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Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout Guidelines After Vaccination Gabrielle Dawn Luna followed her father into emergency nursing. She was the last person to hold his hand when he died of Covid in April at her hospital in Teaneck, N.J.Credit…Calla Kessler for The New York Times SectionsSkip to… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Enzymes, Vaccines and Face Masks

1 Certain enzymes may be useful for COVID-19 because they help: Support quick weight loss Degrade fibrin, which is a key factor in clot formation Extracted from earthworms, lumbrokinase is a highly effective antithrombotic agent that reduces blood viscosity and platelet aggregation while also degrading fibrin, which is a key factor in clot formation. Learn… Read More »

Ohio woman who received first US face transplant dead at 57

Connie Culp, the Ohio woman who made international headlines when she received the nation’s first near-total face transplant, has died. She was 57. The Cleveland Clinic, where Culp underwent the historic procedure in 2008, confirmed her death in a statement Friday. “Connie was an incredibly brave, vibrant woman, and an inspiration to many,” said Dr. Frank… Read More »