Newsom threatens funds from counties that defy face mask order
Newsom threatened to withhold $2.5 billion in the upcoming budget from local governments if they don't comply with state's orders on wearing masks, testing and other measures in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Arnaud Foucrier, Romain Hellmann, Aurélien Rousseau
Authors: Shanshal M Abstract Dermatologists around the world are still doing their best to report more cutaneous manifestations of the emerging COVID-19 infection. New-onset acute or relapsing chronic urticaria may result from the body's overreacting inflammatory response to infection. The cytokine storm hits different organs in the body, including the skin, leading to activation and degranulation of mast cells with resultant urticaria. Low-dose systemic steroids combined with antihistamines can combat the COVID-19 inflammatory insult and play a role in the control of COVID-19 related severe urticarial attack. ...
Authors: Ali N, Hossain K Abstract INTRODUCTION: The outbreak of COVID-19 is a serious health threat worldwide. Different degrees of liver injury or liver dysfunctions have been reported in patients with COVID-19 infection. However, currently, it remains unclear to what extent liver diseases should be considered as significant risk factors for the severity and mortality of COVID-19. Moreover, the mechanisms involved in liver injury in severe COVID-19 infection are not yet well understood. AREA COVERED: This review summarizes the current evidence on liver function abnormalities in COVID-19 patients and the effec...
Authors: Niriella MA, De Silva AP, Liyanage KI, Sarin SK, de Silva HJ Abstract While the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we are beginning to understand the role the gastrointestinal tract plays in the disease and the impact of the infection on the care of patients with gastrointestinal (GI) and liver diseases. We review the data and understanding around the virus related to the digestive tract, impact of the pandemic on delivery of GI services and daily gastroenterology clinical practice, and the effects on patients with pre-existing GI diseases. PMID: 32650675 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
[Vanguard] Ekiti State Government has sealed off Victory College, Ilawe Ekiti, in Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti State for violating its directive on school closure.
[Vanguard] Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo the COVID-19 test.
[The Herald] The number of people who have succumbed to Covid 19 has reached 18 while the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rose to 982 after 40 more cases and five new deaths were recorded yesterday.
Authors: Woodcock BG PMID: 32646541 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: The modified Bateman SIZ model has been verified and used to predict the course of the COVID-19 pandemic in Heidelberg. Lockdown measures alone are insufficient to control the pandemic during 2021. Vaccination, diagnostic tests, and use of the Corona-Warn-App with quarantine could successfully control the spread of the coronavirus infection in the community. The Corona-Warn-App applied correctly may be the most effective. The model showed that vaccination with 50% efficacy is almost as effective as vaccination with 100% efficacy. PMID: 32646540 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, then Viviana Simon joins to review serological assays developed at Mt. Sinai for SARS-CoV-2 infection, tracking the outbreak in NYC, and listener questions. Click arrow to playDownload TWiV 638 (99 MB .mp3, 164 min)Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and […]