Medical Journals and the 2019-nCoV Outbreak

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This study draws on the Planned Risk Information Seeking Model (PRISM) to assess Zika virus information seeking and systematic processing, paying particular attention to the relationship between perceived knowledge and knowledge insufficiency. Novel risks, such as Zika, provide an interesting context for examining whether information ‐seeking models, such as PRISM, are able to predict information seeking when available information is limited or scarce. A cross‐sectional, online study of men and women of childbearing age (N = 494) residing in the state of Florida was conducted. Our results provide some support for the P...
Source: Risk Analysis - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Soheil Kooraki, Melina Hosseiny, Lee Myers, Ali GholamrezanezhadAbstractIn December 2019, a novel coronavirus pneumonia was emerged in Wuhan, China. Since then, this highly contagious coronavirus has been spreading worldwide with a rapid rise in the number of death tolls. The novel coronavirus infected pneumonia (NCIP) is characterized by fever, fatigue, dry cough and dyspnea. A variety of chest imaging features have been reported, similar to those found in other types of coronavirus syndromes. The purpose of t...
Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Authors: Wang X, Zhang X, He J Abstract On December 31, 2019, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission announced an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), China is now at a critical period in the control of the epidemic. The Chinese Government has been taking a series of rapid, comprehensive, and effective prevention and control measures. As the pandemic has developed, a fact has become apparent: there is a serious dearth of emergency medical supplies, and especially an extreme shortage of personal protective equipment such as masks and medical protective clothing. This is one of the...
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Hundreds of passengers trundled off a cruise ship in Japan on Wednesday after being held on board in quarantine for more than two weeks, as criticism mounted of Japan's handling of the biggest coronavirus outbreak outside China.
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China plans to take over HNA Group Co and sell off its airline assets, as the coronavirus outbreak has hit the Chinese conglomerate's ability to meet financial obligations, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-19/china-said-to-near-takeover-of-hna-group-as-virus-hits-business?utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business on Wednesday, citing people familiar wit
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The number of foreign visitors to Japan fell for the fourth month in January as the impact of a South Korean boycott weighed, with further, sharper falls expected as the coronavirus outbreak keeps away Chinese travellers.
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The coronavirus outbreak is still spreading around the world, with Iran confirming its first two cases overnight. What can past infectious disease outbreaks teach us about the coronavirus? Chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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Chest CT demonstrated better sensitivity than DNA testing at detecting coronavirus...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT outpaces DNA testing for early coronavirus detection Coronavirus toll surges after sanction of CT diagnosis CT traces disease progression in novel coronavirus Radiologists list top 5 CT features for novel coronavirus Abnormal chest CT findings anchor coronavirus outbreak
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Companies from Apple to Puma say outbreak is hurting sales, but economists warn the toll could be much steeper.
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Deaths in mainland China pass 2,000 and Foreign Office tells Britons to stay on the Diamond Princess cruise shipChina ’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreakDissent becomes victim of China coronavirus crackdownShare your experiences6.18pmGMTInspectors in protective suits have been going door to door in Wuhan in an effort to find every infected person, the Associated Press reports.Wednesday marked the final day of a campaign to root out anyone with symptoms whom authorities may have missed so far.5.02pmGMTBritons returning home from the Diamo...
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