China study warns of possible new 'pandemic virus' from pigs
A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential "pandemic virus," a study said, although experts said there is no imminent threat.
Authors: Lyman GH PMID: 32628653 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
It was March 3, and no one had an inkling yet of just how bad the COVID-19 pandemic would become in the US.Kaiser Health News
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority. Geographic coverage: Maine -- Maine Community Foundation
Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: Journal of Forensic and Legal MedicineAuthor(s): Biagio Solarino, Davide Ferorelli, Alessandro Dell’Erba
Montgomery County said Monday it ordered the closure of several businesses within its borders over the Fourth of July weekend after it was discovered they were not complying with health and safety restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The county said it shut down Vibes Hookah Lounge, located at 1 Dawson Ave. in Rockville, and Cabana Hookah Lounge, located at 8227 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring. Both were discovered to be in operation despite the second phase of the county’s reopening plan…
The contract represents a major bet on the Gaithersburg biotech ’s coronavirus work as the country hustles to find a viable vaccine to help end the pandemic.
Authors: Abrams M, Wang D Abstract Effective dissemination of Tuberculosis (TB) clinical evidence to healthcare providers is essential to address this pandemic. To identify, organize, and aggregate online TB information resources, we analyzed the websites of four CDC-funded TB Centers of Excellence (COE), identified the hosted resources, examined the outward linkages, and collected the external resources. We obtained 154 primary resources from TB COEs and 1521 linkages to external resources. We leveraged a network analysis approach to construct resource networks at the individual resource and parent site levels. We...
Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Andrew D.A.C Smith, Piotr S. Gromski, Karema Al Rashid, Kate Tilling, Deborah A. Lawlor, Scott M. Nelson
Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: Medicina Intensiva (English Edition)Author(s): R. Ferrer
Authors: Gowda GS, Chithra NK, Moirangthem S, Kumar CN, Math SB Abstract COVID-19 pandemic had made an unprecedented impact worldwide. India has entered into a total lockdown by invoking the special provision of Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 and Disaster Management Act, 2015. The complete lockdown policy has a direct and indirect impact on Homeless Persons with Mental Illness (HPMI) concerning shelter, basic needs and access to health care, besides the transmission of COVID infection. In this manuscript, we highlight the collective efforts undertaken by both the Government and Civil Society in providing care and pr...