Influenza vaccination rate and its association with chronic diseases in China: Results of a national cross-sectional study.
Influenza vaccination rate and its association with chronic diseases in China: Results of a national cross-sectional study. Vaccine. 2020 Feb 08;: Authors: Fan J, Cong S, Wang N, Bao H, Wang B, Feng Y, Lv X, Zhang Y, Zha Z, Yu L, Yang T, Wang L, Fang L Abstract INTRODUCTION: Influenza vaccination is the most effective way to prevent influenza. Few studies on its rate were reported throughout China and for populations with chronic diseases. An estimation of the rates in China was accomplished. METHODS: All data were from a national cross-sectional survey of a sample representing the population aged 40 years or older in mainland China in 2014-15. A total of 74,484 individuals with complete self-reported influenza vaccination status were analyzed in 2018-19. RESULTS: The overall influenza vaccination rate was 2.4% (95% CI 1.4-3.3) with 1.7% (95% CI 1.2-2.2) for the age group 40-59 years and 3.8% (95% CI 1.6-5.9) for the group ≥60 years. The rate was 4.0% (95% CI 2.0-5.9) among people with a chronic disease. People with asthma and people with emphysema had the highest rates (7.1%, 95% CI 3.2-11.0 and 6.6%, 95% CI 3.6-9.7) while people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and people with chronic bronchitis had the lower rates (3.6%, 95% CI 2.0-5.2 and 4.8%, 95% CI 2.6-7.0). The rate was the highest among former smokers (3.3%, 95% CI 2.3-4.4) compared to current smokers (1.8%, 95% CI 0.9-2.7) and never smokers (2.5...
With all of the shortages, I know several people turning to ebay to buy their own - obviously most of the ones out there are Chinese made kn95 (their version of n95) - is there any self test that anyone knows to see if these masks actually work? I ordered some for my team - as our option is this or a surgical mask - but want to test to see if the KN95's are better or not
The READY study evaluated the effect and the cost benefits of a community health worker-led home intervention on improving outcomes for Medicaid-enrolled children with uncontrolled asthma.Preventing Chronic Disease
South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for the first time since its peak at the end of February as daily infections in Asia's largest outbreak outside China continued to trend downward.
CONCLUSIONS The imaging manifestations of early-stage COVID-19 are relatively mild, and the imaging findings of some patients are not typical, which can easily lead to missed diagnoses. Thus, suspected cases need to be closely monitored, and epidemiological history and clinical laboratory examination should also be considered during diagnosis. PMID: 32246819 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS RA is an active medicinal material that can be developed into a safe and effective multi-targeted anticancer treatment for CCA. PMID: 32246704 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
RESUMEN Introducci ón: El manejo odontológico de pacientes médicamente comprometidos requiere un enfoque integral y multidisciplinario. La hipoxemia puede presentarse en pacientes odontológicos con enfermedades respiratorias durante y después de la intervención, por lo que se requiere la monitorización del porc entaje de saturación de oxígeno en sangre periférica (%SpO2) para identificar rápidamente aquellos trastornos que precisen intervención terapéutica. La enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC) es una enfermedad qu...
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Chinese Herbal MedicinesAuthor(s): Nurul Hikmah Harun, Abdi Wira Septama, Wan Amir Nizam Wan Ahmad, Rapeah Suppian
Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases as of Sunday, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases also surged, as Beijing continued to struggle to extinguish the outbreak despite drastic containment efforts.