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It’s no worries!
Confused me too, which is why I try to make sure that’s clarified upfront when I write about these cases!
Kuru, which I keep forgetting to mention, was infamously spread through cannibalism. And there have been incidents of people getting prions through transplants or donated biological material contaminated with prions. It’s not *easily* spread from person to person, thankfully, that much is true!
Unclear right now. It’s likely to be relatively rare when looking at all cases of covid-19. But this can be a more severe infection than any other garden variety respiratory virus, including the flu, so you’d expect these kinds of complications to scale up there as well. And we’re finding other quirks from covid-19 tha… Read more
That’s a solid point!
It’s from the study itself!
He remembers what the numbers look like, but when his brain sees something that normally would be recognized as the digits 2 through 9, the scramble happens. The substitution system was literally just replacing the Arabic numeral system with other symbols that he could use instead, and I believe they created apps/other… Read more
Link to the study wasn’t up at the time of publication. But I’ve since linked to it, and I’ll do it here too. Enjoy! https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/06/17/2000424117
Point taken! I meant added oxygen, so tweaked wording!
Appreciate the added context! As to the first point, there’s probably some confounding with other risk factors like obesity. But at least one case study found someone who got new-onset diabetes related to infection despite being perfectly normal weight. So can’t explain the whole picture. https://www.diabetesresearchcl… Read more
There was one of these published this month, as I noted, which found no significant protective effect. But others are on the way!
You're right! Should all be listed now