Women, Babies at Risk as COVID-19 Disrupts Health Services, World Bank Warns Women, Babies at Risk as COVID-19 Disrupts Health Services, World Bank Warns

Millions of women and children in poor countries are at risk because the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting health services they rely on, from neonatal and maternity care to immunisations and contraception, a World Bank global health expert has warned.Reuters Health Information
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Authors: Adam S, Zahra SA, Chor CYT, Khare Y, Harky A Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly impacted the availability of cardiology services and management of cardiac conditions. Elective surgeries, outpatient appointments and cardiac imaging have been largely cancelled across the world due to the risk of infection transmission and the need for reallocation of resources to deal with the increasing number of COVID-19 patients. The impact on patients with cardiac co-morbidities during these times may be drastic. However, cardiologists and hospitals across the world have implemented m...
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Authors: Valentini M, Zmerly H Abstract COVID-19 disease is the most recent pandemic, since it has affected more than four and a half million people and caused more than 300,000 deaths. It is a very complex systemic disease in terms of pathogenesis, treatment, and prognosis. Pharmacological treatment may include antiviral and antimalarial drugs, antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, corticosteroids as well as low-molecular-weight heparins to prevent the evolution of the disease from reaching the severe inflammatory phase that can lead to respiratory complications, multiple organ failure, disseminated intravascular co...
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Authors: Valerio A, Nisoli E, Rossi AP, Pellegrini M, Todesco T, Ghoch ME Abstract The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has spread around the globe, infecting more than ten million individuals, with more than 500,000 dead; about one half of the infected people have recovered. Despite this fact, a subgroup of individuals affected by COVID-19 is at greater risk of developing worse outcomes and experience a high rate of mortality. Data on the association between obesity and COVID-19 are growing; the available studies, have reported a high prevalence of overweight and obesity in patients experiencing a seve...
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The following story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Harris County ZIP codes with the most Covid-19 cases: Parts of Sharpstown, Katy seeing more than others HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Covid-19 cases are still surging in Harris County. "We've seen specific areas, or ZIP codes, within the county where it seems to be higher cases than others," said Dr. Sherri Onyiego with Harris County Public Health. You can find your specific neighborhood on Harris County's online dashboard. "This…
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Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Maria Teresa Montes, Nuria Herranz-Rubia, Alicia Ferrero, Ana Flórez, Ana Quiroga, Aranzazu Gómez, Bibiana Chinea, Cristina Gómez, Carmen Montaner, Noelia Sánchez, Cristina M. Rico, Cristina Segovia, Dolores Eiriz, Elena Carrillo, Eva M. Cañizares, Guillermina Chattas, IIham Mimón, Inés M. Guerra, Lourdes Del Río, M. Jesús Martín
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Authors: Ciorba A, Corazzi V, Skarżyński PH, Skarżyńska MB, Bianchini C, Pelucchi S, Hatzopoulos S Abstract Aim of this communication is to remind clinical professionals to be aware of ototoxic side effects of several specific drugs proposed for the treatment of the new virus SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19). In particular, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, as well as antiviral drugs such as remdesivir, favipiravir and lopinavir can all present potential ototoxic side effects. The data in the literature do not offer specific information on their potential synergetic effects nor on their interactions. P...
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As the coronavirus pandemic puts a damper on air travel and vacationing abroad, many Americans are satisfying their travel needs by taking vacations in their local areas. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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