Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine

SARS-COV-2 disinfection

SARS-COV-2’s Viability on Surfaces

How long does SARS-Cov-2 survive on surfaces?  A study published in New England Journal of Medicine looked…


SARS-Cov-2

The Routes of Transmission of SARS-Cov-2

SARS- CoV is spread by multiple routes Droplets and fomite transmission. The first route of transmission is…


COVID-19 and Heart Disease

COVID-19 and Heart Disease (Part 7)

Stress induced cardiomyopathy AKA Broken heart syndrome AKA Takosubo syndrome There is a condition known as stress…


COVID-19 and Heart Disease

COVID-19 and Heart Disease (Part 6)

Myocardial infarction (heart attack) In my last blogs, I explained that inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis)…


Pericarditis

COVID-19 and the Heart (part 5)

Pericarditis In my previous post, I explained the disease of myocarditis which can occur with COVID-19.  Myocarditis…


Myocarditis

COVID-19 and the Heart (Part 4)

Myocarditis COVID-19 disease is a highly inflammatory disease that can affect both the muscle of the heart…


COVID -19 and the Heart

COVID-19 and the Heart (Part 3)

Individuals with pre-existing heart disease Patients with pre-existing heart disease such as history of stents in the…


COVID -19 and the Heart

COVID-19 and the Heart (Part 2)

Individuals with risk factors for heart disease Those patients with underlying risk factors for heart disease such…


COVID -19 and the Heart

COVID -19 and the Heart (Part 1)

How does COVID-19 affect the heart?  In answer to that question, we have to look at two…


Testing for COVID-19

Testing for COVID-19 (nuclei acid test and antibody)

Testing for COVID-19. The Panther Fusion® SARS-CoV-2 Assay There are currently two types of tests available for…


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