The World Effort to Combat Pandemic—Simulate to Succeed!*

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Source: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Category: Pediatrics Tags: Editorials Source Type: research

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We report evaluation of 30 assays ’ (17 rapid tests (RDTs) and 13 automated/manual ELISA/CLIA assay (IAs)) clinical performances with 2594 sera collected from symptomatic patients with positive SARS-CoV-2 rRT-PCR on a respiratory sample, and 1996 pre-epidemic serum samples expected to be negative. Only 4 RDT and 3 IAs fitted both specificity (> 98%) and sensitivity (> 90%) criteria according to French recommendations. Serology may offer valuable information during COVID-19 pandemic, but inconsistent performances observed among the 30 commercial assays evaluated, which underlines the importance of independent ev...
Source: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
We report a case of subacromial-subdeltoid bursitis after COVID-19 vaccination, related to the unintentional injection of vaccine solution into the bursa resulting in a robust immune-mediated inflammatory reaction.
Source: Skeletal Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur results show that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted GI fellowship training in the USA in multiple domains, including gastrointestinal endoscopy, inpatient consults, outpatient clinics, and educational conferences. Our study highlights the importance of considering and incorporating fellows ’ viewpoints, as changes are made in response to the ongoing pandemic.
Source: Digestive Diseases and Sciences - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Household names may have unwittingly helped spread fake news, investigation revealsDozens of the world ’s biggest brands, including Nike, Amazon, Ted Baker and Asos, have been advertising on websites that spread Covid-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories, it has emerged. The companies, as well as an NHS service, are among a string of household names whose ads appear to have helped fund website s that host false and outlandish claims, for example that powerful people secretly engineered the pandemic, or that vaccines have caused thousands of deaths.Analysis of nearly 60 sites, performed by the Bureau of Investiga...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Science Advertising Media Internet Social media Digital media Google Source Type: news
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The goverorate of Sidi Bouzid has recorded one more death of coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the toll to 864 since the spread of the pandemic in the region, Deputy-Director of Primary Health B échir Saidi told TAP Friday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Health Ministry on Thursday reported significant improvements in some of the key indicators for the Covid-19 pandemic, including the positivity rate, the number of hospitalisations and the number of active cases.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Whenever my 9-year-old seizes, he’s coming out of sleep—as though his brain gets stuck in an elevator between the basement of REM and the lobby of consciousness. Around 5 a.m., always on a day I couldn’t predict, his 50-pound frame starts to tap and jerk, keeping an awful rhythm, and, for too many seconds, he cannot say his name. Seizures are the latest in a litany of medical and developmental challenges that have puzzled his doctors for the last seven years, beginning with the morning his blood sugar dropped to 27 mg/dL. A normal range is around 70-100 mg/dL. We have medication and genetic test results, ...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 nationpod Source Type: news
The CDC found that for severely obese kids, expected annual weight gain went from 8.8 pounds to 14.6 pounds, nearly double during 2020.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This study was designed to determine if and to what extent psychiatric inpat...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
The impact of lockdown measures in Wuhan, China during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on child maltreatment remains unknown. The present study attempted to estimate the prevalence of child maltreatment during this period, to identify risk factors, a...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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