CDC director pleads with younger Americans to wear masks while many states pause reopenings

A top US health official made another plea Tuesday for Americans -- especially younger ones -- to wear masks to curb the spread of coronavirus as case numbers surge across much of the country.
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CONCLUSION: recommendations emphasize isolation, proper rest, sleep, nutrition, hydration, medications, and in the more severe cases, oxygen support, monitoring of vital signs, emotional support, and multiprofessional and individualized care. Medications should be used with caution due to a lack of evidence. Future research is needed to analyze the impact of the infection at the beginning of pregnancy and the psychological aspects of pregnant women infected with the virus. PMID: 32609284 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSION: the estimates of the transmission rate, epidemiological peak, and number of deaths from coronavirus in Brazilian metropolises presented expressive and important numbers the Brazilian Ministry of Health needs to consider. The results confirm the rapid spread of the virus and its high mortality in the country. PMID: 32609282 [PubMed - in process]
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Abstract OBJECTIVE: to discuss the application of Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice for attire and unattire training in the context of COVID-19 and structure a practical guide to the application at this juncture. METHODS: this methodological study described theoretical and practical aspects of the application of a simulation strategy as a technological training tool. An application guide was constructed from the search for evidence from the main health authority bodies in Brazil. RESULTS: maximizing time in Deliberate Practice, feedback with evidence and psychological security are the principles of this st...
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CONCLUSION: There are still challenges to be overcome by the children and their families in situations of vulnerability against COVID-19. PMID: 32609250 [PubMed - in process]
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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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[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Presidential Taskforce on Coronavirus (Covid-19) has warned Malawians of a high prevalence of the virus transmission as some staff from different working places have tested positive of the virus.
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In conjunction with our July 3 lists, we are looking at how Covid-19 has affected seniors.
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Investment with India made in US firm OneWeb after Brexit locks UK out of Europe ’s satellite navigation systemThe UK government has pledged to invest $500m ( £400m) in bankrupt satellite company OneWeb, giving it a stake in a business that provides broadband from space.The government, which has proven so farunwilling to take stakes in major British companieshit by the coronavirus pandemic, will receive a “significant equity share” in the loss-making company as it seeks to make“high-risk, high-payoff” investmentsof the kind advocated by10 Downing Street adviser Dominic Cummings.Continue reading...
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[The Conversation Africa] Many countries in East Africa have turned to contact tracing and carrying out COVID-19 tests on thousands of individuals as a way of monitoring and trying to limit transmissions of the new coronavirus. In Rwanda, they have been investigating how they can scale up testing significantly. But instead of testing every person - which would require millions of tests - they have turned to a different strategy: pooled testing. Leon Mutesa explains to Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, how this works.
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Next week, we’ll be wrapping up Coronapod in its current form. Please fill out our short survey to let us know your thoughts on the show.In this episode:02:15 Simulating pandemicsResearchers have run numerous military-style simulations to predict the consequences of fictitious viral outbreaks. We discuss how these simulations work, what recommendations come out of them and if any of these warnings have been heeded.24:08 One good thingOur hosts pick out things that have made them smile in the last week, including audience feedback, the official end of the Ebola outbreak in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the C...
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