U.S. Coronavirus Cases Cross 113,000: Live Updates
A hospital ship heads to New York, and more than 17 states now tally over 1,000 cases. Deaths have surged in Italy and Spain, and Russia is closing all its borders, including maritime boundaries.
As of April 21, 2020, more than 2.5 million cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, have been reported in 210 countries and territories, with the death toll at 171,810. Both chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine have gained considerable media attention as possible therapies, resulting in a significant surge in demand. In overdose, both medications can cause severe, potentially life-threatening effects. Here, we present a brief overview of the pharmacology of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, manifestations of toxicity, and treatment considerations.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), seems to have a cardiovascular tropism characterized by high incidence of myocardial infarction especially for patients with severe infections recovered in intensive care units. In their letter, the Authors state that oxidative stress could play a pivotal role to determine cardiovascular complications in COVID-19. We agree about this issue. In particular, NADPH oxidase-2 (NOX-2), that it is considered one of the most important sources of superoxide anion in human , plays a role in systemic inflammation and pathogenesis of several RNA virus as the influenza virus .
Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): Feiyun Cui, H. Susan Zhou
Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 was first reported from Wuhan district of China and has spread to 210 countries across the world claiming over 97,602 human lives as on 10 April 2020 by 21:06 pm. Currently, there is no specific treatment for this virus and the treatment is mainly relied on controlling symptoms. Here we discuss our current understanding of SARS-CoV-2 with respect to its receptor recognition and how this knowledge could be useful in treatment using clinically known inhibitory drugs. We have also discussed the diagnosis, treatment and preventive measures that are currently being employed for control...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup
ABR On this page Updates ABR Statement on COVID-19 Impact on ACGME Residency Training ABR Statement on COVID-19 Impact on Medical Physics (CAMPEP) Residency Training FAQs The ABR continues to monitor the coronavirus outbreak and will provide regular updates here. These actions are coming after... www.theabr.org DR Certifying Exam / RISE (April) - cancelled DR Core Exam - "still scheduled as planned", but "developing plans" in case of disruption MP Oral Exam - postponed Radiation Oncology Oral Exam - postponed
A couple of key measures of Covid-19 cases in Milwaukee County and Wisconsin showed improved trends despite an uptick in cases reported Wednesday, but it ’s too soon to tell whether that trend will continue in part because of concerns that protesters might be spreading coronavirus, said Medical College of Wisconsin president and CEO Dr. John Raymond Sr.
AbstractThe ongoing spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) poses a significant threat to global health. As the coronavirus outbreak began spreading, hospitals were forced to relocate resources to treat the growing number of COVID-19 patients. As a consequence, doctors across the country canceled tens of thousands of nonurgent surgeries. However, recognizing that the COVID-19 situation may be highly variable and fluid in different communities across the country, elective surgery could be still allowed in some centers for patients included in t...