Patients with abnormally high blood sugar levels are more than twice as likely to die from #COVID19, researchers in China said on Saturday. It is the first time scientists have been able to confirm that patients with hyperglycemia, but not diagnosed with diabetes, are at higher risk of death from COVID-19, they wrote in the journal Diabetologia. #coronavirus
The International Union for Conservation of Nature, updating its "red list" of threatened species, said the lemurs are increasingly imperiled — a key finding in a broad warning about the impacts of human activity on fauna and flora across the globe.
The Swiss-based conservancy also warns that North Atlantic right whales are nearing extinction: not only are they increasingly ensnared in fishing gear, but they're colliding more with ships, possibly a result of climate change that drives their migratory patterns northward into shipping lanes. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/…/Conservation-study-shows…/index.html