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The recent outbreak of lung disease linked to vaping appears to be most prevalent...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CDC confirms vitamin E acetate in vaping cases Vaping-related lung injury cases trending downward CT links vaping to ARDS in new case studies Imaging experts give insight on vaping-related lung injury Video from RSNA 2019: Vaping and lung disease
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Health secretary says he is determined to reach six-figure goal by end of AprilCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe health secretary, Matt Hancock, has set the government a new target of carrying out 100,000 Covid-19 tests a day by the end of April as he sought to defend the government ’s approach.After several days of intense scrutiny over failures in testing, including the prioritisation of the public over doctors and nurses, Hancock said he was setting out a new “five-pillar” strategy.Continue reading...
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Source: Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Edited by Michael S. Niederman and Alimuddin Zumla Source Type: research
Dr. Jeremy Gabrysch spent nearly four years helping run a hospital in Ethiopia before returning to Texas a few years ago and becoming an entrepreneur, starting on-demand health care company Remedy with his wife, Christina. He's reminded of that experience as an emergency medicine physician in the developing world now that the United States is grappling with the outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The pandemic "is really taking me back to some of these resource constraints…
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Testing for COVID-19, or coronavirus, has come a long way within the last few weeks. Industry has been responsive during this crisis. In addition, government has tried to move industry innovations forward by declaring an emergency in order to achieve expedited Food and Drug Administration approval of coronavirus tests. Accessibility to accurate and speedy testing for the virus has become a priority. In the last couple of weeks, the FDA gave emergency approval for a product that will provide a…
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Authors: Ben Hamida A, Bugli D, Hoffman A, Greiner AL, Harley D, Saindon JM, Walsh J, Bierman E, Mallory J, Blaylock K, Shetty S, Bensyl DM, Wheeler BD Abstract The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT) was launched in June 2015 to strengthen the capacity for international response and to provide an agency-wide roster of qualified surge-staff members who can deploy on short notice and for long durations. To assess GRRT performance and inform future needs for CDC and partners using rapid response teams, we analyzed trends and characteristics of GRRT responses and responde...
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Authors: Sizemore L, Fill MM, Mathieson SA, Black J, Brantley M, Cooper K, Garrett J, Switzer WM, Peters PJ, Wester C Abstract INTRODUCTION: In April 2017, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) was notified of an increase in the number of persons newly diagnosed with HIV in eastern Tennessee in the same month. Two were identified as persons with a history of injection drug use (IDU) and named each other as syringe-sharing partners, prompting an investigation into a possible HIV cluster among persons with a history of IDU. MATERIALS AND METHODS: TDH and public health staff members in eastern Tennessee collabo...
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In this Perspective, authors discuss the challenges of developing vaccines and suggest if the pandemic abruptly ends before vaccines are ready, development of the most promising candidates should be continued so that they can be ready for emergency use should an outbreak recur.
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CORONAVIRUS face masks have been widely debated since the beginning of the outbreak of the virus. While some experts have said face masks offer protection, others have argued otherwise. But advice on whether people should wear a mask in public could be changed.
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