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Jake Burns

Hello! I'm a high school student based in New York City, founder of Vérité New York and its gentrification mapping initiative, and co-founder of Nineteen and its coronavirus testimonial collection and coronavirus spread mapping initiative. Now interning with Moosmosis with a particular focus on developing education for wellness and public health.

COVID-19 Affecting Children and Young Adults: What You Need To Know About MIS-C

Children infected by COVID-19 are experiencing mysterious symptoms. This condition is known as MIS-C, but what is MIS-C? And how is it related to COVID-19?

How Effective Is Hydroxychloroquine Against COVID-19?

In March 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump touted hydroxychloroquine as an effective treatment for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mr. Trump highlighted the drug cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as “one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine.”1 But how effective is hydroxychloroquine in combating COVID-19 in actuality?

In this article, we learn about hydroxychloroquine a potential drug treatment for COVID-19 and evaluate its scientific efficacy.