Coronavirus deaths in the US could reach peak in three weeks, epidemiologist says

A leading epidemiologist advising the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated the peak of deaths in the US coronavirus pandemic will be three weeks from now, after which "most of the damage will be done," and says it may be possible to only isolate the vulnerable, allowing many back to work.
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Authors: Conti P, Gallenga CE, Tetè G, Caraffa A, Ronconi G, Younes A, Toniato E, Ross R, Kritas SK Abstract SARS-CoV-2, also referred to as CoV-19, is an RNA virus which can cause severe acute respiratory diseases (COVID-19), with serious infection of the lower respiratory tract followed by bronchitis, pneumonia and fibrosis. The severity of the disease depends on the efficiency of the immune system which, if it is weak, cannot stem the infection and its symptoms. The new CoV-19 spreads in the population at a rate of 0.8-3% more than normal flu and mostly affects men, since immune genes are more expressed o...
Source: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Biol Regul Homeost Agents Source Type: research
Several trade unions have urged the government to enhance death in service cover for all NHS staff who are tackling the coronavirus pandemic.
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CONCLUSION: The CCAFU issues an expert opinion on the measure to be taken to adapt the management of cancers of the male urinary and genital tract to the context of pandemic by COVID-19. [[[fr]]]Résumé Objectif: La population française est confrontée à la pandémie de COVID-19 et le systèmes de santé a été réorienté en urgence pour la prise en charge des patients atteint du coronavirus. La prise en charge des cancers de l'appareil urinaire et génital masculin doit être adaptée à ce contexte. Matériel et m&ea...
Source: Progres en Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Prog Urol Source Type: research
Editors in Europe and the US plan to work with authors whose lives and labs have been disrupted by the novel coronavirus
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Authors: Simonato A, Giannarini G, Abrate A, Bartoletti R, Crestani A, De Nunzio C, Gregori A, Liguori G, Novara G, Pavan N, Trombetta C, Tubaro A, Porpiglia F, Ficarra V, Members of the Research Urology Network (RUN) Abstract The public health emergency caused by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in a significant reallocation of health resources with a consequent reorganization of the clinical activities also in several urological centers. A panel of Italian urologists has agreed on a set of recommendations on pathways of pre-, intra- and post-operative care for urological patients unde...
Source: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Minerva Urol Nefrol Source Type: research
Dr. Jeremy Gabrysch spent nearly four years helping run a hospital in Ethiopia before returning to Texas a few years ago and becoming an entrepreneur, starting on-demand health care company Remedy with his wife, Christina. He's reminded of that experience as an emergency medicine physician in the developing world now that the United States is grappling with the outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The pandemic "is really taking me back to some of these resource constraints…
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Coronavirus Frontlines is a special series where we are sharing the perspective of experts at the forefront of combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
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With no end in sight to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the UN climate change talks which were due to take place in Scotland later in the year, have been postponed until October 2021.
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This Viewpoint summarises the distribution of physicians and nurses aged>55 years in US cities caring for COVID19 patients and proposes roles they can play in health systems that preserve their ability to apply their experience over the long-term course of the pandemic.
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Any medical procedure that can be deffered until after the coronavirus pandemic is over will be. That means lower procedure volumes for hospitals and medical practices, which translates into lower revenue for medical device companies. One sector of the industry that stands to be heavily impacted by this is orthopedics. Canaccord Genuity analyst Kyle Rose surveyed orthopedic/spine surgeons to assess the impact on treatment patterns and practice viability. As expected, most of the 50 respondents (60%) said their organizations were defering or postponing all procedures, and about a third of respondents...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: news
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