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Doctors remove live worm from woman’s tonsil

Doctors remove live worm from woman’s tonsil

A woman in Japan got more than she bargained for after visiting the doctor with an irritated throat, as she was told that a worm was living inside her tonsil. The 25-year-old woman underwent a physical examination at Tokyo’s St. Luke’s International Hospital after being left with throat pain and irritation five days after eating…MORE

Miami is now the coronavirus epicenter as cases surge, expert says

Miami is now the coronavirus epicenter as cases surge, expert says

With more than 2,000 patients hospitalized and hundreds in Intensive Care Units, “Miami is now the epicenter of the pandemic,” one infectious disease expert said, comparing the South Florida metropolitan area to the city where the pandemic originated. “What we were seeing in Wuhan — six months ago, five months ago — now we are…MORE

Covid-19 immunity from antibodies may last only months, UK study suggests

Covid-19 immunity from antibodies may last only months, UK study suggests

After people are infected with the novel coronavirus, their natural immunity to the virus could decline within months, a new pre-print paper suggests. The paper, released on the medical server medrxiv.org on Saturday and not yet published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, suggests that antibody responses may start to decline 20 to 30 days after…MORE