Coronavirus update: Pet dog suffers same symptoms as owner - can pets get COVID-19?

THE CORONAVIRUS that caused the global pandemic is believed to have originated from bats. Can pets get the illness? According to one woman, her pet pooch did.
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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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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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The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
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Dr. Vanessa Kerry, cofounder of Seed Global Health, and Pooja Wagh, a director at MIT Solve, explain how smart investments in local solutions can boost health security and scale up the pandemic response.
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USC's new freshman class is the largest and most diverse in the university's history, reflecting similar trends in the UC system and coming as overall college enrollment numbers across the U.S. have declined amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Women in the US have been tying one on during the Covid-19 shutdown at an alarming rate, according to a new study out Tuesday.
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Anthony S. Fauci, MD, returns to JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded September 25, 2020. Related Article(s): Reassuring the Public and Clinical Community About the Scientific Review and Approval of a COVID-19 Vaccine
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Children get sick; it’s part of life. They catch colds, they get fevers, they throw up and get diarrhea. Most of the time, it’s nothing at all. But this year, as we struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, every sniffle will be complicated. The problem is, the symptoms of COVID-19 can be not just mild, but similar to the symptoms of all the common illnesses kids get all the time. Symptoms can include fever, even a mild one cough (that you don’t have another clear reason for) breathing difficulty sore throat or runny nose (that you don’t have another clear reason for) loss of taste or smell headache ...
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