In the Uncertainties of Lyme Testing, Lessons for COVID-19 In the Uncertainties of Lyme Testing, Lessons for COVID-19
The coronavirus testing debacle, much like early Lyme testing, is a reminder that diagnostics aren't perfect.Undark
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: American Journal of OtolaryngologyAuthor(s): Ali Safavi Naeini, Mahboobeh Karimi-Galougahi, Nasim Raad, Jahangir Ghorbani, Ayeh Taraghi, Sara Haseli, Golfam Mehrparvar, Mehrdad Bakhshayeshkaram
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical AnaesthesiologyAuthor(s): Eleni Moka, Antonella Paladini, Martina Rekatsina, Ivan Urits, Omar Viswanath, Alan D. Kaye, Cheng Teng Yeam, Giustino Varrassi
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Molecular and Cellular ProbesAuthor(s): Raheleh Torabi, Reza Ranjbar, Mehrdad Halaji, Mohammad Heiat
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Advances in Biological RegulationAuthor(s): Günther Schönrich, Martin J. Raftery, Yvonne Samstag
Publication date: 4 July 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 247, Issue 3289Author(s): Adam Vaughan
Publication date: 4 July 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 247, Issue 3289Author(s): Clare Wilson
Publication date: 4 July 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 247, Issue 3289Author(s): Michael Le Page
CORONAVIRUS symptoms have been shown to range from a dry cough to conjunctivitis, but some of these symptoms are also linked to other conditions such as Lyme disease. How can you tell the difference between COVID-19 and Lyme disease?
BOSTON (CBS) — As Massachusetts continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the public has plenty of questions. Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some of those sent to WBZ-TV’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. With the upcoming season, we already have troubles with ticks and Lyme disease and mosquitoes and their diseases. How is the coronavirus going to affect this problem? – Ken from north of Boston Coronavirus is not spread by mosquitoes or ticks, but you’re right, we still have to protect ourselves from insect-borne diseases like Lyme Disease and West Nile Virus. S...
WASHINGTON — Blood tests for the coronavirus could play a key role in deciding whether millions of Americans can safely return to work and school. But public health officials warn that the current “Wild West” of unregulated tests is creating confusion that could ultimately slow the path to recovery. More than 70 companies have signed up to sell so-called antibody tests in recent weeks, according to U.S. regulators. Governments around the world hope that the rapid tests, which typically use a finger-prick of blood on a test strip, could soon ease public restrictions by identifying people who have previousl...