COVID-19 Infection During Pregnancy and Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Offspring: Time for Collaborative Research
The current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has become the worst pandemic since the 1918 influenza pandemic (1). This novel viral infection, first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, spread around the world in just a few months, causing an overwhelming international health crisis that could affect up to one-third of humanity (1,2). COVID-19, which causes fever and mild to severe respiratory symptoms, is closely related to other coronaviruses (CoVs), such as SARS (SARS-CoV-1) and MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome CoV) (1).
Deaths among people who have been fully vaccinated remain rare, but older adults and those with compromised immune systems are at much higher risk.
The CDC released data on Thursday showing that unvaccinated Americans are 11 times as likely to die of COVID-19 than vaccinated people, and six times as likely to be infected.
A clinical trial from the NIH found that there was no difference in the time of recovery when hospitalized Covid patients were given interferon beta-1a compared to just remdesivir.
ConclusionCiprofol has potential for clinical application for continuous intravenous infusion to maintain sedation for 12 h with the same safety, tolerability and efficacy as propofol.
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Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dies of COVID-19 complications after bout with blood cancer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow fully vaccinated Americans to 'mix and match' COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots.
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