Zimbabwe: Over 400 Girls Drop Out of Manicaland Schools Due to Lockdown Pregnancies

[New Zimbabwe] ATLEAST 415 school going girls dropped out of exam classes in Manicaland province during the Covid-19 lockdown period mainly due to marriage and pregnancy.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

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ConclusionA high cesarean delivery rate was found in uninfected women who experienced lockdown in their third trimester. During the COVID-19 pandemic, more medical support should be provided in severely affected regions to ensure and promote health in pregnancy.
Source: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
After being epidemic in China, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2) infection has rapidly spread in many countries as a global pandemic, with the number of affected cases dramatically increasing worldwide on a daily basis. Although the median age of hospitalized patients with confirmed infection is usually more advanced 1, with older age reported to be associated to higher mortality rate 2, physiological adaptations occurring during pregnancy have been claimed to be potentially responsible for a more severe respiratory disease, thus leading to higher rates of maternal and fetal complications 3,4.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research
The median length of symptoms was 37 days.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 9 October 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Sharon Beth Larson, Sarah N. Watson, Michael Eberlein, Jonathan S. Simmons, Kevin C. Doerschug, Kimberly K. Leslie
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Condition:   COVID-19 Intervention:   Drug: Remdesivir Sponsor:   International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The objective of this study was to determine the rate of abnormal serum cardiac biomarkers or bradycardia among pregnant and immediately postpartum women admitted for treatment of severe or critical COVID-19 in a large integrated health system in New York.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research
AbstractObjectivesWe investigate the effects of Ginger, compared to the usual therapeutic regimen on clinical manifestations and paraclinical features in patients with confirmed COVID-19 that are moderately ill.Trial designThis is a single center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with parallel group design.ParticipantsInclusion criteria:1. Patients admitted to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Departments at Shahid Mohammadi Hospital, Bandar Abbas, Iran2. Age ≥18 years (weight ≥35 kg)3. Hospitalized ≤48 hours4. Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis (Positive polymerase chain reaction (PC...
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Most prevalent first symptoms cough, sore throat, body aches, fever for those testing positive for SARS - CoV - 2
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news
[Global Sisters Report] Machakos -- Sarah, who is four months pregnant, ponders her fate as she sits in front of her house - watching her peers play outside their homestead in this settlement located 39 miles southeast of the capital, Nairobi. With her kanga wrapper tied around her bust and another colorful one on her waist, Sarah says she will not be returning to school even when coronavirus restrictions are eased.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2020 -- COVID-19 symptoms are prolonged in pregnant women and persist for eight or more weeks in 25 percent, according to a study published online Oct. 7 in Obstetrics&Gynecology. Yalda Afshar, M.D., Ph.D., from the...
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