Contribution of non- influenza respiratory viruses in causation of Influenza like Illness (ILI) during influenza epidemic; a laboratory based study

Conclusion Even during an epidemic other respiratory viruses contribute substantially to ILI
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

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Authors: Ventura CG, Roque FL, Sousa IQ, Lobo RD, Luders C Abstract INTRODUCTION: Chronic hemodialysis (HD) patients are considered to be at high risk for infection. Here, we describe the clinical outcomes of chronic HD patients with influenza A (H1N1) infection and the strategies adopted to control an outbreak of influenza A in a dialysis unit. METHODS: Among a total of 62 chronic HD patients, H1N1 infection was identified in 12 (19.4%). Of the 32 staff members, four (12.5%) were found to be infected with the H1N1 virus. Outcomes included symptoms at presentation, comorbidities, occurrence of hypoxemia, hospit...
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: J Bras Nefrol Source Type: research
This article is very much important to each and every one of us. Please read and retweet it. COVID-19: Further Evidence that the Virus Originated in the US.https://t.co/LPanIo40MR— Lijian Zhao 赵立坚 (@zlj517)March 13, 2020This deliberate disinformation was met withcalls for Twitter to remove Zhao ’s tweets. Twitter refrained from removing the tweets but posted an update to their misinformation policies,stating: “Official government accounts engaging in conversation about the origins of the virus and global public conversation about potential emergent treatments will be permitted, unless the content co...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - Category: American Health Authors: Source Type: blogs
The media focus mostly on major markets where consumers are concentrated, where they have offices and where their reporters and editors live and work. But the epidemic is, if anything,more dangerous and difficult to deal with rural areas. The main problem is simply lack of resources. Many rural hospitals have closed in recent years. There aren't enough beds or doctors and they are too far away for many people.Many outbreaks in rural areas and small cities in less populous  regions have already occurred. These include Chambers County, Alabama; Dougherty County, Georgia; and the Shreveport, Louisiana area just for start...
Source: Stayin' Alive - Category: American Health Source Type: blogs
With all the preparations, it was hoped that Paris would be at the optimistic end of predictions for the COVID-19 epidemic, but as the weeks pass, it looks more and more like a catastrophe is coming.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
Analyst, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9AN02568E, PaperRustin Mirsafavi, Martin Moskovits, Carl D Meinhart Fentanyl and its analogs have been at the center of the opioid epidemic currently wreaking havoc in the United States. One major element in the opioid crisis is the growing... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cape Cod Healthcare has come under fire from union nurses after announcing the closure of one of its maternity and pediatric inpatient units during the coronavirus epidemic.   The move will permanently transition all obstetric and pediatric units at Falmouth Hospital to the campus at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, beginning April 6. The 95-bed hospital said the units at Falmouth would be transitioned to adult patient care units capable of treating patients needing ICU- level care. The hospital added…
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Please don't get me wrong. I've seen other people try to put our present crisis in context, or discuss the costs vs. the benefits of certain actions, and be widely condemned for insensitivity or even sociopathy. I remember after the 9/11 attack, when people who tried to explain the motivations or sociological origins of Al Qaeda and similar movements faced the same sort of criticism. You weren't allowed to think about the problem, people weren't ready for any sort of moral confusion. In what I am about to say, I am not arguing against saving lives, on the contrary. I'm just trying to explain something about where we are in...
Source: Stayin' Alive - Category: American Health Source Type: blogs
While I'm waiting on some more substantive clinical activities to come through during this epidemic (have an orientation at a local EMS service), I've taken up a gig screening people for COVID-19 at energy stations around my city. I'm definitely going to list this somewhere so they know what I was doing, but I feel like this is kind of similar to the hospice debate, and I have a few reasons for and against. For: I am performing basic clinical skills, such as proper use of PPE, taking... Is temperature screening "clinical experience"?
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Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Visceral SurgeryAuthor(s): Jean-Jacques Tuech, Alice Gangloff, Fréderic Di Fiore, Pierre Michel, Cécile Brigand, Karem Slim, Marc Pocard, Lilian Schwarz
Source: Journal of Visceral Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
[Unicef] The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'s battered healthcare system needs urgent support as it struggles with measles and cholera epidemics that kill thousands of children, as well as the mounting threat from the coronavirus, COVID-19, says UNICEF.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
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