Tunisia: Covid-19 - Kef Sees Surge in Number of Fatalities and Infections

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- COVID-19 claimed the life of 3 more patients in the Kef governorate, bringing the death toll to 310, the local health directorate announces.
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Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Surgical Research - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
New UCLA-led research indicates that simple text messages emphasizing the easy availability of COVID-19 vaccines successfully boosted the number of people who got the shot.The researchers, from theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, theUCLA Anderson School of Management and Carnegie Mellon University, say their findings held true across all demographics, including groups that have been hesitant to receive the vaccine.“We found that text messages that stressed the accessibility of the vaccine and that included ‘ownership’ language — such as ‘The vaccine has just been made available for you...
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Source: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
ConclusionsFibrinogen is commonly elevated in COVID-19 patients, especially in those with severe disease. Elevated fibrinogen correlates with excessive inflammation, disease severity, and ICU admission in COVID-19 patients.
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
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