Germany latest country to pass 100,000 deaths from COVID-19

Official figures released Thursday show Germany has become the latest country to pass the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began
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This report describes how the authors adapted the research methodologies to continue work throughout the pandemic, despite various restrictions. The original studies had very high participation rates because of several methodological approaches that minimized barriers, especially in-person data collection. During the pandemic, distancing requirements precluded replication of these same methods. Research strategies that enabled staff participation during working hours, with designated time allotted for participation, was key for ensuring high participation rates, as access to technology, availability of free time and oth...
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If we keep allowing this virus to spread through unvaccinated populations, the next variant could be even more deadlyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt ’s almost two years since we first heard of Covid-19, and a year since the first Covid vaccines were rolled out. Yet this staggering progress is being squandered. We have drifted for months now, with richer countries, taking a very blinkered domestic focus, lulled into thinking that the worst of t he pandemic was behind us. This variant reminds us all that we remain closer to the start of the pandemic than the end.There is a lot we ne...
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Sir Jeremy Farrar, director of Wellcome Trust, suggests emergence of Omicron variant means pandemic is far from overCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe emergence of the Omicron variant shows that the world is “closer to the start of the pandemic than the end”, one of Britain’s most senior scientific figures has warned, as he lamented a lack of political leadership over Covid.Sir Jeremy Farrar, the director of the Wellcome Trust whostepped down as a government scientific adviser last month, said the progress in combatting Covid-19 since its emergence was “being squan...
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A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the U.S., leading to frazzled workers and temporary pharmacy closures. Drugstores are normally busy this time of year with flu shots and other vaccines, but now pharmacists are doling out a growing number of COVID-19 shots and giving coronavirus tests. The push for shots is expected to grow more intense as President Joe Biden urges vaccinated Americans to get booster shots to combat the emerging omicron variant. The White House said Thursday that more than two in three COVID-19 vaccinations are happening at local pharmacies. And pharmac...
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Purpose of review This review paper evaluates the use of patient reported outcome (PROs) in systemic vasculitis and the increasing incorporation of these measures in the evaluation of clinical outcomes and healthcare provision. Recent findings Generic PROs such as the SF-12, SF-36, EQ-5D have been used to evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQOL) across the spectrum of vasculitis; including giant cell arteritis, antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-related vasculitis and immunoglobulin A vasculitis (IgA) vasculitis. More recently disease-specific PROs have been developed including the associated vasc...
Source: Current Opinion in Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: VASCULITIS SYNDROMES: Edited by Hasan Yazici and Yusuf Yazici Source Type: research
Purpose of review To assess the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Recent findings The COVID-19 pandemic negatively affected patients with OA irrespective of them contracting the infection. Patients with OA had a disruption in access to the healthcare system, which resulted in delays in joint replacement surgeries from cancellations of elective surgical procedures. On the other hand, the pandemic accelerated the drive towards telemedicine and telerehabilitation, with many nonurgent services being delivered remotely whenever possible. Cross-sectional s...
Source: Current Opinion in Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: OSTEOARTHRITIS: Edited by Mukundan Attur Source Type: research
This COVID-19 pandemic brought misery, loss to many. Some lost work, their source of income while others lost a loved one. Both are devastating and causes grief. While grief is a normal response to a lost, grieving is specially difficult this pandemic. When a love one dies for example, the isolation and social distancing prevents us from mourning with others. Mourning with others facilitates the process of grieving. Going through the usual routine process of grieving is difficult or disrupted and recovery from grief is made even more difficult and or prolonged. My grief stealthily started as a mountain of
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Conclusions Social media played a large role in dissemination of timely evidence-based information during the early pandemic. Our results show that current EBP models should be revised to prepare for future crises and include direction for dealing with limited health care resources, and lack of and/or rapidly changing evidence.
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In conclusion, boron-containing composite carbon quantum dots appear to be the most suitable delivery system for treating COVID-19 infections especially when they are delivered through the lung.
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There is a backlog of hundreds of thousands of surgical procedures, and it will take at least $1.3 billion in additional funding to get wait times back to what they were before the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian Medical Association says.
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