Ukraine's separatist areas overwhelmed by soaring infections

The Russia-backed separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine are reporting the largest spike in new coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic, saying the health care system has been overwhelmed
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 15, 2021 – Johnson &Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) unanimously voted 19-0 to recommend Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a booster dose of the Johnson &Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for adults aged 18 and older at least two months following initial vaccination with the single-shot vaccine. The vote was based on findings from two Company clinical trials, including the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE 2 study, which evaluated a booster dose of the Johnson &J...
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In conclusion, the rate of cutaneous adverse events related to PPE use is high. A longer duration of PPE wearing was the most common risk factor. Using hydrocolloid could prevent from skin injuries related to mask use.
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[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Kef governorate registered one more coronavirus-related death and 3 infections from 100 tests, bringing the caseload to 19,611 including 16,541 recoveries and 688 deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic, the Local Health Directorate said Friday.
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Analysis: as Covid cases reach 40,000 a day, scientists think normalisation is partly to blame for the lack of public reactionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt ’s one of the conundrums of the current phase of the Covid pandemic; the UK has among the highest number of infections across the world and a death toll that continues to steadily climb, yet the national mood seems sanguine. So is this down to British stoicism, a Keep Calm and Carry on mentality?Not according to experts. They talk of many factors being at play – and warn it may not last.Continue reading...
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BACKGROUND: According to the World Health Organization, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has created situations that have a negative effect on people and threaten their mental health. Paraguay announced the Estado de Emergencia Sanitaria (P...
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Purpose of review To evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the care of people with sleep disorders, to explore relationships between OSA and COVID-19, and to describe current knowledge of the effect of the pandemic on sleep globally. Recent findings COVID-19 has led to significant changes in the practice of sleep medicine, including the care of patients with OSA. An OSA diagnosis may portend a worse prognosis with COVID-19, whilst prior COVID-19 may have an impact on sleep breathing. Summary The pandemic has caused marked difficulties with access to diagnostic sleep studies and reduced capacity ...
Source: Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: SLEEP AND RESPIRATORY NEUROBIOLOGY: Edited by Lee Brown and Winfried Johannes Randerath Source Type: research
Purpose of review The COVID-19 global pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has had a dramatic impact that is still ongoing around the world. Cystic fibrosis (CF) has been identified as a possible risk factor of poor outcome. Recent findings Data collected by multiple National CF registries around the world have indicated that persons with CF (PwCF) are not more likely to be affected by SARS-CoV-2 than the general population. The course of SARS-CoV-2 is usually mild in PwCF who are relatively young. Severe outcomes have been described in patients with low lung functi...
Source: Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: CYSTIC FIBROSIS: Edited by Peter J. Barry and Barry J. Plant Source Type: research
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- One hundred thousand COVID-19 vaccine doses have been sent to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to support its efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad announced Thursday evening.
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We present a unique case of unilateral phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis in a 5-year-old boy in the setting of SARS-CoV-2 infection.
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Russia’s daily tolls of coronavirus infections and deaths have surged to another record, a quickly mounting figure that has put a severe load on the country’s health care system
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