Marijuana-use may increase risk of contracting COVID-19, even if fully vaccinated, study says

People with substance abuse disorders (SUDs), even if they are fully-vaccinated, are reportedly proving more susceptible to coronavirus cases, according to a new study published by World Psychology last week. SUDs include a dependence on alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, opioids and/or tobacco. Vaccinated people who don’t suffer from an SUD can[Read More…]

New oral antiviral medication reportedly reduces the risk of hospitalization, death from COVID-19

Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics announced on Friday that they’ve developed a drug that reduces the risk of hospitalization or death by around 50% for patients with mild or moderate cases of Covid. The companies plan to seek emergency authorization for the antiviral Covid treatment after the medicine showed “compelling results” in[Read More…]