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Researchers claim apocalyptic movies prepared people for Covid-19 and made them more resilientCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor those of you who whiled away hours on the sofa watching society crumble in the face of marauding zombies, deadly aliens and infectious diseases – it’s time to reap the rewards.Psychologists have found evidence that fans of apocalyptic movies – where global order is upturned – may be more resilient and better prepared to deal with the coronavirus pandemic than the rest of us.Continue reading...
CONCLUSION: We identified several comorbidities associated with COVID-19. Health care workers should be more careful while diagnosing and treating COVID-19 when patients have the abovementioned comorbidities. PMID: 32597048 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSION: Compared to adults, COVID-19 is milder and more distinctive in children. As a result, more conservative approaches might be preferred in children for the diagnostic, clinical, and even therapeutic applications. PMID: 32597047 [PubMed - in process]
Sweden on Tuesday announced a commission to evaluate its response to the novel coronavirus, reacting to criticism over a death toll that has far exceeded that of its neighbours.Reuters Health Information
Republican and Democratic US senators called for a government analysis of foreign influence in the US pharmaceutical supply chain on Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on China and other countries for the production of essential drugs.Reuters Health Information
Publication date: July 2020Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology, Volume 17, Issue 7Author(s): Lucy B. Spalluto, Virginia B. Planz, LeAnn S. Stokes, Richard Pierce, David M. Aronoff, Melissa L. McPheeters, Reed A. Omary
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] KAJIADO -Livestock-keepers had been hoping for a good year to help them recover from drought but have struggled to sell their animals as pandemic disrupted markets
ABSTRACT COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease caused by the coronavirus of severe acute respiratory syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2). In 2020, due to the outbreak, it was considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a pandemic. The infection caused by the novel coronavirus has high mortality in a small portion of the infected population, especially in elderly, immunosuppressed, diabetic, cardiac, and hypertensive individuals. Many infected are asymptomatic (and may be carriers) or present mild or moderate flu-like symptoms. The most severe clinical picture of COVID-19 is characterized by an inflammatory cytokine storm, w...
Health policy expert Anand Parekh explains why bold and clear leadership from both sides of the aisle is needed in order to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic.