Complexity — David Krakauer, Part 2

On: COVID-19 & Complex Time in Biology & Economics Transmission Series Ep. 2 Episode: 27 Date: April 14, 2020 Evolutionary biologist. Key Concepts Review of 5 Transmission Essays 005: Andrew Dobson on the Need for Disease Models which Capture Key

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Why does COVID-19 disproportionately affect the elderly?

By: Amber L. Mueller, Maeve S. McNamara, David A. Sinclair Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research, Blavatnik Institute, Harvard Medical School Preprint, 30 April 2020 – not peer reviewed. Summary Severity and outcome of COVID-19 largely depends on a

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The Drive with Peter Attia — John Barry

On: 1918 Spanish flu pandemic—historical account, parallels to today, and lessonsEpisode: 107 Date: 17 April 2020Historian and author of “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History”.Key Subjects1918 Spanish Flu pandemic killed between 50-100 million people (out

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Geroprotective and senoremediative strategies to reduce the comorbidity, infection rates, severity, and lethality in gerophilic and gerolavic infections

By: Alex Zhavoronkov In: Aging Date: 31 March, 2020 Summary COVID-19 disproportionately harms the elderly. Infection rates, severity, and lethality all increase with age. Mostly because of higher levels of comorbidity among elderly. May also be due to decreased immune

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