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Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and spending 12 days in ICU

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and spending 12 days in ICU

42 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Critical care nurse Sue Snelson, 64, from Lincolnshire, spent 12 days in the ICU at Scunthorpe General Hospital and told on GMB she tested negative for coronavirus twice.
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Doctors sue to block FDA abortion pill rule during pandemic

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

A group of physicians has asked a federal court to suspend a U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule that requires patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get...
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America's Assisted Living Residents Are Falling Through the Cracks of COVID-19 Response, Families Say

2 hours ago   |   Time

On May 7, Craig Martin sent what would be the first of many emails to administrators at the company that runs The Wellington at Lake Manassas, his mother's assisted living...
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Reconstructing a Knee One Day, Working on COVID-19 the Next

3 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

When the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed hospitals in some regions of the United States, clinicians across the country jumped into action, taking on new roles. Medscape...
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ICMR Revises Guidelines for Use of Hydroxychloroquine

ICMR Revises Guidelines for Use of Hydroxychloroquine

3 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

The Indian Council of Medical Research has issued revised guidelines for use of hydroxychloroquine , the malaria drug, as a preventive medication for asymptomatic healthcare...
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Belgium reports record high number of outbreaks

Belgium reports record high number of outbreaks

6 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Belgium has recorded the highest number of foodborne outbreaks in a year since recordkeeping began. This past year, 571 outbreaks were reported to the National Reference...
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Shandong University offers high-tech support to fight against coronavirus epidemic

6 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the SDU-NTU Joint Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research has developed two types of robots, which were sent to hospitals in Wuhan and...
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Digital platform can help reduce healthcare-related infections in surgical environments

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

One in ten people in hospital care develops a healthcare-related infection. Together with Getinge, Semcon is developing a new digital platform to make it easier to identify...
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Novel Antiviral, Antibacterial Surface Slow Spread of Infections

Novel Antiviral, Antibacterial Surface Slow Spread of Infections

6 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Imparting antiviral and antibacterial properties to an aluminum alloy used in hospitals help reduce spread of infections.
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COVID-19 data 'shed light' on racial, socioeconomic disparities in rheumatic disease care

7 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

In light of data suggesting that COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted already disadvantaged patient populations, rheumatologists must partner with health care providers...
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Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Recently Twitter added a “fact check” label to President Donald Trump's tweets about the concerns surrounding mail-in voting fraud, but the social media site has failed to... Read more ...

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

The number of fatalities with lab-confirmed Covid-19 has now reached 1,307 since the outbreak began in Wales Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers Were Always Heroes

The Netflix documentary Lenox Hill may have been filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic , but if the trailer is any indication, the series will serve as a poignant reminder that... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

The UK's coronavirus contact tracing programme will finally launch at 9am, but Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted it will rely on people doing their 'civic duty', and... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidance on its website, warning that antibody tests for COVID-19 may be wrong up to half of the time in delivering a false... Read more ...