South Africa: World TB Day - What Does COVID-19 Mean for People With TB?
[spotlight] Tuberculosis (TB) is believed to make people more vulnerable to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). This poses a particular problem in South Africa, which is one of the 10 highest burden TB countries in the world and has a relatively weak health system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

These Families Traveled Twice Across the World to Stay Ahead of Coronavirus. They ’re Learning Nowhere Is Safe
Mary Wong fled her native Hong Kong on Feb. 20 with her one-year-old daughter and her husband. The situation there looked grim—the city had 70 cases of COVID-19 and two deaths, and officials were refusing calls to fully close the border with mainland China. To stay safe, Wong and her family decided to fly halfway across the world to Philadelphia, where her husband is from. There were no cases there yet, and just 15 in the U.S. They planned to stay for up to two months to avoid the worst of the COVID-19 outbreak that was increasingly threatening China’s neighbors. Less than a month later, she fled again, this t...
Source: TIME: Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung / Hong Kong Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk overnight Source Type: news

Still-busy trains tell us that Covid-19 restrictions may have to go further | Gaby Hinsliff
Corporate chiefs may not like it – but a heavy-handed state is now essential to help the country truly adapt to our new way of life• Coronavirus latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageThe sun came up as usual this morning, but for the first time since this crisis began, that almost felt like a surprise.For life as we know it is over now, the blurry outlines of something new emerging before disbelieving eyes. Barely a fortnight ago, all we had to do waswash our hands. Now Britain is in theeconomic equivalent of a medically induced coma, almost all usual life suspended to save the patient; nobody mus...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Gaby Hinsliff Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science UK news Public transport trips World news London Society Source Type: news

Planning and Implementing a Transgender Health Program Planning and Implementing a Transgender Health Program
This article outlines the steps needed to effectively implement a transgender health program within a primary care practice.Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

IDSA Issues Recommendations for COVID-19 Testing
TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 -- In a statement published online March 19 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), recommendations are presented for public health and health care professionals to prioritize coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Liberia: Autocities Alliance Donates U.S.$10k Sanitary Materials to Liberia Marketing Association to Prevent Covid-19 Draft
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Cities Alliance, through the Ministry of Internal Affairs, has donated assorted sanitary materials valued at US$10,000 to the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus map: how Covid-19 is spreading across the world
Confirmed cases of Covid-19 have spanned the globe, and now exceed 380,000. Travel bans and closed borders have been put in place in an attempt to curtail the spreadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus outbreakbegan in late 2019.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Pablo Guti érrez Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Delay is deadly: what Covid-19 tells us about tackling the climate crisis | Jonathan Watts
Rightwing governments have denied the problem and been slow to act. With coronavirus and the climate, this costs lives• Coronavirus latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus pandemic has brought urgency to the defining political question of our age: how to distribute risk. As with the climate crisis, neoliberal capitalism is proving particularly ill-suited to this.Like global warming, but in close-up and fast-forward, the Covid-19 outbreak shows how lives are lost or saved depending on a government ’s propensity to acknowledge risk,act rapidly to contain it, and share the consequences....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jonathan Watts Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases World news UK news Economic policy Politics Climate change Environment Science Donald Trump Jair Bolsonaro Brazil US politics US news Americas Source Type: news

Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I call a doctor?
What are the symptoms caused by the Covid-19 virus, how does it spread, and should you see a doctor?Find all our coronavirus coverage hereCoronavirus – latest updatesHow to protect yourself and others from infectionIt is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has transferred to humans from animals. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared it a pandemic.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley, Hannah Devlin and Martin Belam Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Medical research Microbiology Asia Pacific China Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

What happens to people's lungs when they get coronavirus?
Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumoniaCoronavirus – latest global updatesAustralia coronavirus live blogSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, started in late 2019 as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. The cause of the pneumonia was found to be a new virus – severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or Sars-CoV-2. The illness caused by the virus is Covid-19.Now declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the majority of people who contra...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Source Type: news

Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your area?
Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many cases have been reported near youCoronavirus - live news updatesFind all our coronavirus coverage hereHow to protect yourself from infectionPlease note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases - some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not included in these counts.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Se án Clarkeand Pablo Gutiérrez Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news UK news Source Type: news

Africa: New, Shorter Treatment to Prevent TB to be Rolled out in Five High-Burden TB Countries
[Aurum Institute] Johannesburg -Three-month regimen expected to prevent TB in those at highest risk of developing the disease, including people living with HIV and children under the age of five (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

South Africa: TB in Children - the Amazing Research Being Done in Cape Town
[spotlight] 24 March is World TB Day. According to the World Health Organisation this year's theme is "It's time". Time to accelerate diagnosis, treatment, prevention and overall, time to end TB. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

South Africa: Best Paper Award for UCT TB Vaccine Research
[UCT] The International Society for Vaccines (ISV) has selected a publication in which the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Professor Mark Hatherill, Professor Robert Wilkinson, Professor Tom Scriba, Dr Mich èle Tameris and Dr Friedrich Thienemann (Faculty of Health Sciences) played a key role, as the best paper of the year for 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Global Day - Tuberculosis Increases Vulnerability to Coronavirus - WHO
[Premium Times] As the world commemorated the World Tuberculosis Day amidst Covid-19 pandemic, governments across the world have been challenged to channel the same solidarity used in combating coronavirus (Covid-19) towards Tuberculosis (TB). (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The world could face a 2nd wave of COVID-19: Here's what Canada needs to do now to prepare
Countries must prepare for a second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak to emerge once social distancing measures are eased, and they should only lift those measures gradually, infectious disease experts say. Here's what you need to know about a potential second wave and what Canada can do to minimize the impact. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

UK mobile firms asked to alert Britons to heed coronavirus lockdown
Ministers call on mobile companies to send mass broadcast to reach up to 60m peopleCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK government has taken the unprecedented step of asking mobile companies to send an alert to everyone in the UK telling them to heed the new nationwide lockdown rules.It is the first time ministers have called upon all the UK ’s mobile operators – including O2, EE, Three and Vodafone – to send a mass broadcast that will reach as many as 60 million people across the country. Only 4% of households do not have at least one mobile phone, according to the com...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Mark Sweney Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science UK news Mobile phones Technology Telecoms O2 EE Vodafone Business Source Type: news

Africa: New WHO Recommendations to Prevent Tuberculosis Aim to Save Millions of Lives
[WHO] Geneva -New World Health Organization (WHO) guidance will help countries accelerate efforts to stop people with tuberculosis (TB) infection becoming sick with TB by giving them preventive treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: What Fight Against Tuberculosis Can Teach Us About Fighting COVID-19
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As governments around the world struggle to contain spiraling infections and an ever-increasing death toll from COVID-19, it's worth reflecting on what lessons we can draw from the long and still unfinished fight against tuberculosis (TB) - the world's most deadly infectious disease that kills nearly 1.5 million per year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Pandemics Act On Social Fault Lines - Lessons for COVID-19 From HIV and Aids
[The Conversation Africa] Ralph Kretzen, who died on 26 August 1982, and Pieter Dani ël (Charles) Steyn, who died on 1 January 1983, were the first two people officially recognised as dying of AIDS in South Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: 'Total Lockdown Needed to Stop COVID-19 Spread'
[Observer] Infectious disease expert, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan, has warned that Liberia's healthcare service will be overwhelmed if the government refuses to lock down the country now in order to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: UK placed under lockdown as Trump insists US will 'reopen' soon
Police to enforce UK lockdown; US president tells country not to blame Asian Americans; UN calls for global ceasefire; WHO says virus accelerating. Follow the latest updates5.39amGMTEven though it was 56 years ago, Kazuo Goto still vividly remembers his pride as he carried the Olympic flame on the last day of the torch relay when Tokyo hosted the Games in 196, AFP reports.5.32amGMTHere is how newspapers on the morning of Tuesday, 24 March have covered Prime Minister Boris Johnson ’s historic announcement.The Guardian says today that Boris Johnson will order police to enforce a strict coronavirus lockdown, with gather...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Europe Australia news Italy UK news Boris Johnson Donald Trump US news South Africa Middle East and North Africa Infectious diseases World news Science Politics Source Type: news

Covid-19: how long can it survive outside the body?
Sarah Boseley speaks toProf Deenan Pillay about how the virus contaminates surfaces and why headlines about how long it can survive may be misleading. And, following a number of listener questions, we find out whether or not Sars-CoV-2 can survive in a swimming poolContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Sarah Boseley and produced by India Rakusen and Danielle Stephens Tags: Science Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Immunology Biochemistry and molecular biology Source Type: news

Which cancer patients should be continuing chemotherapy during the coronavirus? | Ranjana Srivastava
Here are some questions that all chemotherapy patients should ask their oncologistFrom a clinic emptied of patients but not their problems, I begin a series of phone consults, the first of which is to an increasingly fatigued man who lives alone. For a while I have rued the day someone suggested he have chemotherapy because now he has poured all his energies into having intensifying toxic treatment for a terminal illness. I know that he appreciates seeing the nurses but suddenly the stakes have risen.Careful not to sound punitive, I say: “Let’s consider a chemotherapy break.”Continue reading... (Source: G...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ranjana Srivastava Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Cancer Health Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths -- study
(University of Birmingham) International surgical guidelines launched today will help to save thousands of lives in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) countries by standardizing and improving practice in surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

In COVID-19 response to Congress, AGS calls for medical supplies, telehealth
(American Geriatrics Society) In letters sent yesterday to Congressional leaders, Vice President Pence, and White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Deborah Birx, MD, experts at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) reinforced the need for medical supplies, telehealth, expertise in older adult care, and a range of other priorities in response to COVID-19. As diverse as these important focal points are, they highlight a key theme that crosscuts the pandemic: Building momentum for older adult care builds momentum for us all. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Self-sanitizing face mask project receives NSF RAPID grant
(Northwestern University) A Northwestern University researcher has received NSF funding to develop a new self-sanitizing medical face mask that deactivates viruses on contact. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

BIDMC launches clinical trials evaluating anti-viral drug remdesivir for COVID-19
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Physician-scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are now enrolling patients in two clinical trials testing treatment options for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. Two trials, led by infectious disease specialist Kathryn Stephenson, MD, MPH, will test the antiviral drug remdesivir for safety and efficacy against the respiratory infection that has sickened more than 300,000 and killed more than 15,000 around the world to date. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Singapore modelling study estimates impact of physical distancing on reducing spread of COVID-19
(The Lancet) A new modelling study conducted in a simulated Singapore setting has estimated that a combined approach of physical distancing [2] interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected individuals and their families), school closure, and workplace distancing, is most effective at reducing the number of SARS-CoV-2 cases compared with other intervention scenarios included in the study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus massive simulations completed on Frontera supercomputer
(University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center) Coronavirus envelope all-atom computer model being developed by Amaro Lab of UC San Diego on NSF-funded Frontera supercomputer of TACC at UT Austin. Coronavirus model builds on success of all-atom infuenza virus simulations by Amaro Lab. Molecular dynamics simulations for the coronavirus model tests ran on up to 4,000 nodes, or about 250,000 of Frontera's processing cores. Full model can help researchers design new drugs, vaccines to combat the coronavirus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Telemedicine reduces mental health burden of COVID-19
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Telemental health services are a practical and feasible way to support patients, family members, and healthcare providers who may experience psychological side-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including anxiety, fear, depression, and the impact of long-term isolation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

CUNY New York City COVID-19 Survey week 2
(CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy) Nearly three in ten New York City residents (29%) report that either they or someone in their household has lost their job as a result of coronavirus over the last two weeks. In addition, 80% of NYC residents said they experienced reduced ability to get the food they need, and two-thirds (66%) reported a loss of social connection in the past week, suggesting that compelled isolation is taking a toll on residents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

National Association of Science Writers surveying reporters' COVID-19 info requests
(National Association of Science Writers) The National Association of Science Writers is surveying experiences on reporters' COVID-19 information requests and providing open access to results database. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

COVID-19: The time is now to prepare for people affected by humanitarian crises
(Dartmouth College) With over 300,000 COVID-19 cases across the globe, including recent cases in Syria and the Gaza Strip, the data continues to demonstrate how the disease has no borders. A new Dartmouth-led commentary in the International Journal for Equity in Health highlights how people affected by humanitarian crises are especially vulnerable to COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New symptom tracking app aims to slow spread of coronavirus
(King's College London) Kings College London is today launching a new app which tracks symptoms related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), allowing anyone to self-report daily. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

$12M awarded for new COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing at USask's VIDO-InterVac
(University of Saskatchewan) As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to rapidly evolve, the federal government is announcing $23.3 million in total support for the University of Saskatchewan's (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization -- International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac), one of the largest and most advanced infectious disease research facilities in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Trump's push to shorten the coronavirus shutdown proves the captain is flying blind | David Smith
To watch Trump is to witness the awesome and terrifying power of the American president over life and death – a burden he is unqualified to bearCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDue to social distancing, there were only two dozen or so reporters in the White House press briefing room on Monday, making it feel like a flight with numerous empty seats and lots of legroom.But when Donald Trumplet rip for nearly two hours, it was as if the captain had announced a sudden whim to land the plane on water while wearing a blindfold. We sat tight for an unnerving journey.Continue reading... (Sour...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: David Smith in Washington Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Donald Trump Trump administration Infectious diseases Science US news US politics Source Type: news

U.S. CDC, Emory Univ Set Up Sites to Check Coronavirus Symptoms Online U.S. CDC, Emory Univ Set Up Sites to Check Coronavirus Symptoms Online
Americans worried about their exposure to coronavirus can check their symptoms with two new screening tools online.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 24, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: what happens to people's lungs if they get Covid-19?
Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumoniaCoronavirus – latest global updatesAustralia coronavirus live blogSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, started in late 2019 as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. The cause of the pneumonia was found to be a new virus – severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or Sars-CoV-2. The illness caused by the virus is Covid-19.Now declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the majority of people who contra...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Source Type: news

WHO warns global spread of virus is accelerating – as it happened
This blog is now closed.Follow thelatest coronavirus blog for live news and updates12.16amGMTThat ’s it for this blog for today. We’ve launched a new one at the link below, where I’ll be keeping you p to date with the latest major developments for the next few hours.Related:Coronavirus live news: Britons placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will 'reopen' soon12.06amGMTIn Panama, the Guardian ’s Patrick Greenfield reports that authorities have announced 32 new Covid-19 cases and another fatality, bringing the Central American country’s today to 345 cases overall and six deaths.From Tue...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier), Kate Lyons , Claire Phipps , Damien Gayle, Jessica Murray, Ben Quinn, Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Europe World news Asia Pacific Australia news New Zealand Refugees UK news Infectious diseases Science Africa Middle East and North Africa Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: at a glance
A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreakFollow our latest coronavirus blog for live news and updatesBoris Johnson willorder police to enforce a strict coronavirus lockdown, with a ban on gatherings of more than two people and strict limits on exercise. After days of being accused of sending mixed messages about what the public should do, the prime minister ratcheted up Britain ’s response with an address to the nation on Monday evening, warning that people “must stay at home”, and will only be allowed outside to buy food or medication, exercise alone once a day, or to trave...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kate Lyons Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Microbiology Source Type: news

Coronavirus Social: FDA Pleas for Help, Consult, Comics Coronavirus Social: FDA Pleas for Help, Consult, Comics
Here are some of the top trending COVID-19 topics dominating the social media conversation among clinicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: Hospital Hacks, Tips for Small Practices COVID-19 Daily: Hospital Hacks, Tips for Small Practices
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: The latest on COVID-19
On today's Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, shares the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic.  Dr. Poland discusses the importance of testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19; work being done on antiviral medications; and how long social distancing might need to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 24, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Californians Ordered to Stay Home; New York Pleas for Urgent Help to Fight Coronavirus Californians Ordered to Stay Home; New York Pleas for Urgent Help to Fight Coronavirus
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 23, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Spain to Treat Thousands of Coronavirus Patients in Conference Hall as Toll Tops 1,000 Spain to Treat Thousands of Coronavirus Patients in Conference Hall as Toll Tops 1,000
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 23, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

What Does a Self-Quarantine Look Like?
Isolation separates sick people from those who are not sick, while quarantine restricts the movement of people exposed to a contagious disease to monitor if they become sick, said Dr. Luis Ostrosky, a professor of infectious diseases. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital Hacks for COVID-19 Shortages Come With Promise, Warnings Hospital Hacks for COVID-19 Shortages Come With Promise, Warnings
Providers, businesses, and volunteers see supplies dwindling and offer at least temporary ways to relieve shortages. But a critical care expert warns some hacks may induce harm.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Rapid Coronavirus Test With 45 Minutes Detection Time FDA OKs First Rapid Coronavirus Test With 45 Minutes Detection Time
(Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Spreads Fear, Isolation, Death to Elderly Worldwide Coronavirus Spreads Fear, Isolation, Death to Elderly Worldwide
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 23, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news