Israelis looking out for overworked healthcare professionals

More than 10,000 people have responded to an Israeli woman’s Facebook plea to help overworked health-care professionals on the frontline of the country’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic
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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...
Source: Endocrine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), also identified as Corona virus disease 19 (COVID-19), has recently produced a dramatic and widespread sanitary emergency. However, despite the necessity to assist a substantial number of affected patients, it is also essential to, at the same time, guarantee the usual clinical care, particularly to cancer patients, including fertility preservation (FP) strategies before the beginning of the anti-cancer treatments. The FP techniques for adult female patients include oocyte and embryo cryopreservation, which require both adequate ovarian reserve (OR) and cont...
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The CDC warns that some people may be putting off getting emergency care for serious health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic -- and fewer visits for critical conditions could result in complications or even death.
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Germany says the European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic
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Bigfoot Biomedical hasn't let the coronavirus pandemic stand in the way of bringing its injection-based digitized insulin dosing platform to the U.S. market. If anything, CEO Jeffrey Brewer says the pandemic has "only crystalized the need for medical solutions like ours that facilitate remote care, remote support, and home delivery." The company has raised a total of $55 million to close its series C equity financing. Abbott led the round with support from existing investors, including Quadrant Capital Advisors, Senvest Capital, Janus Henderson, and Cormorant Asset Management, along with n...
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Pediatric gastroenterologists, family members, and caregivers of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are on alert; they are all focused on implementing prophylactic measures to prevent infection by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, evaluating the risks in each patient, guiding them in their treatment, and keeping IBD in remission. To face the current issues of the coronavirus disease pandemic, we have developed a synthesis of the main recommendations of the literature directed at pediatric gastroenterologists in control of patients with pediatric IBD and adapted to the national reality.
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Publication date: Available online 15 May 2020Source: Journal of Hospital InfectionAuthor(s): S.-C. Wong, C.H.-Y. AuYeung, G.K.-M. Lam, E.Y.-L. Leung, V.W.-M. Chan, K.-Y. Yuen, V.C.-C. Cheng
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 June 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Jie Peng, Xunlian Wu, Rongli Wang, Cui Li, Qing Zhang, Daiqing Wei
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Covid-19 is still spreading in the Austin area, and officials worry it could get worse due to recent protests and the easing of restrictions on businesses. A resurgence of Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, could lead to heightened economic restrictions — exacerbating the financial pain already caused by the pandemic. As of June 3, there have been 3,433 positive cases of Covid-19 and 93 deaths linked to the coronavirus in Travis Coun ty, according to public health data. Austin Chief…
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Rebuilding 6 weeks’ medical stores exacerbated by pandemic’s disruption to global production and fears of ‘no-deal’ EU exit
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