People Locked up at Home Go Crazy

By Enza Ferreri The first rule to help a depressed person is to say: “get out of the house”, while to create a depressed person you have to say: “stay at home”. This is the essence of the message of Silvana De Mari, a well-known Italian medical doctor specialized in general surgery and endoscopy of […]

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Armani Hotel Milan Is Not Closed, It’s Open, Google Got It Wrong

I don’t know if you recently tried a Google search for “Armani Hotel Milan”. If you had, you would have found this announcement from Google: “Armani/SPA is temporarily closed. If that’s wrong, you can suggest an edit.” The first confusion is about the Hotel and the Spa: the latter is in the hotel but it’s […]

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Italian Doctor 2: Covid Tests Shambles, Overdiagnoses

In the previous post Italian Doctor: in Covid I Acted as Usual, I Had No Death or ICU Hospitalization we reported, translated from Italian, the first part of an interview that an Italian doctor, Dr. Maria Grazia Dondini, general practitioner in Monterenzio, in the province of Bologna, gave to the website La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana […]

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Italian Doctor: in Covid I Acted as Usual, I Had No Death or ICU Hospitalization

Does anybody remember when, almost a year ago now, they were telling us that the lockdown and self-isolating were just temporary measures not so much intended to beat the pandemic as to “flatten the curve”, namely to prevent or keep under control the spike in the numbers of new contagions, so that, by spreading new […]

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Is Covid Second Wave Real or Bad Testing Makes It Appear Real?

By Enza Ferreri How dangerous is the novel Coronavirus? Opinions differ on the matter, but this is a general question which is not even the most important issue at the moment. The most pressing question now is: is the much-taunted and long-predicted “second wave” of this autumn based on sound evidence or is it a […]

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Italy Lockdown Models Not as Reliable as Thought

Italy started easing its coronavirus lockdown restrictions from 5 May. The previous day, 4 May, the Imperial College London released a study which made predictions on the effects in Italy of the new measures introduced. (All references are at the end.) The predictions considered two hypothetical main scenarios, differing in the increase in mobility of […]

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Italy New Cases near Zero, Coronavirus Has Changed

Of Italy’s 21 regions (Italy has actually 20 regions, but for Covid-19 computations Trentino Alto-Adige has been split into two), at the moment 9 have zero new contagions, in 11 the new contagions are from 1 to 19, and the only exception is Lombardy with 237 new positive cases. No new death in 12 regions. […]

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Italy. Double Coronavirus-Conspiracy Twist from Space

Colonel Luca Parmitano, Italian Air Force officer with 25 years of service and 6 space missions behind him, engineer and astronaut of the European Astronaut Corps for the European Space Agency (ESA) since 2009, said he was aware of the pandemic danger posed by the new coronavirus as early as November. Parmitano, who is the […]

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Anticoagulants, Plasma, Gabexate against Covid-19

This is the second part of Italian Study on Coronavirus Science. Drugs targeting inflammation and hypercoagulability Coagulation changes and thrombotic complications in Covid-19 patients play a significant role in terms of incidence and clinical importance, and represent one of the main variables linked to mortality. Abnormal coagulation parameters are associated with poor prognosis in patients […]

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Italian Study on Coronavirus Science: Antiviral Drugs

In Italy, at one point the world’s most affected country, the numbers of the pandemic provoked by the novel coronavirus are continually, gradually decreasing, both in terms of cases of infection and severity of symptoms. Covid-19 intensive units in hospitals are discharging their patients. It’s important to understand why this is happening, because it can […]

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