Healthcare Workers in China Hit Hard by Novel Coronavirus Healthcare Workers in China Hit Hard by Novel Coronavirus

Experts say 41% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 may have been exposed in the hospital and almost one third of patients were healthcare professionals likely exposed while at work.Medscape Medical News
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the administration ’s most outspoken advocate of emergency virus measures, faces a torrent of false claims that he is mobilizing to undermine the president.
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One chart explains why slowing the spread of the infection is nearly as important as stopping it.
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Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Settings  Dental health care personnel can find COVID-19-related information on the CDC’s Division of Oral Health website, which offers guidance and resources for clinics and health care facilities and recommen...
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Pharmacies CVS Health and Express Scripts, part of Cigna Corp, are setting up measures to prevent hoarding in the United States of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and other treatments that are being tried against the new coronavirus.Reuters Health Information
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BOSTON (CBS) – As the coronavirus spreads throughout Massachusetts, we are receiving lots of questions about the virus and how to be safe. Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some of the questions sent to WBZ-TV’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. “When should you go get tested? I’m not deathly ill but my asthma is acting up.” – Jodie, Instagram There are many things that can trigger asthma, most notably, colds and allergies. So it may not be sign of coronavirus, especially if you don’t have a fever. But call your primary care doctor who, based on your history, wil...
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BOSTON (CBS) – As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, we are receiving a number of questions from the public. Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some of the questions sent to WBZ-TV’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. I’m 27 weeks pregnant. Developed a deep, painful cough last night. Call the OB/GYN or wait? – Jaclyn, Instagram  If you have a persistent cough and especially if you have a fever, you should call your doctor. You may not meet criteria for being tested for coronavirus, but you can get advice over the phone about what to do. Don’t ever hesitate to call your ...
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This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post TB, HIV and COVID-19: Urgent Questions as Three Epidemics Collide appeared first on Inter Press Service.
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BOSTON (CBS) – A drug that President Donald Trump has touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus is now in short supply. While the FDA has not yet approved hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19, some people are hoarding it, leaving patients who regularly rely on the medication scrambling. “It would be a gift from God if that worked. It would be a big game changer,” Trump said of the anti-malarial drug. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and a prominent member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force has cautioned that evidence of its effectiveness i...
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After President Trump, late last week, expressed great confidence in the promise of a new COVID-19 therapy that combines two existing prescription medications, supplies of these two drugs rapidly began disappearing from pharmacy shelves. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed an Indian company previously restricted from importing drug products into the US to now start manufacturing one of the drugs. And U.S. plants began gearing up to produce enough to meet the surge in demand. But in those few days, a few people who began self medicating with the drugs in an effort to prevent COVID-19 have died, and others have bee...
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Novartis will donate enough doses of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat several million patients in the fight against the coronavirus, if it wins approval, the Swiss company said on Friday.Reuters Health Information
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