Ticks and mosquitoes may await the pandemic-weary seeking outdoor exercise

Insects can pass along serious illnesses, such as Lyme disease and West Nile virus. Because of covid-19, health agencies are focusing less on these problems.
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In conclusion, spontaneous pneumomediastinum is a possible complication of severe COVID-19 pneumonia that can affect patient management and clinical outcomes. PMID: 32990690 [PubMed - in process]
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As Executive Vice President and CIO for Tenet Healthcare, Arbour said agility allowed her IT department to have an effective pivot because of the pandemic.
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[allAfrica] Analyses  by researchers at the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (Accord) warn that Covid-19 has provoked responses that violate human rights, slow effective responses to the pandemic and, ultimately, threaten peace.
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Northern Ireland ’s cumulative cases per 100,000 double in a week;Neanderthal genes increase risk of serious Covid-19, study claims;Russia places huge bet on Covid vaccine. Follow the latest updates34m jobs lost in Latin AmericaMadrid lockdown loomsGermans embrace fresh air to tackle coronavirusIsrael bans mass protests as Covid lockdown tightensSee all our coronavirus coverage6.28amBSTResearch conducted by Imperial College London using the results from England ’s largest community coronavirus testing programme suggests that therate of infection has decreased in the country, but that the number of infections ha...
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[Nation] Clubs taking part in the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Premier League and National Super League (NSL) received the first consignment from a set of 1,600 balls lined up by the federation as a grant ahead of the 2020/21 season kickoff.
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The authors describe a system using custom 3D-printed inspiratory flow control valves to facilitate ventilator splitting to multiple patients during the COVID-19 crisis.Anesthesiology
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[This Day] Nigeria has recorded 201 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 58,848 the number of confirmed cases in the country.
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Closed gyms, comfort food and extra TV time: The past months in quarantine have proven to be a perfect storm for expanding waistlines. Advocate Aurora Health clinicians anecdotally report seeing patients concerned about the weight they’ve gained since March. “As routines have been disrupted, people are staying at home and many are suffering from increased anxiety, we’ve all seen how easy it is to gain five, 10, even 20 pou nds during the pandemic,” says Dr. Ibe Mbanu, senior medical director…
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Remember, if you can, back to February. You had probably never scheduled a virtual doctor ’s appointment—or heard of Zoom. Today, of course, everything is different. One silver lining of Covid-19 is that quarantines and social distancing have accelerated the adoption of telemedicine. Now, virtual visits are on pace to top 1 billion by year-end, according to data from Forrester Rese arch. At Advocate Aurora Health, we’ve completed more than 700,000 visits just through September — nearly 30…
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[DW] In the race for a coronavirus vaccine, many African countries feel disadvantaged. An international vaccine coalition has pledged millions of doses for developing nations. But experts warn that Africa must do more.
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