China's Wuhan to keep testing residents as coronavirus lockdown eases

China's Wuhan city, where the global coronavirus pandemic began, is still testing residents regularly despite relaxing its tough two-month lockdown, with the country wary of a rebound in cases even as it sets its sights on normalising the economy.
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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...
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
Many states, including Florida, are continuing to re-open businesses despite reports of increasing coronavirus infections. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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India has surpassed Italy as the sixth worst-hit by the coronavirus pandemic after another biggest single-day spike in confirmed infections
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China is giving its highest level of protection to the armadillo-like pangolin as part of its crackdown on the wildlife trade following the global coronavirus pandemic
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Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Ke-Neng Chen, Shugeng Gao, Lunxu Liu, Jianxing He, Ge-Ning Jiang, Jie He
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
AbstractThe current pandemic coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is known to cause severe infection (COVID-19) in patients with comorbidities, particularly cancer or an immunosuppressed state. Most healthcare systems in the country are likely to be overwhelmed soon if the pandemic moves to a stage of community transmission. Currently, limited evidence is available for managing patients with hematological disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The current review summarises the possible challenges clinicians are likely to face, key considerations to guide decision making, and possible solutions to the anticipated challenges. Disease s...
Source: Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
ConclusionsHaving a clear strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic kept our systems resilient and effective and allowed us to provide high-quality trauma care. We offer this approach for other institutions to adopt and adapt to their local setting.
Source: International Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
The World Health Organization is broadening its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic
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YSPH ’s James Hamblin, Mayur Desai, and Dean Sten Vermund discuss racial equity and public health amid ongoing protests and the coronavirus pandemic.
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Authors: Viswanathan VK, Subramanian S, Rao AK Abstract The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly affected all specialty practices in medicine, including the field of spinal surgery. Spinal surgery is unique in that the procedures include not only fully elective and fully emergent interventions, but also involve a separate group of semi-emergent surgeries, where delayed intervention may lead to permanent neurological deficits. Here, we present an evidence-based review on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on spinal surgery and our current knowledge about this issue. We conducted a thorough...
Source: Asian Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Asian Spine J Source Type: research
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