4 million Southern California jobs may be at risk because of coronavirus, report finds
The region faces a dire economic outlook over the next two years.
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical CareAuthor(s): Edoardo Mannucci, Giovanni Antonio Silverii, Matteo Monami
Authors: Garzotto F, Ceresola E, Panagiotakopoulou S, Spina G, Menotto F, Benozzi M, Casarotto M, Lanera C, Bonavina MG, Gregori D, Meneghesso G, Opocher G Abstract To predict the spread of coronavirus disease globally and consequently prepare the hospital facilities with the required technology is a challenge. The availability of essential medical equipment to support patients affected by Covid-19 is globally limited. AREAS COVERED: This perspective gives a technical view of the pandemic focusing on the main actions taken by regulatory agencies to cope with the shortage of devices. The risk/benefit assessment ...
During idle times your computer can run COVID-19 experiments to help predict effectiveness of chemical compounds in inhibiting functions of viral proteins as a possible treatment for Coronavirus
CONCLUSION: Fever was found to be the most common symptom in COVID-19, and respiratory infection signs were also commonly present. Fever and dyspnea were less frequently observed in the patients diagnosed outside of Wuhan, which should be considered in COVID-19 screening programs. These results may be attributable to the earlier diagnosis of the disease and the younger age of patients outside of Wuhan although further analysis is needed. The role of chest CT in COVID-19 diagnosis is inconclusive based on this study. PMID: 32434310 [PubMed]
Authors: Kim SY, Kim DW PMID: 32434304 [PubMed]
[Observer] In a unique e-ceremony for the signing of two Financing Agreements worth USD 59 million, EU Ambassador HE H élène Cavé reiterated EU's commitment to support Liberia's development agenda and recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.
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...
[Nation] Headteachers have cautioned against rush to reopen schools during this coronavirus pandemic.
[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Steven Polack says the club's players shouldn't blame him for not fighting for their salaries as Kenya battles the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus disease 2019 has and continues to overwhelm the medical establishment in New York City. It has moved faster and had rates of mortality higher than what were initially forecast. All departments within large hospital systems have had to learn lessons and adapt in real time to the crisis. We share our experience and what we have learned as it pertains to this pandemic and hope that it aides, guides, and influences other departments of physical medicine and rehabilitation regarding their potential roles and areas of growth during this time.