Global confirmed virus death toll passes 40,000 – as it happened

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Authors: Spicciarelli V, Marruganti C, Viviano M, Baldini N, Franciosi G, Tortoriello M, Ferrari M, Grandini S Abstract In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019), it is crucial to take extraordinary prevention and safety measures in dental offices, and to defer all elective and non-urgent procedures. Dental emergencies are defined through oral symptoms but, the systemic and psychological conditions of each patient should be considered. The present short communication proposes a multilevel evaluation (oral, systemic and psychological) and risk assessment score for the management of dental ...
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The evolving COVID-19 outbreak has generated concern for students across a variety of disciplines.   While some might believe the healthcare sector is protected in the setting of a pandemic, rising medical graduates are realizing they, too, are not immune from uncertainty.  Third- and fourth-year medical students, in particular, are experiencing unprecedented changes to the traditional […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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CONCLUSION: Despite intensive research, the exact origin of the virus and pathophysiology of coronavirus disease is not yet completely known, and clinically approved vaccines and drugs that target severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are lacking. PMID: 32498762 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Madabhavi I, Sarkar M, Kadakol N Abstract The enduring epidemic outbreak which started in Wuhan city of China, in December 2019 caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID- 19) or the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has created a dangerous and deadly Public Health disaster of International apprehension, with cases confirmed in several countries. This novel community health trouble is frightening the universe with clinical, psychological, emotional, collapse of health system and economical slowdown in each and every part of the world infecting nearly 200 countries. A highly vir...
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Retractions by two of the world ’s leading journals could do lasting harm in an environment where many already distrust scientistsPublic trust in science may have been shaken bythe publication ofacademic papers based on false data in leading medical journals, according to world-renowned infectious disease doctors and former advisers to the World Health Organization.The director of Australia ’s Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Professor Sharon Lewin, said she and her colleagues were “gobsmacked” by the saga and said it should be “a wake-up call” in a global ru...
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Authors: Göker H, Aladağ Karakulak E, Demiroğlu H, Ayaz Ceylan ÇM, Büyükaşik Y, Inkaya AÇ, Aksu S, Sayinalp N, Haznedaroğlu IC, Uzun Ö, Akova M, Özcebe OI, Ünal S Abstract BACKGROUND: COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease of 2019) is an infectious disease outbreak later on declared as a pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2). It spreads very rapidly and can result in severe acute respiratory failure. The clinical studies have shown that advanced age and chronic diseases increase the risk of infection. However, influence of the blo...
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I ’ve had a fever, a cough and breathlessness since February, and been in and out of hospital. If it isn’t coronavirus, what is it? BySimon HattenstoneI ’m lying in bed, shivering like crazy. My partner, Diane, is asleep, and I burrow deep into her back. I’m sweating like crazy, too. I’m desperate for the loo, and I run there in my shivery sweats and sweaty shivers. It’s only five minutes since I last went. When I sleep, the same obsessive m oment plays again and again. It’s to do with numbers. I need to get past number nine, but I can’t. The dream lasts for hours. Finally, I...
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India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day on Saturday and overtook Italy as the world's sixth-biggest outbreak, two days before the relaxing of a lockdown with the reopening of malls, restaurants and places of worship.
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‘Third of Americans’misused disinfectants to try to prevent infection; IMFagrees $5.2bn package for EgyptBrazil ’s president calls WHO a ‘partisan political organisation’China advises against travel to Australia over claims of ‘racial discrimination’WHO changes advice to back medical-grade masks for over-60sThe first wave of Covid-19 is not over – but how might a second look?Coronavirus lates: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage12.40amBSTThis blog is now closed. Our coverage continues hereRelated:Coronavirus live news: China warns of Covid-linked 'racial violence' ove...
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Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice believes universities can keep Pac-12 athletes, staff members and students safe during the coronavirus outbreak.
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