Information Series:  What are pathogens?

Information Series: What are pathogens?

What are pathogens? If 2020 could teach us one thing, that thing would be protecting ourselves from pathogens.  While COVID-19 has dominated our daily lives for the better part of the year, we should also learn about other pathogens that are part of every day life. ...
COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/19/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/19/2020

Virus Update The country has seen a spike in cases, which has been expected because of the transition of the seasons and last week’s election.  There are concerns amongst elected officials in Dallas and Tarrant County with a dramatic spike in cases, as well as...
COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/3/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/3/2020

Virus Update COVID-19 may be mutating, become more contagious, and present serious health risks for pregnant women.  A Houston, TX study with 5,000 novel coronavirus patients saw a genetic mutation in the virus that may make the virus more contagious (University of...
COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/27/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/27/2020

Virus Update      Across the United States, COVID-19 seems to increase its presence as the seasons transition.  Last Friday, the United States experienced the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic (Wan and Dupree, 2020).  The winter...