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CDC updates guidlines (Updated Oct. 15, 2021)
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  To reduce the risk of being infected with the Delta variant
  and possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in
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I Got A 'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known
  https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/09/12/1036356773/i-got-a-mild-breakthrough-case-heres-what-i-wish-id-known   
 
 






TRACKING/MONITORING NPR: Do You Need To Wear A Mask Indoors Where You Live? https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/07/28/1021795290/cdc-mask-guidelines-indoors-vaccinated-by-county-covid-spread NYTimes: Cases Iowa & Story County https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/us/iowa-covid-cases.html https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/us/story-iowa-covid-cases.html Covid Act Now - Risk Level (Iowa) https://covidactnow.org/us/iowa-ia/?s=22681191 https://covidactnow.org/us/iowa-ia/county/boone_county/?s=23141234 https://covidactnow.org/us/iowa-ia/county/story_county/?s=22761199 https://covidactnow.org/us/metro/ames_ia/?s=23051225 https://covidactnow.org/us/iowa-ia/county/polk_county/?s=23141234 Willette: Iowa COVID-19 Tracker https://iowacovid19tracker.org

FACE COVERINGS AND AEROSOLS Face Masks For COVID-19, Ranked by Their Level of Protection https://www.sciencealert.com/this-chart-shows-the-best-and-worst-face-masks-for-each-situation The 60-Year-Old Scientific Screwup That Helped Covid Kill https://www.wired.com/story/the-teeny-tiny-scientific-screwup-that-helped-covid-kill/ COVID-19 spreads as an aerosol, therefore, six feet of distance is NOT going to keep you safe.

SYMPTOMS How COVID-19 Symptoms Differ From Allergies, Cold And Flu, in One Chart https://www.sciencealert.com/this-is-how-covid-19-symptoms-differ-from-allergies-cold-or-flu-in-one-chart A Day-by-Day Breakdown of Coronavirus Symptoms Shows How The Disease Progresses https://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-a-day-by-day-breakdown-of-coronavirus-symptoms How the coronavirus infects cells - and why Delta is so dangerous https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02039-y Characterizing long COVID in an international cohort https://www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(21)00299-6/fulltext 12 Signs of Long COVID You Should Discuss With Your Doctor https://www.sciencealert.com/talk-to-your-doctor-if-you-have-any-of-these-12-sigs-of-long-covid I Got A 'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/09/12/1036356773/i-got-a-mild-breakthrough-case-heres-what-i-wish-id-known

INFORMATION RESOURCES Mary Greeley Medical Center/McFarland Clinic https://www.mgmc.org/coronavirus/ https://www.mcfarlandclinic.com/coronavirus CDC: Coronavirus (COVID-19) https://www.cdc.gov WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public Ames Public Library: COVID-19 INFORMATION https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/COVIDinfo Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (Source: FDA) o mRNA (active ingredient) o Lipids (0.43 mg (4-hydroxybutyl)azanediyl)bis(hexane-6,1-diyl)bis(2-hexyldecanoate), 0.05 mg 2[(polyethylene glycol)-2000]-N,N-ditetradecylacetamide, 0.09 mg 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3- phosphocholine, and 0.2 mg cholesterol) o Potassium chloride o Monobasic potassium phosphate o Sodium chloride o Dibasic sodium phosphate dihydrate o Sucrose Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (Source: FDA) o mRNA (active ingredient) o Lipids (SM-102, 1,2-dimyristoyl-rac-glycero3-methoxypolyethylene glycol-2000 [PEG2000-DMG], cholesterol, and 1,2-distearoyl-snglycero-3-phosphocholine [DSPC]) o Tromethamine o Tromethamine hydrochloride o Acetic acid o Sodium acetate o Sucrose Johnson-Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine o Recombinant, replication-incompetent adenovirus type 26 expressing the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein (active ingredient) o citric acid monohydrate o trisodium citrate dihydrate o ethanol o 2-hydroxypropyl-Beta-cyclodextrin (HBCD) o polysorbate-80 o sodium chloride Pfizer Vaccine vs Moderna Vaccine: Which Should You Get? https://plushcare.com/blog/pfizer-vs-moderna-vaccine/

WHAT'S ALL THIS ABOUT VITAMIN D Vitamin D and COVID-19 https://borsche.de/res/Vitamin_D_Essentials_EN.pdf A Supercomputer Analyzed COVID-19, and an Interesting New Hypothesis Has Emerged https://science.slashdot.org/story/20/09/02/0538229/a-supercomputer-analyzed-covid-19-and-an-interesting-new-hypothesis-has-emerged Interestingly, the researchers suggest vitamin D as a potentially useful Covid-19 drug. "The vitamin is involved in the RAS system and could prove helpful by reducing levels of another compound, known as REN," the report says. "Again, this could stop potentially deadly bradykinin storms from forming." Other compounds could treat symptoms associated with bradykinin storms, such as Hymecromone and timbetasin. sam.wormley@gmail.com