Siberia Burned. Arctic Ice Shrank. This Was the World ’s Hottest September Ever
Well, we’ve done it again. Last month was the warmest September on record, blazing past September 2019’s record global average by 0.05°C, and 2016’s by 0.08°C, according to the latest report from the European Commission-backed Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), which tracks global climate trends. If you’re not surprised given past trends, you’re not alone. “In a way it would have been more surprising if suddenly we had seen the 10th warmest September on record, instead of the warmest,” says Freja Vamborg, Senior Scientist at C3S and lead author of the report. The reco...
Source: TIME: Science - October 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized Londontime Source Type: news

Paraguay controls coronavirus, while its neighbors struggle
Nearby South American countries are grappling with uncontrolled spread of the novel coronavirus, but Paraguay appears to be controlling the disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

In Paraguay's Coronavirus War, Isolation Centers Exact a Heavy Toll In Paraguay's Coronavirus War, Isolation Centers Exact a Heavy Toll
Paraguay ' s coronavirus camps, obligatory for anyone entering the South American country, have garnered praise from international health bodies for helping stem the spread of the epidemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 12, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Nearly 600 -- and counting -- U.S. health workers have died of COVID-19
Nearly 600 front-line healthcare workers appear to have died of COVID-19, according...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI reveals brain changes in technologist with COVID-19 COVID-19 claims RT from Fla. Paraguay-trained radiologist first Miami-Dade COVID-19 death Ohio State radiology director dies from COVID-19 Former GE medical head Walter Robb dies of COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

In Paraguay's coronavirus war, isolation centers exact a heavy toll
Paraguay's coronavirus camps, obligatory for anyone entering the South American country, have garnered praise from international health bodies for helping stem the spread of the epidemic. The government calls them the "first line of defense". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus Leads to Nosedive in Remittances in Latin America
Remittances now account for an important portion of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean and support millions of families, so the drop in this source of income is shaking the economies of many countries and deepening poverty in the region. CREDIT: World BankBy Humberto MárquezCARACAS, May 18 2020 (IPS) Remittances that support millions of households in Latin America and the Caribbean have plunged as family members lose jobs and income in their host countries, with entire families sliding back into poverty, as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis and global economic recession. The region will receive a projected 77.5 ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Source Type: news

AP PHOTOS: Paraguay, land-locked 'ísland' amid the pandemic
Paraguay's most honored writer, Augusto Roa Bastos, called his homeland "an island surrounded by land,” and it so far has indeed seemed isolated from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping through neighboring countries. The nation of some 7 million people has recorded only 10 deaths as it shelters behind frontiers largely closed to guard against the illness, its once-busy border bridges are empty save for a stray dog or two. It has recorded fewer than 750 confirmed cases, most of those among people who were placed in mandatory quarantine for 14 days after entering from Brazil or Argentina. Some have b...
Source: ABC News: Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Paraguay plans switch to 'smart' quarantine after coronavirus curve flattens
Paraguay will ease its coronavirus lockdown in May, replacing its currently tough sanctions with a "smart quarantine" after the South American country became one of the most successful in the region to stem the spread of the pandemic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Latin America Has Weak Defences Against the Pandemic
This article includes reporting by Ivet González in Havana, Mario Osava in Rio de Janeiro, and Orlando Milesi in Santiago. The post Latin America Has Weak Defences Against the Pandemic appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) Poverty World Health Organ Source Type: news

Brain images may show 'cytokine storm' from COVID-19
New CT and MR images of a patient in Michigan with COVID-19 appear to show...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Paraguay-trained radiologist first Miami-Dade COVID-19 death Paxerahealth launches COVID-19 tracking app RSNA to build a COVID-19 image repository Open-source AI COVID-Net targets COVID-19 on chest x-ray Wuhan nuclear medicine docs give COVID-19 safety advice (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AIUM updates ultrasound safety guidelines for COVID-19
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has changed its ultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Paraguay-trained radiologist first Miami-Dade COVID-19 death Paxerahealth launches COVID-19 tracking app RSNA to build a COVID-19 image repository Ohio State radiology director dies from COVID-19 SNMMI creates online COVID-19 info center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Paraguay-trained radiologist first Miami-Dade COVID-19 death
A Cuba-born man who practiced as a radiologist in Paraguay has become the first...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT confirms bathhouse transmission of SARS-CoV-2 RSNA launches online resource for COVID-19 Quality Payment Program modified due to COVID-19 outbreak SNMMI creates online COVID-19 info center Former GE medical head Walter Robb dies of COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Types of Memory Impairments are There in Children?
Discussion Memory is an important part of what distinguishes higher order species from others. Memory also is part of one’s self-identity. Difficulties in short-term memory can make common, everyday tasks difficult for the person experiencing the problem particularly if it recently occurred and the person’s long-term memory is intact. Difficulties with long-term memory can also have problems when language, events or even one’s own identity are affected. For some people the memory loss is temporary but for others, memory impairments are permanent and must be accepted and accommodated as part of the overall...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Deaths from dengue fever in Paraguay spike to 16 under strained health system
Paraguay health officials said on Friday that deaths from dengue fever increased to 16 in the South American country's worst outbreak of the disease in the last decade, severely straining its health system. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The adult mortality profile by cause of death in 10 Latin American countries (2000-2016) - Calazans JA, Queiroz BL.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the adult mortality profile from eight causes of death in 10 Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay) from 2000 to 2016. METHODS: The cause of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news