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    COVID-19 and the Kidneys COVID-19 and the Kidneys

    08 Jul , 2020

    Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc COVID-19 is a viral infection that has affected the entire globe these past few months. This infection affects everyone and its symptoms range from mild to severe. While young healthy individuals do not seem to be severely impacted by COVID-19, older adults and individuals with existing chronic conditions have been severely affected. Symptoms start surfacing up 2 to 14 days post-exposure and include a... Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc COVID-19 is a viral infection that has affected the entire globe these past few months. This infection affects everyone and its symptoms range from mild to severe. While young healthy individuals do not seem to be severely impacted by COVID-19, older adults and individuals with existing chronic conditions have been severely affected. Symptoms start surfacing up 2 to 14 days post-exposure and include a...

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    COVID-19 and the Brain COVID-19 and the Brain

    06 Jul , 2020

    Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc All over the world, one virus is occupying the minds of populations and doctors: A new type of zoonotic disease that found its way to infect human beings. COVID-19 began its spread a few months ago leading to global distress everywhere and at many levels. Morbidity and mortality rates were through the roof. We are talking about a viral infection that is capable of... Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc All over the world, one virus is occupying the minds of populations and doctors: A new type of zoonotic disease that found its way to infect human beings. COVID-19 began its spread a few months ago leading to global distress everywhere and at many levels. Morbidity and mortality rates were through the roof. We are talking about a viral infection that is capable of...

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    COVID-19 and the Heart COVID-19 and the Heart

    02 Jul , 2020

    Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc While it is known that COVID-19 causes mainly damage to the lungs, recently, health professionals have found that the virus is also damaging other major organs.  COVID and stroke cardiac damage Most people infected with COVID-19 develop heart-related problems as a complication of a preexisting cardiac disease. Cardiac injury was reported among 41 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. Among them, 12 percent... Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc While it is known that COVID-19 causes mainly damage to the lungs, recently, health professionals have found that the virus is also damaging other major organs.  COVID and stroke cardiac damage Most people infected with COVID-19 develop heart-related problems as a complication of a preexisting cardiac disease. Cardiac injury was reported among 41 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. Among them, 12 percent...

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    COVID-19 and the Lungs COVID-19 and the Lungs

    30 Jun , 2020

    Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc The SARS-CoV2 can infect both the upper or lower respiratory tract. When hands, contaminated with droplets containing the virus, come in contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth, the virus can be introduced into the body. This offers the virus a passage to the mucous membranes towards the throat. From the throat, the virus makes its way down into the air sacs (alveoli) found... Dr. Sandra El Hajj - MSc, N-MD, DHSc The SARS-CoV2 can infect both the upper or lower respiratory tract. When hands, contaminated with droplets containing the virus, come in contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth, the virus can be introduced into the body. This offers the virus a passage to the mucous membranes towards the throat. From the throat, the virus makes its way down into the air sacs (alveoli) found...

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