Coronavirus: Second national lockdown not needed - Neil Ferguson

Prof Neil Ferguson tells the BBC he expects to see a targeted approach to tackling local outbreaks.
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From an intensive care nurse to a homeless restaurant worker, four people changed by Covid-19 reflect on the most intense chapter of their livesOn 21 February, McFarlane, 57, was on her way back to Bangkok airport with her husband, Archie. The couple had been visiting their son, who works at an international school. “We felt apprehensive because the virus was starting to hit the news,” she recalls. She wore a mask at the airport and on the flight, though her husband refused. At Heathrow, nobody took their temperature or handed out hygiene leaflets, unlike in Bangkok. “You wouldn’t have known anythin...
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Fourth of July holiday weekend starts 53,000 new cases on Friday; WHO changes timeline of how it was alerted to virus; England ’s pubs reopen. Follow all the developments liveWhat we ’re learning about Covid as US states open upHow Victoria ’s outbreak divided AustraliaScotland and Wales attack UK government ’s shambolic travel changes9.22amBSTI just spoke toHana, a woman who lives in one of the nine public housing tower blocks that has been placed into lockdown in Melbourne.She learned of the lockdown when she returned home from the supermarket, just after 4pm, and was greeted by dozens of police o...
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Authors: Stanescu-Segall D, Sales de Gauzy T, Reynolds R, Faes L, Pohlmann D, Pakzad-Vaezi K, Ting D, Saadoun D, Ambati J, Loewenstein A, Bodaghi B, de Smet MD, Touhami S Abstract INTRODUCTION: Routine medical and ophthalmic care is being drastically curtailed in the context of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic. Uveitis patients require particular attention because of their theoretical risk of viral infection, in the context of therapeutic immunosuppression. AREAS COVERED: This collaborative work proposes practical management and follow-up criteria for uveitis patients in...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Immunol Source Type: research
Mexico’s coronavirus outbreak has risen by about 6,740 newly confirmed cases for a second straight day, while 654 deaths raised the country's total to almost 30,000, the sixth-highest highest in the world
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Country has second-worst outbreak in the world as global cases near 11mUS reports world ’s biggest daily increase in cases with 55,0004 July celebrations increase risk of ‘superspreader’ events12.31amBSTThis blog is closing now but you can continue to follow all the worldwide developments in the pandemic at our new blog here:Related:Coronavirus live news: US states hit fresh highs as England prepares to reopen pubs12.29amBSTWe are wrapping up the live blog, but will continue the coverage from a new live blog you can findhere.Here ’s the coronavirus news for Friday:Continue reading...
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Coronavirus cases are rising in 37 states, a dramatic turn that's now leading health officials to warn the outbreak will spiral further out of control if Americans don't stay home this weekend.
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Texas began mandating face coverings Friday on the orders of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who says some people “are not comprehending the magnitude” of the coronavirus outbreak
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Tavel Thomas Probst Psychotherapists around the world are facing an unprecedented situation with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). To combat the rapid spread of the virus, direct contact with others has to be avoided when possible. Therefore, remote psychotherapy provides a valuable option to continue mental health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The present study investigated the fear of psychotherapists to become infected with COVID-19 during psychotherapy in personal contact and assessed how the provision of psychotherapy changed due to the COVID-19 situation and whether there were diffe...
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Biggest single-day jump in South African casesmonth after lockdown eased; Belgrade declaresstate of emergency; cases worldwideclose to 11mGlobal report: horror week for US as coronavirus records tumble4 July celebrations increase risk of ‘superspreader’ eventsBrazil infections nearing 1.5mUK coronavirus updates – live5.38pmBSTThe mayor of Florida ’s biggest city has imposed an indefinite nightly curfew after the number of coronavirus cases in the state jumped again on Friday, according toReuters.The Miami-Dade county mayor, Carlos Gimenez, announced an indefinite nightly curfew from 10 pm to 6am as ...
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By RAY CONSTANTINI, MD Imagine three months from now when the predicted ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 is expected to resurge and we’re still without a vaccine. Telehealth has become the entry-point to care, widely adopted by patients both young and old. Now, when an elderly diabetic patient wakes up in the middle of the night with a dull ache on her left side and back, she doesn’t ignore the symptom, like she may have during the first COVID outbreak. Instead, she logs online to her local hospital’s website from a cell phone and accesses a simple questionnaire to report her health history an...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: COVID-19 Health Policy Health Technology Bright.md Ray Constantini Telehealth virtual care Source Type: blogs
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