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South Korea's aggressive testing and contact tracing program has given the country remarkable control of Covid-19, with the ability to respond quickly to new outbreaks.
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This article aims to provide recommendations and relevant information for rhinologists, based on the limited amount of (anecdotal) data, to guarantee high-quality patient care and adequate levels of infection prevention in the rhinology clinic. PMID: 32441710 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A commenter asks why people don't count death certificates to determine the actual number of deaths above the norm, since we can't trust the reported Covid-19 deaths. Well, people have done this, and it's pretty disturbing. Researchers who did this in Italy found the actual number of excess deaths to be twice the reported rate. In New York and New Jersey, the excess is at least 50%. This can happen because many deaths are not attributed to Covid-19, whether because they are attributed to influenza or pneumonia in the absence of testing, or because the virus can cause symptoms such as stroke and kidney failure, which is jus...
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Coronavirus cases are dropping in much of Asia even as the outbreak surges in Latin America while the world grapples with balancing the urge to restart economies with fears about health risks
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Coronavirus cases are dropping in much of Asia, even as the outbreak surges in Latin America  while the world grappled with balancing the urge to restart economies with fears about health risks
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Thailand on Saturday reported three new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing the country's total to 3,040 confirmed cases and 56 fatalities since the outbreak started in January.
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Mexico's government said on Friday it had the coronavirus outbreak under control even as the country becomes one of the global hotspots for the pandemic.
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Since the outbreak of Covid-19, there's been a worldwide shortage of face masks — particularly the N95 ones worn by health care workers, they said. Although these coverings provide the highest level of protection currently available, they have limitations, the researchers noted in the journal ACS Nano.
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Baljit Singh, Rakesh Garg, S S C Chakra Rao, Syed M Ahmed, JV Divatia, TV Ramakrishnan, Lalit Mehdiratta, Muralidhar Joshi, Naveen Malhotra, Sukhminder Jit Singh BajwaIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 64(14):91-96 Management of the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2(SARS-CoV-2) remains challenging. The challenges are not only limited to its preventive strategies, but also extend to curative treatment, and are amplified during the management of critically ill patients with COVID-19. Older persons with comorbidities like diabetes mellitu...
Source: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
This article briefly highlights the prompt, optimal and effective contributions of the Indian Railways, Indian Railway Health Services and the Railway Association of ISA (RAISA) towards the provision of safe and scientific health services to maximum number of our fellow citizens.
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