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Two adolescent boys were successfully treated with IV infusions of steroids and other drugs after developing reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruptions (RIME) following coronavirus infection.Medscape Medical News
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The European Medicines Agency said a booster dose of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine “can be considered” in people aged 18 and above
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Samantha Flynn, Sue Caton, Amanda Gillooly, Jill Bradshaw, Richard P. Hastings, Chris Hatton, Andrew Jahoda, Peter Mulhall, Stuart Todd, Stephen Beyer, Laurence Taggart Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print, pp.- The purpose of this paper is to present data about the experiences of adults with learning disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic across the UK. Interviews were conducted with 609 adults with learning disabilities. Family carers and support staff of another 351 adults with learning disabilities completed a proxy online survey. The data were collected be...
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Dr Karen PostlesaysTory MPs ’ views on masks would be mildly amusing if it weren’t for the gravely serious consequences, whileSusannah Kiplingdespairs that ‘virtue’ is being hijacked as a term of abuse. Plus letters fromEmma Blashford-Snell, Mike Terry, Rosemary Gilland Christine GallagherAre Tory ministers vying with one another in a contest to portray the most libertarian, populist views in the face of scientific and medical evidence and advice? First we haveJacob Rees-Mogg ’s arrant nonsense about the Tories not needing masks because their convivial spirit is preventing the spread of Covid....
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“In our hearts, I think people don’t quite agree with this notion of a booster dose,” said one leading vaccine expert.
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This credibility issue is a threat to public health both now and in the future. Covid-19 numbers may be falling these days but, in many respects, the coronavirus is still a generational threat to public health which demands the best efforts of government and private citizens alike to keep at bay.
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The results were announced a day before an advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration is scheduled to review data for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children 5 through 11.
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At the very start of the pandemic last year, I met with a couple of patients in the office while we wore masks.   Based on that limited experience, I quickly concluded that seeing each other’s faces was of paramount importance, even if over video.  That, plus the infection risk, led me to close my officeRead more …Which is better: Psychotherapy using video or in-person while wearing masks? originally appeared
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Researchers in San Diego and Boston are working together to develop a vaccine that will be effective against all forms of the coronavirus, including COVID-19, SARS and MERS.
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The law says employers must make sure there's an adequate supply of fresh air (ventilation) in enclosed areas of the workplace. This has not changed during the pandemic. Adequate ventilation reduces how much virus is in the air. It helps reduce the risk from aerosol transmission. Aerosol transmission can happen when someone breathes in small particles in the air (aerosols) after a person with the virus has been in the same enclosed area.
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The Massachusetts biotech said it plans to submit data to U.S. and European drug regulators in the “near term.”
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