Coronavirus: Italy bans any movement inside country as toll nears 5,500
PM shuts down all non-essential factories and businesses as lockdowns spread across the worldCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUK military drafted in to coordinate food supply for vulnerableItaly has banned any movement inside the country and closed all non-essential businesses as it desperately seeks to stem the spread of coronavirus following a horror weekend in which more than 1,400 people died.The escalating measures, which leave the government short of remaining population control levers, came as the rate at which Covid-19 spread around the world continued to accelerate, growing by more...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Michael Safi, Angela Giuffrida and Martin Farrer Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Italy China Science Asia Pacific Infectious diseases US news Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: Johnson threatens stricter measures if people flout social distancing rules as deaths reach 281 - as it happened
Boris Johnson holds daily briefing; shops under pressure to close; rough sleepers race against time to self-isolateThis live blog is closed.Follow our global coronavirus coverage liveNo 10 denies claim Dominic Cummings argued to ‘let old people die’Shop and factory closures ‘will push UK into deep recession’Rishi Sunak under pressure to bail out self-employedSee all our coronavirus coverage6.22pmGMTThat ’s it for today’s UK live blog. We will be following more reactions to Johnson’s press conference and global developmentshere.6.16pmGMTHere ’s a summary of the latest coronavi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti and Jessica Murray Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science UK news Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Source Type: news

Coronavirus: meet the scientists who are now household names
From the UK to Australia, medical experts suddenly find themselves in the Covid-19 spotlightCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThey are the faces of the crisis, the scientists explaining nightly to anxious audiences how the governments they advise plan to contain the coronavirus. Unknown to most a few short weeks ago, many have since become household names. But who are they?Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley and Guardian correspondents Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World 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 updatesSee 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 contract Covid-19 suffer only mild, cold-lik...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Source Type: news

Medical students take final exams online for first time, despite student concern
Imperial College London believes the assessment of 280 students is a world firstCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMedical students have taken unsupervised exams from home for what could be the first time, as universities move to new ways of assessing final-year students during the coronavirus shutdown.Imperial College London put 280 sixth-year medicine undergraduates through twoonline exams last week, in what the university believes is a world first.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: James Tapper, David Batty and Michael Savage Tags: Imperial College London Coronavirus outbreak Medicine Education Science Infectious diseases UK news Source Type: news

Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor?
What are the symptoms caused by the novel coronavirus, how does it spread, and should you call 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 22, 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

Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your local 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 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Se án Clarke and Pablo Gutiérrez Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news UK news Source Type: news

From mere advice to full lockdown: the week when it all changed
A Tory government nationalising the economy and a country in lockdown marked the end point of a week like no otherCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOn Friday evening, after one of the most extraordinary weeks in British history, a cabinet minister was among those trying to compute the scale of the government ’s response to the coronavirus threat. In the end, he was forced to conclude: “We’ve just nationalised the economy.”Given that Boris Johnson had just ordered every pub, restaurant, cafe and gym toshut its doors, shortly before his relatively new chancellor, Rishi ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Michael Savage, Robin McKie and Phillip Inman Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Politics Infectious diseases UK news Science Source Type: news

Italy: PM warns of worst crisis since WW2 as coronavirus deaths leap by almost 800
Giuseppe Conte shuts down all non-essential factories and businesses as lockdowns spread across the world, including the US and IndiaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUK military drafted in to coordinate food supply for vulnerableItaly has shut all non-essential factories as the country takes increasingly drastic measures to halt the epidemic that claimed another 793 lives on Saturday to take the national death toll to 4,825.In a dramatic late-night television address on Saturday, Giuseppe Conte, Italy ’s prime minister, warned the nation was facing its gravest crisis since the second ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Martin Farrer and agencies Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Italy China Science Asia Pacific Infectious diseases US news Source Type: news

Information for Healthcare Professionals: COVID-19 and Underlying Conditions
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 3/22/2020. Based upon available information to date, this web page lists those at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, and provides guidance for healthcare professionals and patients at high risk. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Interim Guidance for Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Among People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 3/22/2020. This guidance is intended to provide key actions that local and state health departments, homelessness service systems, housing authorities, emergency planners, healthcare facilities, and homeless outreach services can take to protect people experiencing homelessness from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UK military planners drafted in to help feed vulnerable in Covid-19 outbreak
Food stockpilers told they should be ‘ashamed’ as prime minister urges Britons not to make mother’s day visitsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageKey military officials are to help ensure food and medicines reach vulnerable people isolated at home during the coronavirus crisis, as part of a nationwide campaign to protect more than a million people most at risk of being hospitalised.Community pharmacies, voluntary groups and food retailers are in talks with the government to ensure essential items reach people being told to remain in their home. Those believed to be at most ri...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Michael Savage and Lisa Bachelor Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases World news Politics UK news NHS Health Society Source Type: news

Coronavirus: how Asian countries acted while the west dithered
In Hong Kong and Taiwan, deaths are in single figures. But Europe gambled on a containment strategyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe first coronavirus cases in Taiwan and Italy came only 10 days apart. On Sunday Taiwan, which has deep cultural and economic ties to China, has recorded just 153 cases and two deaths. Italy has more than 47,000 cases and 4,032 people have died.Italy ’s epidemic is currently the most devastating in the world;its death toll overtook China ’s last week and on Saturday officials in Lombardy said deaths in that region had jumped by 546 in one day to 3...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emma Graham-Harrison Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Taiwan South Korea Italy World news Science Infectious diseases Asia Pacific Europe Source Type: news

We have a once in a generation responsibility to confront Covid-19 | Sadiq Khan
America seems reluctant to lead in this crisis: so Europe, and Britain, must step upCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid-19 is the biggest health, social and economic emergency we have faced since the second world war. And while we ’re only at the beginning of the process of halting its spread, we will be living with the consequences for many years to come.Our first responsibility is to save lives. That means giving our fantastic NHS staff the time and resources they need. The biggest threat to life is if hospitals are overrun – with more patients requiring intensive care than...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sadiq Khan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases World news Europe UK news London Source Type: news

J & J's Tylenol Production at Maximum Capacity as Coronavirus Boosts Demand J & J's Tylenol Production at Maximum Capacity as Coronavirus Boosts Demand
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Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 21, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

'Flatten the curve': why predicting coronavirus infections and deaths is so tricky
Experts warn epidemic modelling is extremely complex and some homemade graphs on social media are causing a lot of anxietyIf there is a message that has united Australians since the Covid-19 epidemic began, it is that we must “flatten the curve”. It’s a mantra being shared by politicians, doctors, nurses and members of the public.What is more contentious, though, is how to flatten the curve. There has been a proliferation of graphs on social media and in news reports containing all kinds of data, predicting deaths, projecting infection rates and intensive care cases, and estimating the impact of school cl...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Health Australia news Infectious diseases Science Australian education Australian politics Medical research Epidemics Source Type: news

With the Coronavirus Restrictions, Can I Travel by Car?
We asked experts in epidemiology and infectious diseases, who offered precautions you should take to stay safe from infection. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Palmer Tags: Travel Warnings Automobiles Quarantines Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Taxicabs and Taxicab Drivers Source Type: news

Coronavirus map of the US: latest cases state by state
Coronavirus – live updatesFull coronavirus coverageThe number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 continues to grow in the US. Mike Pence, the vice-president, is overseeing the US response to the coronavirus.So far, 80% of patients experience a mild form of the illness, which can include a fever and pneumonia, and many of these cases require little to no medical intervention. That being said, elderly people and those with underlying conditions such as diabetes or heart and lung issues are the most vulnerable. The coronavirus death rate in China for people 80 or over in China, in the government ’s study of more than ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Niko Kommenda and Pablo Guti érrez Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science US news World news Source Type: news

Social distancing helps reduce new caseloads and ease pressure on health care systems, say epidemiologists
(Natural News) Epidemiologists at Imperial College London looked at how various health measures can potentially slow or even prevent the spread of the current coronavirus pandemic, which has infected over 275,000 people and killed over 11,000. The study, which is published in the 9th report from the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Modelling within... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lay off those war metaphors, world leaders. You could be the next casualty … | Simon Tisdall
The language of the battlefield is woefully out of place in a global pandemic and does nothing but breed fear•Coronavirus – latest updates•See all our coronavirus coverageIt is always dangerous when facing a crisis to invoke war as an analogy. War is chaos. War, as Thomas Hobbes and those with personal experience know, islimitless death and destruction. By definition, it comprises uncontrollable, random events occurring in a vacuum when the laws and conventions that bind people and societies in peacetime no longer apply.Politicians, scientific experts and commentators who now routinely resort towartime meta...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Simon Tisdall Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Donald Trump Boris Johnson UK news Science Infectious diseases World news US news Source Type: news

Smartphones could help us track the coronavirus – but at what cost? | John Naughton
It ’s wise to be wary of the government adopting intrusive apps that monitor the effectiveness of public health measuresCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs we confront the pandemic, we ’re flying blind, like pilots in 1930s aeroplanes flying through fog. That, at any rate, is what I take away from reading John Ioannidis, a Stanford professor who is an expert in epidemiology, population health, biomedical data science and statistics. Covid-19, he writes, in astartling article, “has been called a once-in-a-century pandemic. But it may also be a once-in-a-century evidence fia...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: John Naughton Tags: Technology Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

CROI Goes Digital After COVID-19 Cases Rise in Boston
Organizers of one of the largest infectious disease conferences in the United States struggled with how to connect scientists without contributing to an increasing number of coronavirus cases. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump vs Fauci: President's gut sense collides with science
In a clash of gut instinct versus science, President Donald Trump and the government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, publicly sparred over whether a malaria drug would work to treat people with coronavirus disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: what happens to people's lungs when they get Covid-19?
Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumoniaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee 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 contract Covid-19 suffer only mild, cold-lik...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Source Type: news

What is coronavirus – and what is the mortality rate?
Covid-19 essential guide: how is it different from the seasonal flu, can you pick it up from public transport and how sick will I get?Coronavirus – latest updatesWhat are the coronavirus symptoms?The Covid-19 virus is a member of the coronavirus family that made the jump from animals to humans late last year. Many of those initially infected either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market in the centre of the Chinese city of Wuhan. Unusually for a virus that has made the jump from one species to another, it appears to transmit effectively in humans – current estimates show that withou...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin and Sarah Boseley Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Health Microbiology Medical research Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Society 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 across 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 21, 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

Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted
The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, how much more elderly people are at risk and what you can do to avoid infectionFind all our coronavirus coverage hereCoronavirus – latest news and updatesWhat are the symptoms and should I see a doctor?Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you won ’t get sick – viruses can also transmit through the eyes and tiny viral particles, known as aerosols, can penetrate masks. However, masks are effective at capturing droplets, which is a main transmission route of coronavirus, and some studies have estimated a roughly fivefold protection ve...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news Source Type: news

Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor?
What are the symptoms caused by the new coronavirus, how does it spread, and should you call 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 come from animals. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared it a pandemic.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 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

All of Sydney ’s eastern beaches to close on Sunday to enforce Covid-19 social distancing – as it happened
Australia rolls out new social distancing rules as number of people testing positive for Covid-19 nationally passes 1,000 and New Zealand reports its biggest single-day rise in cases. This blog is now closed.Follow our global coronavirus live blogSee all our coronavirus coverage9.17amGMTClosing up our live Australia coverage of coronavirus for the day, but you can keep on top of all the latest developments elsewhere with ourglobal live blog.But before you go, here ’s the main developments from Australia today.8.39amGMTWriter, broadcaster and Guardian Australia contributor Geoff Lemon has caught coronavirus. He has so...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn (now) Melissa Davey (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Australia news Infectious diseases Science World news Medical research Australian economy Australian politics Source Type: news

Coronavirus cases climb across Asia Pacific as lockdowns in US widen
Australia closes Bondi Beach as cases rise past 1,000; South Korea raises concerns over ‘imported cases’; US tells millions to stay homeCoronavirus - latest newsSee all our coronavirus coverageCountries across the Asia Pacific have continued to report big rises in Covid-19 infections as tens of millions in the US began life under increasingly strict lockdown conditions.Australia and Japan ’s infections rose past 1,000 on Saturday and Thailand reported its biggest daily jump of 89, amid concerns that returning citizens were a major source of infection. Singapore recorded its first two fatalities.Continue r...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Alison Rourke and agencies Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Australia news South Korea Source Type: news

Coronavirus Australia live updates: NSW closes Bondi beach to enforce social distancing
Australia rolls out new social distancing rules as number of people testing positive for Covid-19 nationally passes 1,000 and New Zealand reports its biggest single-day rise in cases. Follow the latest newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogSee all our coronavirus coverage6.01amGMTHealth authorities in South Australia are reporting an increase of 17 cases of Covid-19 since yesterday, bringing the total in the state to 67.One tourist group in the Barossa Valley have returned 10 positive tests. More to come on this.5.39amGMTAfternoon.Graham Readfearn here, grabbing the blog duties fromMelissa Davey for the rest of the da...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn (now) Melissa Davey (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Australia news Infectious diseases Science World news Medical research Australian economy Australian politics Source Type: news

Blood and Plasma Collection: Interim Infection Control Guidance on COVID-19 for Personnel at Blood and Plasma Collection Facilities
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 3/21/2020. This COVID-19 (coronavirus) guidance for administration, staff, and volunteers at blood and plasma collection facilities is provided to protect the health of staff, volunteers, and donors by reinforcing adherence to routine infection prevention and control measures, including hand hygiene practices, environmental infection control, and personal protective equipment (PPE); and support and educate staff and volunteers about the symptoms of COVID-19 so that they can evaluate themselves and donors for symptoms an...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Information for Clinicians on Therapeutic Options for COVID-19 Patients
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 3/21/2020. There are no Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs specifically for the treatment of patients with COVID-19. At present, clinical management includes infection prevention and control measures and supportive care, including supplementary oxygen and mechanical ventilatory support when indicated. An array of drugs approved for other indications, as well as several investigational drugs, are being studied in several hundred clinical trials that are underway across the globe. This web page provides inf...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rapid Expert Consultation on Data Elements and Systems Design for Modeling and Decision Making for the COVID-19 Pandemic
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 3/21/2020. In response to a request from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a standing committee of experts to help inform OSTP on critical science and policy issues related to emerging infectious diseases and other public health threats. This four-page publication provides feedback on questions about necessary data elements, sources of data, gaps in collection, and suggestions for data system design and integration to improve modeling and decision-making for COVID-19 (coronavirus). Th...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Preparing for COVID-19: Long-Term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 3/21/2020. This web page, updated on March 21, 2020, provides strategies that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) in long-term care facilities and nursing homes. Nursing homes should assume it could already be in their community and move to restrict all visitors and unnecessary healthcare personnel from the facility; cancel group activities and communal dining; and implement active screening of residents and healthcare personnel for feve...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump ’s Embrace of Unproven Drugs to Treat Coronavirus Defies Science
Doctors and patients also worry that the president ’s rosy outlook for the treatments will exacerbate shortages of old malaria drugs relied on by patients with lupus and other debilitating conditions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Thomas and Denise Grady Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) United States Politics and Government Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Rheumatoid Arthritis Lupus Erythematosus Bayer AG Mylan Inc National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Fauci, Anthony S Trump, Donald J yo Source Type: news

Italy Passes China's Coronavirus Death Toll, Prepares to Extend Lockdown Italy Passes China's Coronavirus Death Toll, Prepares to Extend Lockdown
Italy's death toll from coronavirus overtook that of China, where the virus first emerged, on Thursday as hospitals said they were being overwhelmed and the government prepared to prolong emergency lockdown measures.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 21, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Hydroxychloroquine Touted by Trump Already in Shortage - Pharmacists Hydroxychloroquine Touted by Trump Already in Shortage - Pharmacists
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Nearly Half of Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship Passengers Can Disembark in Marseille Nearly Half of Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship Passengers Can Disembark in Marseille
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 21, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Social: Trending COVID-19 Topics on Social Media Coronavirus Social: Trending COVID-19 Topics on Social Media
Here's a look at some of the trending COVID-19 topics dominating the social media conversation among physicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How close are we to finding a coronavirus treatment?
Infectious disease doctor and member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Anthony Fauci joins "CBS Evening News" with more on what's expected to unfold in the coming weeks. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to know from America's top infectious disease doctor
Dr. Anthony Fauci joined the "CBS Evening News" to discuss best practices for slowing the spread of coronavirus. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: DIY Masks,'Some of Us Will Die'COVID-19 Daily: DIY Masks,'Some of Us Will Die '
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 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trump vs Fauci: President and doctor spar over unproven drug
President Donald Trump and the government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, publicly sparred Friday over whether a malaria drug would work to treat people with coronavirus disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘ Best Option That We Have ’ : Boston Hospitals Start Remdesivir Trials To Treat Coronavirus Patients
BOSTON (CBS) — Brigham and Women’s Hospital is testing one of the potential treatments for the coronavirus. It’s an experimental drug called remdesivir and is one of the promising drugs President Donald Trump touted in a recent Coronavirus Task Force briefing. WBZ-TV spoke with Dr. Francisco Marty, a researcher in the hospital’s division of infectious diseases who is behind the effort. He said screening for patients began Friday and the hope is to get results in two months. “That’s pretty fast for an infectious diseases trial,” he said. There are two trials at the Brigham testing r...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus remdesivir Source Type: news

HIV Drug Combo Fails as Treatment for Severe COVID-19 in China Study HIV Drug Combo Fails as Treatment for Severe COVID-19 in China Study
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

German Army on Standby to Help With Coronavirus Crisis German Army on Standby to Help With Coronavirus Crisis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Italian Army Moves Coronavirus Dead From Overwhelmed Town Italian Army Moves Coronavirus Dead From Overwhelmed Town
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Dutch Test Blood Donations for Unseen Coronavirus Spread Dutch Test Blood Donations for Unseen Coronavirus Spread
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

GE Healthcare Ramps Up Ventilator Production Amid Coronavirus Spread GE Healthcare Ramps Up Ventilator Production Amid Coronavirus Spread
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news