I was tested for COVID-19

School in my region (SouthTyrol, Italy) reopened on September the 7th. I teach science in a high school and this year I have 7 classes. This summer I was a bit worried because since March I had almost no contacts with people outside my family. To be honest, even inside my family. I haven’t huggedContinue reading “I was tested for COVID-19”

COVID-19 and fake news

Last month, Nature published an article by Timothy Caulfield on the impact of fake news during this pandemic crisis. Facebook groups are full of conspiracy theories on the origin of the virus and absurd cures for the COVID-19. Among them, we read that the virus was created in the lab, it is caused by 5GContinue reading “COVID-19 and fake news”

Pregnancy and COVID-19

In this last month we are hearing a lot about COVID-19 and how it causes a severe respiratory syndrome (that is why the virus’ name is SARS-COV-2). However, very little is said about what happen to pregnant women who are affected with the virus. Since I have a couple of friends who are pregnant andContinue reading “Pregnancy and COVID-19”