Global Solidarity, Collaboration and Urgent Action Needed to Defeat the New Coronavirus Outbreak

Once in a very rare while, a single, serious challenge consumes the attention of the entire world. We are living through one such period today as countries and communities come together to end the new coronavirus outbreak. This virus, provisionally known as the “2019-novel coronavirus,” has, as of 3 February 2020, spread to 24 countries, with over 17,000 people being infected to date, 99% of them in China. The limited numbers of cases elsewhere around the world – just 153 so far – show that efforts to contain the virus in China are curbing its global spread, alongside the detection and clinical care measures that have been rapidly put into motion in other countries. I understand the worry many people around the world feel today. We have been introduced to a new virus that is causing a wide range of symptoms in those infected. One in five of all infected people are suffering severe reactions, including pneumonia and respiratory failure. Fortunately, for most people the effects have been mild. When a new virus emerges, there are always many uncertainties about how it spreads, the disease it causes and the impact it will have. The World Health Organization is working around the clock with affected countries and a global network of partners to address these unknowns. We are gathering knowledge daily from China and other countries with confirmed cases. We know that the incubation period of the virus is 1-14 days, based on current information, and that unde...
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Source: Autoimmunity Reviews - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Autoimmunity ReviewsAuthor(s): Felice Rivellese, Edoardo Prediletto
Source: Autoimmunity Reviews - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2020Source: Membrane Technology, Volume 2020, Issue 3Author(s): Simon Atkinson
Source: Membrane Technology - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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Source: Membrane Technology - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2020Source: Membrane Technology, Volume 2020, Issue 3Author(s):
Source: Membrane Technology - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Conclusions: In the current study, the prevalence of depression among diabetic outpatients was higher than that of studies conducted in other settings. Depression was significantly associated with female sex, rural residency, type 2 diabetes mellitus, duration of illness> 6 years, high fear of complications, and poor social support. PMID: 32243106 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders - Category: Primary Care Tags: Prim Care Companion CNS Disord Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Yiqi Liu, Kai Qiao, Chong Yan, Jie Song, Xiao Huan, Sushan Luo, Jiahong Lu, Chongbo Zhao, Jianying Xi
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: different predictors were identified to ECMO complications. The knowledge of these predictors enables the individualized targeting of preventive interventions by multidisciplinary team for modifiable factors, as well as intensification of monitoring for early recognition of non-modifiable factors. PMID: 32236371 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS By downregulating expression of the SNHG5 gene and then altering expression of the TGR5 gene, the damage to colorectal cells induced by high glucose was alleviated. This may be one of the mechanisms underlying the effect of sleeve gastric surgery in treatment of diabetes mellitus. PMID: 32242546 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS Network pharmacology analysis of the herbal extract, Christina Loosestrife, identified multiple active compounds, targets, and pathways involved in the effects on nephrolithiasis. PMID: 32241963 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
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