How are you handling the quarantine? We want to hear your Covid-19 Story!

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed the United States in a position that is both surreal and dangerous. Americans are being asked to stay indoors and quarantine themselves for the good of their fellow citizens and their loved ones. There has been volatile push-back to the quarantine from protest in Michigan to blatant disregard in some... Continue Reading →

CDC Reports First U.S. Case of Human-to-Human Transmission of 2019 Novel (Wuhan) Coronavirus

On January 19, 2020, an initial reported outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus manifested in the city of Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province of China. Unfortunately, upwards of ten thousand cases of infection have been reported, with the death toll eclipsing 200, as of January 30, 2020. As fears began to swell regarding... Continue Reading →

Immunology Series – Part 1: What Actually is Immunology?

Immunology. Say it with me: Imm-yuh-nah-lah-gee. Excellent! Now, let's discuss what this weird-looking word means, and why it is important to us. Immunology literally means the study ('-ology') of the immune system ('immuno-'). Wherever you see that '-ology' suffix, understand that you're dealing with the study of something. When it comes to immunology, there are... Continue Reading →

Science Lion Byte: Vaping Illness Outbreak Update – Dec. 6, 2019

Please refer to our previous publication for a comprehensive background of the vaping illness outbreak in the United States. Here is a summary of the latest vaping-related lung illness data released by the CDC, as of December 5, 2019 at 1pm EST: As of December 4, 2019, CDC will only report hospitalized EVALI cases and... Continue Reading →

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