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This weekend a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. But it’s a leap to worry if your household feline can get or transmit the coronavirus, says Karen Terio, chief of the Zoological Pathology Program at the University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine, which assisted in diagnosing the tiger. “A tiger is not a domestic cat, they are a completely different species of cats,” she says. “To date we have no evidence of the virus being transmitted from a pet to their owners. It’s much, much more likely that an owner could pote...
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This weekend a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. But it’s a leap to worry if your household feline can get or transmit the coronavirus, says Karen Terio, chief of the Zoological Pathology Program at the University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine, which assisted in diagnosing the tiger. “A tiger is not a domestic cat, they are a completely different species of cats,” she says. “To date we have no evidence of the virus being transmitted from a pet to their owners. It’s much, much more likely that an owner could pote...
Source: TIME: Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer News Desk Source Type: news
I have studied the psychological effects of pandemics – and even a few weeks of isolation can cause lasting anxiety• Coronavirus latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageI knew a pandemic was coming, but I didn ’t think it would be so soon. In the weeks before the outbreak of Covid-19 began in Wuhan, I was putting the finishing touches to a book about the psychology of pandemics. In my work as a clinical psychologist, I had spent years studying past outbreaksand examining what they could teach us about the psychological effects of the next virus.Based on the hallmarks of previous pandemics, som...
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Radiologists from Singapore are offering their peers strategies learned from...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology has key role to play in the midst of COVID-19 SBI releases coronavirus social distancing tips ACR posts list of resources for coronavirus outbreak Radiology experts list COVID-19 best practices SDMS proposes anti-infection guidelines
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On February 11, 2020, the WHO formally named the disease triggered by 2019-nCoV as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). As a newly discovered infectious disease, the outbreak and spread of COVID-19 shocked the whole world. In just a short period of two months, more than 80, 000 in China and a total of 12669 people in 76 countries outside of China had been infected[1]. Due to the lack of sufficient understanding and complete protection of COVID-19 in the early stage, more than 3000 health care workers (HCWs) have been infected 2,3.The number of infections and deaths has exceeded that of the SARS outbreak in China in 20023,4.
Source: Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
AbstractThe outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused more than 80  813 confirmed cases in all provinces of China, and 21 110 cases reported in 93 countries of six continents as of 7 March 2020 since middle December 2019. Due to biological nature of the novel coronavirus, named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) with faster spreading a nd unknown transmission pattern, it makes us in a difficulty position to contain the disease transmission globally. To date, we have found it is one of the greatest challenges to human beings in fighting against COVID-19 in the history...
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Since December 2019, after the initial outbreak of the Covid-19 infectious disease in Wuhan in the Chinese province of Hubei, there has been an increasing spread of the severe adult respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus worldwide and on 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) decreed a pandemic state.
Source: Digestive and Liver Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), first reported in China in December 2019, now involves the whole world [1,2]. As of March 15, 2020, more than 160000 cases and more than 6000 deaths in over 150 countries have been reported (https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/). Few cases of COVID-19 in children and adolescents have also been described [3 –5], with a null death rate in the group 0-10 years, and 0.2% in the group 10-19 years.
Source: Digestive and Liver Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research
The outbreak of a new coronavirus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 [SARS-CoV-2]) in China in December 2019 has brought serious challenges to disease prevention and public health. Patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who undergo cardiovascular surgery necessitate extremely high demands from anesthesia personnel, and face high risks of mortality and morbidity. Based on the current understanding of COVID-19 and the clinical characteristics of cardiovascular surgical patients, the authors provide anesthesia management guidelines for cardiovascular surgery along with the prevention and control of COVID-19.
Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Special article Source Type: research
The recent spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and its associated coronavirus disease has gripped the entire international community and has caused widespread public health concerns. Despite global efforts to contain the disease spread, the outbreak is still on a rise because of the community spread pattern of this infection. This is a zoonotic infection, similar to other coronavirus infections, that is believed to have originated in bats and pangolins and later transmitted to humans.
Source: Journal of Endodontics - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
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