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Authorities say the number of people on a Norwegian cruise ship who have tested positive for the coronavirus has reached 44
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Authors: Assadiasl S, Fatahi Y, Zavvar M, Nicknam MH Abstract The newly emerged severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has recently caused pandemic Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19). Considering the serious medical, economic and social consequences of this pandemic and the lack of definite medication and vaccine it is necessary to describe natural immune responses to the SARS-CoV-2 in order to exploit them for treating the patients and monitoring the general population. Moreover, detecting the most immunogenic antigens of the virus is fundamental for designing effective vaccines. Ant...
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Authors: Samsami M, Mehravaran E, Tabarsi P, Javadi A, Arsang-Jang S, Komaki A, Taheri M, Ghafouri-Fard S Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused a global pandemic in early 2020. This infectious disorder has a heterogeneous course ranging from asymptomatic disorder to a critical situation needing intensive cares. In the current study, we present a report of affected patients admitted in a single hospital in Iran. Eighty-two hospitalized patients with COVID-19 were assessed. Demographic, clinical, and paraclinical parameters were gathered and statistically analyzed. The median age (IQR) of the patien...
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In the months since the pandemic took hold in the U.S., the opioid epidemic has taken a sharp turn for the worse. More than 40 states have seenevidence of increases in overdoses.
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NANTUCKET (CBS) – A church gathering is to blame for a cluster of coronavirus cases on Nantucket, health officials said. Since Friday, Nantucket Cottage Hospital reported 19 new cases, and a 7-day positive test rate that increased to 4.3%. Contact tracing is underway for the new cases, but the hospital said among them is a cluster connected to a church gathering that took place on the island. “This incident should serve as a reminder to the community to avoid large gatherings, and always wear a mask when out in public when physical distancing is not possible,” the hospital said. Nantucket is currently lis...
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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says the state expects to receive about 1 million new rapid coronavirus tests from the federal government to help keep schools open
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Weekly case rates rose by 144% in the Northeast, the region of the US most densely-packed with colleges and universities, while the Midwest saw an uptick of 123% among college-age Americans.
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A new report reveals that 42 US states are reporting an increase in opioid-related fatalities. Counties in states such as California and Nevada say much of it is driven by fentanyl, a synthetic opioid.
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Publication date: Available online 28 September 2020Source: Medical Journal Armed Forces IndiaAuthor(s): M.P. Cariappa, A. Veiraiah, A. Khera
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After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is infecting a rising number of American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities
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A group of Johns Hopkins researchers are developing a new low-cost Covid-19 testing method, drawing inspiration from a device that millions of people already have in their homes. A research team led by Netz Arroyo, assistant professor of pharmacology and molecular sciences, Jamie Spangler, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Taekjip Ha, a professor of biophysics and biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, is aiming to develop a test for the coronavirus that could be distributed…
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