Guidance for building a dedicated health facility to contain the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak.
This article describes elements of design of such unit (e.g., space, infection control, waste disposal, safety of healthcare workers, partners to be involved in design and plan) which can be adapted to the context of either a new construction or makeshift construction on top of an existing structure. In view of a potential epidemic of COVID-19, specific requirements to handle it are also given. PMID: 32202258 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: September 2020Source: American Heart Journal, Volume 227Author(s): Payam Dehghani, Laura J. Davidson, Cindy L. Grines, Keshav Nayak, Jacqueline Saw, Prashant Kaul, Akshay Bagai, Ross Garberich, Christian Schmidt, Hung Q. Ly, Jay Giri, Perwaiz Meraj, Binita Shah, Santiago Garcia, Scott Sharkey, David A. Wood, Frederick G. Welt, Ehtisham Mahmud, Timothy D. Henry
Authors: Kim S, Jin HJ, Kim SR PMID: 32638569 [PubMed]
We report this consensus to support allergists and clinical immunologists to make optimal decisions under the urgent situation in Asia. PMID: 32638559 [PubMed]
Conclusions: As policymakers face the very difficult question of the necessity and effectiveness of social distancing across the U.S., counties where the policies have been imposed have effectively increased social distancing and have seen slowing the spread of COVID-19. These results might help policymakers to make the public understand the risks and benefits of the lockdown. PMID: 32636878 [PubMed]
Once the Covid-19 pandemic began in late February, the hospital has had 471 patient Covid-19 cases and 73 employees become infected with the illness. It has tested 8,453 people to date.
Publication date: Available online 9 July 2020Source: Advances in Biological RegulationAuthor(s): James A. McCubrey, Shaw M. Akula, Bernard Payrastre