Médecine

First COVID-19 case in Hancock County confirmed

First COVID-19 case in Hancock County confirmed This brings the county's current total to three. Additional cases remain under investigation. Instead, they should call ahead to explain their symptoms and give health care workers the ability to minimize the risk to others. The Putnam Health Department said its communicable disease staff is "interviewing these individuals to learn about their movements, and identify all close contacts", noting th... [Full Article...]

Lockdowns not enough to defeat coronavirus -WHO's Ryan

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the move on his social media platform and said that they have worked together with the World Health Organization to get "authoritative information" about coronavirus sent directly to one's WhatsApp account. [Full Article...]

The CPS announced a new incubation period COVID-19

The CPS announced a new incubation period COVID-19 While HIV is the virus, AIDS is the disease caused by it. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death. A new analysis of SARS-CoV-2 may finally put that latter idea to bed. The researchers proposed bats as the most likely reservoir for SARS-CoV-2 as it is very similar to a bat coronavirus. [Full Article...]

Trump to roll out malaria drug to treat coronavirus COVID-19 patients

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved "compassionate use" for the drugs to a "significant number" of patients. The agency clarified that it's not yet aware of scientific evidence connecting the use of NSAIDs, like ibuprofen, with worsening COVID-19 symptoms. [Full Article...]

Health unit confirms second COVID-19 case in Bradford

Health unit confirms second COVID-19 case in Bradford Another COVID-19 patient at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) has died this morning. The third Ottawa coronavirus case, announced Friday, is a man in his 80s who recently travelled to Portugal. The woman is in serious condition and, while the investigation is ongoing, this appears to be a community acquired infection, officials say. "Thus I want to emphasize again the importance of t... [Full Article...]

Bergamo hospitals Complete of Italy's coronavirus nightmare worsens

Bergamo hospitals Complete of Italy's coronavirus nightmare worsens Italy marked the deadliest day yet for any country in the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic on Friday, reporting 627 fatalities in a single day. Earlier this month, Italian authorities implemented a nationwide lockdown-the first to do so in Europe-as daily cases and deaths escalated. [Full Article...]

Young people not invincible against Covid-19, warn world health chiefs

WHO , which ranked Corona as a global epidemic on March 11, stressed that young people should avoid mingling and transmitting it to the elderly and other groups most at risk. "So please, if you are not caring for a sick person at home, then you don't need to be wearing a mask". Whilst advising people to maintain their mental and physical health during the crisis, including exercising and eating ... [Full Article...]

Two dozen B.C. healthcare workers affected with COVID-19

Two dozen B.C. healthcare workers affected with COVID-19 She says it takes time to gather the testing information, given the timelines associated with the novel coronavirus. Twenty-seven people are being treated in hospital. She said about two dozen people providing essential health services around the province have been diagnosed with the virus, though most of the cases are mild, requiring no hospitalization. [Full Article...]

'Signs of hope': 2 patients recover from COVID-19 in Alberta

'Signs of hope': 2 patients recover from COVID-19 in Alberta It's believed eight of the total cases resulted from "Community Transmission", related to a dental conference in Vancouver. Yesterday, Hinshaw announced that all non-urgent scheduled and elective surgeries in Alberta are being postponed and says that Alberta Health Services will be contacting Albertans scheduled for procedures and will reschedule them as soon as possible. [Full Article...]

Nearly half of coronavirus patients have digestive symptoms

Nearly half of coronavirus patients have digestive symptoms Diarrhoea and other digestive symptoms are the main complaint in almost half of coronavirus patients, Chinese researchers report. The researchers analysed data from 204 Covid-19 patients, average age almost 55, who were admitted to three hospitals in the Hubei province between 18 January and 28 February, 2020. [Full Article...]

Positive News Emerges on Coronavirus Treatment Front

Positive News Emerges on Coronavirus Treatment Front Zhang Xinmin, director of the National Center for Biotechnology Development, said at a news conference in Beijing on Tuesday that the drug was found to be effective in clinical trials by two medical organizations in the country. The drug is specifically made to treat RNA viruses like SARS-CoV-2; these are viruses whose main genetic material is RNA, rather than DNA. Without this key enzyme the ... [Full Article...]

Une seule contamination, 12 cas importés — Chine

Une seule contamination, 12 cas importés — Chine Mais le pays-épicentre de l'épidémie redoute désormais les cas importés et a lancé une campagne tous azimuts d'aide internationale. Signe d'une inversion de tendance: davantage de personnes sont désormais mortes en dehors de Chine que dans l'empire du milieu. [Full Article...]

B.C. declares state of emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. declares state of emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic In the province, three more people have died, two of which were a part of the ongoing outbreak at a care home in Lynn Valley, and the other a man in his 80s in the Fraser Health region. Henry, who called social distancing a second line of defence, estimated the actual distance from the nearest person as between one metre and two metres. [Full Article...]

3 deaths from coronavirus reported in MI

3 deaths from coronavirus reported in MI The health system has also increased the staffing of its COVID-19 hotline. "We are deeply saddened by this outcome and our hearts remain with the patient's family and friends". Mild symptoms are fever, cough, muscle aches or fatigue. If you have these symptoms:Consult with your doctor by phone, virtual care or your MyChart account for next steps.For your safety and the safety of others, do not go ... [Full Article...]

Relief as United States announces 'cure' for coronavirus

Relief as United States announces 'cure' for coronavirus Deborah Birx, right, listen during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Washington. Trump also said that other antiviral medications will be fast-tracked for FDA approval. "You know, we're not a shipping clerk". "We are continuing to do that", Hahn said. In addition, comparing untreated patients, those receiving hydroxychloroquine and... [Full Article...]

Non, le coronavirus n'a pas été inventé par l'Institut Pasteur

Non, le coronavirus n'a pas été inventé par l'Institut Pasteur Sur Twitter, elle a également été postée des dizaines de fois. "Tandis que l'épidémie de Covid-19 se propage en France, de nombreuses chaînes de mails et messages d'informations circulent sur les réseaux sociaux ou par le biais de plateformes de messagerie". [Full Article...]

Ibuprofen use for treating coronavirus triggers debate

Ibuprofen use for treating coronavirus triggers debate Mr Lindmeier also emphasized that Ibuprofen should be consumed by patients in accordance with a prescription given by a doctor . Pharmacies and grocery stores in the Netherlands have begun limiting sales of paracetamol due to shortages caused by stockpiling. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus : ce qu’il faut savoir sur le remède qui aurait été trouvé

Coronavirus : ce qu’il faut savoir sur le remède qui aurait été trouvé Créé au lendemain de la pandémie de grippe A (H1N1) de 2009, il dispose désormais d'un fonds d'amorçage d'un million d'euros pour couvrir les premiers frais des programmes de recherche lancés en urgence, en attendant des sources de financement classiques. [Full Article...]

Local schools to close by Friday

Local schools to close by Friday First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the measures at lunchtime today, and said it should not be assumed schools will re-open after the Easter break. This will always be the case. "They will help support those most in need, including people involved in the immediate response to the coronavirus outbreak". [Full Article...]

Chinese expert: Japan drug 'effective' against COVID-19

Chinese expert: Japan drug 'effective' against COVID-19 China's ministry of science and technology said late Tuesday that some clinical trials have been completed on favipiravir - the main ingredient in the influenza drug Avigan, which Fujifilm markets. " We've given Avigan to 70 to 80 people, but it doesn't seem to work that well when the virus has already multiplied ". Favipiravir would need government approval for full-scale use on Covid-19 ... [Full Article...]


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