Vaccine Rates Drop Dangerously as Parents Avoid Doctor ’s Visits

Afraid of Covid-19, parents are postponing well-child checkups, including shots, putting millions of children at risk of exposure to preventable deadly diseases.
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Publication date: December 2020Source: Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery, Volume 22Author(s): Sabino Luzzi, Alice Giotta Lucifero, Stefano Marasco, Mattia Del Maestro, Giuseppe Bellantoni, Cristian Gragnaniello
Source: Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Women rejected abortion due to ethical conflicts based on religious beliefs and the value of motherhood. It is necessary to design social support policies for women and families affected by this problem in Colombia. Due to the international impact of the epidemic, governments should take appropriate measures to deal with future cases of Zika infections in other countries. PMID: 32660804 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research
Authors: Rahaman MM, Saha O, Rakhi NN, Chowdhury MMK, Sammonds P, Kamal AM PMID: 32662750 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Pathogens and Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pathog Glob Health Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Clin Exp Rheumatol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 July 2020Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): Xiong Zhu, Xiaoxia Wang, Limei Han, Ting Chen, Licheng Wang, Huan Li, Sha Li, Lvfen He, Xiaoying Fu, Shaojin Chen, Mei Xing, Hai Chen, Yi Wang
Source: Biosensors and Bioelectronics - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
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Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: CMAJ Source Type: research
We describe outpatient and inpatient preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic, and present a case series of all known patients with HIV/SARS-CoV-2 coinfection at The Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital, and The Miriam Hospital Infectious Diseases and Immunology Center, in Providence, Rhode Island, US. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION: The Infectious Diseases and Immunology Center rapidly prepared for outpatient and inpatient care of persons with HIV and SARS-CoV-2. Between 30 March and 20 May 2020, 27 patients with HIV were diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2. Twenty were male, six female and one transgender female; average age was 49...
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
As Florida hospitals face a surge in patients with Covid-19, they may not be able to rely on field hospitals to provide more space. And hurricanes are the reason. Florida Division of Emergency Management communications director Jason Mahon told The News Service of Florida on Tuesday that the state is focusing efforts on expanding hospital surge capacity and not on creating alternate sites to accommodate any overflows of patients. “Over the past several m onths, the state has worked continuously…
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Authors: Kleinecke C, Gloekler S, Meier B Abstract INTRODUCTION: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with an increased risk of stroke, morbidity and overall mortality. So far, oral anticoagulation (OAC) is the standard of care for stroke prevention, either with vitamin K antagonists or with non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs). The left atrial appendage (LAA) can be eliminated by epicardial or endocardial exclusion. Left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) represents a mechanical thromboprophylaxis - which has also been termed mechanical vaccination - against stroke, bleeding and death. AREAS COVERED: Studi...
Source: Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy - Category: Cardiology Tags: Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther Source Type: research
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