Coronavirus: US 'must drop below 10k daily cases next month'

Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease expert in the US, said on Monday that coronavirus cases needed to decline rapidly in order to gain some control of the pandemic by the end of the year.
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CONCLUSIONS: The medical facility experienced a major decline in all aspects of the routine obstetrics activities during the time of the pandemic. The higher rate of operative vaginal deliveries among nulliparous may be associated with the pandemic effect on the rate of high-risk patients. PMID: 32954690 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Werthmann PG, Riley D, Kienle GS Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new, rapidly spreading pandemic that can lead to a life-threatening disease. Accurate and transparent COVID-19 case reports provide systematic clinical observations supporting researchers designing clinical trials and clinicians delivering health care. The checklist described here is designed to systematically and accurately capture data from case reports and case series for documentation on COVID-19. It is aligned with the CARE guidelines, available from the EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research...
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Authors: Pokorska-Śpiewak M, Śpiewak M Abstract In recent years, significant progress in the antiviral treatment of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) has been made due to the development of interferon-free therapies. Three different highly effective, oral direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimens have been approved for use in adolescents with CHC between the ages of 12-years-old and 17-years-old in Europe. According to the current recommendations, all treatment-naïve and treatment-experienced children with CHC virus infection should be considered for DAA therapy to prevent the possible progression of hepatitis C virus-...
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Authors: Fierro NA Abstract Despite liver injury in patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus (CoV)-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is associated with prolonged hospitalization, and liver dysfunction is mainly described in patients with severe viral disease. How liver abnormalities may affect virus infection is still unknown. Improved understanding of host genetics, lifestyle, underlying comorbidities and adequate follow-up of patients with liver damage are critical in the new scenario of the pandemic virus. PMID: 32956871 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Dr. Vanessa Kerry, cofounder and CEO of Seed Global Health, explains why the world needs cooperative approaches to solving the pandemic rather than isolated short-term fixes.
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It didn’t take more than one day of virtual kindergarten for Ryan Greenberg’s 5-year-old daughter, Samantha, to break down in tears, begging to go back to regular school where she could see other kids face-to-face. “I’ll wear two masks,” she told him. But for Samantha, in Montclair, N.J., and for hundreds of thousands of other children across the country, school will continue to be remote for at least the first weeks of school due to the coronavirus pandemic. And while this school year has posed new challenges for students of all ages, it’s proving especially challenging for children ...
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Heading into the fall, with little end in sight for the coronavirus pandemic, spells worry for the more paranoid among us. Was that cough symptomatic of a cold, the flu or Covid-19 —or just a piece of dust catching in the throat? Is this fatigue related to coronavirus, or has the cold weather slowed us down? Luckily, a team of eight students at the University of Rhode Island (URI) has stepped in to answer those questions with data. The students, from various engineering and computer science disciplines,…
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The metrics used to track the coronavirus pandemic typically include daily cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Analyzing these metrics separately can show how much community spread there is or whether hospital capacity is being reached.
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After weeks of progress against the pandemic, 27 states are showing increases in infections.
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Two groups of prominent scientists write open letters with conflicting advice on how to tackle virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRival groups of scientists are at loggerheads over how government should handle the Covid pandemic, with one advising that only over-65s and the vulnerable should be shielded, while the other backs nationwide measures.The conflicting advice to the UK government and chief medical officers (CMOs) came in two open letters issued on Monday by the rival camps.Continue reading...
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