AP count: Over 4,500 virus patients sent to NY nursing homes

More than 4,500 recovering coronavirus patients were sent to New York’s already vulnerable nursing homes under a controversial state directive that was ultimately scrapped amid criticisms it was possibly accelerating the outbreaks
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US likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil; Afghanistan cases top 10,000; Taliban announces ceasefire over EidWuhan lab says its bat strains were not Covid-19 as US nears 100,00 deathsCoronavirus latest: at a glance7.22pmBSTIn what has become a regular fixture of recent weeks,Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has once more encouraged a rally in the country’s capital to back his administration, days after Brazil passed Russia to become the world’s No. 2 hotspot after the US.Surrounded by security guards wearing masks, but not wearing one himself, Bolsonaro was shown in a live streaming video on his ...
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Whether PM ’s chief adviser contravened regulations depends on definition of ‘reasonable excuse’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOn 23 March, the prime ministerannounced a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus. “I must give the British people a very simple instruction – you must stay at home,” said Boris Johnson. Dominic Cummings certainly ignored that diktat, along with government guidance not to travel anywhere else to self-isolate. But did he break the law?On 26 March,regulations were introduced in England that made it an offence to lea...
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Conclusions: Preliminary data for PIBD patients during COVID-19 outbreak are reassuring. Standard IBD treatments including biologics should continue at present through the pandemic, especially in children who generally have more severe IBD course on one hand, and milder SARS-CoV-2 infection on the other.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Special Features Source Type: research
We describe our center's methodology for pediatric patient risk stratification to facilitate responsible use of endoscopic resources during this crisis. We also describe our recommendations for use of personal protective equipment by endoscopists, with the goal of ensuring the safety of ourselves, our anesthesiology and endoscopy staff, and our patients.
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The very message that was at the core of the government ’s plan to suppress Covid-19 – stay at home – has been underminedThe lockdown was a nationwide policy: everyone was expected to follow the same rules. It has nevertheless exposed some stark inequalities. Elites have been able to endure the period in comfort, often in remote, spacious holiday homes. Those with office jobs have found themselves stuck in their flats, juggling restless children and Zoom meetings. And at the lower end of the income scale, there are people still showing up for their essential jobs as cleaners, delivery drivers and nurses, ...
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Abstract The novel coronavirus is rapidly spreading around the world. Since the public announcement of the COVID-19 outbreak, several concerns have been raised by dermatologists as well as pemphigus patients who take immunosuppressive drugs. In this paper, we review the literature about the common treatment of pemphigus with a focus on the lessons from similar epidemics to find a proper suggestion to manage pemphigus in the COVID-19 pandemic era. The effect of many of the drugs used for treatment of Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) on COVID-19 is not clear. We also do not have data on the impact of this autoimmune disease,...
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Your questions answered based on current knowledge and the latest research from scientistsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThat remains unclear. A key question is whether antibodies produced by the body following an infection with the coronavirus provide some level of immunity, and if so, for how long.Continue reading...
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Exclusive: Sohail Hughes accused of spreading Covid-19 and violating visa regulationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA British man has been detained in an Indian prison after being accused of breaching the country ’s strict coronavirus lockdown rules.Sohail Hughes, 29, had been on an extended holiday to visit family in the Gujarat region before undertaking a pilgrimage of mosques when he was detained last month.Continue reading...
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Scientist who oversaw the response to Sars says country has failed the vulnerableCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe predecessor of Sweden ’s state epidemiologist has broken her silence on the country’s controversial coronavirus strategy, saying she now believes the authorities should have put in place tougher restrictions in the early stages of the pandemic to bring the virus under control.Annika Linde, who oversaw Sweden ’s response to swine flu and Sars as state epidemiologist from 2005 to 2013, had until now expressed support for her country’s approach under her...
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Trials could be speeded up by using risky strategy of deliberately introducing the virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists have warned there could be major delays in producing a Covid-19 vaccine if currentUK infection rates remain low and lengthy waiting times are needed to show if candidate products are working. As a result, some researchers insist that ministers must now consider implementing radical alternative measures to speed up vaccine development.In particular, they argue that Britain should considerdeliberately infecting volunteers involved in vaccine-testing projects &nda...
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