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Sonali Muthukrishnan
Sonali Muthukrishnan is a high schooler writing as part of The Daily's Summer Journalism Workshop.

Stanford study links vaping with heightened risk of COVID-19

The study’s results showed that young adults who used e-cigarettes were five to seven times more likely to be infected with COVID-19 than those who did not. Vaping damages the lungs of users, making them more susceptible to this respiratory disease. While many young adults and teens believe that their age and corresponding respiratory health will protect them from COVID-19 symptoms and deaths, research shows that this is not necessarily the case among those using e-cigarettes and other vape devices.

Q&A: Professor David Donoho discusses mathematics of mass testing

The Daily had the opportunity to sit down with David Donoho, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Humanities and Sciences and professor of statistics, to discuss his work and the implications it holds. Donoho recently authored an article in SIAM News about the importance of mass testing and the math behind this development. Donoho suggests that mass testing is the way to safely open up the economy and resume education, all over the world.
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