Tag Archives: vulnerable

People who hate bitter food less vulnerable to catching Covid, new study claims

People who hate the taste of bitter foods like broccoli and Brussels sprouts may be less likely to catch Covid, a new study claims. “Supertasters” – people with an unusually large number of tastebuds in their mouth – who are sensitive to the flavour of bitter things may be better protected against the bug, doctors… Read More »

These heroes are helping the most vulnerable get COVID-19 vaccines

These days, Lipi Roy spends her free hours helping people with substance-abuse issues get vaccinated. “It’s the right thing to do,” the doctor and NYU assistant professor told The Post. In New York, only 6% of the population is fully inoculated, per worldwide COVID-19 vaccination database GlobalEpidemics.org. Complex online scheduling platforms, language barriers and inequitable… Read More »

4 in 5 people are sharing too much information on social media, making them vulnerable to cyber attacks

New research from Tessian reveals the extent to which people post online and how hackers exploit this information for sophisticated social engineering attacks February 2, 2021 — SAN FRANCISCO — A new report from human layer security company Tessian reveals just how much, and how often, people share information online and how hackers take advantage… Read More »

Genomic analysis reveals many animal species may be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Humans are not the only species facing a potential threat from SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to a new study from the University of California, Davis. An international team of scientists used genomic analysis to compare the main cellular receptor for the virus in humans — angiotensin converting enzyme-2, or ACE2 —… Read More »

Coronavirus spending should shield vulnerable from the young, says former CEA chairman

A former senior White House economist says coronavirus aid packages should make money available for home care, Medicare, and quarantine rooms in hotels to separate high-risk, elderly populations from younger members of the workforce. Thomas Philipson, who stood down last month as acting chairman of President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers, said the key to… Read More »

University of Utah School of Dentistry reopens to treat vulnerable populations – American Dental Association

July 08, 2020 Back in service: University of Utah School of Dentistry student Caleb Price treats a denture patient in the school’s main student clinic in June. Salt Lake City — When the pandemic began escalating earlier this year, there were many questions at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. How would the fourth-year… Read More »