What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, June 26
A growing number of states are pressing pause on reopening plans, as the US clocked a new record number of cases in a single day, and a government estimate showed that more than 20 million Americans may have contracted the virus.
Authors: Siah KTH, Rahman MM, Ong AML, Soh AYS, Lee YY, Xiao Y, Sachdeva S, Jung KW, Wang YP, Oshima T, Patcharatrakul T, Tseng PH, Goyal O, Pang J, Lai CKC, Park JH, Mahadeva S, Cho YK, Wu JCY, Ghoshal UC, Miwa H Abstract During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, practices of gastrointestinal procedures within the digestive tract require special precautions due to the risk of contraction of severe acute respiratoy syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. Many procedures in the gastrointestinal motility laboratory may be considered moderate to high-risk for viral transmission. Healthcare staff ...
Publication date: July–August 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 27, Issue 5Author(s): Celine Radder, Robert de Leeuw, Sjors Coppus
CNN's Miguel Marquez goes inside a San Antonio, Texas, hospital that is becoming overwhelmed with patients as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.
Researchers claim that a predominating variant had a “fitness advantage.” But many experts are not persuaded.
BOSTON (CBS) – Health officials reported 51 new coronavirus deaths and 195 additional cases in the state on Thursday. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state is 104,016 and the confirmed death toll is 7,918. There were also 37 new probable cases and 35 probable deaths related to coronavirus reported Thursday. Including the probable reports, there have now been 109,338 total coronavirus cases and 8,132 deaths in the state. Probable cases are individuals who were not given a standard test but tested positive for the antibody and had COVID-19 ...
A recovery in foot traffic to reopened businesses is starting to reverse as states fail to contain the coronavirus.
Conclusion: Teledermatology was efficient in triaging and treatment, hence, decreasing risk of COVID-19 exposure for the physician, the patient and the paramedical personel in heavily populated third world countries. Legislation is needed to sanction physician compensation for tele dermatology where this does not exist. PMID: 32602763 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: While there is not definitive controlled trial data, the available evidence suggests that patients with psoriasis without COVID-19 can continue the biologic therapy for psoriasis. PMID: 32598204 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina’s capital city to help municipalities stem the spread of the coronavirus
The United States set a single-day case record for the fifth time in a little over a week. Heading into the Fourth of July holiday, officials warn residents to stay home.