Life & Science

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Long COVID or Post-COVID Conditions

Some people who have been infected with COVID-19 can experience long-term effects known as Post-COVID Conditions or Long COVID. Post-COVID Condition is defined by the World Health Organization as occurring in a person with a probable or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, usually 3 months from the onset of COVID-19 with symptoms that last for at least 2 months and that can’t be explained by an alternative diagnosis.

Is climate change causing the heatwave?

A deadly heatwave that has demolished temperature records in continental Europe is spreading north and east on Tuesday. The UK hit its highest ever temperature in recent history, with a temperature of 40.2°C recorded at Heathrow in London, and forecasters are saying it could top 42°C later today. The highest temperature previously recorded in Britain was +38.7°C in Cambridge, a record set in 2019.

The ethics of surrogacy

Surrogacy is a method of assisted reproduction where intended parents work with a gestational surrogate who will carry and care for their baby(ies) until birth.

The publicity Union generated about surrogacy reignited ethical questions about this controversial form of assisted reproduction that range from whether women should be able to sell their reproductive abilities to what it means to be a parent. There is global disagreement about the ethics of surrogacy. Several countries have banned it, while others have limited its scope. In the United States, laws permitting surrogacy vary by state.

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