N95 Masks Have Been Leaving The U.S. During The Coronavirus Pandemic When We Needed Them The Most - What Should Happen Next?

Reporting on N95 masks and other PPE being exported out of the U.S. —at a time when medical professionals desperately need them—continues to uncover new information and insights into why this has been happening as the pandemic continues.
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Conclusions and Relevance: Because there are 74.0 million children 0 to 17 years old in the United States, the projected numbers of severe cases could overextend available pediatric hospital care resources under several moderate CPIP scenarios for 2020 despite lower severity of COVID-19 in children than in adults.
Source: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice - Category: Health Management Tags: Research Reports: Research Full Report Source Type: research
Abstract The number of patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has rapidly increased, although the WHO declared a pandemic. However, drugs that function against SARS-CoV-2 have not been established. SARS-CoV-2 has been suggested to bind angiotensin-converting enzyme 2, the receptor of the SARS coronavirus. SARS coronavirus and coronavirus 229E, the cause of the common cold, replicate through cell-surface and endosomal pathways using a protease, the type II transmembrane protease. To examine the effects of protease inhibitors on the replication of coronavirus 229E, we pre...
Source: The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Tohoku J Exp Med Source Type: research
John Magufuli has repeatedly played down the threat from the pandemicOpposition politicians in Tanzania have accused president John Magufuli of covering up a major outbreak of Covid-19 in the east African country.Magufuli has repeatedly played down the threat from the pandemic and refused to impose a strict lockdown as many other leaders on the continent have.Continue reading...
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Publication date: Available online 19 May 2020Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Achala Vagal, Mary Mahoney, Becky Allen, Sangita Kapur, Gavin Udstuen, Lily Wang, Susan Braley, Abouelmagd Makramalla, Seetharam Chadalavada, Jennifer Scheler, Ann Brown, Eric England, Joseph Hudepohl, Frank J. Rybicki
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN's Jim Sciutto that he wears a mask because it's effective and to set an example for others during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Americans are at odds over whether it's necessary to keep taking coronavirus protective measures, but a leading researcher says the data is clear: The path ahead in the Covid-19 pandemic is being shaped by masks.
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He said Tuesday he believes the economy will not quickly return to how it was before the pandemic.
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France revoked the authorization for hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for Covid-19 patients. The rise of virus-tracking apps in China is stirring privacy fears.
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By KIM BELLARD Many believe that the 2020 Presidential election will be a referendum on how President Trump has handled the coronavirus pandemic.  Some believe that is why the President is pushing so hard to reopen the economy, so that he can reclaim it as the focal point instead.  I fear that the pandemic will, indeed, play a major role in the election, but not quite in the way we’re openly talking about.   It’s about there being fewer Democrats. Now, let me say right from the start that I am not a conspiracy believer.  I don’t believe that COVID-19 came from a...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: COVID-19 Health Policy Politics Kim Bellard Source Type: blogs
Senator Martha McSally (R-Arizona) discusses her new book, "Dare to Fly: Simple Lessons in Never Giving Up," the coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming election against former astronaut Mark Kelly.
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