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Tags Infectious/emerging diseases

Tag: infectious/emerging diseases

Commentary in Pediatrics: Children don’t transmit Covid-19, schools should reopen in...

A commentary published in the journal Pediatrics, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, concludes that children infrequently transmit Covid-19...

Seeing is believing: Effectiveness of facemasks

Currently, there are no specific guidelines on the most effective materials and designs for facemasks to minimize the spread of droplets from...

Clear signs of brain injury with severe COVID-19

Certain patients who receive hospital care for coronavirus infection (COVID-19) exhibit clinical and neurochemical signs of brain injury, a University of Gothenburg...

Most people accessing USC COVID-19 patient self-assessment tool report mild symptoms

Of the more than 275,000 people worldwide who accessed a USC web-based COVID-19 patient self-assessment tool, only 20 percent reported severe symptoms requiring immediate...

High blood pressure linked to increased risk of dying from COVID-19

Patients with raised blood pressure have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus COVID-19 compared to patients without high blood...

The Lancet: Most comprehensive study to date provides evidence on optimal...

tFirst review of all available evidence including 172 observational studies looking at how physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection affect the...

Researchers map SARS-CoV-2 infection in cells of nasal cavity, bronchia, lungs

CHAPEL HILL, NC - June 1, 2020 - In a major scientific study published in the journal Cell, scientists at the UNC...

A roadmap for effective treatment of COVID-19

Due to the devastating worldwide impact of COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, there has been unprecedented efforts by clinicians and researchers...

Fatal Lyme carditis in a 37-year-old man shows need for awareness...

Lyme disease can have unusual presentations. Physicians and the public should be aware of its different manifestations, as people spend more time outside in...

Detailed analysis of immune response to SARS-CoV-2 bodes well for COVID-19...

LA JOLLA, CA--Scientists around the world are racing to develop a vaccine to protect against COVID-19 infection, and epidemiologists are trying to...