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The United Nations secretary-general is warning that the coronavirus pandemic threatens Africa’s progress and could push millions into extreme poverty
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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
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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
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A federal bankruptcy judge has agreed to give individuals an additional 30 days to make claims against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma because of potential disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic
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Coronavirus cases continued to spread in parts of the American south and west in the past week as experts warn that packed protests could exacerbate the pandemic.
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BOSTON (CBS) — Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. If you have a question for Dr. Mallika, email her or message her on Facebook or Twitter. Household maintenance services are now overdue. Is it safe to have service techs for A/C and house cleaning in your home for several hours? – Mary Ann If you’re at high risk, it’s still not a good idea to have others in your home. But if you have to have people come inside, keep a safe distance. Have them wear masks and gloves if possible. Open windows if you can to improve ventilation and airflo...
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