Inside an ER during the coronavirus outbreak

"CODE-99" rings out. In 40 minutes, six patients go into cardiac arrest. Four die. This is what it's like inside a New York City ER treating people with coronavirus.
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Authors: Talevi D, Socci V, Carai M, Carnaghi G, Faleri S, Trebbi E, di Bernardo A, Capelli F, Pacitti F Abstract The coronavirus disease 2019 (CoViD-19) caused by the novel Coronavirus strain SARS-CoV-2 is currently a pandemic. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared that the CoViD-19 outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern. The virus has already had a direct impact on the physical health of million people, and besides, it is supposed to pose a mental health threat of great magnitude globally. This review aims at synthesizing mounting evidence concerning the immediate psy...
Source: Rivista di Psichiatria - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Riv Psichiatr Source Type: research
News updates: MP claims Sharma ’s illness shows follyof abandoning virtual Commons; attorney general says her pro-Cummings tweet did notundermine law; Sturgeon saysR number in Scotland between 0.7 and 0.9Sharma met Johnson and Sunak day before showing symptomsDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryCoronavirus latest: at a glanceCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage4.04pmBSTThe Department of Health in Northern Ireland has also published its latest estimate of R, the reproduction number, for Northern Ireland. It is between 0.7 and 0.9 - the same as in Scotland. (See2pm.)The Departmen...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Politics UK news Boris Johnson Society Medical research Prince Charles Dominic Cummings Law Suella Braverman Race Alok Sharma Office for Budget Responsibility Scotland Source Type: news
This article discusses the value of studying past social and psychological responses to pandemics and natural disasters in understanding reactions to coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19). By examining severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) experiences ...
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As countries that implemented travel bans early on in the coronavirus pandemic begin to open up, the UK is only just getting startedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen the next pandemic hits – and it’s a question of when, not if – it will be vital that we did all we could at this moment to learn the lessons taught to us by coronavirus. One key lesson has been the effectiveness of travel bans. Countries that managed to contain the virus effectively implemented immediate health screenings of new arrivals, 14-day quarantines for those entering the country and even full...
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Publication date: Available online 16 May 2020Source: Journal of Sport and Health ScienceAuthor(s): Gregor Jurak, Shawnda A. Morrison, Bojan Leskošek, Marjeta Kovač, Vedran Hadžić, Janez Vodičar, Polonca Truden, Gregor Starc
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Yes, more people of black, Latin and south Asian origin are dying, but there is no genetic ‘susceptibility’ behind itFrom the start of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an attempt to use science to explain the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on different groups through the prism of race. Data from the UK and the US suggests that people categorised as black, Hispanic (Latino) and south Asian are more likely to die from the disease.The way this issue is often discussed, but also the response of some scientists, would suggest that there might be some biological reason for the higher ...
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This week ’s Global Vaccine Summit comes at a crucial point in history. Governments must not miss their chance to save livesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGro Harlem Brundtland is former director-general of the World Health OrganizationElizabeth Cousens is president of the UN FoundationGoogle any list of the most successful public health interventions of this century or the last, and vaccines will be at the very top. Infectious diseases such as smallpox, measles, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) were once prevalent and killed indiscriminately. Smallpox is now eradicated, po...
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[News24Wire] The Western and Eastern Cape accounts for 78% of the country's confirmed coronavirus cases, with the Eastern Cape showing the "same pattern that drove up the outbreak" in the Western Cape, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.
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From outbreak to lockdown and reopening, the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged late last year, has been through all stages of dealing with the health crisis.
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Questions raised over study claiming drug linked to higher rate of mortality and heart problems in Covid-19 patientsSign up for Guardian Australia ’s coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsThe World Health Organization will resume clinical trials of an anti-malaria drug researchers hope may treat Covid-19, after a study of the drug published in May by a major medical journal prompted them to halt trials due to safety concerns.The paper, published in the Lancet, said hydroxychloroquine was associated w...
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